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HR & Payroll Officer

£34000 + Bonus + Blue Chip Benefits Package

Job Description

Payroll & HR Officer


£34000 Bonus Blue Chip Benefits Package


Remote Working - Head Office in Essex



Are you a talented HR & Payroll Officer with experience in payroll, HR and employee relations? If so, our client needs your skills.


They want a qualified CIPD Level 3 HR and Payroll Officer to join their team. The role will be jointly responsible for the timely, accurate and meaningful running of the organisation's payroll and working within the personnel department. You'll have extensive experience in both HR and payroll, as well as knowledge of relevant employment legislation.


In this role, you will be tasked with maintaining accurate employee records in line with legislation and policy requirements. You will also act as the primary point of contact between staff members, managers and stakeholders on all aspects of personnel management, including absence, disciplinary action, capability issues or grievances. As a result, you'll need to be able to quickly build positive relationships and work collaboratively with all those involved.


As the workforce is 100% remote, you should have experience with the HR issues that can arise when staff work in a hybrid or fully remote or field based working model.


You must be able to use Sage Payroll proficiently to process pay runs accurately for over 300 employees, making sure that taxation and workplace pension deductions are correctly applied.


As the organisation is remote-based, excellent IT skills, particularly MS Office applications such as Word & Excel, and digital communication tools like Zoom/Skype/Teams are essential.


In return our client offers an excellent benefits package including 10% bonus, private healthcare, eyecare vouchers, enhanced maternity, paternity and sick pay, perkbox rewards, clear development pathways supported by excellent learning and development opportunities.


Head office is near Colchester so on the occasional times when you are required on site, you will need your own car as public transport is limited.