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Clerical Officer - HR/Payroll Admin

Job Title: Clerical Officer - HR/Payroll Admin
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Athenry, Co Galway
Start Date: 01/02/2022
Duration: Maternity Leave
REF: 11084
Contact Name: Aileen Fitzgerald
Contact Email: sligo@icegroup.ie

Job Description

Maternity Leave Contract based in Athenry

Exciting opportunity for a person with a financial background to cover a maternity leave contract in Athenry. Responsibility for varying functions in the finance department as determined by the Head of Department/Director of OSD/CE from time to time.

Main Duties 

  • Support the Manager(s) and colleagues within the Finance department in order to achieve the key goals, objectives and tasks;
  • Data input to financial systems;
  • Reconciliation of accounts and ensuring records are up-to-date and accurate;
  • Provide assistance and support to assist the achievement of deadlines;
  • Collate data for the preparation of reports;
  • Maintain a quality customer service focus when dealing with all clients of the unit;
  • Provide accurate information and respond to queries in an efficient, professional and courteous manner – in person, by phone, by correspondence;
  • Efficiently operate the telephone/switchboard and distribute calls/messages (as and when requested);
  • Ensure all documentation/forms are accurate and produced to high quality;
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of appropriate management information systems as related to the delivery of administrative services on behalf of GRETB;
  • Attend relevant training as required from time to time;
  • Comply with the conditions which may be prescribed in other agreements applying to the work associated with this post;
  • Foster and support the development and use of ICT systems;
  • Carrying out such other projects or activities as may be assigned from time to time by the Chief Executive.

Person Specification

  1. Essential

    • Have previous experience working in an HR/Payroll Department.
    • have the requisite knowledge, skills and competencies to carry out the role. 
    • be capable and competent of fulfilling the role to a high standard;
  2. Desirable

    • Have excellent administrative and IT skills;
    • Have obtained a Finance related qualification;
    • Be self-motivating, flexible and results-focused;
    • Ability to prioritise and manage work in a dynamic and pressurised environment;
    • Excellent judgement, problem-solving, analytical and decision-making skills;
    • Proven record as a team player with a flexible approach;
    • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining relationships;
    • Excellent organisational, communication, and interpersonal skills;
    • Have an understanding of the main features and current challenges of public service and regulatory reform;