Job Reference 17316
Job type Permanent
Location Kells, Co. Meath
Salary € 30,000 -40,000

The Role

HR Coordinator with Payroll

Kells, Co. Meath

Permanent, Full time

Office based

Salary: €35,000 - €40,000 DOE

Hours: Mon to Thurs 9 – 5pm, Fri 9 – 4pm

HR Administration

  • Assist in processing new starters, leavers and variances. Setting up for payroll.
  • Set up new starters on clock-in machines.
  • Assist in processing employee contracts and addendums to ensure HR filing is up to date.
  • Maintain accurate employee records, including personal information, attendance, leaves, and benefits.
  • Assist in the recruitment process by posting job openings, scheduling interviews, and conducting background checks.
  • Assist in handling employee inquiries regarding HR policies, procedures, and benefits.
  • Assist in administering employee benefits programs, including health insurance, retirement plans, and other benefits.
  • Assist in tracking long service, birthdays, absence, disciplinaries, leaves, probations and performance reviews, chasing paperwork as required.
  • Support managers with taking and typing notes at investigations, grievance and disciplinary meetings.
  • Support with implementation of Company Policy & Procedures.
  • Be flexible to carry out other duties as requested by the HR Manager.

Payroll Processing

  • Manage end-to-end weekly payroll processing activities, including data entry and verification.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations regarding payroll reporting and taxation.
  • Address any payroll-related inquiries or discrepancies from employees in a timely and professional manner.
  • Collaborate with HR & Finance departments to collect information for payroll inputs, reconcile payroll data and resolve any discrepancies.
  • Resolve payroll-related queries from employees and offer guidance and support.
  • Lead efforts to streamline the payroll process including control and automation improvements
  • Ensure timely and accurate payroll tax filings and submissions.
  • Prepare and present payroll-related data reports as needed by Management
  • Be prepared to assist in payroll related projects as assigned by Management.

Compliance and Reporting

  • Stay updated on changes in labor laws, tax regulations, and other relevant legislation affecting payroll and HR practices.
  • Prepare and submit required reports to regulatory agencies, such as tax filings and compliance reports.
  • Assist in audits of payroll and HR records, ensuring accuracy and compliance with internal policies and external regulations.


  • Ensure General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provisions are maintained in the interest of the company and legislation.
  • Act as an advocate for issues relating to data protection and privacy, including raising awareness, promoting good practice and challenging poor practice.
  • Ensures the organisation is complying with GDPR's requirements, report data breaches appropriately if they occur within as per GDPR requirements.

The Person


  • Bachelor degree in one of the following; Human Resources, Business Administration. CIPD desirable but not compulsory.
  • 2 to 5 years, proven experience in payroll processing and HR administration.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Experience with process improvement and streamlining payroll and HR procedures.
  • Strong knowledge of payroll systems and software.
  • Familiarity with employment laws, regulations, and compliance requirements.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and record-keeping.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and integrity.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

The Package

Salary: €35,000 - €40,000 DOE

  • €1,000 in tax free vouchers
  • Healthcare allowance

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