Finance & HR Administrator

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and strong administrator to join our dynamic Finance & HR team for a 12-month fixed-term contract. This position will be well suited to an individual with a strong administrative background and is passionate about delivering a world class customer experience. The Finance & HR Administrator will manage the Company’s payroll activities for hourly and salaried employees, contact customers to chase payment for outstanding invoices and provide administrative support to HR & Finance whilst delivering a first-class customer service internally and externally.

About Hi-Technology Group

At Hi-Technology Group we are proud of the reputation we have built, both within the industry and with the customers we serve. With manufacturing sites in the UK and Eastern Europe we are a strategic supplier to many of the world’s leading companies and provide a range of specialist solutions for customers in the aerospace, personal health and safety, military and medical sectors.

Founded over 30 years ago we provide bespoke product design, tooling, manufacturing and logistics services to our customers and following a period of strong growth have recently been acquired by Portchester Equity.

We are committed to employing a diverse workforce, and we ensure that all employees, future employees and applicants are treated equally. We are a diverse and inclusive employer, and we welcome your application whatever your background or situation.

The position

Main responsibilities:

  • Act as the first point of contact for all day to day queries and adhoc requests via telephone, email and face-to-face, both internally and externally, e.g. payroll requests, reference requests etc
  • Liaise with customers to request payment of outstanding invoices
  • Maintain the sales ledger to ensure customer accounts are kept up to date on a daily basis
  • Using our payroll system, process weekly and monthly payroll in a timely manner
  • Maintain accurate payroll records in our payroll system, including setting up new records, amendments to pay details, updating for leavers and any other adjustments
  • Process payments for salaries and wages
  • Ensure timely submission of information to HMRC as requested
  • Provide administrative support for the employee life cycle including processing joiners and leavers, creating, and updating employee system profiles and records
  • Attend disciplinary/grievance hearings for notetaking purposes, when necessary
  • Support the HR department with the population of letters as required
  • Co-ordinate employee starter and leaver process as required
  • Provide general support to the Group Managing Director and Finance Director as required

Person specification:

  • Previous experience working in a similar role
  • Experience using HR & payroll software (ideally with ADP)
  • Ability to be tactful and diplomatic to confidential/ sensitive situations
  • Ability to adhere to strict confidentiality
  • Good understanding of PAYE
  • Good understanding of employee life cycle
  • Understanding of ongoing legislative changes which affect payroll
  • First class customer service skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Organised, logical and methodical approach
  • Keen eye for detail and accuracy
  • Ability to remain pro-active and use own initiative
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Ability to prioritise effectively

 Why should you apply?

In return, we offer a range of benefits including and not limited to:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme applicable on completion of the probationary period
  • Life assurance scheme (eligibility upon completion of 1-year service)
  • Subsidised café van which offers a selection of drinks (coffees, hot chocolates etc.) and deli-style food both hot and cold

We also offer benefits to look after your well-being and maintain a healthy work-life balance including early finish on Fridays, dress down Fridays and a BUPA Employee Assistance Helpline.

At Hi-Tech we want to keep work a fun and happy environment, so we arrange Company paid events throughout the year.

Last but not least, you will not have to worry about parking as we offer free on-site parking

At Hi-Technology we encourage and support development within. In addition to our benefits outlined above, we offer a range of training opportunities for our employees for both our factory and office-based roles.

To apply for this vacancy please submit your CV along with a cover letter detailing how your skills and experience meet the requirements of this position to