Job Reference 15367
Job type Permanent
Location Swords
Salary € 0-40,000, 40,000-60,000

The Role

About the role:

  • Calculate and review complex weekly, two-weekly, four-weekly and monthly salary for 1,400 staff
  • Ensure the payment of all deductions at source to the appropriate destination within an agreed time framework
  • Provide detailed reconciliation of each payroll run
  • Ensure strict adherence to all current Revenue requirements
  • Provide backup reports to directors and external auditors for each payroll
  • Deal with all queries from employees in relation to payments and deductions and Revenue requests
  • Reconcile all payroll accounts back to the general ledger
  • Manage and resolve payroll software issues
  • Implement a number of payroll initiatives in order to streamline the payroll process
  • Focus on continuous improvement and standardisation of payroll operations and systems
  • Provide such other financial assistance as may be required from time to time
  • Stay abreast of and advise senior management in ongoing changes in statutory requirements
  • Train and mentor other finance team members as support/cover for the payroll function
  • Provide cover for Accounts Payable function as required


The Person

About you:


  • IPASS qualification or equivalent a requirement
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a senior payroll officer
  • A detailed knowledge of payroll processing including statutory payroll regulations
  • A good knowledge of Irish employment law
  • Proven ability to work under pressure in a busy interactive environment
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly in Excel and Word
  • Strong numeric and reporting skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication; - Interacting with employees and business departments daily
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other departments
  • A strong sense of responsibility and confidentiality
  • Sound understanding of payroll software systems – ability to troubleshoot and resolve systems errors as needed
  • Ability to challenge the status quo with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Self-driven with hunger for learning and development and doing things right the first time
  • Enthusiasm, resilience, and drive


The Package

Salary €45,000 - €55,000 (Negotiable)


Life Cover



25 days Annual Leave

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