Finance Manager - Payroll, Reward & Financial Reporting

Location
Dublin, Ireland
Salary
Unspecified
Posted
08 Aug 2022
Closes
08 Sep 2022
Ref
85657BR
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Role: Finance Manager – Payroll & Reward Financial Reporting

Purpose of role: Management of Payroll Accounting, Reporting & Controls

Reports to: Payroll, Reward Reporting & Balance Sheet Controls Manager

Location: Dublin Head Office

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

Payroll & Reward reporting and control across 14 countries and growing

  • Management role with responsibility for leading a team focused on preparation and analysis of robust periodic financial and management accounts
  • Support the International finance teams by ensuring payroll accounting adheres to local GAAP and IFRS requirements in all markets in which Primark operate
  • Deep understanding of drivers underpinning payroll costs across the Primark Group.
  • Accounting for complex areas such as share based payments & pension.
  • Ensure all payroll & reward accounting checks & controls are adhered to.
  • Review and challenge periodic processes to identify opportunities to drive efficiencies through automation or revised processes.
  • Coach and develop a high performing team responsible for Payroll & Reward Reporting & Controls
  • Break down information in a systematic and communicable manner
  • Escalate, manage and report control issues with transparency in a timely manner.
  • Oversee the monthly close process alongside other financial reporting teams.
  • Provide quality and timely Payroll & Reward information to internal and external customers.
  • Support delivery of automation of payroll interfaces to Oracle Financials in New & existing markets.
  • Team leadership supporting preparation of statutory accounts for a number of international legal entities
  • Key link with audit teams and other advisors ensuring timely and accurate completion of all statutory obligations for a number of legal entities
  • Involvement in technical financial accounting advice, researching the impact of accounting policy decisions on the business and advising of relevant changes
  • Preparation and analysis of financial year end notes for reporting packs
  • Further enhance reporting of costs & controls
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with key stakeholders in Retail Management, P&C, Financial Planning, Financial Reporting, Internal Control and with Internal and External Audit
  • Comfortable working and taking responsibility in a dynamic environment

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Accounting qualification (ACCA, ACA, CPA or equivalent) with 6 years+ PQE preferential
  • Industry experience would be an advantage but not a requirement.
  • A strong understanding of payroll & reward controls, accounting issues, systems and policies applicable to a large international organisation
  • Excellent attention to detail and an ability to analyse and interrogate data
  • Strong commercial awareness with a sound knowledge of wider business factors
  • High energy and enthusiasm, demonstrating initiative with strong work ethic
  • Ability to work under pressure in a demanding environment, without direct daily supervision and provide leadership to direct reports, peers and supervisors
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills, ability to multi-task, plan and prioritise work schedule and work within agreed timescales
  • Team player & strong relationship builder, able to work across numerous functions, internal & external

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