HR and Payroll Assistant - Bristol, South West

Pukka Herbs
Bristol, South West
£24,000 - £27,000
28 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Full Time

HR and Payroll Assistant

Are you working in an HR team delivering both HR and Payroll activities and are looking for a new opportunity? Do you aspire to work for a purposeful, sustainable and fast growing ethical brand? We are looking for an HR and Payroll Assistant to deliver fantastic people, payroll and systems support across a wide variety of HR activities within our People team.

Based in our Bristol office the role comes with a salary of £24,000 to £27,000, dependent on experience, alongside a benefits package designed to nurture your wellbeing and personal development.

About Pukka Herbs

Pukka Herbs create delicious organic herbal teas and incredible health supplements that take people on a journey of discovery to a healthier, happier life, benefiting people, plants and the planet. Over a million cups of Pukka tea are drunk every day and Pukka’s teas and supplements are sold in over 40 countries across the globe. About the role

As HR and Payroll Assistant your purpose will be to play a key role in the smooth running of a wide variety of activity, including payroll, HR systems and People team admin support. You’ll be the main point of contact in the People team splitting your time equally across payroll, HR systems activities, and delivering brilliant proactive HR support for Pukka People.

Working closely with our Finance team, and our outsourced Payroll and Pensions providers, you’ll be responsible for calculating and inputting payroll data and ensuring all payroll and pension tasks are processed on time. You’ll build strong relationships with our providers and be the first point of contact for queries.

Day-to-day you’ll deliver extensive admin support across a wide variety of HR activities, including updating all people team documentation, engaging with new hires, processing new employee and leaver administration, coordinating the administration across all elements of new employee inductions, creating reports, managing our Learning Academy, and working on People team projects.

As our People systems champion, you’ll be involved in all data entry activity, however your role will be much more than basic data input! You’ll use a logical, systematic and inquisitive approach to be our systems administrator, keeping the back-office system structure up to date and adjusting the system build, as necessary. When we want to change a process or approach you’ll be the key point of contact who develops the IFS system and process flows to support this.

About you

If you are being true to yourself you are a superb career administrator who thrives on delivering excellence with an energetic and proactive approach, whether that’s in payroll, getting people started or fitting into a high-pace team.

You’ll be working towards, or have, a Certificate in HR Practice or be educated to degree level, and delivered pivotal admin support to a busy HR team. With experience of payroll data input and payroll calculations, you’ll have a working knowledge of basic tax rules and payroll requirements, a deep appreciation of confidentiality, as well as having fantastic attention to detail and a logical approach. Numerate and confident with numbers, you’ll enjoy creating reports using Microsoft Excel and presentations in PowerPoint.

You’ll be super organised, efficient and love getting stuff done – that means making sensible decisions about priorities minute by minute. Resilient to changing priorities and managing a significant workload, you’ll be flexible and enjoy working to regular tight deadlines. You’ll have a desire to work hard on your own initiative whilst enjoying supporting a friendly and energetic team, and have a giggle along the way, even on the busiest of days!

You’ll be able to relate to others, be compassionate and enjoy responding to email and face to face enquiries. Experience of working with external suppliers and creating long-term effective relationships with them is needed. You’ll have experience of, and be inquisitive about, using HR IT systems and enjoy creating how-to process documentation and be comfortable with process flows.

To apply

If you’re intrigued and excited by what you’ve read so far, let’s see if you have what it takes to thrive at Pukka. To apply for this role please attach your CV and your answers to the four questions below that form an essential part of our application process:

  • Who are you?
  • How do you relate to others?
  • Heart or head?
  • Describe your energy

Please click on the 'Apply' button to apply online now!

Closing date:18th August 2017

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