Senior HR Advisor

City of London, England
£45000 - £47000 per annum + competative benefits
03 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Candice Martens
Job Type
HR Advisor
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is an accountancy firm with offices based across London and the South East. They are looking for a Senior HR Advisor to join the HR team based in their City office. The HR team are very supportive and friendly and they are looking a HR professional from a Professional Services background.


  • Manage recruitment for the allocated group, working closely with the Recruitment Advisor.
  • Responsible for monthly payroll within client group.
  • Builds and maintains an excellent knowledge of the allocated group's goals, employees and business processes.
  • Acts as point of contact for the employees and Partners within allocated group.
  • Manages complex employee relations issues and HR projects.
  • Ensures HR Manager, relevant Partners and Executive Board are made aware of sensitive employee relations issues.
  • Actively identifies gaps and proposes and implements change.
  • Manages salary review and appraisals for allocated group, identifying employees ready for promotion/performance review.
  • Attends appraisal meetings for allocated group.
  • Identifies and prepares career development plans for key employees.
  • Supports and advises Partners/Managers in relation to people issues, ensuring they understand the impact of these on the individual and the business.
  • Builds strong relationships within the allocated group.
  • Supports and develops the HR Administrator with their professional development, ensuring they are appropriately involved in operational issues and project work.

Person spec:

  • CIPD qualified with good academics
  • At least 6 years HR experience within a professional services environment.
  • Excellent working knowledge of employment law with the ability to apply it practically to workplace situations.
  • Excellent understanding of HR best practice and ability to apply this to employee relations cases.
  • Experience of leading on organisational change projects including restructures and redundancies.
  • Experience of formal report writing.
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to mutli-task.
  • Professional and approachable.
  • Tactful and diplomatic.
  • Ability to influence.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and under pressure.
  • Good facilitation and mediation skills.
  • Willingness to undertake business travel to other sites on a frequent basis.

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