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Payroll Senior Specialist-Working From Home



Northern Ireland


£40000.00 - £50000.00

Job Type


Date Posted

29 September, 2020

Payroll Specialist

Who are we working with?

Abacus Professional Recruitment is currently working alongside a highly successful Payroll Company, We are looking for payroll specialists with ROI experience and or Payroll Project delivery experience, this is a brand new team and will consist of a Payroll Senior and 2 Payroll associates, you will be working from home and establish your team in Northern Ireland.


Excellent Salary, depending on the level of experience


  • 25 days’ vacation plus Bank Holidays
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private medical cover
  • Critical Illness cover
  • Continuous development and financial assistance for education and professional membership
  • and many more

Working Hours:

Monday to Friday

The Ideal person will have the following experience:

The successful candidate requires minimum 5 years of Ireland Payroll experience and the ability to demonstrate a proven track record in the following areas:

Payroll delivery and service level management

Delivering accurate and compliant Ireland payroll processing for a group of assigned clients and payrolls, co-ordinating the client’s requirements, and managing the process. Champion best practice and continuous improvement.

Liaison with the Irish authorities on behalf of the client where appropriate in matter relating to Payroll.

Scheduling and time management

Managing and delivering client payrolls against the agreed schedule – communicating directly with clients to meet or exceed the client deadlines. Escalating issues within client to meet and exceed agreed service level agreement.

Operational excellence

Individually and as a team member strive to improve the systems, processes and payroll delivery environment to maximise the efficiency and accuracy of our client contracts. Maintaining a high customer satisfaction rating.

Mentor junior members of staff to bring their Ireland Payroll knowledge in line with business and personal growth.


Managing and maintaining clear and informative communications to clients, our partners, implementation team and client account managers.

Country legislation knowledge

Take responsibility for being the primary operations contact point for the Ireland, developing and maintaining detailed knowledge of the statutory processes and legislative deadlines.

Working closely with the implementations team to take-on new payrolls and clients in the capacity of Irish Subject Matter Expert

Project delivery

Owning or contributing to specific company projects such as improving and/or changing systems, processes or functions within the business.

Assisting the business with new prospect/sales support in the capacity of Ireland specialist should enquiries be submitted.

Escalation and problem resolution

Owning, managing and resolving client escalations, seeking help and advice where needed. Working with the payroll provider management team to enhance and develop the processes and outcomes for our partner network.


  • An individual to be a Senior member of the team who has worked in a multi-client payroll environment, managing a diversity of payroll transactions.
  • Proven track record of delivering Ireland payrolls whilst adhering to strict service level agreements. Competent with all Ireland complexities, including different terms and conditions and treatment of elements.
  • Calculate payroll adjustments including absences, commissions, bonuses, and other deductions.
    Administration of payroll related schemes i.e. Pension, Bike to Work, etc.
    Prepare payroll related documentation including new hire registration, year end statements and salary certificates

Primary Contact

Leon McHugh

44 (0)28 90995218

[email protected]

If you would be interested in this position please apply, for other jobs in Belfast please visit the Abacus Professional Recruitment website.

Please submit your application or call the specialist consultant in Abacus Recruitment on 028 9031 3157 for a confidential career discussion or explore other jobs in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Dublin or London.

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Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.

The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are professionally qualified we can support your job search.

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