HR and Payroll Assistant

  • Location:

    Kensington and Chelsea, London

  • Sector:

    Audit & Accounting

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  • Salary:

    £25000 - £28000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Greg Pollard

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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A bank based in Kensington, currently requires a HR and Payroll assistant to join them on a 12 month fixed term maternity cover contract. This is a great opportunity for candidates who are experienced in payroll to develop a HR skill set.

You will be responsible for...

  • Administration for the employee's full employment cycle; recruitment, on boarding, leavers etc.
  • Generate all employee HR correspondence, contracts, salary increase letters, references in a clear, accurate manner within appropriate timescales.
  • Update the HR database and employee information, monitoring holidays and other absence and flagging any issues to the HR Manager / Line Managers.
  • Oversea the certification process.
  • Lead on being system supervisor for the HR database, training new users and resolving system issues as they occur.
  • Provide MI reports monthly and on ad hoc requests.
  • Maintain HR soft/hard copies of files for Hong Kong, Tehran and London employees.
  • Respond to staff queries, where possible, on a same day response.
  • Keeping Microsoft outlook up to date with key dates, i.e. annual DBS for all employees, sponsor licence, birthdays, probations, employee certification regime etc.
  • Work in Partnership with the Administration Officer and payroll provider.
  • Work alongside the HR team to support the appraisal process, salary reviews, bonuses etc.
  • Working in partnership with the Administration Officer and having an oversight of their role so able to cover during all absence.
  • Be proactive in researching HR topics and engaging in discussion and development of the HR support function and developing self.
  • Track and regularly report on employee's visa statuses, and undertake research into visa requirements as needed.
  • Identify opportunities to improve processes and bring them to the attention of the HR team.
  • Assist the HR team with projects.

For your application to qualify you will have the following...

  • 1 - 2 years experience in payroll
  • General HR experience is beneficial but not compulsory.
  • Banking and financial services experience is also beneficial.
  • Strong MS office.
  • Advanced in spreadsheets, Excellent attention to details, communication and organisational skills.

Please apply now to find out more.


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