UK Payroll Specialist

UK Payroll Specialist

Drogheda, Co. Louth

Negotiable depending on experience

  • Attractive salary package based on relevant experience
  • PRSA Pension Plan – a voluntary pensions savings scheme for employees who wish to avail of it
  • Education Bursary is available to employees on a case by case basis
  • Additional benefits after one year service include Private Health scheme, Life Assurance.

Come join an award-winning payroll outsource provider in this new Irish Payroll Specialist position based in Drogheda.

UK Payroll Specialist

Our client believes in offering our clients a first-class service focusing on their specific needs with our specialist tailored services and expert knowledge in payroll calculations and employment law.  They have an immediate need for an Irish Payroll Specialist with additional expertise from enthusiastic team players to assist us in our growing business.

Day to day

Answerable to the Directors and Senior Management team you will be responsible for the following:

  • Processing multiple payrolls on behalf of clients accurately, on time and efficiently
  • Ensure compliance, data protection and control risk within the function
  • Provide friendly support to clients and their employees for all payroll related matters
  • Be enthusiastic and passionate about providing clients with the highest level of service
  • Maintaining and further developing the relationship with the existing customer base throughout Ireland and the UK
  • Identifying opportunities and implementing solutions with both existing and new clients
  • Flexibility to meet changes in working requirements is essential.


CIPP (or equivalent) accreditation is essential for this UK Payroll Specialist role as is proven experience in a bureau or large volume payroll environment.

You will ideally have over 4 years management experience within a Bureau / Shared Service Environment or handling multiple high volume payrolls.

To be considered for interview you will need a combination of the following

  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel & Outlook
  • Excellent time management, administration skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Genuine passion for payroll and eager to learn
  • Regular auditing of documentation to ensure compliance with regulations
  • Lead and participate in payroll process improvement projects, efficiencies, automation and systems enhancements
  • Maintenance of effective controls and business continuity plans with sensitivity to data security
  • Communicate and support cross functional goals and objectives


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