Payroll specialist (SSC)

Job description

Job Puropse 

The post holder will play a key role in the efficient and effective delivery of the Payroll function in the new Shared Service Centre providing payroll services to approximately 3,000 staff across 6 locations.

Role and responsibilities

Under the general direction and guidance of the Payroll Team Lead, the Payroll Officer will be responsible for the following:

  • Accurately calculate and process all Payroll related amendments
  • Access and payroll deadlines, while allowing appropriate time for checking
  • Ensure all deadlines relating to the authorisation of Time and Attendance clock cards by Line Managers are adhered to.
  • Review of all hours for the time and attendance system for accuracy.
  • Provide a superior customer service and respond to and resolve employee salary queries with efficiency and professionalism in a courteous and respectful manner.
  • Transfer salaries to bank via Banking Software adhearing to strict deadlines.
  • Complete all salary/mortgage forms within the agreed timeframes of the department.
  • Administer the payment of all health insurance and all other voluntary deductions.
  • Liase with senior payroll officer in ensuring that you are fully trained up in all areas of the payroll department.
  • Meet with new staff members during their induction week to provide payroll information and assist in any queries.
  • Evaluate payroll processes and procedures for continuous improvement.
  • Display a strong customer service ethos and ensure high quality standards are met


  •  IPASS qualification


  • Idealy 3+ years relevant experience in processing high volumes payrolls ( with regular changes).


  • Strong analytical skills and familiar with software payroll packages
  • Excellent relationship building skills and customer service orientated.

To apply for this role please contact Maria Sheehy on  021 4847131 or email

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