A leader in the payments industry, Elavon provides end-to-end payment processing solutions and services to more than one million merchants around the world. If you want to make a difference in your life, your community and your world, join us at Elavon. We know our company is only as strong as our people, and we are committed to your professional growth and success. Elavon is part of the U.S. Bank family, a diverse workplace, where we celebrate the individuality of each member of our global team.

Job Description: Senior Payroll & Benefits Specialist

Main tasks:

  • Responsible for overall Ireland and UK payroll & benefits process, from coordinating at data collection stage to post calculation stage. Achieving this by working as a team with respect to support and collaboration.
  • Reviewing and verifying the accuracy of monthly payroll processing and assisting with data input as necessary.
  • Cooperating with an outsourced payroll provider to calculate salaries for approx. 1300 employees in Ireland and 500 employees in the UK
  • Supporting Payroll staff members.
  • Cooperating with benefit providers including monthly oversight of benefit administration and coordinating benefits renewals.
  • Ensuring documentation regarding benefits for employees is accurately filed.
  • External and internal audits coordination and involvement.
  • Working with HR Risk Team to ensure processes are maintained and followed.
  • Monitoring MyHR tickets to ensure SLA timeframe is met, work with the team to achieve.
  • Identifying areas for improvement from a technical / administration perspective.
  • Preparation of information and reports in English as required for the Accounting Department and other departments.
  • Ability to handle external and internal ad hoc requests (reporting, additional tasks, additional analysis).
  • May be required to support / be responsible for additional country(ies).
  • Participate in global projects related to the Payroll & Benefits area.
  • Working as part of our Payroll/Benefits Team and providing back up cover for absences within the wider European Payroll Team.


  • Experience in similar Payroll & Benefits position at a senior level.
  • Very good knowledge of English written and oral.
  • Very good knowledge of the MS Office suite in particular Excel.
  • Knowledge of Workday will be a distinct advantage.
  • Experience in working with an outsourced payroll provider will be an advantage.
  • Strong Interpersonal, Organizational, Problem solving and Analytical skills required.
  • Flexibility and a willingness to adjust responsibilities to align with developing business needs.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of other European payrolls will be an advantage.
  • The ability to work well within a team.


This is a permanent role and can be based from our Cherrywood or Arklow Office – Hybrid Working model

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

Link to apply: Apply for Role

To apply for this job please visit careers.usbank.com.

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