Payroll / HR Administrator, Letchworth


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