HR & Payroll Assistant

3 days left

London, England
£27000 - £30000 per annum + plus excellent additional benefits
04 Feb 2021
04 Mar 2021
JN -122020-1559402
Bridget Wilson
Job Type
HR Administrator
Contract Type
Full Time

HR & Payroll Assistant required - IMMEDIATE START. Based in London, you will work alongside the HR Manager to provide support across the UK & Ireland business.

Knowledge of payroll & excel is essential.

Client Details

You will be working for a luxury skincare retail brand in London.


As HR & Payroll Assistant for this luxury skincare retail company based in London, your key responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Process all new starters and leavers including production of employment contracts, induction packs, reference requests, company handbooks, leaver letters and holiday payments.
  • Create and maintain all employee personnel files, ensuring archiving of leavers and cleansing of information held in line with GDPR.
  • Deal with recruitment administration, including employment applications and ensure safer recruitment practices are met, administration and recruitment activities including adverts, shortlisting, interviews and offers
  • Process all administration of annual pay review, employee survey and HR statistics
  • Supporting all disciplinaries, grievances and all aspects of employee relations
  • Ensuring that HR is fully compliant with GDPR /Right to work


  • Prepare (as required) monthly payroll. Preparation of payroll input forms to send to payroll provider
  • Deal with employee salary and payroll queries
  • Checking the payroll once received back from the payroll provider
  • Respond to any payslip/payroll related queries from employees.


The successful HR & Payroll Assistant for this luxury skincare retail brand will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Previous working knowledge of payroll is essential
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel is essential.
  • Adaptable in approach to work with the ability to multi-task
  • Meticulous and accurate
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise
  • Process driven
  • Effective interpersonal/management skills
  • Strong team working skills
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels both oral and written
  • Professional and confidential, able to deal sensitively and diplomatically with all types, at all levels


  • Good standard of formal education (A level preferred)
  • CIPD or equivalent HR qualification desirable

Job Offer

This is an exciting opportunity for an HR & Payroll Assistant to join a family run business based in London.

Hours of work:

  • Mon-Thurs 9.00am - 5.30pm
  • Fri 9.00am - 4.00pm

20 days annual leave + bank holiday

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