CV, S African HR Assistant and Payroll Administrator targeting Canada

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 11504

Skills keywords: contracts, employee relations, payroll
Short Bio:

A dedicated, conscientious and hardworking professional with considerable experience gained in payroll, administration and HR support. Meticulous and well organised with the ability to prioritise tasks to ensure that deadlines are met. Attentive to detail when capturing, analysing and reporting large volumes of complex data and adopts a logical and analytical approach to problem solving.

Current location: Gauteng, South Africa - View on map
Nationality: South African
Preferred Sector of Employment:  HR and Recruitment, Admin and Clerical
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: canada

Career summary


Human Resources & Payroll Administrator (temporary assignment)

• Assisting with the induction of new employees, creating staff files and capturing and maintaining their information on VIP

• Maintaining and updating confidential staff files with legal and admin documents including sick notes, disciplinary dockets, signed warnings, personnel information and termination packs

• Capturing warnings and hearings on the VIP system at the end of each month and utilising ESS, a programme on VIP, to approve leave, activate users and process employee transfers and cancellations

• Working in close conjunction with the company brokers to arrange provident fund and medical aid presentations as well as dealing with general medical aid application administration

• Liaising directly with Nedbank and providing the necessary documentation to open accounts for new employees


Payroll Assistant / Administrator

• Ensuring accuracy and attention to detail when calculating and capturing hours or days worked based on timesheets submitted weekly and monthly for approximately 500 contractors

• Adding new employees and terminating employees, modifying fixed information and preparing and collating all input data

• Reconciling and paying external parties (PAYE, Medical Aid, Provident Fund, Garnishees, Leave, General Ledger) and resolving any related enquiries

• Attending to the EFT / ACB payment export file and exporting information from the payroll for General Ledger and UIF purposes

• Preparing and submitting statutory returns and monthly exports and filing all appropriate information correctly

• Reconciling all payroll data with the primary focus on ensuring employees are paid the correct amounts at the right time

• Responsible for balancing and closing journals and assisting with annual and bi-annual audits


Recruitment Administrator / HR & Payroll Assistant

• Providing support and assistance to Consultants with the recruitment process involving capturing shortlisted CVs on the internet database and searching for suitable candidates on recruitment portals

• Carrying out routine administrative, payroll and HR duties on behalf of the Operations Manager, HR Manager and HR Officer

• Assisting with de-mobilisations and preparing tenders, maintaining weekly sales reports for Consultants and managing all client service level agreements

• Compiling various employment manuals for all MECS staff and producing new employment contracts for new starts

• Utilising LexisNexis for the purposes of conducting qualification, criminal record and fingerprint checks on candidates


Insurance & Technical Services Assistant

• Gaining considerable expertise in the use of Excel for the purposes of creating questionnaires, checking formulae and inputting data



• Providing a comprehensive administrative and secretarial support service involving extensive data capturing and analysis using the company’s database

2009-2010 PERDM (t/a Master Trade)

Data & Document Controller

• Responsible for general data capturing and office administration as well as training new employees on various aspects of the job role and systems used

Additional experience

 18 months spent living and working in the UK in various customer facing roles

Education and qualifications

Matriculation High School Graduation (2004), Rand Park High School

Professional training

 Fundamental Food Course  Visual Basic (Macros)

 Microsoft Excel  SugarLite

 Microsoft Word  Placement Partners

 Microsoft PowerPoint  Lexis Nexis Ideco

 Outlook  VIP / Sage Payroll

 Internet  VIP / Sage Tax Courses

Further skills

IT Proficiency: Advanced Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Publisher, SAP, Placement Partners, Adobe, SugarLite, LexisNexis, Oracle and VIP / Sage Payroll

Typing Speed: 35 wpm

Languages: Native English; French and Afrikaans