Version 1 Dublin

Senior Payroll Manager

Department: Operations (HR, Finance, Marketing)


Suzanne Whelan

Company Description
  • One of the Fastest growing IT Consultancies in Western Europe
  • 2nd Best place to work in Ireland #GPTW2022
  • 6th Best Large Workplace in the UK
  • UK & Ireland’s premier Oracle partner
  • Market leader in Oracle, Microsoft & AWS Applications
  • Consulting, implementation and support services
  • 2000 strong, €140m/£127m revenue business
  • ERP Partner of the Year
  • We pledge "to prove IT can make a real difference to our customer's businesses". We work hard to ensure we understand what our customers need from their technology solutions and then we deliver.
Job Description

We are seeking a Senior Payroll manager who will be responsible for managing the payroll team and for the accurate and timely delivery of the Company's Irish, UK, and Spanish payrolls in accordance with current legislation.

This role can be based anywhere in Ireland, there will be some travel to the Dublin office on occasion.

Key Responsibilities;

  • IRISH payroll experience is essential but an understanding of UK payroll systems would be helpful to provide cover for holidays etc. We outsource our Spanish payroll. 
  • Knowledge of Megapay would be handy but not essential. Also any expsiure to ADP
  • Supervising the work of existing payroll of 3 team members.
  • Staff management including 1-1’s and quarterly reviews. 
  • Ensure all payroll activities are performed as per company policies and procedures and in line with current legislation
  • Pensions -UK and Irish pension schemes – managing deductions and complying with any legal requirements on Auto-enrolment.
  • Ensuring monthly journals are completed for the UK /Irish and Spanish payrolls.
  • The completion and review of monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliations for all entities.
  • Bonus and Commission accruals and reconciliations
  • Monthly Holiday Pay accrual
  • Role interacts and co-ordinates activities with other teams
  • Assist with any other accounting and finance requirements requested
  • Liaising and assisting with External Auditor
  • IPASS or a related payroll qualification
  • Experience in managing UK and Irish payrolls of approx. 2,500 permanent employees
  • Ability to organise workload and provide summarised reports for management
  • Strong Microsoft Office experience
  • Be capable of working to deadlines and have the ability to multi-task. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • Self-starter, that actively solves issues quickly and pays particular attention to detail. 
  • Team player who demonstrates strong drive for results, shows leadership, and possesses strong negotiating skills. 
  • Ability to be professional and approachable to all levels of employees from junior grade to Senior Managers. 
  • Able to manage and prioritise a busy workload demonstrating sound judgement and consistency with department objectives. 
  • Always shares information for the good of the business. 
  • Strong match to our Core Values – Excellence, Drive, Personal Commitment, Customer First, No Ego, Honesty & Integrity
Additional Information

What we give you

  • Quarterly profit share scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Pension Scheme
  • A Continual professional development pathway
  • Life assurance

This is an opportunity to join one of the fastest-growing IT Consultancies in Ireland. 

This is a full-time permanent role with Hybrid working in the Dublin area.

Permanent applications ideally. Must have work permit due to timeframes.  

Suzanne Whelan,
Version 1 Talent Acquisition Manager UK & Ireland
Tel: 00353 87 220 0625

We are an equal opportunities employer. Please refer to our Diversity & Inclusion statement located at:

Please note: We have an internal recruitment team and does not accept agency candidates. If you want to join the team here at Version 1, get in touch with us directly!

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Every decision we make is governed by six core values. They are simply stated, non-negotiable and ever present.

Honesty and Integrity
Telling customers what they need to hear – not what they want to hear.
Personal Commitment
Being accountable and keeping commitments
No Ego
Having an open, helpful and ‘No Job Too Small’ attitude.
Customer First
Actively seeking customer feedback to understand your business.
Good enough is never our objective. We solve tough problems and make innovative suggestions.
Our customers are accustomed to working with driven, results focused Version 1 people.

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Strong core values, a culture of trust and empowerment, and a vision for success position Version 1 as a top employer across the UK, Ireland and India. If you are seeking a fair workplace in which recognition is based on merits, and career pathways are based on skills, then we could be a fit for you.

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