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Senior Payroll Specialist

  • Location: Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
  • Type: Temporary
  • Job #23433

Are you interested in joining one of the leading pharmaceutical employers in the country to enhance your resume? This is your opportunity!

The role involves supporting the delivery of payroll services for Ireland and the UK.
The successful candidate will work as part of a dynamic team and receive outstanding coaching and mentoring from the Payroll Manager.

The ideal applicant should have the ability to work both independently, following policies and procedures, and as part of a team.
Strong numerical skills, excellent attention to detail, and proficiency in Excel are desirable attributes. Additionally, the candidate must uphold confidentiality with regards to sensitive employee and proprietary information.

Here is other key information about the role:

  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Hours: 39 hours per week/ 8 hours per day
  • Work Model: Hybrid (up to 3 days a week remotely)
  • Visa sponsorship: No
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Location: Dublin
  • Employment: 8-month fixed term contract (PAYE)
  • Visa sponsorship: No

Does it sound like something you would be interested in?
If yes, this is a great opportunity for you! Apply today!

What you will be responsible for?

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to facilitate payroll processing. Ensure accurate and timely processing of new hires, changes, and terminations.
  • Review and maintain payroll inputs such as pay, deductions, and taxes. Verify and manage time and attendance records.
  • Provide excellent customer service by addressing various employee services related issues, such as time and attendance, shift premiums, taxation, stock options RSU’s, APSS scheme, relocation taxing issues, and payroll-related accruals.
  • Respond to inquiries on payroll-related questions from employees and external contacts.
  • Perform various month-end close tasks, including preparing journal entries. Participate in monthly, quarterly, and year-end reporting and tax filing.
  • Uphold a strong internal controls environment, as required by SOX, by designing and maintaining effective controls and procedures, ensuring compliance, monitoring audit findings, and implementing corrective actions as necessary.
  • Collaborate and communicate with HR, Legal, Finance, and other management as required on payroll-related matters. Support the Payroll Manager when necessary on payroll-related projects.

What do you need?

  • Minimum 3 – 5 years relevant experience in similar role is essential
  • Proven expertise in usage of MS Office Suite and HR systems (MS Excel, Visio, Outlook, PowerPoint, HCM, preferred)
  • Good knowledge and understanding of applicable local legislation and employment laws and compliance
  • Good problem-solving, organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills, good presentation, and facilitation skills

Are you interested?
Please apply and attach your updated CV.
MS Word format would be preferred, but PDF is also fine.
If you don’t have an updated CV, we can take care of this later.

Reference number: 23433

If you have any questions about the role, feel free to reach out to me directly at [email protected]

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