This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and monitor security procedures for managing organisational payroll services and to calculate and process salary payments, group taxation and related payments.The unit applies to individuals, employed in a range of work environments, who are required to establish and work with payroll systems and may have responsibility for managing payroll systems and calculations.
Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.
Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:
*on at least one occasion establish procedures for payroll management
*on at least two occasions prepare payroll, authorise payment and administer salary records.
In the course of the above, the candidate must:
*document steps undertaken to establish payroll system
*use data and calculations to reconcile salaries, wages and deductions according to all legislative and organisational requirements
*create accurate payroll management records.
The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):