Payroll Specialist - Dublin

Location Dublin
Job ref: 041098
Published: about 2 months ago

Payroll Specialist - Fixed Term - Part time

Part of Grafton Group Plc, Chadwicks Group is the market leader in the builder’s merchanting industry in the Republic of Ireland. Main brands include Chadwicks, Heiton Buckley, Cork Builders Providers, Panelling Centre, Davies & Telfords.


Principle Objective

The Payroll Specialist will support the Payroll Manager to manage and co-ordinate the payroll life cycle and workload of the Chadwicks payroll function. They will ensure a quality related payroll service is delivered, assisting managers and colleagues with general questions and issues while delivering a high-quality customer service.


Knowledge & Experience

*         At least 4-5 years’ experience in payroll

*         Experience using CorePay desirable but not essential

*         Successful completion of an IPASS qualification

*         Thorough knowledge of employment laws relating to payment of wages, sick leave, annual leave etc.

*         Experience processing high volume payroll

*         Strong organisational and administrative skills are essential for this role

*         Comfortable working in a fast paced, high volume HR department

Key Responsibilities

*         Assist with managing the monthly payroll across the group

*         Assist with setup up of new colleagues ensuring all communications are issued.

*         Calculate payroll adjustments including absences, commissions, bonuses, and other deductions.

*         Assist with tax and deduction related queries, provide timely and effective support / advice

*         Administration of payroll related schemes i.e. pension, bike to work, etc

*         Ensure all employer obligations are managed accordingly in accordance with revenue deadlines via ROS

*         Answer general revenue queries

*         Ensure all AVCs, pension, union fees, VHI, car and medical insurance BIK calculations are implemented on time.

*         Liaise with Regional Directors, Management team & Branch Managers to ensure payroll processes are applied within their branches/departments accordingly

*         Assist with the preparation and submitting of the Central Statistical Office Obligations

*         Ad-hoc reporting as required by management

*         Providing backup information to internal and external auditors

*         Work with the HR team to provide support as required

*         Any additional duties as required by the HR Director and senior management team

*         Assist with special projects related to the payroll function.

*         Ensure pensions, AVC’s, VHI, Laya, revenue, union fees are reconciled and returned in a timely manner.

*         Comply with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and ensure that a high level of confidentiality is maintained at all times

*         Foster and develop collaborative working between Payroll/HR and Finance


Essential Competencies

*         Excellent interpersonal skills

*         Bring a positive and enthusiastic approach to the role

*         Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

*         Can establish efficient administration processes

*         Strong attention to detail

*         Be adaptable & flexible & able to cope with an evolving role

*         Good IT literacy

*         Be innovative and forward thinking

*         Must at all times remember confidentiality is essential

*         Have tact and diplomacy

*         Willingness to learn and develop their payroll skills


Key Relationships

*         Payroll Team

*         Payroll Manager

*         HR Team

*         Senior Management

*         Branch Managers

*         Branch Colleagues


Contract Type

*         Fixed Term - 6 months

*         Part time 25 hour contract

*         Working week Monday to Friday


Our Benefits Include

  • Competitive Basic Salary
  • Private Health Care
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Paid Maternity and Parental Leave
  • Pension Scheme
  • Colleague Saving Scheme
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Colleague Discount
  • Educational Assistance
  • Wellness initiatives