Payroll / HR Administrator, Letchworth

Posted 2 months ago

Ref:  FR101658


  • Use PeopleHR to provide insightful weekly/monthly reports
  • Maintain the training matrix of all employees completed training


  • Managing the monthly payroll process from start to finish
  • Inputting Starter and Leaver details on to SAGE Payroll
  • Processing P45’s, Starter declarations, P60’s & P11D’s
  • Reviewing and reconciling payroll to ensure employees are paid correctly and on time
  • Calculating and inputting additional holiday pay, overtime, and standby payments
  • Downloading HMRC notifications, inputting tax codes and student loans, auditing any tax code changes
  • Maintaining accurate information to ensure debts, advances and other deductions and payments are correctly processed and managed
  • Managing pension deductions, payments, and submissions
  • Processing SMP, SSP, company sick pay, PAYE, and other statutory payments/deductions
  • Resolving payroll related queries
  • Uploading payroll payments to the bank for approval
  • Processing employee float payments
  • Processing employee expenses and uploading payments to the bank for approval
  • Point of contact for HMRC and the pension provider


  • Support the Senior HR Advisor with the recruitment process in its entirety from advertisement to onboarding new starter
  • Liaise with recruitment agencies as and when required
  • Daily management of recruitment tracker providing updates to key stakeholders on recruitment when requested
  • Collation of essential new starter paperwork

Core HR

  • Demonstrate a good understanding and interest of current Employment Law legislation and upcoming changes
  • Administration of employee life cycle paperwork including but not limited to; salary changes, job role changes, acknowledgment of resignations etc, ensuring that an accurate audit trail of changes is maintained for all staff
  • Support the use of the Bradford Factor to manage absence levels across the business through regular reporting
  • Act as first point of contact for employee HR related queries; escalating to the Senior HR Advisor when necessary
  • Provide clear communication at all levels
  • Support the Senior HR Advisor with low level Employee Relations cases


  • Maintain and update PeopleHR to show starters, leavers, salaries, emergency contacts etc
  • Manage GDPR data requests for engineers attending high security sites
  • Add starters to the H&S online training platform
  • Obtain employee references for all new starters
  • Other ad-hoc tasks as and when required by the Senior HR Advisor
  • Booking hotels as and when required

Person Specification

  • Proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Office is essential
  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Able to maintain strict confidentiality and sensitivity without any exceptions
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, with the ability to prioritise tasks and work on own initiative
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal

Salary:   £23,000 – £26,000

Hours:  8.30am – 5.00pm


22 days holiday rising to 27 with service plus bank holidays  

It is with regret that we are unable to respond personally to each individual application due to the high volume of CVs we receive on a daily basis. However, if you have not heard from us within 7 days, please take it that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
This vacancy is being advertised by Fresh Recruit Ltd who are acting as an employment agency business

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