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Ward Personnel
Enterprise House, Marina Commercial Pk,
Centre Park Road, Cork.
Tel: 021 233 9120

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Payroll and Accounts Receivable Specialist

Location: Cork
Entered: 21 Oct 2018
Duration: Permanent
Ward Personnel is a Recruitment Agency with offices in Cork, Dublin and Athlone who specialise in the construction sector.  Due to significant expansion, we currently require a
Payroll and Accounts Receivable Specialist
for our Cork office in Centre Park Road, Cork City. 
As this is a busy role in a fast-moving environment, the successful candidate will:
  • be a dynamic, highly motivated individual who enjoys being challenged;
  • be very proficient with IT, particularly Microsoft Excel and will be comfortable using macros, pivot tables, look-ups etc in Microsoft Excel; 
  • have a good knowledge of payroll software and accounting systems in general. Experience with Collsoft payroll software and Quickbooks would be advantageous though not vital;
  • ideally have at least three years’ experience in both payroll and accounts receivable areas;
  • be very comfortable working to tight deadlines;
  • ideally have or be pursuing an Accounting Technician/IPASS qualification or higher, though excellent relevant experience without a qualification will be considered;
  • have a desire to work hard to develop a long-term career in our company;
  • have excellent attention to detail and take great pride in their work;
  • will have strong written & verbal communication skills and work well in a team;
The key responsibilities of the role will include:
  • taking ownership and responsibility for payrolling and invoicing of our workforce on a weekly basis (approx. 200 employees).  This involves large volumes of data entry so attention to detail is of paramount importance;
  • managing all the processes around new employees starting, employees finishing, issuing of P45s, P60s, processing P2C files, processing holiday pay, issuing payslips etc;
  • responsibility for managing a portion of our Debtors Ledger including contacting our clients by phone and email, allocating payments to the ledger, general credit control including issuing statements and account reconciliations etc;
  • supporting the existing Finance Manager and Managing Director as required with ad hoc finance tasks;
This role offers a great opportunity for someone to join a growing company and develop a long-term career.   A competitive salary package is on offer.  Please send CV to


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