Accountancy & Finance JobsPayroll Specialist – Sligo

  • SJ50231
  • Permanent
  • Leitrim, Sligo

Collins McNicholas

Our client based in Sligo require a Payroll Specialist to join their team.  The role will be responsible for the timely and accurate administration for all aspects of weekly payroll (pay, bonus, benefits, holiday pay, overtime) across all business units.

• Prepare end to end weekly payroll for 400+ employees on Sage Micropay and ensure accurate calculation of hours worked and overtime
• Systems administration and management of TMS time recording system and provide advice to employees regarding forms they must fill in for different situations
• Respond and deal with all employee and management payroll queries and entitlements
• General administration and timely and accurate record-keeping and maintenance
• Complete weekly reports for departments and the accounts team
• Set up and management of changes to employee deductions and benefits
• Set up and administration of new starters and processing leavers on key HR and payroll systems
• Calculate and process sick pay, holiday pay, maternity pay and processing of expenses in accordance with policies and procedures
• Ensure adherence to deadlines across the business for the smooth running of payroll
• Educate and train managers and staff on key roles and systems
• Support initiatives/projects as agreed with manager in support of HR and payroll objectives
• Assess and improve processes – contributing to a team environment where continuous improvement is encouraged

Skills / Competencies:
• Ability to work to strict deadlines
• Good working knowledge of Sage Micropay desirable
• Excellent numeracy skills and good written and oral communication skills
• The integrity and honesty to respect confidential information
• Exemplary attention to detail and accuracy
• Outstanding time management and organisational skills
• High level of initiative, with sense of responsibility
• IPASS qualification and Sage Micropay experience
• A detailed knowledge of PAYE (including BIK) and PRSI and familiarity with ROS and EFT processes
• Computer literate (MS Office) Excel

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

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