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Payroll Administrator

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Date: 09-Feb-2021

Location: Tralee, KY, IE

Company: Kerry

About Kerry


More than 25,000 people have careers with Kerry. From Food Science to Manufacturing, our jobs help nourish and delight consumers around the globe. Kerry is committed to leading to better in everything we do. We strive for better taste and nutrition, better sustainability, better career opportunities and ultimately, a better world.


Inspiring Food, Nourishing Life puts food, drink and wellbeing front and centre. Food matters. It brings people together; across cultures, countries and generations. Food is heritage, happiness and health. Food is family and friends. Food is life.

About the role:


Fixed Term Contract, based in Tralee (currently working remotely)


As a member of the Payroll team you will be responsible for providing full payroll support to the Irish Businesses for weekly and monthly employees and to ensure payroll is processed in a timely & accurate manner.

Key responsibilities in the role:


  • High volume weekly & monthly payroll processing
  • Responsible for ensuring all payroll inputs are accurate & completed on time
  • Monitor Alerts on SAP Employee Central Payroll system, action & investigate any discrepancies in a timely manner
  • Preparation & reconciliation of statutory returns under PAYE Modernization
  • Preparation of payments to Third Parties
  • Respond to all internal/external stakeholder queries
  • Complete Payroll Queries via ServiceNow and ensure all queries are answered within our Service Level Agreements.

Your Profile:


  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Previous experience of working in a client facing fast paced environment, dealing with stakeholders, business partners and employees directly
  • Customer service skills
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to be hands on and open to learning
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as using own initiative.



  • Experience in Payroll administration and general payroll legislation an advantage
  • Payroll experience
  • IPASS/Accounts Technician Qualification.