HR and Payroll Assistant

Job Title: HR and Payroll Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Abertillery
Salary: Up to £23000 (dependent on experience)
Start Date: 2019-04-15 00:00:00
Reference: SDX/TP/RF2222/ZD
Contact Name: Zoe Donnelly
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 15, 2019 11:23

Job Description

We are currently looking to recruit a HR and Payroll Assistant to join our team based on site at TVF in Abertillery. You must have previous HR experience to apply for this role. You will also be the first point of contact for any payroll queries/issues on site so it would be hugely beneficial if you also had some payroll experience. as you will support day to day running of the Human Resources department from a payroll admin perspective and process payroll efficiently using SAP and Kronos systems.

Main responsibilities
  • Co-ordinate and process weekly payroll with high level of accuracy.
  • Record and monitor employee absence records and ensure correct information and documentations is completed
  • Create ad-hoc reports from HR & Payroll system as required.
  • Process all pay related paperwork whilst liaising with the central payroll department.
  • Provide and verify employment references as required.
  • Administer annual processes including but not limited to bonus, engagement survey and pay reviews.
  • Admin support to the HR department in recruitment processes, contracts, disciplinary, grievances etc.
  • Support employee relations cases through note taking. 
  • Produce Management Information reports
  • Admin support to the Managing Director and Leadership Team as required
Ideal candidate


  • Previous HR experience
  • Demonstrate passion and energy, taking ownership to resolve payroll queries in a positive manner
  • Good numerical skills
  • Discreet and confidential
  • Excellent record of punctuality and attendance
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Exceptional communication skills and able to build rapport and relationships quickly
  • Ensure you are always acting as a team player, seeking out opportunities to support your colleagues and maintain standards.
  • Ability to use own initiative and have a self-motivated approach to work.
  • Able to use all key Microsoft office programs


  • Previous experience working with SAP system is desirable but not essential.
  • Previous generalist experience at a similar level and ideally hold or be working towards a CIPD qualification.
About the company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.