Overview

Internal Client Services- Finance- Payroll Accountant Job at Deloitte – in Midrand, Gauteng

Main Purpose of Job

Responsible for the overall service delivery and operations of payroll and business advances analytical and transactional services to Deloitte and customers.

Partners with Finance Service Lines and CoEs to ensure integration and efficiency of processes and programmes that drive and support the services offered by the team.

Key Performance Areas

Strategic Impact

Under minimal guidance, supports the team in the delivery of services to clients in line with the defined strategic objectives

Supports management in the implementation of change initiatives as directed

Develops relationships with peer group in the client business to understand their business

Participates in team efforts to find solutions to address issues in area of expertise that may enhance / renew service offerings to client

Client Impact: External / Internal

Works collaboratively with own team and that of the client service line/area to deliver quality service in allocated tasks

Proactively consults with senior/s on issues arising that may impact the broader deliverables of the team to clients

Provides research output relating to thought leadership / technical matters on request from line management

Operational Effectiveness

Raises areas of concern related to own/team delivery of service for discussion and resolution

With minimal supervision, completes designated tasks for review by line, ensuring deadlines are met

Provides line manager and team with detailed reporting on status of deliverables on a regular basis

Remains aware of risk in area of expertise in alignment with Deloitte policies and processes

Checks work for accuracy and professional presentation prior to submission for review

Development/Growth of Team

Cultivates ability to give effective development feedback both upwards and to peers

Actively works to address identified development areas

Assists junior staff with day-to-day issues

Budgets / Profitability

Effective use of time, equipment and resources

Differentiators for this specific role

Payroll

Capturing payroll adjustments from error reports

Reconciling payroll payment requisitions

Managing staff cost codes (employee names, employee codes and employee cost centers for the current and previous month)

Preparing payroll journals

Posting payroll journals to the General Ledger

Preparing Financial Manager reports and send it out to business

Completes balance sheet recons for payroll related accounts and follows up on any reconciling items,

Perform reconciliation between source system payroll reports and SAP after posting of the payroll journal

Timeously inform payroll processing of any issues

Ensure accurate accounting of payroll in the general ledger

Follow up with treasury and/or accounts payable to ensure timeous payment of salary and other related payments, such as taxes and other staff deductions and firm contributions

Governance

Communicates and updates the Payroll Manager on Country/ Regional Payroll movements

Attends Africa-wide SSC: Payroll team meetings and training

Complies with standardised processes and controls implemented by the SSC

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Degree (Finance / Accounting)

Desired Qualifications

Postgraduate qualification in Finance / Accounting

Minimum Experience

4 years in finance

Desired Experience

5 years in finance with previous payroll experience

Additional Information

Technical competencies

Technical

Skilled in field with sound industry and business knowledge

Demonstrated leadership skills

Experienced in communication and implementation of strategy

Proven ability to manage and execute projects

Experienced in development and delivery of professional presentations

Good report writing skills

Good financial knowledge

Behavioural

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Effective interpersonal and relationship building skills

Good mentorship and coaching ability with desire to develop self and others

Strong client delivery focus

Adaptable, managing change and ambiguity with ease

Focus on quality and risk

Effective problem solving ability

Excellent business acumen

Leadership Capabilities

Living our Purpose- Acts as a role model and inspires others to embrace and live our purpose and values

Competitive Edge- Applies deep knowledge of disruptive trends and competitor activity to drive continuous improvement

Influence- Builds deep relationships across a diverse network and uses a flexible influencing style to gain buy-in and drive impact

Performance drive- Creates opportunities to drive impact; anticipates client needs and delivers superior results by leveraging each person’s strengths to build high performing teams across businesses and borders

Strategic direction- Creates opportunities to drive impact; anticipates client needs and delivers superior results by leveraging each person’s strengths to build high performing teams across businesses and borders

Talent development- Actively contributes to building the talent pipeline; creates a talent experience that attracts, develops and retains top talent and high performing teams

Inspirational leadership- Actively contributes to building the talent pipeline; creates a talent experience that attracts, develops and retains top talent and high performing teams

Professional Capabilities

Knows the business and industry- Knows how member firm business works and keeps up to date on industry activities, marketplace trends and leading practices

Manages results- Takes responsibility for assigned areas and contributes to the successful realization of common goals

Manages and executes projects- Prepares and manages work plans to ensure efficient and timely completion of work

Solves problems- Identifies and solves problems objectively using analysis, experience and judgment

Manages Quality & Risk- Understands and applies quality assurance and risk management procedures in all areas of work performed

Manages Ambiguity- Is adaptive and flexible in the face of change and ambiguity

  • Please note that this job advertisement provides a summary of the capabilities required and all candidates shortlisted will receive a full list of capabilities.

About the Company

Company: Deloitte –

Company Location:  Midrand, Gauteng

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