Assistant Payroll Manager


LOCATION: Dublin North

Assistant Payroll Manager

Dublin North

€Negotiable depending on experience



Essential:  Hands-on experience working in a fast paced, evolving and changing environment processing high volume Irish, UK & European payrolls end to end for at least 1000 + employees.  Full knowledge and experience required of all local rules in various countries. 

Job Function:

  • Contributing to the delivery of a fully auditable monthly payroll through processing transactions within the payroll gross to net process, providing reconciliations support and working on technical payroll issues
  • Creating spreadsheets using excel for different pay elements and deductions
  • Preparation of the monthly payroll for assigned EU countries
  • Preparation of the monthly payroll for UK
  • Maintenance of accurate files and records to ensure access to up to date information figures and reports
  • Provision of monthly payroll reports to the Finance department
  • Manual Calculations as and when required
  • Completion of statutory returns 
  • Liaise with HR and department managers to ensure that all payroll changes are accurate
  • Dealing with both UK and Irish Revenues and Social Welfare Offices across Europe
  • Implementing changes to payroll processes as appropriate.
  • Looking after P45s for all leavers on both UK and Euro payrolls
  • Applying for PPS numbers or other European Social Ins Numbers if required
  • Applying for UK tax certificates using online HMRC system

Experience and Qualification:

  • An experienced Senior Payroll Officer ideally in a high-volume payroll environment
  • Hold a relevant payroll qualification (IPASS preferably)
  • Experienced with payroll applications and excel spreadsheets
  • Proven organisational skills and track record of attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Relevant technical skills including knowledge of the PAYE system, ROS, RPN, RPS etc.
  • Experience in working in a client service role would be beneficial
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong commitment to professional and client service excellence
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with a large payroll function


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Angela Dunne

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Firstaff Personnel Consultants

85-86 Grafton Street

Dublin 2


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Angela Dunne

Senior Consultant