Senior Payroll Specialist
Irish Semi State Body located in Kildare have a permanent opportunity available for a Senior Payroll Specialist. This position is hybrid working with two days in the Newbridge office in Kildare. The ideal candidate will have Irish payroll process and payroll system knowledge, the ability to work independently and must have a strong passion for customer service. The Senior Payroll Specialist will drive the payroll function to the next level and who can streamline various payroll processes with automation, all while maintaining compliance. Key Responsibilities: Oversee multi payroll processing and operational effectiveness of process from start to finish. Support and mentor junior colleagues. Payroll general ledger reporting and reconciliation of payroll balance sheet items to be completed on a payroll period basis. Payroll related reporting for management and statutory purposes. Participate in forecast and budgeting processes. Ensure payrolls for the group and it's subsidiaries, including benefits and taxes, comply with legislation. Collaborate in efforts to evaluate and redesign payroll processes to align with the groups growth and commitment to quality while ensuring payroll compliance. Keep up to date with prevailing developments in laws and regulations related to this role to serve as subject matter expert regarding payroll related tax enquiries. Act as a 1st line support and contact for HR colleagues, employees and managers on payroll and benefit queries. Take initiatives to monitor, challenge and update all payroll and benefit processes. Compliance with General Data Protection Regulations and responsibility for ensuring that appropriate confidentiality is continuously maintained. Assist in new payroll implementations, as needed. Qualifications & Experience. At least 5 years of payroll processing experience in payroll processes, statutory compliance knowledge. IPASS qualification desirable. Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines. Experience with Megapay and Brightpay payroll software preferable. Knowledge of internal controls, and control testing experience. Strong knowledge of Excel, including V-lookups and pivot tables. For more details, please contact Elaine Liston in Sanderson on 0863516302 or apply online.
12 days ago