Payroll Assistant

Our client a leading engineering firm is seeking a Payroll Assistant for their operation based in Dublin

This is a permanent position


  • Processing all aspects of monthly payroll
  • Managing payroll aspects of starters and leavers
  • Administration of pension scheme including remitting monthly payments, reconciliation of contributions, leavers options, processing new entrants
  • Administration of health insurance payments
  • Filing of payroll related paperwork
  • Dealing with staff payroll queries
  • Working closely with our HR teams
  • Processing month end journals
  • General payroll admin
  • Processing and paying employee expenses twice monthly

Ideal candidate should have


  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in the payroll function
  • An IPASS qualification would be desirable
  • Have a good working knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Can work to tight deadlines under pressure
  • Be familiar with PAYE Modernisation
  • Be familiar with ROS
  • Have excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Have strong numerical skills with excellent accuracy and attention to detail
  • Have a good understanding of the Irish PAYE and Social Welfare systems
  • Be fluent in English
  • Demonstrate complete discretion and confidentiality

For more information or to apply contact Chris on 094 90 29944 or email

Your Recruitment Consultant is Chris Gavaghan

Chris Gavaghan
Chris recently joined the Arcon Recruitment team as a resourcer for the very busy construction division. A native of Swinford, Chris has recently returned from a number of years spent in Dublin. He has vast experience in a variety of industries including Hospitality and Construction. Chris has a strong background in recruitment and worked with a number of high profile Irish and multinational companies on large recruitment projects. Chris is currently tasked with sourcing top level construction candidates and highlighting opportunities that Arcon have with our clients in the construction industry.