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HR & Payroll Specialist

Sector . HR Advisor
Location . Derbyshire
Salary . £27k - 30k per year
Contract Type . Permanent
2020-10-24 18:50:10 2021-01-24 Distinct Recruitment Ltd

We’re currently working with a fantastic organisation in Derbyshire who are recruiting for an expert in the HR & Payroll space to support with delivering a first-class HR service to the business. You’ll be working as part of a small and friendly team in a busy and bustling environment.

This is a great opportunity for an individual with a dual skillset and experience in HR and Payroll. You’ll have the opportunity to gain breadth of exposure to the HR & Payroll portfolio and really make a difference in this growing business.

What you’ll be doing:


  • Full responsibility for the management of the payroll function including the escalation point for queries and the main point of contact for the payroll provider.
  • Provides reward and payroll advice, expertise and support to the Managers, wider HR team and the Head of HR.
  • Generate and implement people and analytical data reports, providing calculations and coordinates gender pay reporting return for UK business.
  • Proactively review and improve current processes and procedures.
  • Responsible for Management Information.
  • Payroll related annual projects e.g. annual pay review and negotiations, statutory increase, redundancy calculations, managing employee incentives schemes etc.

HR Generalist:

  • Providing comprehensive advice and support on all ER issues, including absence management, disciplinary, grievance, performance management, maternity, and paternity issues.
  • Act as an ambassador for the group culture whilst developing the employer brand.
  • To develop and maintain effective relationships with a hierarchy of stakeholders.
  • Support the administration of the ER process / other company policies to ensure the process operates effectively and to agreed timescales.

What you’ll be:

  • CIPD Level 3 qualified (or equivalent)
  • Excellent excel skills; advanced formulas, tables & formatting, pivot tables & pivot reporting, VBA & Macros.
  • Significant proven experience of running monthly payrolls for a large organisation.
  • Sound understanding of HMRC requirements for payroll processing.
  • Good understanding of salary sacrifice arrangements.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively and liaise with a variety of staff members at all levels.
  • Ability to work under pressure as part of a busy team.
  • Must have excellent attention to detail.

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