Payroll Analyst (remote or location flexible)

  • Contract
  • Remote

Website Ref: TPM04317

A Payroll Analyst is required for a pharmaceutical company. Our client is a global health care leader who operates multiple payroll groupings covering the various manufacturing, support and sales personnel split by weekly and monthly pay frequencies. The inputs to payroll come from a locally managed Clockwise T&A system as well as a global ERP HR system. Their payroll department links in with HR in relation to the All-Ireland comp & Benefit programs which are also supported by a number of service providers. The role reports to the Payroll Lead for our company, with responsibilities covering all locations, this role offers location flexibility (remote work available).


  • Responsible for end-to-end payroll processing of weekly and monthly payrolls.
  • Become involved in all aspects of payrolls on behalf of the company, processing accurately on time and compliantly.
  • Manage the timely response and employee requests and queries, and escalate when appropriate.
  • Complete data validation and data analysis from multiple sources, e.g. HR ERP, T&A, Comp & Benefit providers.
  • Assist in ongoing service improvement by streamlining processes, eliminating inefficiencies and e.g. process mapping within the payroll workflow.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • IPASS or similar qualification desirable.
  • Someone with systems and payroll experience in an equivalent high volume multi entity environment.
  • Someone with an understanding of payroll and a strong desire to become a payroll expert would be beneficial.
  • Data consolidation and validation experience with excellent attention to detail.
  • Advanced Excel (VLOOKUP’s and pivots) are beneficial.
  • A good understanding of Payroll Process, tax and legal framework and IT systems.
  • Customer Focus ensuring that employees payroll experience remains positive.
  • Self-starter with proven track record of working on own initiative as well as working with external providers and across organisational boundaries.
  • A flexible approach to work, ability to multi-task, prioritize and execute within deadlines.

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