• Full Time
  • Dublin


Job Title: Payroll Senior (12 month contract)


About us:

PwC Ireland’s Payroll Services team includes 10 payroll professionals who process and review a wide variety of payrolls and support our clients with ad hoc queries, payments, reporting, projects and consultancy work. We operate within PwC’s People and Organisation channel within the Tax Department and liaise closely with our colleagues specialising in employment tax, global mobility and pensions. This nexus enables us to provide high value service to our clients. Payroll Services is an ISAE 3402 Type II accredited business. We operate to high standards of quality, privacy and data security. We also perform in a culture of continuous improvement and development, with a particular focus on digital transformation.


What we do:

Our clients range from semi-state organisations and globally recognised multinationals to funds and owner operated businesses. We support our clients by delivering payroll solutions to them in a way that allows them to not worry or spend excessive time on payroll operations, adding strategic support where required. PwC Ireland’s Payroll Services team utilises core applications for payroll processing, reporting, and payments. We also take advantage of other tools, such as GSuite and Alteryx to deliver quality day to day services and innovations.


What does this role offer?

You will be joining the PwC Ireland’s Payroll Services Team where you will have the opportunity to demonstrate and develop skills in a fast paced, high performing team delivering high quality routine and ad hoc payroll services to a varied, interesting and challenging client base. This is a 12 month fixed term contract.

As a Payroll Services Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of payroll professionals with extensive experience. You will help our clients provide payroll to their employees in a way which supports their business culture and strategy. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work on a challenging, evolving and varied client portfolio, with opportunities to develop being the primary point of contact for clients in relation to particular clients;
  • Embrace and drive the digital transformation underway in our business;
  • Assist in the ongoing management of client relationships, business development and participate in various consultancy projects, as required;
  • Participate in and utilise the strong team based approach and flexible working environment of payroll services with efficient ownership and delivery of personal assignments and collaboration with team members, reporting into an experienced management team of an Operations Manager, Senior Manager and Partner;
  • Development of your own career through identification and delivery of personal performance goals, aligned to PwC’s business targets;
  • Provide feedback and coaching to team members, promoting ongoing development and upskilling of the whole team
  • Be part of and contribute to the collaborative working environment offered by PwC and act as an advocate to promote our learning culture.


About you – Key Competencies & Experience:

  • At least 4 years experience in payroll services; IPASS qualified essential;
  • Commercial acumen – awareness of and contribution to profitability of the payroll services being provided to our clients and make appropriate suggestions to management team in relation to proposed costs and / or query resolution;
  • Client Relationship management – ability to read situations and modify behaviour to build quality, diverse relationships;
  • Demonstrate an ability to contribute to new ideas and propose innovative solutions to problems, also taking into account risk management and appropriate adherence to existing protocols;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Enthusiastic team player with a passion to coach and encourage others to achieve their potential;
  • Ambitious – demonstrate strong commitment to personal learning and development.


Unlock your potential with PwC Ireland

We believe that challenges are better solved together. We’re inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you’ll be a part of amazing teams encouraged to collaborate and innovate in a way that creates powerful solutions and makes a positive impact. This purpose-led work, and our continuous development and encouragement, will help unlock your potential and take your career to the next level.


Enjoy PwC’s perks

We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive employee benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about us at Life@PwC.


Being appreciated for being you

Our most valuable asset is our people and we recognise you for it – ensuring you feel like you belong and that you are valued and rewarded for the great work you do everyday. PwC is an equal opportunities employer and creating a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve is hugely important to us. We believe this so much that we have signed up for the Business in the Community Inclusive Workplace Elevate Pledge.

Our Inclusion First strategy puts inclusion at the heart of our culture – supporting an environment where individuality is embraced, diversity is celebrated and inclusion is valued. Check out our culture of

belonging and explore our range of inclusive programmes, initiatives, employee resource groups and more at www.pwc.ie.

Avoid the confidence gap; you do not have to match all the listed requirements exactly to apply, we’d love to hear from you!

We will ensure that everyone is supported throughout and, if required, provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.



To apply for this job email your details to ruth.x.keane@pwc.com.

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