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HR Assistant

Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum

Location: London

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 14/02/2019

Job Ref: 480104418

HR Assistant

Central London

£30,000 - £32,000 per annum

An international, highly professional Financial Services firm, is on the lookout for a new HR Assistant, who will hold responsibility for a range of transactional HR tasks, within a team of 4, and reporting into their Senior HR Operations Manager.


With nearly 2000 employees across the UK, the HR Assistant will ensure all HR admin processes relating to the employee lifecycle are completed efficiently and successfully in line with key SLAs and KPIs (i.e. concerning new joiners, from offer stage through to their first day with the business)


• Undertake a range of recruitment administration tasks including preparing offer letters & contracts and partner paperwork

• Process all pre-employment checks, ensuring that all documentation (including verification of qualifications) is received prior to the anticipated start date and within the agreed SLAs

• Maintain pro-active communication with the Recruitment team in relation to new starters, plus update and maintain the new joiner tracker spreadsheet etc.

• Utilise the HR system on a daily basis, ensuring all new starter data is compiled & updated appropriately

• Acknowledge all leavers (employees and partners), calculating outstanding holiday balances, plus prepare leaver documentation including outstanding loans and deductions etc.

• Ensure that all end to end processes are completed accurately and within the agreed deadlines and SLAs, escalating any issues as appropriate with regards to all administrative processes (including the following):

- Transfers/secondments

- Changes to terms and conditions

- Extension of fixed term contracts

- Absence (sickness/ shared parental/unpaid/jury service)

- Maternity

- Flexible benefits including private medical

- Exam bonus letters

- Maintenance of companywide organisation and supervision charts

• Use HR Pro and MS Excel to produce ad-hoc reports for the department as requested

• Assist with reviewing any new HR policies or procedures from an operational perspective

• Proactively suggest changes / improvements to departmental administration processes


The successful individual will need to have:

• Prior HR experience, ideally within Financial or Professional services setting

• Previous experience of working in a fast-paced, HR team

• Strong interpersonal management skills

• Numerate with excellent IT skills

• Ability to work accurately under pressure with excellent attention to detail

To express your interest in the opportunity further please submit your up to date CV to or apply via this website, quoting ref number: 480104418


Daisy Holmes

Senior Consultant

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