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HR Administrator - Wakefield

  • Location: Wakefield
  • Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance, Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email: leeds@sharpconsultancy.com
  • Expiry Date: 10 December 2021
  • Job Ref: LCO37133_1636557441
Working for an outstanding business in Wakefield the purpose of the role is to support the HR team in delivering a succinct, professional HR administrative service to the internal business.

This role reports to the Human Resources Administration Team Leader where you will be working as part of a HR Administration Team, this role will take responsibility for the operational aspects of the employment lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities:
*Manage the new starter process; from offer stage through to probation completion (includes producing offer letters, employment contracts and managing the background checking process via a third party provider).
*Organise and contribute to induction activities including scheduling events and sending out joining instructions.
*Produce employee contract change letters, liaise with managers as appropriate and undertake any follow up activities including updating the HR database.
*Manage the leaver process including responding to resignation letters, liaising with payroll and booking exit interviews.
*Maintain the HR database with starters, leavers, changes, background checks and holiday entitlements.
*Ensure that all HR files including employee files, are set up, maintained and closed/archived in line with GDPR
*Deal with day-to-day administration queries from employees and provide general administrative support.
*Manage the incoming invoices for the HR team, ensuring they are processed and approved in a timely manner.
*Produce monthly standard reports for the business and provide basic reports on an adhoc basis upon request.
*Maintain (and produce where necessary) HR Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) for all HR administrative duties.
*Support the HR team with ad hoc projects and provide general administrative support.

Knowledge & Previous Experience:

*Previous experience of HR administration would be an advantage.
*Strong IT skills with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
*Highly organised and methodical with excellent interpersonal skills.
*Flexible approach to work, with the ability to question the status quo.
*Able to work on own initiative and prioritise competing demands.
*Minimum requirement: GSCE grade B English, or equivalent.
*Educated to minimum of A level standard is preferred.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a very friendly and supportive team in a role that offers genuine long term career opportunities. If you are a HR / Admin professional looking for a new opportunity get in touch for more information.


Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.