Human Resource and Payroll Administrator

The Seraphine Group
25000.00 GBP Annual
13 Sep 2017
23 Sep 2017
Job Type
Contract Type

An exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join a fast-growing Hotel Group based in Harrow who is interested in developing a career in Human Resources whilst on a flexible schedule. The role will be based on 24 hours per week either over three full days of eight hours or four days of six hours. The ideal candidate will assume full responsibility for the Payroll, HR and administrative functions of the Group. To work closely with colleagues to achieve timely and accurate wages and salaries payments in compliance with legal and company procedures.

Reports to

Group Finance Director

Direct reports



The UK payroll function is currently for circa 50 persons (and growing).

The HR function covers 130 staff and comprises full responsibility for the UK operations and overseeing the Irish operations.

The responsibilities are to ensure the following:

  • Accurate and timely payments of UK wages and salaries
  • Accurate and timely collation and analysis of group-wide proposed wages and salaries before each set of payments
  • Proper adherence to HR processes and ensuring that all personnel files are complete
  • Regular liaison with Directors, Finance and (Hotel) Managers to realise the above
  • All data in the Sage Payroll system is secure, backed up and fully compliant with the latest updates
  • That the Workplace Pension is put in place as required by law, with close liaison with the Directors
  • Monthly HR reports production and submission to Finance and the Directors
  • Full involvement in the production of personnel costs budgets and forecasts when required by Finance
  • Joiners and leavers HR processes are performed efficiently and in good time
  • Assistance with company secretarial records
  • Continuous improvements in the Payroll and HR processes
  • Responsible for opening and distributing post received at Head Office
  • Other administrative functions as part of a small head office team
  • Any other duties that may be requested by management
  • Support of Managers in the appraisal process
  • Support of Managers in any disciplinary or grievance process when required

Skills and Experience

  • Must have a minimum of one year's hands on experience of Sage Payroll
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years' as an experienced Payroll administrator
  • A Level qualification level preferred but not essential
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good telephone manner and courteous welcoming for visitors in person
  • Confident, articulate and communicative
  • Detail and accuracy orientation
  • Willing and comfortable to work on one's own initiative
  • Organised, systematic and deadlines driven but with patience too
  • Strong word and excel skills
  • Experience of working within an entrepreneurial environment an advantage
  • Experience of having worked within HR an advantage
  • Experience of having worked as an office administrator/receptionist an advantage


  • Basic pay of GBP25k, negotiable based on experience
  • Workplace pension to commence soon

If you wish to be considered for the above position, please apply and attach the following:

  • A full detailed c.v.
  • Current salary (or salary during your last role if currently between roles)
  • A covering letter

Due to the volume of applications expected, we regret that we cannot commit to responding to all candidates. We expect to respond to all shortlisted candidates within 5 working days of their application and shall conduct interviews during September.