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Payroll & HR Assistant

£20000 - £22000

Job description

Payroll & HR Assistant


North of Milton Keynes


As the Payroll & HR Assistant you will be responsible for the preparation and processing of a monthly payroll. You will support the HR Officer with the ongoing development and consistent implementation of a human resource policies in accordance with company strategy, whilst adhering to UK legislation.


As the Payroll and HR Assistant you will have the opportunity to get involved in both Payroll and HR duties to support the HR Officer on a day to day basis in the efficient running of the HR department. 



Key Responsibilities


  • Processing & administration of monthly payroll, using Iris/Earnie payroll software, including management reporting & statutory filings.
  • Undertaking monthly & year end reconciliations.
  • Ensuring all statutory reporting is completed to the highest standards within legislated deadlines. (RTI and P11D completion)
  • Liaising with departments to ensure timesheets are correctly completed, authorised & received in line with payroll deadlines.     
  • Maintain and update all spreadsheets.                  
  • Administration of Group Pension and Auto Enrolment Scheme.
  • Maintain and update all personnel files, both electronic and paper.
  • Accurately track all monthly changes, including starters, leavers, amendments and maternity.
  • Administer HR-related documentation, such as contracts of employment.
  • Assist in the recruitment process.
  • Coordination of online training for all new employees
  • To take minutes in meeting, when required.
  • Maintain the company’s organisation charts



Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications


  • Extensive payroll knowledge
  • Reliable and flexible approach to work and hours
  • Ability to work under pressure and demonstrate complete confidentiality
  • Strong Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Outlook Skills.
  • Demonstrate strong administrative and organisational skills, ability to multi-task and prioritise workload
  • Excellent communication skills, able to present work and explain matters clearly.
  • Full clean UK driving licence


Desirable but not essential


  • Desirable experience using Iris-Earnie payroll software
  • Desirable knowledge of Visio



Please apply today!


Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 24 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a Consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days.

If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!



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