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Payroll, Compensation & Benefits Specialist

Great opportunity for a Payroll, Compensation & Benefits Specialist to join an award-winning, progressive organisation on a permanent basis in Kilkenny. Our client prides themselves on their company culture, training, career progression and offers a competitive results-orientated remuneration package as well as flexible working arrangements.


Role Overview:

Working closely with the Senior Management & HR Teams you will ensure compensation packages continue to be market-leading and reflect the value placed in the organisations most important asset; their people. You will also ensure remuneration is paid accurately and on-time with the support of the payroll team. This role is a great opportunity for you to develop your career and make an impact in a collaborative, dynamic organisation. The ideal candidate will be an experienced Payroll and Compensation & Benefits professional who values people and can build, implement, and execute excellent reward programmes.


Payroll duties include:

  • Leading daily payroll operations
  • Managing workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and on-time
  • Reconciling payroll prior to transmission and validating confirmed reports
  • Ensuring proper taxation of employer benefits
  • Pension administration for all employees
  • Liaising with the payroll team to develop ad-hoc financial reporting as requested
  • Building high-performance relationships with all stakeholders.

Compensation & Benefits duties include:

  • Compensation and benefits management: Group Life Scheme, Medical, Pension, BIK and Bonus
  • Implementing Compensation & Benefits policies and pay practices
  • Coordinating our benefits structure
  • Best practice relationship with all stakeholders.

What the ideal candidate looks like:

  • Degree level qualification in a relevant discipline; HR, Finance or Business
  • IPASS qualification
  • 5+ years’ experience working in a similar role
  • Strong analytical and IT skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A passion for helping people

What you get in return:

  • Competitive salary
  • Performance-related bonus
  • Employer pension contribution
  • Paid professional subscriptions
  • CPD allowance
  • Blended WFH

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Michael O’Brien.

021-4809118

michael.obrien@collinsmcnicholas.ie