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Operations and Administration

Payroll Administrator

  • Location: Across All Locations
  • Job ID: PAI001
  • Department: Finance (Payroll)
  • Reports to: Payroll Manager
  • Job Post Close Date: 07 July, 2022


We are currently recruiting a highly motivated Payroll Administrator to support Payroll within our finance department. The role will report to the Payroll Manager Ireland. We are open to discussing full time, part time or a reduced hours work arrangement for the right candidate.


The principal duties and responsibilities of this role will be to provide support in administering payrolls across multiple payroll companies. 
The role will be to carry out the normal responsibilities that would be generally expected of the department on a day-to-day basis. The successful candidate will work closely with existing team members in carrying out these responsibilities. This role will also support a variety of duties with focus on payroll query management, benefit support and administration, he or she will ensure consistent application of payroll policies and laws and practices.
The role will require the use of advanced excel skills (essential) daily. Some of the tasks which the successful candidate will be involved in across both departments are listed below:

Example of tasks to be performed in the role:

Payroll Responsibilities:

* Coordinate fortnightly, monthly payroll activities for all company payrolls to ensure payroll is processed correctly and executed on time each period
* Data Extraction from our Time and Attendance system, perform high volume data entry and payroll imports relating to employee timesheets and exceptions
* Assist with monthly payroll tasks as required, including but not limited to calculation of variable   amounts due to holiday pay, allowances, overtime etc
* Generating, manipulating and circulating payroll reports as needed and providing commentary and variance analysis as required
*Assist with month end tasks including General Ledger journals and balance sheet reconciliations
* Maintain BIK records
* Process of monthly employee expenses
* Management of Pensions and Health Insurance (employer and employee) contributions
* Calculation and payment of monthly Revenue liabilities and other statutory additions / deductions

The duties and responsibilities outlined in this job description are neither definitive nor restrictive and may change in detail from time-to-time to meet the changing needs of the business.

Qualifications and Experience:

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:
* Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills (essential)
* Experience in payroll processing and strong system skills. Current payroll system is MegaPay , full  training can be provided to the right candidate.
* Strong numeracy aptitude, skills and experience, coupled with accuracy and attention to detail is essential 
* Ability to manage and prioritise tasks and to meet challenging deadlines is essential
* Proactive self-starter with good communication and time management skills
* Demonstrate a sense of confidentiality and discretion
* Ability to work as part of a team and with external partners, and work on own initiative
* Good organisational and administrative skills
* Good analytical and problem-solving skills

A third level qualification in, or currently studying for, a Finance or business-related discipline is desirable.

A $24 billion healthcare provider and insurer, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centred, cost-effective, accountable care. Working in close collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC shares its clinical, managerial and technological skills worldwide through its innovation and commercialisation arm, UPMC Enterprises, and through UPMC International. 
Providing high-quality healthcare in the South East since 2006, UPMC’s operations in Ireland now include UPMC Whitfield Hospital in Waterford, UPMC Kildare Hospital in Clane and UPMC Aut Even Hospital in Kilkenny. Outpatient care is available at the UPMC Carlow Outreach Centre, UPMC Hillman Cancer Centre radiotherapy locations at UPMC Whitfield and in Cork, the UPMC Sports Medicine Clinic at WIT Arena and the UPMC Concussion Network. UPMC is the Official Healthcare Partner of the GAA and GPA. 

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