Payroll &Pensions Administrator | Contract | Sligo

  • Reference: SJ46018
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Donegal, Leitrim, Sligo
  • Category: Accountancy & Finance

Our client based in Sligo requires a Payroll and Pensions Administrator for a 3-6 month contract.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Full responsibility for payroll processing and appropriate control checks on a Fortnightly and Monthly basis from preparation of bank files for electronic payment through to issuing of payslips
  • Maintaining and processing calculations for employee entitlements to Sick Leave, Maternity Leave, and Parental leave etc.
  • Liaising closely with HR in relation to staffing matters
  • Responsible for dealing with internal and external payroll queries and resolving discrepancies
  • Reconciling and maintaining staff deduction accounts
  • Processing of expense claims and ensuring records up to date
  • Complete Monthly and Yearly payroll reconciliations and statutory returns


  • Administration and maintenance of two pension schemes
  • Carrying out complex calculations such as pension buy backs, Transfer of Service and Pension Benefit Calculations
  • Responsible for preparing benefit and cessation statements
  • Responsible for Pensions Board returns
  • Point of contact for all Pension related queries

Competencies & Experience required:


  • IPASS qualification
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Excellent administration skills with experience in MS Office, particularly MS Excel
  • Excellent attention to detail skills
  • Ability to work both as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise to meet tight deadlines

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aideen Cummins on 071-9140252 or email

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