The Finance industry is booming

The Finance industry is booming



The Finance industry is booming and nowhere better than in Payroll Jobs in Cork at present. Are you ready to take the reins on this opportunity and get a new career and a better salary?

A key area of hiring currently amongst many of the Cork multinationals are Payroll Specialist roles. There a number of differing positions available within an organisation’s payroll department but in general, it would revolve around ensuring staff are paid the right amount of money on the correct date. Alternatively it’s possible to work within the accounts team of a company or else you may be employed by a small payroll company that offers payroll services for businesses. It’s an area that carries a great deal of responsibility with tight deadlines.

What skills are needed?

You'll need to have a firm understanding of maths and a basic knowledge of accounting to become a payroll specialist. Being detail-oriented and organised will benefit you, since these traits can help you catch errors in documentation. As a payroll specialist, you must be trustworthy and ethical because you work with confidential personal information. High quality IT skills and excellent time management will equally stand you in good favour.

Start now and get researching what skills and training you need

The Pitman Training Cork courses are designed so that you have the option to learn that new skill quickly and easily and with our tutor and course advisor support right behind you guiding you along the way you can overcome any barrier you feel you are facing. For example the Pitman Training Payroll Award is a great short programme if you wish to learn Payroll quickly. It’s practical training which means you get hands on experience to put to immediate use in the workplace. You cover Payroll – Manual & Computerised, HR Essentials in Ireland and Microsoft Excel based over approximately 70 hours flexi study. For a more comprehensive accounting qualification there is the Pitman Training Accounting Technician Diploma and the Pitman Training Advanced Accounts Diploma, each covering essential skills training for these Payroll Specialists roles and more including Bookkeeping, Payroll, Sage 50 Accounts and Microsoft Office modules. Expected salary ranges for a career in Payroll start off at €25K-35K entry level up to €40-45K with 5 years + experience and up to €50-55K for a Payroll Manager position.

What to do next?

Our team in Pitman Training Cork work with you to help you best choose your career path and offer guidance and advice on how to reach your goals. If the path you are aiming for involves a refresh of a skill-set or brand new training they are on-hand for any advice you may need such as relevant courses, CV or interview skills. Our training programmes are flexible and at times to work around each student so training can easily fit in around current work or family commitments. Students can train part-time, full-time, evenings, weekends and from home.

For information on our range of bookkeeping, accounting and payroll training courses Cork Pitman Training has to offer or in other areas such as Secretarial, Office Management courses and Executive PA courses, Medical Secretary training and Legal Secretarial courses, Management courses, IT Courses, Programming courses, Tech Training, Graphic Design courses and many more or simply for career advice, CV skills and top interview tips contact us today or call us 021 484 9989 /FREEPHONE 1800 532 632, email [email protected] or WhatsApp 086 7399557.



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