Payroll- Preparation,
Analysis, and Management

14 – 18 August 2023
Johannesburg - South Africa

Payroll- Preparation, Analysis, and Management

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R16, 999.00 Per Delegate


Salaries and Employee benefits constitute the major part of organization expenses. Therefore, accurate payroll processing is essential for the success of any business. Payroll Preparation necessitates the thorough understanding of applicable legislation, detailed tax knowledge and a highly organized and reliable system. 

This program provides a comprehensive coverage of budget preparation, payroll calculation process, applicable control methods and pre-checks for ensuring reliable and accurate data creation. Specific emphasize is made on payroll and benefits analysis using Excel along with internal and external audit functions and their relation with HR and Payroll. 

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course the participants will be able to: 

  • Explain how the HR and accounting and finance functions contribute to their success. 
  • Prepare the monthly payroll and review it for accuracy. 
  • Calculate employee benefits, loan vacations, and End of Service Benefits (EOSB). 
  • Reconcile payroll with accounting and audit the supporting documents for payments. 
  • Develop monthly and annual payroll budgets. 
  • Design periodic payroll management reports and analysis. 

Targeted Audience: 

  • Payroll staff 
  • Payroll accountants 
  • Account assistants 
  • Payroll supervisors and managers 
  • HR professionals and team members who handle payroll as well as employees interested in understanding and applying payroll best practices. 

Course Outlines:

Unit 1: Important Link Between Human Resources and Accounting: 

  • Introduction to the HR function. 
  • Introduction to the accounting function. 
  • Introduction to finance function. 
  • Payroll as a link between HR and accounting and finance. 
  • Understanding the hiring process documentation. 
  • Managing the payroll process for: 
  • Contract professionals. 
  • Full-time employees. 
  • Temporary help. 
  • Outsourcing. 

Unit 2: Preparing and Calculating Payroll: 

  • Looking for the right controls before starting. 
  • Determining the right calculation basis for payroll. 
  • Elements of risk leading to payroll mistakes. 
  • Managing increments and deductions. 
  • Payroll approvals.
  • Preparing payroll schedules. 

Unit 3: Employee Loans and Benefits: 

  • Access to employee benefits. 
  • Controlling access to loans. 
  • Reporting on loan status. 
  • Calculating the end of service benefits for the company and employees. 
  • Reporting on benefit plans. 

Unit 4: Accounting and Auditors Roles In Payroll Process: 

  • Recording payroll expense and liabilities. 
  • Recording payroll and benefits costs to assets or inventory. 
  • Recording payroll-related contributions and liabilities. 
  • Reconciling receivables from and payables to employees with the payroll department.
  • Reconciling liabilities with social security and other governmental agencies. 
  • Reconciling payments with bank accounts transactions. 
  • Introduction to internal audit and external audit
  • Auditing the payroll

Unit 5: Payroll Budgeting: 

  • Budgeting for payroll department expenses. 
  • Preparing the yearly budget for payroll and contributions for the company. 
  • Budgeting for employee loans and other benefits.

Unit 6: Reporting Payroll and Contributions: 

  • Determining the contribution expense for individuals.
  • Determining corporate contributions. 
  • Reporting results for the accounting department. 
  • Coordinating with the accounting department regarding payment process and control. 
  • Reporting to the ministry of labor.
  • Reporting to social security authorities. 
  • Reporting to other regulatory agencies. 

End of the workshop


While both In-House and Online training can present with cost-effectiveness and time-efficacy, there are some very specific differences between in-house courses and those based online.
The demand for additional courses by individuals or groups of people is increasing. Still, it depends entirely on the preferences of a person what type of training he or she wants to receive. Online courses and in-house training carry some similarities but they are considered to exhibit some very pivotal differences too. Despite that, both types of learning can be really beneficial for attendees.

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