About The Role
The  Early Years Alliance is the largest early years membership organisation and voluntary sector provider of quality affordable childcare and education in England. An educational charity, the Alliance represents the interests of over 14,000 member settings who deliver care and learning to over 800,000 families every year. We are looking to recruit a HR Payroll Administrative Assistant.
  • 26 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays, pro rata for part time employees
  • Additional annual leave for long service
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Employer and employee contribution pension scheme
  • Regular access to internal and external learning and development opportunities
  • The Alliance operates a Team Recognition Scheme to recognise the outstanding work of the staff across the Charity
  • Can save up to 25% on 02 Refresh Airtime Plan if getting a new phone or tablet on 02 

Main duties

  •  To input and process payroll information and changes onto the HR database (SAGE) for all business areas paid Nationally, every payroll period. This includes new starters, leavers, payroll changes and sickness.
  •   To adhere to the payroll policies and procedures and comply with relevant law at all times.
  • To liaise with the Payroll Officer in Finance at the National Centre on payroll matters.
  • To maintain and develop payroll processing systems within the Human Resources Department.
  • To provide support with payroll administration as and when required.

Essential criteria

  • Excellent numeracy skills.
  • Self-motivated and a willingness to learn.
  • Ability to handle priorities and manage workload while multitasking and conforming swiftly to changes.
  • Proven computer skills, in Microsoft Office Packages, including Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, OneDrive and Internet.  (Intermediate level knowledge will be required in some areas of Excel).
  • Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of people from a range of different backgrounds.

Hours per week: 21 (3 days per week)

Weeks per year: 52

Interview dates: Monday 16th March & Tuesday 17th March 2020
Due to the high volume of interest this advert may close earlier then expected. 
About The Service
The Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It is a requirement of all staff that they share this commitment and follow the prescribed policy and procedures to continuously promote a culture of safeguarding across the whole organisation. 
The charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and equal opportunities in employment