Collins McNicholas

Role Purpose:


Take ownership of the payroll function and be responsible for managing the payroll for 500 employees, across two entities, over 2 weekly payrolls, one monthly payroll, one 4 weekly payroll and an executive payroll. 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Ensure payroll is processed with speed, accuracy and within deadlines, whilst maintaining all required records and files.
  • Work closely with external payroll company to ensure seamless flow of relevant and required data to aid the payroll process.
  • Payroll preparation to be outsourced, process deductions, monitor maternity, paternity, illness etc, for weekly, monthly and 4 weekly payrolls
  • Manages employee Core Time and Attendance System
  • Answering payroll related queries.
  • Prepare pension and health insurance files monthly and as required by service provider for two entities.
  • Working with finance manager and finance team on ad hoc projects as required.
  • Prepares reports illustrating payroll expenditures, including such items as tax payments and benefit plan disbursements.
  • Participate in Audits both internal and external.

Role Requirements:

  • Core Time and attendance system experience desirable
  • Prior experience managing multiple Irish payrolls in a multinational firm.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Emer on 021 4911061 or email

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