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  • Job reference number:15223193
  • Client ID:RI/EC/PS
  • Posted on:20-APR-2017
  • Salary:EUR45 - EUR46 /A
  • Job type:PERMANENT


The primary objective of the Payroll Specialist is to process payroll on a weekly and monthly basis. The role involves processing a high volume of weekly payrolls as well as monthly payrolls. The role will also involve general HR administration duties and an element of training and development.


• Ensure full-cycle payroll processing in a timely and accurate manner, on a monthly and weekly basis, in accordance with government legislation and company policy. This includes 4 weekly payrolls and 7 monthly.

• Undertake audits of payroll records and perform adjustments and corrections as necessary to include BIK, Health, salary adjustments etc…

• Address all queries, exceptions and be the main point of contact for all payroll matters

• Ensure that payroll process is efficient and accurate and at all times implement efficiencies

• Ensure that monthly and yearly local tax payments and compliance requirements are met (P30's, P45's, P60's & P35's CSO reports)

• Validate all payrolls at summary and individual employee levels before approval for payment to HR and Finance

• Support audits of payroll processes and audit outcomes

• Co-ordinate payments to benefits providers such as health insurers and administrators of such schemes as pension, VHI & Risk schemes

• Maintain and take ownership for the HR and Time and Attendance system

• Complete payroll reports weekly as required for finance/HR, including GTN and net pay reports.

• Completion of payroll related forms

• Manage and implement the BIK process for Health Insurance & Company Car in line with Revenue guidelines and company guidelines.

• Prepare analysis of payroll and employee costs

• Assist with the administration of the various employee benefit plans

• Ownership of the company expense policy

• Any other duties that may be assigned


• 3rd level and/or professional qualification in a payroll-related discipline (e.g. Accounting Technician, IPASS, Institute of Taxation)

• 3 - 5 years' experience working in a similar environment is essential

• Excellent knowledge of MS Office essential. Knowledge of Excel pivot tables and relevant functions (e.g. VLOOKUP) essential

• Strong customer service

• Proactive and capable of working on own initiative

• Comprehension of Irish employment law and payroll related tax matters

• Excellent knowledge of payroll processes and reporting

• UK payroll experience would be an advantage

• Proficient user of the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.

• Experience using SAP essential

• Experience in using Micropay is essential

• Experience in MITRE Finch TMS is an advantage


• Strong Communication Skills, experience communicating with all levels of staff and management

• Excellent Attention to detail

• Analytical Skills

• Continuous Improvement - Ability to suggest and implement payroll and process efficiencies

• Team Player

Please forward your CV to Emel in Orange Recruitment

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