HR / Payroll

2 days left

Chelmsford, England
£12.00 - £14.00 per hour
26 Mar 2021
25 Apr 2021
Shelly McKinney
Specialist Area
General HR Function
Full Time
Temporary HR / Payroll Assistant £14 per hour

Your new company

A strong HR / Payroll Assistant is required on a temporary basis.,
You will be used to working with confidential information and be a strong communicator with excellent administration skills, you will be responsible for supporting the HR function with all aspects of the employee lifecycle. This will include being the first point of contact for all HR queries, managing the new starter and onboarding process, record maintenance and supporting the HR Director in handling employee relations matters and wider HR initiatives including acquisitions around the UK.

Your new role

Manage the full onboarding process (pre-& post joining) with managers and new hires, including preparation of contracts of employment, new starter forms etc.
Update the HR database & payroll.
Complete any administrative tasks related to the management of the probation process.
Coordinate necessary visas and work permits.
Liaise with managers and the Facilities/IT team to ensure on-boarding plans are complete.
Conduct new hire HR induction meetings.
Leavers Manage the leaver process, liaising with management to ensure appropriate documentation is completed by the employee, leaving arrangements are agreed, facilities and IT are notified, benefits are ceased and issue exit paperwork.
Update HR database and payroll records.
Produce leaver reports.
Cease all benefits.
Monitor the exit interview process and conduct any necessary face to face follow-up exit interviews with the employee.

Closely working with Payroll to ensure deadlines are met for new starters, leavers and variations.
Manage the HR database to ensure details are accurate.
Direct employee payroll queries to our payroll team in a timely manner.
Complete all necessary payroll paperwork and liaise with managers to ensure all changes are communicated to employee

What you'll need to succeed
Educated to at least A Level or equivalent
Good Microsoft Word & Excel skills.
Ability to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience in HR Administration
Ability to quickly become highly knowledgeable on the structures, policies and procedures and approach.
Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate, present and influence at all levels with internal customers.
Able to advise on straight-forward and complex projects involving multiple stakeholders.
Ability to prioritise, multi-task, and perform effectively under pressure.

You will need to be…
Extremely aware of confidentiality, and able to keep all sorts of information private
Process-orientated with strong organisation, time management, prioritisation and multi-tasking skills
Willing to use and maximise the benefits of technology - HR systems experience is a plus.
Able to use excellent communication skills, to respond to management and employee queries clearly and concisely.

What you'll get in return
A varied and broad HR role within a growing organistaion that is going through some change. You will have the opportunity to work with a first class HR team and support on some interesting projects. Remote working currently following government guidelines. Applicants must lice within commutable distance of Chelmsford as you will be required to attend the office for meetings.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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