• Urgent
  • Can be based Glasgow or Edinburgh
  • About Our Client

    A leading professonal services firm

    Job Description

    Reporting to the HR Manager, the Payroll/HR Advisor will have responsibility for processing a monthly payroll for employees. They will also provide professional, generalist HR advice and guidance to the firm across its locations Payroll

  • Processing a monthly payroll ensuring accurate input of new starts, leavers, overtime, general adjustments, etc.
  • Payroll submission and reporting within required deadlines
  • Submission of monthly pension payments and pension auto enrolment
  • Annual submission of P11Ds
  • Providing monthly reports for flexible benefits provider within a set timescale
  • Liaising with the payroll outsourcing provider (Moorepay)
  • General HR

  • Providing generalist HR support, advice and guidance to partners, managers and employees within the Firm
  • Providing advice, support and coaching on all ER issues
  • Carrying out generalist HR admin tasks when required including preparation of contracts of employment, changes to terms and conditions, handling maternity leave and flexible working requests in line with employment law and best practice
  • Conducting exit interviews, identifying particular trends and producing reports on a regular basis
  • Work with the HR Manager to proactively identify areas of improvement in HR policies and practices
  • Maintaining the HR team’s intranet page
  • Recruitment

  • Supporting the HR Assistant to oversee the recruitment process from advert to appointment
  • Advising managers on the recruitment process, drafting and placing adverts, arranging interviews and ensuring fair selection
  • Induction

  • Review and update the current induction process for all new starts
  • Carrying out the HR induction for all new starts
  • Management Information

  • Produce adhoc MI reports as requested by the HR Manager and Executive Management, absence statistics, staff turnover, diversity statistics, etc.
  • HR Policies and Procedures

  • Supporting the HR Manager in developing, implementing and updating HR processes, policies and procedures
  • Keeping up to date with changes in employment law and ensuring our polices are compliant with legislation
  • Trainee Solicitors

  • Responsibility for all administrative tasks in relation to trainees
  • Ensuring that the trainees have all mandatory training requirements met and that information is collated for Law Society requirements
  • The Successful Applicant


  • Proven experience in a similar role
  • Experience of processing a monthly payroll
  • Basic knowledge of statutory payments, SMP, SPP, SSP
  • Good understanding of employment legislation and maintains regular CPD
  • Experience of working with HR and Payroll systems
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise workload and work to deadlines
  • Good use of initiative with a proactive approach to work
  • Flexible and adaptable and willing to be hands on as part of a small team
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, both verbally and in writing
  • Desirable:

  • CIPD qualification
  • Having worked at a similar level in a professional services or law firm environment
  • Experienced in using Moorepay HR & Payroll system
  • Basic understanding of pensions and pension auto enrolment
  • What’s on Offer

    A competitive salary

    Private health care

    Hybrid working

    much more!