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HR Systems Specialist- Top US Law Firm

Legal HR, Legal IT/Systems, Practice Management, Operations/Other
Manager, Other
South East, London
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One of our clients, a top US & International law firm with stunning offices based in the city, is looking to recruit a Human Resources Analyst. They will be responsible for supporting the Human Resources function in the provision of an effective and efficient HR Operations support service.

This will be a predominantly HR systems and payroll administration-based role and will require someone who can hit the ground running in a busy and demanding environment.

Working hours are 9.30am-5.30pm, Monday to Friday (plus the ability to be flexible dependent on work requirements).

Experience of HR Systems and Payroll within legal services is essential

HR Systems


  • Peoplesoft  (maintenance; reports; implement processes; regular audits; training; data entry)      
  • Sharepoint (maintain and oversee the HR Intranet site)

Regular contact with the US teams and international offices will be required to ensure that the above systems are being used effectively.


  • ADP            (work with ADP to ensure high service levels achieved)

Payroll Administration

Manage the monthly payroll cycles for the International offices.

  • Provide support to the HR Analyst in preparing and validating monthly payroll information for the London office.
  • Ensure that monthly payroll information is administered in a timely manner and detailed records of any payroll amendments are maintained. 
  • Sign off on change reports for Partner Payroll and US Non Partner Payroll.
  • Ensure P11D information are prepared in a timely manner and provided to Finance.

Other knowledge, skills and abilities required:

  1.    A Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred and CIPD qualified is desirable.
  2.    Experience of PeopleSoft in a functional capacity is essential.
  3.    Highly effective writing and communications skills, and the ability to communicate credibly and diplomatically with all levels. 
  4.    Excellent time management and organisational skills, and the ability to simultaneously manage multiple highly detailed projects.
  5.    Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate with a diverse group of Attorneys, staff and clients and provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact while safeguarding confidentiality.
  6.    Excellent attention to detail and follow-through skills.
  7.    High comfort level with stressful job requirements.  Ability to maintain professionalism under pressure.
  8.    Ability to keep confidential any information, observations or viewpoints regarding Firm personnel or matters.
  9.    Ability to solve problems on an immediate basis and work using initiative.
  10.    Ability to demonstrate a flexible and hands-on attitude.
  11.    Excellent IT skills (Work, Excel and Powerpoint). 

The above is not an exhaustive list and successful applicants will be provided with a full job description. 

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