HR & Payroll Advisor

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  • Sector:

    Human Resources

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  • Salary:

    £35000 per annum, Benefits: Pension, Life Assurance

  • Contact:

    Sarah Lane

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01392 423 301

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Sarah Lane

HR & Payroll Advisor

The Opportunity:
If you are a collaborative and hands on HR and Payroll Advisor seeking a stand alone role with an off site HR Lead back up, then this Exeter based opportunity could be the exciting role you seek.  Your primary focus will be on
in providing guidance and advice to employee and managers on matters of employment legislation, employee relations, policies, supporting the selection and interview process; owning the new joiner process from preparing offer letters to induction and answering day to day employee related queries. The role holder will also be required to manage the monthly payroll and HRIS data. This is highly operational role in a newly formed business, and experience of implementing HR and payroll processes would be an advantage.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Ensure all HR policies and procedures are up to date and in line with current legislation
  • Liaise with and support managers in all aspects of the recruitment process
  • To conduct starter and leaver processes including onboarding, inductions and exit interviews, processing documentation and providing feedback to Managers as required
  • Manage pre-employment checks and screening, including visa applications (right to work in the UK, Visa applications
  • Support managers in disciplinary and grievance matters and performance management issues)
  • Assist the HRBP on gathering and preparing data for the annual salary review and bonus scheme process
  • Support the absence management process.  Assist with the recording of absence, completing return to work interviews when required. Work in conjunction with Occupational Health as required, and support Managers
  • Oversee the collation of monthly payroll information; in relation to new starters, leavers (holiday pay and benefit adjustments), variable payroll data monthly (overtime, absence, flexible benefits etc)
  • Process the monthly outsourced payroll (using MoorePay) for authorisation in advance of the BACS payment deadline and ensuring that the monthly Third-Party Payments are processed in a timely manner
  • Answering any employee related payroll queries in a timely manner and liaising with the payroll provider as necessary
  • You will be responsible for the administration of benefits and pensions and liaising with benefit providers as required
Preferred Skills Required:
  • CIPD Level 5 HRM is highly desirable
  • 3 years+ experience
  • Previous experience of working in a dynamic business in a similar role in HR and payroll
  • Previous experience of using Moorepay systems (or similar) – Payroll and HR
  • Previous experience of managing payroll and benefits is essential
  • Must be highly proficient in Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Excellent admin and organisational skills
  • Experience in running Payroll reporting and collating data for Payroll to be delivered on time, and accurately first time
 Working Hours: 8.30am – 5.00pmMon-Fri.  This role could easily be offered on a hybrid basis: part office and part home based.