HR and Payroll Administrator

Posted 9 April by Insight Recruitment Solutions Featured

My client, one of the largest Travel Insurance Company in the UK, are looking for an Accounts Assistant to join a fast paced established team. You will be working in their impressive corporate offices, responsible for drafting contracts of employment and employee life-cycle letters, you will maintain and update the HR and payroll system. You will also be responsible for accurately administrating and ad-hoc processing the company payroll for over 250 employees including employees on shift work, part time hours, contracted staff and timesheets.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has payroll and HR administration experience and has a passion to develop and grow within our fast-paced business.

Role Responsibilities:

  • To prepare contracts of employment and new starter documentation for new starters.
  • To carry out reference checks and Experian Employment Checks.
  • To prepare HR life-cycle letters such as probation letters, flexible working request letters, leaver letters, reference requests etc..
  • To update and maintain the HR and payroll system (Cascade) with all employee changes.
  • To follow the guidelines of GDPR when handling personal data and information.
  • To provide payroll support on an ad-hoc basis.
  • To provide payroll cover for holiday and absence.
  • To create a seamless link between the HR and payroll teams.
  • To understand and apply with payroll compliance, including knowledge of rules and regulations to process payroll.
  • To have experience in processing pensions under autoenrollment and have knowledge of autoenrollment regulations.
  • Communicating with employees about payroll calculations.
  • To refer to a manager when any work falls outside their area of knowledge or expertise.

Personal Qualities & Key Skills:

  • Vast payroll knowledge and experience.
  • Experience in a HR administration role.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A very keen and sharp eye for attention to detail.
  • Well organised with the ability to prioritise work load.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Confident in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Confident with working out mathematical equations for payroll (i.e. to pro rata part time staff).
  • Methodical with problem solving skills.
  • The ability to work on your own initiative and within a team.
  • Motivated and keen.
  • You must be trusted to keep sensitive work information confidential at all times.

Required skills

  • Contracts
  • HR
  • Payroll

Application questions

Are you able to work in Kings Hill, Kent?
Do you have experience in a HR administration role?
Do you have experience in processing pensions under autoenrollment?
Do you have vast payroll knowledge and experience?

Reference: 34855690

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