Our purpose and our total focus is to protect our clients by ensuring that their payroll is always accurate, compliant, and on time. Since we began in 2005 we have successfully delivered on that promise by ensuring we have the best people, the tightest processes and the most fit-for-purpose facilities in the industry. We really are passionate about best practice payroll and making a difference for our clients.
Our management team
Chief Executive Officer
Anne founded Paycheck Plus in 2005. Her vision was to provide high class payroll outsource services tailored to meet her clients’ requirements. Anne’s wealth and knowledge in payroll services and corporate governance stems back to her days lecturing with the Irish Pay roll Association (IPASS) and receiving a Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors (IoD) in 2013. Anne continues to speak at prestigious events both locally and internationally, where she relishes the opportunity to share her passion for payroll, corporate governance and specialist insight to payroll professionals. Previously Anne worked with Blue Chip companies such as Unilever and Heinz and in the educational sector. Anne’s numerous qualifications and depth of experience in the payroll outsource industry gives her invaluable insight as to how payroll should be operated in the most efficient and compliant manner while her knowledge in corporate governance issues ensures Paycheck Plus is a world leader in provision of payroll outsource services.
Chief Operations Officer
Bróna is ACA and TMITI qualified with over two decades of financial and operational management experience. She brings a vast knowledge and expertise of payroll systems and provides the payroll team with superior leadership, ensuring client’s requirements and KPI’s are consistently achieved. Bróna continuously improves organisational performance by analysing and enhancing business operations. She is also a key member of our client audit team.
Michelle is our senior payroll specialist and deserved recipient of the global award for “Highly Commended Payroll Specialist of the Year 2017” (presented by the Global Payroll Association). Michelle has over 10 years of expert experience in payroll. She is IPASS accredited, has a diploma in payroll management, completed numerous international payroll and management courses and has been crucial in Paycheck Plus meeting and adhering to ISAE3402 standards. Michelle regularly hosts payroll workshops and training days with payroll teams in the public and private sectors. Her knowledge of legislation, dedication to her clients and passion for payroll is exceptional.
Head of Client Systems Solutions
Niall is ACCA and IPASS qualified and was recently awarded “Highly Commended Global Payroll Specialist of the Year 2019” (presented by the Global Payroll Association). With over 15 years’ experience in Irish payroll and 10 years in UK payroll his knowledge of legislation, astute business support, dedication to his clients and all round passion for payroll are the pillars of what make him an exemplary payroll specialist. Having sat on HMRC and Revenue implementation panels for Real Time Reporting it was an obvious decision to appoint him our PAYE Modernisation Officer helping us and our clients be ready and remain informed at all times. Niall has an excellent understanding of other areas such as HR, Accounting, Taxation and Software which have been instrumental in developing and streamlining new processes for validating, reconciling and reporting payroll data bringing value-add to our clients.
Morgan is a highly experienced marketing manager. Having initially studied design and multimedia he went on to complete a master’s degree in marketing in 2008. He has worked in marketing for more than 15 years and is well versed in digital marketing channels such as digital advertising, email marketing, website optimisation and social media management as well as more traditional marketing channels, such event management, print advertising and promotional marketing.
Audrey joined our team as Quality Manager in July 2020. Within four months of joining Paycheck Plus she led the company in achieving re-accreditation in our ISO 9001 and ISO 27001. With over 15 years’ experience working within the Payroll Services Industry, from running her own business to working on complex International payrolls, she brings a passion for quality and attention to detail to the team. Audrey strives to incorporate the ISO standards, quality of work and attention to detail into the culture of Paycheck Plus. Audrey is now the lead member of our auditing team, performing monthly internal audits on our client payrolls and ad hoc external audits on companies as required.
Client Services Coordinator
Kathleen is passionate about enhancing our clients’ overall experience of Paycheck Plus services. With more than 20 years’ experience of working in the payroll & HR outsourcing industry in the UK, Ireland and internationally Kathleen is a tenacious customer advocate who strives to help ensure the continual success of the payroll function within our clients’ organisations. Having held senior positions in customer service, implementation and pre-sales Kathleen has significant insight into the journey of an outsourced customer and works to form open and transparent client partnerships which inspire confidence, demonstrate value-add and help ensure an excellent employee experience.
Head of Creative Networks
Opening of UK Office
Global Winning Team
C.O.O, Bróna Grogan awarded "Global Payroll Manager of the Year" and employee, Niall Clarke receives "Highly Commended Payroll Specialist"
Winner at Global Payroll Awards
Awarded “In-country Payroll Provider of the Year” and employee, Michelle Melia, receives “Highly Recommended Payroll Specialist of the Year” award
Open new Irish HQ
Win “Professional Services Excellence” award
Expanding our services
Create ‘International Payment Management Service’
Continuity of service
Set-up a fully functional, ready-to-go, emergency back-up office
Win “Customer Service Excellence Award”
Commence processing UK payroll
Win “Payroll Outsource Provider of the Year”
Win first international client
Win “Payroll Outsource Provider of the Year”
Anne Reilly founds the company
The guiding vision being ‘excellence in payroll’
Paycheck Plus are a delight to work with. The team is amazing……….as well as being very knowledgeable they are all extremely lovely!Hayley McClosker, Payroll Manager, Boojum
I can’t fault the service provided to us by Paycheck Plus. We have accurate, timely payroll processing from them and they are always a pleasure to deal with.Jo Horner, Payroll Manager, Krispy Kreme
We outsourced the Payroll Function in early 2016 to Paycheck Plus. During that time we experienced a seamless transition period and since then Paycheck Plus have delivered a high level of service covering all our payroll needs. Paycheck Plus consists of a team of knowledgeable, professional and courteous staff. They also have good systems in place ensuring that our employees in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland are paid correctly and on time. I would have no hesitation in recommending them to any new potential client.Catherine Harte, Human Resource Generalist, Harvey Norman Ireland
Paycheck Plus provide us with an excellent service and meets all of our payroll needs.Judith Cullen, Aras Mhuire Nursing Facility
Really helpful and friendly to deal with. Excellent advice provided and nothing is too much trouble.Richard Harris, Managing Director, Reesink Turfcare Ire
- Global Payroll Manager of the Year 2019 – Bróna Grogan, Global Payroll Association
- Highly Commended Payroll Specialist of the Year 2019 – Niall Clarke, Global Payroll Association
- In-country Payroll Provider of the Year 2017, Global Payroll Association
- Highly Commended Payroll Specialist of The Year 2017 – Michelle Melia, Global Payroll Association
- Business Growth Award for SME’s 2016, Louth Business Awards
- Best Customer Service 2015, Drogheda Business Excellence Awards
- Best Business Practice Excellence Award 2014, Fingal Dublin Chamber
- Best Exporter 2012, Louth Chamber
- Customer Service Excellence Award 2011, Fingal Business Awards
- Best Service Provider to Business 2010, Drogheda & District Business Excellence Awards
- Best Service Provider 2009, Louth County Enterprise Board
- “Overall Winner 2009”, Louth County Enterprise Board
- Payroll Outsource Provider of the Year 2008 (Small/Medium Category), IPASS Annual Payroll Awards
- Payroll Outsource Provider of the Year 2007 (Small/Medium Category), IPASS Annual Payroll Awards
We are ISAE 3402 accredited which verifies that we have the international standards for outsourcing including necessary procedures, systems and controls in place to effectively and securely meet your payroll service needs.
In addition, our payroll specialists have an abundance of qualifications and affiliations including IPASS, ACCA, ACA, CPA, CIPP, CTA, IATI, CPT, CIMA, IOD, IITD, CVT, NLP and IIPMM.