Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Cork


Position summary:
The Payroll Specialist will haveresponsibility for processing a full in-house payroll for a number of Legalentities in a dynamic environment.

The role is part of a country wide teamresponsible for ensuring all payrolls delivered are timely, accurate andaligned with Company policies and regulatory requirements.

Principal responsibilities:
Processing of payroll for all Johnson &Johnson employees using Megapay payroll software ensuring the timely andaccurate processing of all payroll cycles.

- Execute processes to support the preparation of payroll processing including the simulation of payroll runs and audit reports and validations.
- Maintain payroll Master Data in accordance with operational procedures and payroll policies.
- Support the management of mass uploads files and reconciliations.
- Enforce interface processing controls and timely handling of Interface and processing errors.
- Provide direct customer service to employees with high quality, professional and timely responses to queries via salesforce ticketing/ shared service calls.
- Ensuring month and year-end payroll returns are complete, accurate and timely.
- Maintain all payroll records as required by revenue and J&J Data Retention Records in line with GDPR.
- Engaging with internal and external customers to meet service delivery requirements.
- Processing Ex-Pat assignments setting up deductions according to contract, coordinating the calculation of hypo-tax etc.
- Manage and Process Shared Based Compensation.
- Collaboration with HR Admin and other functions/vendors/partners to ensure consistent accurate flow of information and received within payroll deadlines for processing.
- Support T&A Analyst as required.
- Actively challenge the status quo and drive continuous improvement, participate in process improvement projects & efficiencies automation.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Compliance
- Support the execution of the SOX Program (404).
- Support internal audits, external audits (PwC), Pension audits and government audits.
- Ensure culture of compliance is reinforced continuously within the team.


IPASS Payroll Technician/Payroll Diploma
Finance/Accounting Degree/ CPA, CIMA, ACCA,Chartered Accountant or equivalent

Related experience:
2 to 5 years
Additional knowledge, skills, abilitiesand experience required.

- Previous experience in Payroll and Time and Attendance operations required.
- Experience with Payroll applications required.
- A clear, fast thinker, problem solver, able to translate business needs into pragmatic solutions and implement them
- Able to work effectively in a multi-functional, multi-cultural environment and be open to change and the challenges that arise in a dynamic environment
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact skillfully and confidently with internal partners and colleagues to develop ideas, find opportunities, and influence outcomes.
- An effective teammate, with developed communication and negotiation skills to focus on building and maintaining positive relationships with the Payroll process partners
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in order to communicate with customers, peers, and vendors.
- A sense of urgency in solving customer inquiries and requests to ensure timely resolution and an ability to work effectively under pressure.
- Excellent computer skills including proven fundamentals in Microsoft Applications.
- Ability to work efficiently and productively, independently with minimal supervision.
- Ability to use own initiative and communicate/collaborate effectively at all levels.
- Fluent English Speaker

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companiesare equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receiveconsideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin,protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protectedby law.

Primary Location
Ireland-Cork-Cork- Organization
Janssen Pharmaceutical Ltd. (8170)
Job Function
Requisition ID

  • accountant
  • payroll

About the company

If you’re thinking about taking your career to a place where you can be seen for the talent you bring to your work, where you’ll have a chance to be the driver of your own career, and where others share your passion for caring and success, then we invite you to explore Johnson & Johnson. BE VITAL in your career and make a unique mark. Join the approximately 129,000 men and women who work within our companies and touch the lives of more than a billion people around the world every day.