Payroll & HR Assistant - 9 Month FTC

Niche Recruitment Ltd
Brighthampton, UK
13 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our well-established client in Oxfordshire is recruiting for a Payroll & HR Assistant to join their Head Office for a 9-month Fixed Term Maternity Cover, with plans to start in September! A maternity cover role, this position would suit an experienced Payroll Clerk looking for a great contract where you will be key in helping to implement a new payroll system.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Act as knowledgeable point of contact for Payroll queries, on all levels of the office spectrum & beyond.
  • Implementation of a new payroll sysytem - Cascade
  • You'll be assisting with the payroll process for approximately 250 staff, both internally and externally, processing payroll in time for stringent deadlines.
  • Liaise with the company external payroll processing service provider, you'll be able to manage end-to-end payroll processes with confidence.
  • Database maintenance and record entry/amendments are a significant aspect to the role.
  • You'll also be processing various types of payments, including; sickness pay, holiday, pension, maternity & Paternity pay, etc, in conjunction with online timesheets.
  • Provide ad-hoc support with HR administration/projects.

In response to the administrative demands of the role, the ideal candidate will:
  • Have a minimum of 2 years' experience processing company payroll, via an external payroll service provider.
  • Be a self-assured communicator both written and spoken, you will be able to deal with a variety of payroll-related queries, liaising with various departments, agencies and HMRC as necessary.
  • Ideally previous experience in the implementation of a new payroll system.
  • Be confident using HR systems on a daily basis. Additionally, should you have experience supporting the implementation of a new HR system, this would be extremely beneficial to an application.
  • While not necessary, prior experience of working in a HR administration role would also be a plus.

The role itself...
This Payroll Assistant role is to start immediately for a handover as the new system is due to go live in October. The Payroll Assistant will oversee the smooth operations of the Payroll office, so we need a confident representative to jump in head first. Reporting to the HR Advisor, you will be practiced at managing workloads to deadlines, and have a keen eye for detail.

What the company is like...
Based in Witney, Oxfordshire, the Payroll Assistant role will play a key position in streamlining the efficiency of the HR department as a whole. The brand is currently updating their HR systems and you'll be joining the company at an exciting new time.

How to apply...
If this vacancy ticks all your boxes and fits in with your experience, then get in touch by submitting your CV ASAP in response to this advert.

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