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A Payroll & Compensation Payroll Coordinator required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Shannon based client . This is a 12-month contract position.

Role of this position

  • Accurately administer the payroll and the remuneration/benefits system of the organization and uphold the integrity of employee payroll and payroll data Report project outcomes and/or risks to the appropriate management channels and escalate issues, as necessary, according to project work plans.
  • Set up, prepare and process monthly payroll including calculation of gross pay, overtime, deductions, reconciliations and corrections as required.
  • Process any compensation and benefits change such as salary increases, back-pay and monitoring of dates as appropriate.
  • Calculate and arrange payments to pension consultants, union, credit union, health insurance providers etc. as determined by the compensation system.
  • Process sick pay deductions, provide updates and lead any developments concerning the sick pay scheme.
  • Complete all appropriate documentation for tax, social welfare authorities and employees,including year-end payroll administration.
  • Maintain the integrity of the Time and Attendance system and train administrators in the use of the system.
  • Monitor compliance with the Organisation of Working Time Act. Upload annual leave entitlements and monitor leave compliance and the annual

adjustments process.
  • Maintain pension deductions and liaise with consultants on pensions advice, pensioners,long-term disability, pension statements.
  • Liaise with health insurance providers regarding benefits, renewals, health care services and wellbeing initiatives.
  • Lead developments in SAP and company system changes particularly as they pertain topayroll and all HR system requirements. Provide system training and support.
  • Maintain and update all payroll related policies and procedures..


  • Qualification in Accounts and/or Payroll (IPASS) desirable.
  • Minimum 3 years administrative experience in payroll and accounting processes.
  • In-depth knowledge of company systems that affect payroll e.g. time and attendance, sick pay schemes etc.
  • Good skills in word, excel, powerpoint
  • Strong numeracy and analytical ability

Please call Louise Mulligan today for further information on 0949003979 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900