Collins McNicholas

We have an exciting Payroll Officer opportunity for you to join a leading multinational in Waterford on a permanent basis. If you are IPASS qualifed (or equivalent) and have 2+ years’ experience in a fast-paced payroll environment then this could be a great opportunity for you to take the next step in your career.

Please feel free to get in touch for more details. Email: | Tel: 021 4809118

Overview of Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for the accurate and timely processing of monthly payroll via Sage Micropay
  • Responsible for ensuring that monthly and annual local tax payments and compliance requirements are met
  • Co-ordinate payments to benefits providers such as health insurers and administrators of such schemes such as pension, medical insurance
  • Processing new starters/leavers on payroll on a timely basis on receipt of relevant information from HR
  • Processing of monthly payroll journal on SAP
  • Maintaining and reporting on Time Management System (TMS) – Overtime reports, leave reports (sick, unpaid, paternity, maternity). Monitoring compliance with flexible working time arrangement. Making system changes as requested in a compliant manner. Liaising with IT on system set up as required.
  • Handling employee payroll queries
  • Management of Timesheet consolidation and review
  • VAT & Intrastat returns via ROS- Run VAT report quarterly on SAP and make VAT3, Vies & Intrastat returns on ROS
  • Being in compliance with the PAYE Modernisation roll out in 2019
  • ROS- Prepare PAYE/PRSI returns
  • Imports/Exports Clarification to Revenue
  • Reconcile Imports/Exports list received from Revenue to ensure accuracy in description, commodity code and duty rate
  • Gather information for auditors for the Financial Controller in preparation for the year-end financial and pension audit
  • Prepare information for IDA grant for review with the Financial Controller
  • Accounts Payable – processing of invoices and assisting with payment runs
  • Completing assigned projects and any other reasonable duties/tasks as required.
  • Continuously develop and improve the role.


What we are looking for:

  • IPASS or an equivalent payroll or accounting qualification
  • 2+ years’ experience in a fast-paced payroll environment
  • Experience of computerised Payroll System SAP an advantage
  • Understanding of Irish employment law and payroll-related tax matters
  • Ability to work and lead when required cross-functionally
  • Collaborative skills in resolving customer, partner, vendor and internal challenges/issues

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Michael O’Brien on 021-4911062 or email

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