Payroll & HR Administrator

  • Location:

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Contact:

    Eleanor Shanks

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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  • Startdate:

    11/04/2019 12:07:07

Payroll & HR Administrator

Salary: up to 25K
Location: Leeds City Centre
Position: Full time - Permanent
Hours: 9:00 - 17:00 (1 hour lunch)

We have a brilliant opportunity for a Payroll & HR Administrator to join a specialist law firm within their Leeds City Centre Office.

This is a very varied and busy roll. We are looking for an experienced Administrator to process payroll under the direction of the Payroll Manager, and also to offer administrative support to our HR & Talent Adviser, who as part of our busy HR Team manages our early year's programs for Work Experience, Apprentices and Trainees.


* 25 days holiday
* Holiday buy / sell up to 5 days
* Life cover 4 x salary
* Gym discounts
* Interest free travel loans
* Cycle to work scheme
* Private medical insurance
* Dental cover

Personal qualities

* Keen interest in Human Resources - specifically Talent Development
* Enthusiasm
* Highly motivated
* Positive work ethic
* Ability to show initiative
* Team player
* People person

Desired skills

* Experience of processing payroll
* Up to date knowledge of HMRC rules and regulations
* Strong communication skills
* Ability to work independently
* Exceptional organizational skills
* Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
* Good time management skills
* Capable in use of MS Applications

The Role

PAYROLL (probably 2nd and 3rd weeks of the month
* End to end payroll processing of monthly payroll
* Starters, leavers, absence
* AE Pensions, CCV, voluntary benefits, 3rd party payments
* FPS and EPS
* Work closely with HR and Finance teams
* Liaise and correspond with HR / Finance / Employees / HMRC / other 3rd parties

* Supporting the HR team with the setup of new apprentices and trainees during the January, March and September intakes;
* Assist with the inductions of the bulk intakes;
* Update and maintain HR files and rotation trackers;
* Follow process for starters, leavers and transfers, ensuring all appropriate parties (e.g. IT, Finance, Facilities) are notified by agreed deadlines;
* Chase outstanding documentation;

* Provide support and coordinate the administrative arrangements in relation to recruitment of apprentices and trainees;
* Support with interviews for candidates, including booking of rooms and sending interview documentation to relevant managers;
* Produce offer paperwork for new recruits;
* Carry out pre-employment checks for new employees;
* Help manage and execute recruitment events such as National Apprentice Week, school careers fairs, bulk recruitment events;

Leavers - or convertors

* Assist with assessment/interview process for NQ positions;
* Liaise with Compliance re Qualification formalities;
* Issue new contracts etc. for successful NQ colleagues or Legal Assistants;
* Complete leaver process for departing NQs or Apprentices;

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