Frontline Payroll Administrator

at Life Bay View and Knysna Hospital
Published July 19, 2022
Location Knysna, South Africa
Category Administration  
Job Type Full-Time  


A Frontline Payroll Administrator for Life Bay view and Knysna Hospital, vacancy exists in the Western Cape region reporting to the Payroll Team Lead. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating, administering and processing accurate and complete HR related information in order to achieve error free HR processes in support of Company strategic objectives.


Critical Outputs

Effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders


Build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders through ongoing communication sessions and address queries.

Identify gaps and implement corrective action where necessary, alternatively escalate to relevant HR representative and/or line manager.

Effective quality management systems


Review HR documentation against check list, ensure receipt, validate documentation against LHC standards and liaise with line manager regarding any discrepancies.

Review outputs of HR documentation from Centre, identify discrepancies and provide feedback where necessary.

Review outstanding LifeLink call tickets daily, ensure applicable HR representative has resolved query within SLA timeframe and provide ongoing feedback.

Effective processing of HR information


Capture relevant HR information on Educos Vision modules accurately.

Review Kronos (Time and attendance) process to ensure line managers are capturing data correctly, review LifeLink tickets and action accordingly.

Ensure relevant deadlines are communicated, documentation is distributed to and completed by line managers and submitted to Centre according to deadline.

Effective usage of HR systems


Ensure changes to Educos Vision modules are communicated to line managers and support line on the usage of the modules.

Review system change communications, attend formal training sessions and participate in staff communication and training sessions relating to system enhancements and changes.

Effective governance and risk management


Act as custodian of Company policies, processes, practices and systems as it relates to payroll and escalate non-compliance accordingly.

Participate in internal and external audits by providing relevant HR information during the audit process, escalate issues to line manager, review outputs of audits and implement corrective action.




Relevant payroll qualification with 3 to 5 years’ relevant experience within a large (5000+) corporate environment.

Exposure to HR systems within large corporate environment (preferably Healthcare sector). Educos payroll and Kronos (time and attendance) exposure will be an advantage.

Basic understanding of relevant labour legislation.

Understanding of SA tax legislation.

Computer proficiency.

Driver’s license & own transport.

Covid 19 Fully vaccinated




Problem solving, analysis & judgment

Attention to detail


Verbal & written communication




Drive and energy

Excellence orientation (concern for high quality)

Ethical behavior (honesty)

Building relationships and networking

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness


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