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Payroll/Account Payable. Fixed Term Contract (18 Months) Galway

Posted: 3rd July, 2024
Title: Payroll/Account Payable. Fixed Term Contract (18 Months)
Department: Finance
Location: Galway, Ireland



The Payroll/Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for processing payroll accurately and on time, managing the full accounts payable cycle, and ensuring compliance with company policies and relevant regulations. This role requires a meticulous individual with strong attention to detail, excellent organisational skills, and the ability to handle sensitive information confidentially.



  • Accurately process weekly payrolls for all employees,
  • Verify timesheets and attendance records and resolve any discrepancies.
  • Calculate wages, overtime, and deductions.
  • Prepare and distribute payroll statements and reports.
  • Payroll Cost/ Headcount Analysis.
  • Ensure compliance with local payroll regulations.
  • Income Tax submission to ROS, Monthly statements.
  • BIK calculation,
  • Health and DIS/PHI Additions & monthly analysis.
  • Reconcile payroll and various reports to the G/L ledger.
  • Maintain outstanding holiday accrual schedule.
  • Accurately process monthly Expenses via payroll software.
  • Assisting with budget process.
  • Manage pension and maintain pension schedule.


  • Process payment on the ERP system.
  • EFT payments.
  • Maintain payment schedule.
  • Early payment processing and analysis.
  • Bank reconciliation.
  • AP Aged Analysis.
  • Vendor relations- communicate with vendors regarding billing inquiries and resolve discrepancies.
  • Internal relations – liaise with Supply Chain to ensure efficiency within the department.
  • Other financial reports as required.
  • GRN – Weekly review and corrections
  • PPV – Weekly review and corrections
  • Manage and reconcile credit control accounts.
  • Debtors Control:
  • Reconcile the debtors control account on a monthly basis.
  • General Duties:
  • Assist Financial Manager:
  • Provide support to the Financial Manager with various tasks and projects.
  • Other Duties:
  • Perform other duties as required to support the finance department.
The successful candidate will possess the following key attributes:
  • Organisation and time-management skills.
  • Attention to detail/accuracy.
  • Strong Microsoft office capabilities, particularly in the use of Excel.
  • Good Oral and Written Communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Syspro/Excel/Sage Experience

Qualification & Experience Requirements:

Minimum Accounting Technician /IPASS. A degree in accounting, finance, or business administration or a related field is preferred

Remuneration Package:

A competitive salary & benefits package is offered based on experience.

The above list of job responsibilities is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.

FOR INTERESTED APPLICANTS: If you are interested in this position, please send a brief cover letter, resume, please state the job title applying for and any other relevant material for the candidacy to Thank you!

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