About CRH

CRH is the leading global diversified building materials business in the world, employing more than 70,000 people at 3,100 locations worldwide. We manufacture and supply a diverse range of superior building materials and products, used extensively in the built environment, in infrastructure, housing and commercial construction projects, of all sizes, all across the world. Each day, millions of people around the world come into contact with our materials and products which help fulfill the basic human need of shelter and the infrastructure we need for our societies to thrive

Position Overview

Group HR is currently recruiting for a Payroll Administrator. Working in partnership with our outsourced Payroll provider, the HR & Payroll Specialist, HR Business Partners, the wider HR team, management and other key stakeholders, this role will provide you with an opportunity to join the head office of a well-established global organization. This is an exciting time to join HR as you can be part of our transformation journey to review and improve our processes, policies and systems. As such, we are looking for a resilient and entrepreneurial Payroll professional who can create and drive excellence.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for oversight and management of the timely, accurate and effective delivery of the company’s 6 monthly payrolls through in-house and 3rd party provision
  • Managing 3rd party provider to drive performance issues and accurate payroll performance
  • Ensure the timely input of payroll-related tasks including quarterly BIK reviews. Communicate to the relevant stakeholders as appropriate
  • Internal and external senior stakeholder management (Finance, Pensions, Audit, Global Mobility, Reward)
  • Deal with employee payroll queries and manage the mailbox
  • Provide ongoing scheduled reports in line with HR, Finance and business requirements
  • Responsible for a broad range of payroll related tasks including Pension administration, share participation & SAYE schemes, invoicing etc.
  • Maintain the integrity of payroll data on system and other third-party data provision
  • Respond to internal and external audit requests as appropriate
  • Support the HRIS to Payroll Interface project to ensure smooth integration and accuracy
  • Manage and maintain the payroll procedures documentation and update accordingly in line with legislative and process changes

Key Functional Competencies

  • Irish Payroll experience essential
  • UK and Spanish Payroll experience desirable
  • Strong knowledge of Irish Payroll legislation
  • Experience of HR and Payroll systems
  • Experience in Excel (pivot tables/reports, VLOOKUP and performing data analysis)
  • Strong MS Outlook, Word and PDF skills
  • Sound knowledge of accounting basics and pensions desirable

Education and Experience

  • Relevant Payroll qualifications required (IPASS)
  • Experience working with a broad range stakeholders
  • Flexible and adaptable in approach to work with the ability to multi-task
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good communicator and personable
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise
  • Process improvement mindset
  • Team player

Education and Experience

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay plus bonus
  • Comprehensive secondary benefits which includes a medical benefits program
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Excellent opportunities to develop and progress with a global organization

CRH is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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