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Senior Payroll Specialist Dublin 18

Our client is a leading global insurance and financial services provider that is expanding their operations into Ireland. They are looking for a Senior Payroll Specialist to join their finance team at their new site in Dublin 18. This role will work very closely with the CFO and is a great opportunity for someone who is ambitious to join, and grow with this company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Payroll Processing: Manage and oversee the end-to-end payroll process, including data collection, verification, and distribution. Ensure accurate and timely payroll processing for employees.
  • Compliance: Stay up-to-date with payroll regulations, tax laws, and reporting requirements. Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local payroll-related laws and regulations.
  • System Integration: Collaborate with the CFO to evaluate, implement, and optimize payroll systems and software. Streamline processes and identify opportunities for automation.
  • Auditing and Reconciliation: Conduct regular audits and reconciliations to identify discrepancies, resolve issues, and maintain data accuracy. Implement effective controls to prevent errors.
  • Reporting: Generate and distribute payroll reports to relevant stakeholders, ensuring transparency and compliance. Prepare and submit payroll-related documentation for financial reporting.
  • Benefits Administration: Administer employee benefits related to payroll, including health insurance, retirement plans, and other compensation packages.
  • Communication: Collaborate with HR, finance, and other departments to address payroll-related queries, issues, and concerns. Ensure clear and effective communication with employees regarding payroll matters.
  • Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities to improve payroll processes, enhance efficiency, and reduce costs. Implement best practices and stay updated on industry trends.


  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a payroll manager role.
  • Strong understanding of payroll regulations, tax laws, and compliance.
  • Proficiency in payroll software and systems.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Exceptional communication and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.
  • Desire to advance and progress their career within the finance department.

What they offer:

  • Brand new office in Dublin 18, easily accessible
  • Opportunity to be a part of a growing company with a great working culture
  • Competitive salary
  • 24 days Annual Leave
  • Attractive benefits package including income protection and life cover
  • Competitive & flexible pension contribution rates
  • Bike to Work scheme
  • Discounts on Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme

For a confidential conversation please contact Niamh Cregg