HR Assistant

Job Title: HR Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bracknell, Berkshire
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits package
Reference: 10593/001_1535124749
Contact Name: Jane Paton
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 24, 2018 16:32

Job Description

Our Client is a nationwide wealth management business. Due to continued growth they are expanding their HR team. This will suit a HR Generalist candidate who is looking to furter their career.

Job Purpose:

To provide efficient and effective HR support across the business, throughout the employee lifecycle from on boarding to leaving, whilst promoting a strong employee value proposition and maintaining a positive employer brand image.

The Associate will work very closely with the HR Business partners, our Finance team and Payroll bureau and therefore a strong knowledge of payroll processing within HR is required. They will also have regular contact with our third party benefit providers and so a good understanding of employee benefits - both Core and Voluntary is essential.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for effective, accurate and timely first line HR support to managers and colleagues across the business regarding general queries and employee relations advice (current employee population of around 1200)

Responsible for all payroll related activity and submission to payroll bureau including year-end and tax related information.

Responsible for all administration related to the employee lifecycle including producing contracts of employment and all associated new starter activities; maintaining all new starter and employment changes on HRIS; ensuring all leaver requirements are met including management of exit interview process and associated MI.

Responsible for the completion of all auto-enrolment activity and communication of any pension changes to appropriate providers, managing all colleague and financial queries regarding pension contributions

Responsible for all Benefits administration including Risk benefits claims, PMI, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme, Season Ticket Loans, Eye Care vouchers and Long Service Awards; co-ordinate the monthly Benefit joiners and leavers and subsequent change information to all providers

Support HR Operations Team Leader in all cyclical reward activity including annual salary and bonus review, benchmarking data collation, and annual benefit elections.

Support the Learning and Development team in the provision of internal and external training activity as required and tracking all external expenditure and budgetary management information.

Support the HR Business Partnering team in the provision of recruitment support and in general information gathering and admin support.

Champions new ideas and initiatives to support the business utilising HR systems and resources to create efficiencies and enhance the user experience.

Skills and Qualifications:

Experience in HR administration and preferably possess a CIPD qualification or working towards.

Strong knowledge and experience of payroll processing

Excellent administration, organisational and computer literacy skills, including advanced skills in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and HRIS report writing and workflow design

Strong interpersonal and communication skills - both oral and written

Good sense of team spirit and positive attitude with ability to work under own initiative

Knowledge/understanding of Financial Services (ideally within a FCA Regulatory environment)

Ability to adapt to change and work under pressure.

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