HR & Payroll Administrator

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Sopra Banking Software works with banks, building societies and other financial services institutions across the world. We help them to develop, deliver and operationalise their digital transformation strategies. Using our suite of digital banking products and services enables these organisations to deliver remarkable financial services to their clients.


Due to team expansion, we are seeking a HR & Payroll Administrator to join our fun and vibrant team. This is a full time, permanent position providing support across all areas of HR including payroll. We are looking for someone who shares our commitment to excellence. You will be joining a friendly but focussed HR team who thoroughly enjoys what they do and have a shared passion for great customer service. In this role, you will quickly establish credibility based on your strong organisational skills and keen attention to detail. This role supports all areas of HR and you will get the opportunity to develop your HR career. As we are a small team the ideal candidate will be prepared to support the team in all areas of HR as needed to ensure continuity of service to the business.

The key day to day duties are:

  • Payroll administration

  • Maintain employee records, both hard copy and electronic

  • Update HR systems/databases with employee data

  • Provide first line advice on HR related queries

  • Complete pre-employment screening checks for new starters

  • Process leavers and internal role changes

  • Absence tracking and reporting

  • Monitor and record probation and appraisal meeting process

  • Provide reports for key HR KPI’s and wider business reports when requested

  • General administration duties, including mail merges and spreadsheet maintenance

  • Update the HR department intranet pages

  • Record and Track Visa documentation

  • Responsible for the HR documentation archiving

  • Maintain the business organisation structure chart with new starters and movers

  • Cover for Recruitment Assistant in their absence

  • Other duties as required to support the HR team

If you’ve worked in a Human Resources role before that’s advantageous however not essential.


We are interested in hearing from you, if you have most of the following attributes:

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Strong customer focus

  • Reliability and discretion

  • IT skills such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft Teams and in particular Excel

  • Experience of using an internal HR system would be advantageous

  • Organisational and prioritisation skills

  • A commitment to great team work

  • Driven to develop personal skills, career, and knowledge within Human Resources


Sopra Banking Software are proud to be an inclusive employer. This role is supported by flexible working, based from either our Sheffield, Bristol, Dunstable or London offices we offer up to 3 days per week flexible remote working, with 2 days per week office based or on customer sites as required. All employees are supported to work from home with DSE assessments and IT equipment where required to be fully productive when remote working.

At Sopra Banking Software, you can come as you are. We embrace diversity in all its forms. We’re committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive and respectful of all differences, we value diversity at our company and do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status. All personal information will be treated as confidential according to the Employment Equity act.

In return:

By joining the Sopra Banking Software team you will enjoy a market competitive salary and our excellent rewards and benefits schemes including a 6% pension contribution, employee share scheme (buy one get one free), an option to buy or sell holiday days, medical insurance, critical illness cover, a health cash plan, and we offer flexible working arrangements to all employees, plus many more excellent benefits.

As part of our hiring process new employees will be required to pass a confidential consumer credit check and DBS check. This is a straight forward credit check for CCJ’s, bankruptcy and a criminal record check, however if you wish to know more about what is or is not acceptable please ask our recruitment team.

Placed on:Thu 13 January 2022
Location: Sheffield or Dunstable or Bristol with hybrid working
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