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Payroll Specialist

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Cork City

Ref # 8333

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Here in Barden, we are delighted to be exclusively working with a leading Accounting and Advisory firm here in Cork City who have an exciting opportunity for a Payroll Specialist to join their team.

This a primarily onsite role that is open to either 5 or 4 days per week for the right person in an environment with a fantastic culture.


  • Manage multiple payrolls, including monthly, weekly, and fortnightly.
  • Collect and process timely payroll information from clients.
  • Calculate employee pay, taxes, and deductions accurately.
  • Ensure compliance with tax regulations and timely submissions.
  • Apply knowledge of payroll policies and regulations.
  • Address client queries promptly and accurately.
  • Continuously improve payroll processes and efficiencies.


  • 2-3 years of payroll processing experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, Thesaurus, and any other payroll software.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong numeracy and communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and organisational abilities.


Hi, we’re Barden.  We’re the Partner Led Talent Advisory & Recruitment Firm that puts Talent first. With practices across Accounting & Tax, Business Support, Financial Services, Legal, Life Sciences, Supply Chain, and Technology, we help build world-class teams for Ireland’s top companies and we help top Talent achieve their ambitions. Simple.

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Tara Higgins is Partner of the Business Support & Operational Finance Practice with Barden’s talent advisory and recruitment firm in Munster. A core part of Tara’s role is working directly with professionals in the areas of Operational Finance and Business Support, helping them to identify and map out their future career path, and secure their ideal roles. Tara will also partner with clients to build world class teams in these, and other, areas of business. A UCC grad, Tara started her career in finance before moving into recruitment in 2015. She joined Barden Munster in April 2018 at a very exciting time when the Munster office was in true start-up mode. Over the past number of years, she has helped our managing partners to grow various areas of the Munster business, which she is extremely passionate about.

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