Tasks & Responsibilities
  • 01
    Managing records of employee attendance, leave and overtime to calculate wages and benefit eligibility using manual or computerised systems;
  • 02
    Preparing and verifying statements of earnings of employees, indicating gross and net salaries and deductions such as taxes, union dues, garnishments and insurance and pension plans;
  • 03
    Preparing employee payments and benefit payments by cheque or electronic transfer;
  • 04
    Reviewing time sheets, work charts, wage computation and other information to detect and reconcile payroll discrepancies;
  • 05
    Verifying attendance, hours worked, and pay adjustments, and entering information into designated records;
  • 06
    Performing related tasks; and
  • 07
    Supervising, scheduling and monitoring the tasks of other workers.

What are the skills required?

Skills, knowledege and abilities that are essential to carry out a task with determined results. Skills can often be divided into domain-general and domain-specific skills.

Soft Skill
Communication
The ability to communicate effectively with superiors, colleagues, and staff is essential, no matter what industry you work in.
Soft Skill
Communication
The ability to communicate effectively with superiors, colleagues, and staff is essential, no matter what industry you work in.
Hard Skill
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Office is an office suite of applications, servers, and services developed by Microsoft.
Soft Skill
Time Management
Time management is the process of planning and exercising conscious control over the amount of time spent on specific activities - especially to increase effectiveness, efficiency or productivity.
Hard Skill
Payroll Administration
Payroll administration is defined as any of the tasks necessary to organize the compensation of employees for the hours that have been worked.
Hard Skill
Budgeting
Experience planning how the financial resources of a business or department are to be allocated during the next business period.
Hard Skill
Costing
Cost accounting is a type of accounting process that aims to capture a company's costs of production by assessing the input costs of each step of production as well asfixed costssuch asdepreciationof capital equipment.
Hard Skill
Data Entry
Working experience of Data Entry. Data entry is the professional term for entering information into a computer or data-recording system using an electronic or mechanical device.
Hard Skill
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet developed by Microsoft for Windows, macOS, Android and iOS. It features calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables, and a macro programming language called Visual Basic for Applications.
Hard Skill
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Office is an office suite of applications, servers, and services developed by Microsoft.
Hard Skill
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word is a word processor developed by Microsoft.
Hard Skill
Payroll Administration
Payroll administration is defined as any of the tasks necessary to organize the compensation of employees for the hours that have been worked.
Soft Skill
Time Management
Time management is the process of planning and exercising conscious control over the amount of time spent on specific activities - especially to increase effectiveness, efficiency or productivity.
Soft Skill
Computer Literacy
The ability to use computers and related technology efficiently for work tasks.
Soft Skill
File Management
File management describes the fundamental methods for naming, storing and handling files
Soft Skill
Financial Planning
Experience performing a comprehensive evaluation of an investor's current and future financial state by using currently known variables to predict future cash flows and asset values.
Hard Skill
Financial Reporting
Experience apply GAAP accounting practices to convey the financial performance of a company to the market, its investors, and other stakeholders.
Hard Skill
Payroll Preparation
Payroll is the process by which employers pay an employee for the work they have completed. Any business with employees should have a payroll established. Although, payroll seems like a mundane task, it involves many aspects including, withholding taxes from each paycheck and making sure accurate funds are paid to the correct government agency.
Hard Skill
Record Keeping
Records management, also known as records and information management, is an organizational function devoted to the management of information in an organization throughout its life cycle, from the time of creation or inscription to its eventual disposition.
Soft Skill
Typing
Typing is the process of writing or inputting text by pressing keys on a typewriter, computer keyboard, cell phone, or calculator.
Soft Skill
Writing
Experience expressing business messages effectively in written form. This may include planning drafting and revising as necessary.
Soft Skill
Written Communication
Working experience of Written Communication, which involves any type of message that makes use of the written word. Written communication is the most important and the most effective of any mode of business communication.
Field of Study Required
Field of study consists of a broad area of academic and skills qualifications that come under a similar branch of subject knowledge. In addition, courses offered under each field of study require similar academic entry requirements.
Management and administration
Management and administration is the study of planning, directing and operating the functions and activities of organisations and instituions. Programmes in management covering administration, economics, finance etc. are included in this field if emphasis is given to management and administration.
12,166
Graduates

(2019)

Finance, banking and insurance
Finance, banking, insurance is the study of planning, directing, organising and controlling financial activities and services. It includes the control and monitoring of the financial resources of organisations, instituitions and individuals, and the provision of financial services at the corporate and individual levels.
5,565
Graduates

(2019)

Mathematics
Mathematics is the study of abstract deductive systems. It includes algebra, arithmetic, geometry, real and complex analysis and applied mathematics.
1,215
Graduates

(2019)


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