Accounting & Finance

Payroll & Bookkeeping Executive

Posted on:

Wednesday 1st March 2023

Overview of role:


We are looking to recruit an experienced Payroll & Bookkeeping Executive to work with our client based in Swords Co. Dublin.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and analytical Payroll & Accounting Technician, who is a team player and has a positive can-do attitude.
  • Ensure the accurate processing of Payroll on a weekly basis for 200+ employees
  • Mange the transition of Payroll function from external providers to in-house
  • Ensure all real time Payroll requirements and deadlines are met
  • Sending payslips to all staff on a weekly basis
  • Manage the registration of starters and de-registration of leavers through Payroll and revenue online
  • Process weekly bank payments files through online banking
  • Reconcile and maintain payroll related accounts e.g. pension contributions, bike/bus to work, health insurance, BIK etc.
  • Deal with staff queries responsively, accurately and confidentially
  • Prepare and submit all Revenue returns relating to Payroll
  • Prepare and submit payroll related CSO returns
  • Manage staff expense claims
  • Support any payroll system upgrades
  • Ensure GDPR compliance in relation to maintaining employee records and archives
  • Support Finance & HR team with tasks as required on time and attendance system
  • Maintain own Knowledge on Payroll and Employment Legislation updates
Financial Accounting
  • Assisting Finance Team with preparation of Monthly & Quarterly Financial Reports
  • Assisting with preparing Quarterly Financial Pack for Directors & Management
  • Updating Turnover Folders Monthly with HSE Reports, Cash & Card Transactions, VAT etc.
  • Assist with preparation of Group VAT Returns on a Bi-Monthly Basis
  • Reconciliation of Control Accounts eg. Cash Control, Pensions, Wages etc.
  • Preparation & Posting of Journals to Sage 200
  • Assist with filing of F45s (Withholding Tax) on a timely basis through Revenue on Line
  • Any other duties as requested by your Line Manager, necessary to meet the ongoing needs of the Business


Suitable candidate should have the following to qualify for this role:
  • Minimum relevant payroll or IPASS qualification essential (or equivalent relevant payroll experience)
  • Accounting Technician or equivalent. Working towards Examinations with Professional Accountancy Institutes (ACCA, CPA etc.) also considered
  • 3 to 4 years’ proven experience in payroll systems gained within a in a high-volume, fast-paced payroll function
  • Familiarity on working with a time and attendance system desirable, but not essential.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Package , particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team to strict deadlines, as well as on own initiative
On Offer
  • Salary will depend on experience and qualifications, ranging from €50K to €60K
  • Hybrid Working – 1 to 2 days working from home weekly
  • Flexible working hours – 37.5 hours week
  • Other Benefits

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