HR Business Partner

Job Reference: BBBH73135

Posted by: Rachel Stockell

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Industry: Manufacturing and Production
Wakefield, UK
£38000.00 – £45000.00 per annum

Description of role:

Job Title: HR Business Partner

Role Overview:
Our client has an exciting standalone opportunity to lead the people and culture department as a HR Business Partner. The role is based in Wakefield in a manufacturing environment.

The HR Business Partner will play a crucial role in ensuring the accurate and timely processing of payroll while providing essential support to the business for various HR tasks related to the running of a traditional people centric business. You will be responsible for managing the end-to-end payroll process, maintaining compliance with relevant regulations, and delivering exceptional service to employees. Additionally, you will ensure the employment life cycle, from on boarding to exit interviews, by handling paperwork, addressing manager inquiries, and contributing to a positive employee experience.

HR Business partner responsibilities:

  • Participate in HR projects and initiatives aimed at enhancing the employee experience, improving processes, and driving organisational culture.
  • Execute HR administrative tasks, including but not limited to drafting employment contracts, processing employee changes, and managing HR documentation.
  • Support the on boarding process by preparing and distributing new hire paperwork, conducting orientation sessions, and assisting with employee inquiries.
  • Provide guidance and support to managers and employees on HR policies, procedures, and best practices, promoting a positive work environment and employee engagement.
  • Stay updated on changes in payroll regulations, employment laws, and HR practices, ensuring compliance and recommending adjustments as needed.

Payroll responsibilities:

  • Manage the end-to-end payroll process, including data entry, processing pay runs, and reconciling payroll reports to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Ensure timely and accurate submission of payroll taxes, deductions, and other statutory requirements, adhering to relevant regulations and deadlines.
  • Address payroll-related inquiries and provide support to employees regarding salary payments, deductions, and benefits, fostering a culture of transparency and trust.
  • Collaborate with the Finance department to reconcile payroll-related accounts and resolve any discrepancies or issues.
  • Maintain payroll records and confidential employee information with the utmost discretion and sensitivity, ensuring compliance with data protection regulations.

Skills, Qualifications, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, Business Administration, CIPD.
  • Proven experience in payroll administration, with comprehensive knowledge of payroll processes, regulations, and software systems.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, with the ability to manage confidential information and ensure compliance with data protection laws.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interact with employees, managers, and external stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in payroll software and Microsoft Office applications, with the ability to learn new systems quickly.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks, meet deadlines, and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Understanding of HR principles and practices, with experience in supporting HR administrative tasks preferred.
  • Professional certification in payroll administration (e.g., Certified Payroll Professional CIPP) is desirable but not essential.

Personal Attributes:

  • Customer-focused: Dedicated to providing exceptional service to employees and stakeholders, with a proactive and solutions-oriented approach.
  • Collaborative: Works effectively as part of a team, building positive relationships and contributing to collective goals.
  • Confidentiality: Demonstrates integrity and discretion in handling sensitive information, maintaining confidentiality at all times.
  • Adaptability: Flexible and open to change, with the ability to adjust priorities and approaches in response to evolving needs and circumstances.
  • Empathy: Shows understanding and empathy towards employee’s concerns and needs, striving to create a supportive and inclusive workplace environment.
  • Growth Mindset: Ability to support the business in its evolution and manage change projects.

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