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Payroll Specialist

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  • 11 Apr 2022
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Payroll Specialist

About the Company

Leading professional services organisation are currently hiring a payroll specialist to join their team. City centre location with flexible hybrid working options, great company culture and career progression.

About the Position

Reporting to the payroll manager role of the Payroll Specialist team members with the delivery of the payroll services to the organisation’s clients.  All payroll and associated tasks must be completed by the Payroll Specialist in an efficient, professional, and timely manner, providing a high quality of service to the client. The Payroll Specialist will In addition, be required to maintain a good working relationship with the client, answer queries and provide them with any requested documentation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for meeting payroll compliance requirements via accurate, complete, and timely processing of weekly, fortnightly and monthly payrolls, remittances and filings with appropriate tax authorities/pension providers as required and payments to employees.
  • Responsible for meeting the indicated deadlines for each allocated client task.
  • Performing tasks in compliance with company policies relating to payroll to ensure requirements are followed consistently and in full for each payroll cycle.
  • Performing tasks in compliance with employment legislation, data protection and control risk within payroll function.
  • Responsible for processing, payment, reconciliation and reporting of benefits (e.g. Health Insurance, Pension, Share Awards etc.) as required;
  • Providing administrative support for management of payroll and benefit issues and accurate record keeping.
  • Perform standard defined tasks to on board new clients.
  • Keeps up to date with changes in local payroll and tax legislation
  • Escalates any concerns to line supervisors or line manager in a timely manner
  • Maintains relevant databases, client records and other tracking tools as required
  • Provides administrative support to the payroll team as required


  • IPASS/CIPP(qualified or studying towards) or equivalent experience in a fast paced, high volume payroll position,
  • A detailed knowledge of PAYE (including BIK) and PRSI/NI,
  • Familiarity with Revenue’s Online Service and bank transfer processes,
  • Experience with payroll systems e.g. Sage Micropay
  • Resourceful, independent, and strong problem-solving abilities
  • Bureau payroll experience desirable

Remuneration Package

Competitive salary and benefits package on offer

To discuss this role further or other accountancy jobs please contact Jean O'Donovan on 01 5927846 or by email or click the apply button

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