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Payroll Administrator

South Africa


Job Description


This position is responsible for the payroll administration and assistance to the payroll supervisor. The Payroll administrator  is responsible for the timely and accurate delivery of payroll and related client service, including recordkeeping and reporting. This position provides payroll accounting support to Finance department. The role is part of EATON One Campus, responsible for service to all 3 Business units comprising of Electric, Hydraulics and Truck.


Essential Duties

Payroll and Administration

o    First point of contact for employees for time and attendance and payroll queries;

o    Adhoc administration and payroll filing

o    Assist with Weekly / Monthly balancing and sign-off HRMS versus payroll data;

o    Assist with Accsys system to be balance to record month end;

o    Assist with salaried payroll processing

o    Accurate processing

o    Deadline driven

o    Good understanding and knowledge on Policies required to be incorporated into processing

o    Process wages payroll and maintain payroll information as required;

o    Accurate processing

o    Deadline driven

o    Good understanding and knowledge on Policies required to be incorporated into processing

o    Assist with Third part reconciliations;

o    Assist with Preparing and maintaining related payroll records and reports as requested by management;

o    Assist with Year-end MIBFA payment coordination, shift reconciliation, Leave pay and bonus calculations, 3week / 4 week cycle reconciliation and payment coordination;

o    Eaton Policies to be incorporated:                        

o    Leave Policy

o    Vehicle Policy

o    Good understanding and knowledge on current Labor relations SA acts to be incorporated:

o    BCEA

o    MIBFA

o    Weekly / monthly Deadline driven


Time and Attendance, Payroll and Human Resource Management Systems

o    Weekly reports for payroll processing

o    Maintain new and terminated employees and other records

o    Prepare and maintain accurate records; and


Finance Support

o    Provide accounting support to Finance personnel on payroll related GL / JNL;

o    Cashbook entries;

o    Assist with Balance payroll to Syspro; and

o    Assist with Balance payroll, Bank payments.



o    SARS E-filing;

o    Accsys T/A people ware system;

o    VIP premier min 1 – 2 years;

o    Greatsoft payroll system / outsourcing  _ advantage;

o    VIP ESS;

o    Greatsoft ESS;

o    Syspro;

o    Excel ODBC;

o    VIP ODBC; and

o    Syspro ODBC _advantage.


We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Finance/Accounting

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: ES EMEA Region

Job Level: Entry Level
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 061718