Payroll & HR Administrator

Bangalore, India Human Resources Full-time
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The Payroll & HR Administrator is responsible for liaising with business stakeholders and the HRBP to provide accurate and timely payroll processing. You will also be required to work closely with the business and managers and act as a support to the HR team in dealing with any HR related general queries across the whole employee lifecycle. 

Duties and responsibilities:

Payroll & Benefits

  • Responsible for the monthly payroll and benefit input, liaising with third party providers
  • Responsible for maintaining HR and Payroll systems
  • Responsible for facilitating payments of statutory compliances like EPFO, Gratuity, etc. and to coordinate with third party vendors to ensure 100% compliance
  • To coordinate with the benefits provider to strategize and implement various insurances, programmes 


  • On-boarding new starters and familiarising them with the policies, handbooks on Day 1 of the employee lifecycle 
  • To deal with basic queries directly or referring to appropriate member of the team and manage HR ticketing system (ServiceNow) and email inbox. 
  • Production of paperwork including starters, leavers, probations, references, salary increases, contract extensions, promotions, maternity and other ad hoc letters and documents. 
  • Conduct/facilitate pre-employment reference checks 
  • To support the maintenance and updating of HR information on the intranet pages 
  • Be proactive in suggesting ways to improve HR systems/ processes going forward 
  • Support the HR team with general administration as necessary 
  • To assist with designated HR projects and administrative support as required 
  • To show a proactive approach in problem solving and dealing with first line employee queries 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Proven experience of running payroll for a mid to large size company 
  • Minimum experience in an HR role of 2 years is a must 
  • Intermediate to Advanced MS Office skills 
  • Experience of using HR Information Systems 
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the employee lifecycle and HR processes 
  • A self-starter with initiative, drive and motivation to achieve 

Person Specification:

  • Strong IT skills and proven ability to use (Word, Excel, Databases, PowerPoint and Outlook) 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (verbal and written) and the ability to communicate with 
  • individuals at all levels within the business as well as with a wide range of customers 
  • High degree of drive and initiative 
  • Tact and discretion - the ability to work within the boundaries of confidentiality 
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organisational skills 
  • The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team. 
  • Excellent communication skills and customer service focused 
  • Ability to multitask and maintain a high degree of accuracy whilst prioritising workload 
  • The ability to stay focused under pressure 
  • Positive approach to work and understand the importance of teamwork and personal 
  • initiative in achieving departmental and company goals 
Key internal relationships: 
It would be expected that the above role would interact closely with the HR team as well as managers and colleagues at all levels across the business. 

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