Sasria is recruiting: Payroll and Benefits Internship

Job Summary

Sasria SOC invites applications for the Payroll and Benefits Internship opportunity.

Closing date: 29 February 2024

Reference NumberSAS240223-1
Job TitlePayroll and benefits Intern (24 Months)
Job TypeGraduate Internship
DivisionPeople Management
DepartmentHuman Capital Operations
EE Occupational LevelsLevel 1: Unskilled

Location: Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa

About Sasria

Sasria SOC Ltd is the only non-life insurer that provides special risk cover to all individuals and businesses that own assets in South Africa, as well as government entities.

This is unique cover against risks such as civil commotion, public disorder, strikes, riots and terrorism, making South Africa one of the few countries in the world that provide this insurance, particularly at affordable premiums.

By enabling businesses to restore their liquidity or operations quickly and efficiently after experiencing loss or damage due to special risk events, Sasria SOC Ltd plays a significant role in preventing job losses, maintaining livelihoods, restoring pride and dignity and facilitating economic stability.

Job Description

The intern will be exposed and get training in the Remuneration and Benefits function.

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  • Assist with processing payroll and benefits for the organisation and ensures the accuracy of all remuneration and payroll principles in line with Sasria policies and procedures.
  • Work closely with the Human Capital team for training, coaching and guidance on all related aspects.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • National diploma, Btech or Bcom in HR/Psychology/Industrial/ Organisational Psychology degree With one of the following major subjects:
  1. Accounting or
  2. Tax or
  3. Statistics or
  4. Economics or
  5. Finance

Minimum Experience:

  • None

*Please note that preference will be given to people with disabilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Employee payroll and benefits administration

Assist with performing:

  • Capturing employee data on the payroll system.
  • Updating employee Payroll data as and when required.
  • Administering employee leave accruals.
  • Capturing monthly salary inputs to ensure that lawful and accurate deductions and
  • Payroll changes: i.e. terminations, leave, overtime, salary adjustments, promotions and bonuses, deductions, etc.

2. Employee On-Boarding and Exit

Assist with :

  • Managing Organisation’s organogram by ensuring approved positions are updated and discontinued.
  • Positions are removed timeously.
  • Ensuring employees have been Onboarded and Exited as per Payroll procedure.
  • Ensuring all documentation relating to the Onboarding and termination of service are completed.
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3. Statutory Reporting

Assist with:

  • Compiling Annual Employment Equity report.
  •  Preparing quarterly Stats SA report.
  • Providing inputs to Human Capital reports.
  • Providing inputs into the completion of all statutory reporting (Compliance, MTEF, PIR).

4. Perform ad hoc tasks

  • Perform any reasonable ad hoc tasks as and when required by the organisation.

How to Apply

Sasria are committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally. It is company policy to promote from within wherever possible.

Therefore, please be aware that internal candidates will be considered first before reviewing external applicants, provided that this supports achievement of our Employment Equity goals.


  • Itumeleng Tladi

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