31 years of experience in Human Resource, Payroll Management, Remuneration & Benefits ,Time Management

Last Updated: 4th July 2019 (over 3 years ago)

South Africa


Phone Number


Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
Other Post Graduate

Afrikaan, English


Brilliant, dynamic and excellent HR professional, having exceptional interpersonal skills with 31+ years of varied exposure with highly reputed business establishments, performing diverse roles as assigned in the HR department and having hands-on experience in HR Policies & Procedures Formulation, Talent Management, Employee Engagement & Retention, Performance Management, Business HR, Payroll Administration and Management and Team Building


Shaw Academy UK
Leadership and Management

   Feb 2018
— Nov 2018

Leadership and Management

Payroll Education (Pty) LTD
Payroll Administration

   Mar 2006
— Mar 2008

Payroll Administration and Management



   Aug 2017
— Current

Getting to all the handyman jobs that I did not get time for whilst working
Furniture and other restoration

Royal Bafokeng Platinum
Employee Benefits Manager

   Sep 1999
— Jul 2017

Took full ownership for the overall management of the Payroll, employee motivation / development and all maintenance of the Payroll system
Meticulously monitored all policies, ensuring Payroll information and records complied fully with statutory requirements
Kept channels of communication open and transparent with senior management including updates on any changes to legislation and policies while engaging with stakeholders
Liaised closely with the HR, Finance and IT departments
Undertook responsibility for the benefits of new employees and for promotions and demotions
Oversaw the complex Payroll processing function including the computation of salaries, attendance, leave, fixed / variable entitlements, medical, travel and all other expenses incurred by employees
Played a key role in the management of the appraisal process by documenting reports on staff performance and developing plans based on KRAs, KPIs and other modules
Established a framework for substantiating the performance appraisal system linked to reward management
Took charge of Time and Attendance
Completed insurance / medical cover documents as well as reporting to third parties
Adopted a calm and logical approach when dealing with any Payroll-related issues or problems, reaching rapid and satisfactory resolution for all concerned to maintain excellent employee relations
Updated and devised new implementations, policies and procedures as well as reconciliations between Finance / Payroll
Revised and amended annual budgets and strategy for the Payroll/Time Management departments
PAYE, UIF and SDL reconciliations and submission as per legislation
Streamlined the time keeping and salary payment system and updated personal files of employees
Ensured all relevant records were kept up-to-date including the leave record and absence record as well as generating attendance and absenteeism reports
Operated SAP systems and controlled role-based SAP users
Tasked as a Payroll Super User contributing to new system implementations while providing quality financial administration management
In charge of setting up and organising the whole Payroll department initially, implementing all relevant policies and documents onto the stand alone VIP Payroll system while hitting the set deadline of four months
Subsequently successfully transferred all procedures and information onto the SAP system for 3,000 employees within the eight month timeline
Instilled ongoing improvements within the system by using the technology available to make procedures easier to use or to be more accessible such as downloading files onto one platform that every member of staff could access
Managed 3700 permanent employees and 7500 contractors

Anglo American Platinum
Senior Supervisor Payroll

   Mar 1989
— Aug 1999

Assisted the Payroll Accountant to manage and supervise the payroll function in order to meet team objectives and maximize team and individual capabilities.
Responsible for all payroll matters. This included updating and recommending payroll policies and procedures and proactively ensuring that these policies and procedures are adhered to.
Processed bi-weekly payroll. Answered payroll questions as they come up and provide routine and ad hoc payroll related reports.
Input of various payroll information such as new hires, terminations, salary adjustments, benefit days, etc. Verify approvals on timesheets.
Responsibility for the maintenance of all payroll records including ensuring compliance with the corporate policy for record retention and storage.
Preparation of payroll related journal entries and reconciliation of payroll sub-ledger to the general ledger.
Resolved payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
Maintained payroll operations by following policies and procedures; reported needed changes. Maintained employee confidence and protected payroll operations by keeping information confidential.
Calculated and posted accruals related to federal, state, and local taxes and fees.
Fostered payroll liabilities by the calculation of PAYE and other deductions and maintained historical human resource records by designing a filing and retrieval system.
Managed 21000 employees and 25000 contractors

Magic Movies
Business Owner

   Mar 1987
— Mar 1989

Customer Service

Trador Cash and Carry
Assistant Manager

   Jan 1985
— Mar 1987

Customer Engagement
Staff Engagement
Petty Cash
Stock Taking

Rustenburg Platinum Mines
Learner Official

   Feb 1981
— Dec 1984


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