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Payroll Specialist

Payroll Specialist required for a 12 month fixed term contract. Galway city.

Working alongside the HR team, the successful candidate will be detailed, organized and highly proficient in the use of Sage Micropay.



  • Manage, prepare, and process payroll for hourly and salary (weekly & monthly) payroll using Sage Micropay.
  • Administration of Time & Attendance system to manage and calculate hours worked.
  • Understand and apply company policy as and when required.
  • Liaise with HR team in relation to relevant employee information for payroll purposes.
  • Reconcile payments in the areas of compensatory benefits and payroll taxes.
  • Address all payroll queries as they arise in a timely manner.
  • Participation in continuous process improvement to payroll preparations.
  • Complete all month end payroll reports.
  • Other ad-hoc duties such as updating HRM & Payroll systems with employee information.

Requirements :

  • Proven experience as payroll specialist or similar role.
  • Payroll/Accounting qualification is advantageous.
  • Very good knowledge of legislation and regulations of the payroll field.
  • Experience of Sage Micropay is preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Prior experience with a Time and Attendance system.
  • Prior experience working alongside a HR function.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Noeleen Stewart.