Accounts & Payroll Manager - Dublin City Centre


LOCATION: Dublin City Centre

Accounts & Payroll Manager

Location: Dublin City Centre

Salary: €Neg DOE

Hours: 9am-5.30pm Monday to Friday (4 day per week considered)

Contract Duration: 9-12 months


Job Overview:

We are currently seeking an experienced Accounts & Payroll Manager to join our team at Firstaff.  The ideal candidate will have a min. 5 years’ experience in a similar role.




  • Process all accounts receivable - Sales invoicing, payments allocation both online and cheque, credit control, regular interaction with clients
  • Process all accounts payable - Process invoices, purchase orders, monthly & weekly payments, cheques & online payments, expenses both internal and external
  • Handle any client or supplier queries
  • Bank reconciliations and cash flow projections
  • Prepare and process monthly VAT returns
  • Manage VIES, Intrastrat & CSO returns
  • Managing petty cash transactions
  • Manage, prepare, analyse detailed reports for month and year-end accounts to management level in preparation for Auditors
  • Assist Auditors with queries and or at year end
  • Other ad-hoc duties in-line with business requirements.



  • Processing weekly and monthly staff, temporary and contractor’s payroll end to end on Sage Micropay
  • Manage temporary and contract online timesheet system and other various client websites in relation to timesheets and invoicing
  • Handle all payroll queries and liaise with internal and external staff and contractors on a weekly/monthly basis
  • Process starters and leavers on a weekly basis
  • Manage & update detailed commission files on Excel weekly
  • Weekly & monthly payroll & contractor invoicing
  • Liaise regularly with Revenue by phone and via ROS
  • Liaise with Social Welfare on various payroll queries
  • Manage all month end payroll files & journals for accounts
  • Record and manage holiday roster for internal and external staff and contractors
  • Prepare and manage P45’s, P30’s, P60’s & P35’s.


  • Manage the administration of employment licence
  • Manage office stationery and consumables
  • Other ad-hoc duties which may arise from time to time


Essential Experience

  • 5 years’ experience in similar role
  • Qualified Accounting Technician (IATI or AAT), preferred (experience in lieu of qualification considered)
  • Experience processing year end accounts and payroll is essential
  • Advanced Excel
  • Experience using Sage Accounts & MicroPay
  • Online banking experience
  • Accuracy and attention to detail paramount
  • Assertive with strong decision-making skills
  • Ability to manage sensitive & confidential information
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Experience working efficiently to deadlines
  • Experience managing multiple tasks
  • Knowledge of accounts and payroll regulations essential


Mary O’Rourke

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Firstaff Personnel Consultants Ltd

85/86 Grafton Street

Dublin 2

Tel: 003531-6797766

Mobile: 086 2632535


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Consultant for this Job:

Mary O'Rourke

Senior Consultant