What you’ll learn:
This entry level payroll course covers the basic payroll process steps and payroll activities present in any payroll (manually processed or using a computerised payroll application).
It will provide new payroll staff with a clear understanding of what the steps are and why they are done to reduce the risk of penalties, fines from external agencies and challenges from employees resulting from non-compliance.
All learners will be provided with a comprehensive course manual full of references, including templates and basic payroll process steps and procedures.
Overview of the payroll process
How to setup new employees and prepare final pays for terminated employees
How to gather employee time data
What basic payroll documentation is required?
How employees are taxed
What types of government and agency deductions are processed in payroll?
Overview of KiwiSaver payroll requirements
Payroll timeframes and deadlines
Filing and reporting requirements (externally)
Payroll process checks, verification and sign off
What payroll reports to provide to the business
Payroll record management
Income tax and PAYE
ACC Earner Levy / Student Loans / ESCT
Types of employee allowances
Overview of leave entitlements under the Holidays Act 2003
The different leave calculations used by the Holidays Act 2003
Types of Parental leave
Other legislation impacting on payroll
After, you’ll be able to…
Describe the end-to-end payroll process.
List the payroll process steps and what is required for each step to ensure payroll is kept compliant.
Describe all the elements that are involved in processing a pay.
Describe the various leave entitlements and calculations under the Holidays Act 2003.
Gain an understanding of other areas of legislation that have an impact on payroll.
Gaining a NZPPA Certificate:
If the learner wishes to gain a NZPPA certificate, we offer the opportunity to complete an online assessment after the course. If the learner does not want undertake assessment, a certificate of attendance will be issued if requested. This course in part will help in completing the online assessment requirements for NZPPA Certification to be a recognised payroll professional.
This course can also be completed by eLearning through NZPPA. For more information please email email@example.com.