Job Reference 16545
Job type Permanent
Location Kildare
Salary € 40,000-60,000

The Role

Payroll Specialist


Salary: €40,000 - €55,000 (Depending on experience)

Benefits: Pension

Hybrid Working Model


My client is seeking to appoint an experienced Payroll Specialist on a permanent basis.

Candidates must have at least 2 years' experience in a fast paced environment.

An IPASS Qualification would be a distinct advantage

SAP experience would also be an advantage


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the accurate and efficient end to end processing of payroll across assigned UK and Irish entities.
  • Ensure that all Revenue Real Time Payroll Reporting requirements and deadlines are met.
  • Ensure internal company deadlines are met and service levels are maintained.
  • Ensure policies and procedures around payroll and areas within HR Administration are well documented, understood and adhered to.
  • Maintain own knowledge of Payroll and Employment Legislation.
  • Maintain own knowledge of internal company policies and procedures and promotes such policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that employee records and archives are accurate and maintained confidentially in line with GDPR.
  • Ensure the Function Manager is kept informed of issues.
  • Responsible for the collection of payroll information and timesheets ensuring the correct approval process has been adhered to in line with company policies.
  • Manage the calculations of PAYE, PRSI, USC and Pensions and all other statutory and voluntary deductions and completion of all payroll changes.
  • Work closely with HR, Commercial & Finance departments on all payroll and tax related operations and reporting for management and statutory purposes.
  • Liaising with wider HR department in relation to employee information for new hires, exits and amendments that require processing through local HRIS and payroll systems.
  • Provide superior customer service in responding and resolving employee queries with efficiency and professionalism whilst maintaining confidential and high-quality records in a thorough and organised manner.
  • Completion of all social welfare, loss of earnings and other forms required by employees whilst ensuring that all payroll records are filed correctly and deal with internal / external auditors as required.
  • Monitoring & implementing revenue and legislative updates relevant to payroll.
  • Preparation of monthly third-party payments and files e.g., Pension, Healthcare, Union and month end reconciliations and payroll journals required by the business.
  • Assisting and supporting the Payroll and HR Administration Manager as and when necessary.
  • General Payroll and HR administration activities including but not limited to: maintenance of HR system, maintenance of any other HR related systems, payroll software testing, filing, answering/making telephone calls, dealing with queries and emails in a timely and professional manner, providing leave cover for other members of the payroll team etc.

The Person

Key Skills:

  • 2 years' experience working in a fast-paced payroll department
  • IPASS qualification desirable
  • Coins experience a distinct advantage
  • SAP experience a distinct advantage
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Packages and data entry, with excellent attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Strong interpersonal skills focused and organised with the ability to work on their own initiative and self-motivated, able to manage own workload.
  • Experience of working collaboratively with multiple internal and external stakeholders as relevant to this role.


For more information on this role, please contact Damian Ryan.

Tel: 045-988500 / 085-8749410


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