Website Lionbridge

Position title:  Payroll Specialist
Reports to: European Payroll Manager –Dublin
Location: Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin

Position summary

Lionbridge Finance is currently undergoing a transformation to an ESSC model. An opportunity has arisen for a Payroll Specialist to join the Finance Team and gain exposure to large volume payrolls across Ireland, UK and Europe.


  • Completing Monthly Payroll and working with external Payroll Service Providers to ensure the timely processing of payroll across a number of sites
  • Ensuring Payroll procedures are compliant with internal regulations
  • Ensuring all statutory payroll returns are filed and paid over to the respective authority.
  • Posting and reconciliation of payroll related activities to the general ledger.
  • Responsible for the administration of the company’s pension and voluntary health programme
  • Responsible for Employee Reimbursements
  • Assist with various accounting activities and finance projects as required
  • Dealing with payroll related queries.
  • Other ad-hoc duties, including working with external consultants on one-off tax issues, Revenue audit, etc.
  • Main point of contact for internal and external auditors on all payroll related issues. 


  • 1 to 3 years of Payroll experience (Ireland, UK, European)
  • Previous payroll experience, EMEA experience desirable
  • Establishing and managing Service Level Agreements.
  • Systems Development experience – SAP development, SAP reporting.
  • Partnering with HR.
  • Customer experience – dealing with customers (employees, tax authorities, etc.)
  • Metrics – Establishing & managing quality, using productivity/cost, etc. metrics.
  • Strong practical knowledge of Microsoft Windows/Word/Excel is essential.
  • Outstanding team player with excellent people skills.
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Ability to deal with and protect the confidential nature of information being dealt with.
  • Self starter and organized individual who can work under pressure and keep to deadlines

Location – Dun Laoghaire, Dublin

Term – Full time

Salary – 35k – 45k

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Experience – Willing to take on someone quite junior who has an interest in payroll or is IPASS qualified (this would be at the lower end of the salary scale though)

Contact number – 01960 1887

Contact Name – Rob Falkner

Email –

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