• Full Time
  • KwaZulu-Natal
  • Salary: R244 976.28 - R317 992.44 p.a. (T11)

Ubuhlebezwe Municipality

Ubuhlebezwe Municipality with its seat in Ixopo invites applications from suitably qualified persons for appointment to the following position.


Salary Scale: R244 976.28 – R317 992.44 p.a. (T11)

Applicable benefits: Medical aid, pension, 13th cheque, home owner’s allowance

Minimum requirements: • Grade 12 Certificate • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or National Diploma in Accounting • 2 – 3 years’ relevant payroll experience, preferable in public sector environment • A valid Code B. driver’s licence.

Knowledge, skills, training and competencies required: • Knowledge of the MFMA • Knowledge of the interpretation and compilation of the management reports • Knowledge of computer based information systems e.g. Ms Excel, Ms Excel, Ms Word, Ms Power Point (Knowledge of Sage and VIP 300 Payroll system will be an added an advantage) • Problem solving, analytical, verbal and written communication skills.

Key performance areas: • Payroll administration and attending to specific adjustments annually • Updating and maintaining the payroll information system and processing salaries payable to employees, allowances and deductions • Attending to the application of specific processes associated with updating the Payroll System parameters • Refer to appointment and termination correspondence and adding or removing members from the system • Insert changes to the remuneration structures and related parameters based on published adjustments and/or internal policies • Capturing approved budgetary provisions in respect of payroll expenses • Executing specific procedures and applications with the verification and processing of payroll information • Reconciliation of monthly returns • Inputting relevant data against individual’s fields referring to source documentation in respect of salaries and allowances due and income tax annually • Check information, adjustments and calculations prior to extracting and forwarding the salary report and schedules for approval • Print, check and distribute the salary advice notification to individual members• Compiling weekly reports and schedules • Integrate pay system records to the general ledger, reconciling and correcting salary misallocations through processing of relevant journals • Prepare schedules to reflect statutory and other relevant returns, forwarding to the immediate superior for approval and submitting approved reconciled schedules to the respective institutions • Print and distribute members’ Income Tax Certificates, reconciling and seeking approval from the immediate superior to creating and forwarding electronic income tax data file to the receiver of revenue • Ensure the payroll system is efficiently administered in accordance with laid down procedure and guidelines.

A signed letter of application indicating the position being applied for, together with a comprehensive CV and certified copies of original Certificates and ID must be forwarded to: The Municipal Manager, P O Box 132, Ixopo, 3276, by not later 16h30 on 19 September 2019. Faxed applications WILL NOT be accepted.

All enquiries should be directed to: The HR Officer, Ms B. Nondabula, at tel. (039) 834 7700.

If you do not hear from Council within 30 days after the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Council reserves the right not to make any appointment/appointments into the above-mentioned positions.