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Senior Payroll & Pension Specialist

Job Title: Senior Payroll & Pension Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 86679
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Senior Payroll Specialist

Our client, a medical device company in county Galway are currently looking to recruit a Payroll Analyst for their site.

Job Purpose
As part of the Finance Team, the successful candidate will be responsible for both the processing of and accounting for of all payroll & benefits within the organization. They will also assist in Operating Expense (Opex) management.

  • Administration & processing of all company payrolls
  • Administration of the TOL Pension scheme
  • Management and monitoring of the share purchase plan and other company benefits.
  • Submission of all payroll related statutory payments and returns for all jurisdictions
  • Posting of payroll journals to accounting system, including monthly accruals
  • Provision of all payroll related costs for budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Provide support to HR on payroll and benefits element of HR projects as required
  • Provision of costs to HR on various employment assignment scenarios
  • Assistance in month end close
  • Support the Senior Accountant in ensuring spend is accurately recorded and assisting in the Opex budgeting and forecasting processes

Education / Experience
  • Payroll qualification
  • Accounting diploma or certificate
  • 10 years' experience in high volume payroll processing and reconciliation
  • Knowledge of PAYE exclusion orders, certificates of coverage and SARP
  • Experience of double entry book-keeping in a working environment
  • Experience in month end close to tight deadlines
  • Leadership competencies - Drive for Results, Personal Learning, Essilor Principles
  • Functional Competencies - Accounting Transactions Processing, Internal Control

  • Business degree
  • Professional accountancy qualification

For further information on this Senior Payroll Specialist role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 0212066287 /
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