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Founded in 1975, ifac is Ireland’s market leading farming, food and agri-business specialist professional service firm. We are an award-winning employer and one of Ireland’s Top Nine Accountancy Firms operating from more than 30 locations nationwide.

Job Description:
is building for the future. We are now seeking a Payroll Manager to join our Payroll Services Department based in our new offices in Kilkenny. We provide a challenging and exciting work environment with the opportunity for personal and professional development. You will join a vibrant team, at a time of major organizational change and growth.


  • Manage and oversee the workflow of the payroll team i.e. reviewing work, allocating workload, managing resources and assessing performance
  • Responsible for a portfolio of client payrolls
  • Develop good working relationships with both Internal and External Stakeholders e.g. Other IFAC offices, Clients.
  • Coaching and development of Payroll Team Members
  • Close interaction with Regional Offices in relation to Client Payroll Matters
  • Support team members in setting up of New Clients, addressing issues that arise.
  • Strict Adherence to deadlines in the Processing and Submission of Revenue Returns e.g. RPNs, PSR and Payment of PAYE/PRSI/USC Liabilities. 


  • IPASS – QQI accredited qualification in Payroll Techniques
  • Third Level qualification 


  • At least 4 years payroll management experience in a fast-paced environment (preferably in accounting practice or a payroll bureau)
  • Strong Payroll Software experience (Brightpay is preferred option).

Worked in a Client Service Environment would be advantageous 


  • Good planning and organizational skills with excellent time management
  • Flexible
  • Team player
  • Customer focused and relationship focused
  • Keen sense of responsibility and commitment;
  • A high degree of initiative
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills

Location:                            Kilkenny
Term:                                  Full Time
Salary:                                On application, see description
Experience:                       4 years plus Payroll Experience, preferably Brightpay.
Contact number:             01 455 1036

Contact name:                 Head of HR

Contact email:        

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