Human Resources and Personnel

Payroll and HR Assistant


Job Title: Payroll and HR Assistant

Location: City of London

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Working Hours: 40 hours per week, Mon-Fri 8:30 – 17:30

The Role

Your primary function will be to enter and administer all of the payroll data and ensure that its sent to the third party payroll provider in a timely and accurate manner then check it upon its return.

Key Duties:

  • Inputting payroll data onto various spreadsheets
  • Checking/auditing of entered payroll
  • Liaising with the external Payroll provider to ensure payroll is met accurately and on time.
  • Review and check returned payroll data
  • Calculating and processing overtime and commissions
  • Managing maternity & paternity pay
  • Setting up new starters and leavers
  • Uploading pension data to the portal, check and process
  • Process Childcare vouchers and other schemes
  • Provide first line of contact for employee queries

About you:

  • Supportive individual and strong team player.
  • Able to work on own initiative.
  • Thorough with good attention to detail.
  • Highly numerate
  • Logical Thought Process
  • Organized and able to identify and prioritize work.
  • Can do attitude
  • Good communicator at all levels
  • Confidentiality


  • Highly numerate with good Excel skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Hands on experience of payroll and pension administration
  • Ability to multitask
  • Accuracy
  • Good knowledge of current legislation (SSP, SMP, PAYE Etc..)
  • General admin experience including good Word skills.
  • Experience of providing responsive, high quality customer focused service


  • Previous payroll and admin experience
  • At least 2 years in a similar role
  • Experience of processing P11Ds a bonus

Please click the APPLY button to send your CV & Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Accounts Administrator, Office Administrator, Payroll Processing, Payroll Administrator, HR Administrator may also be considered for this role.