Benefits & Payroll Assistant- 3 to 6 month FTC

Currently recruiting for a Benefits & Payroll Assistant. Based in Edinburgh for 3 to 6 month FTC.

Client Details

Well known business.


  • Co-ordinate and control the company and pool car allocation, liaising with the company's fleet management provider, business representatives and the finance team.
  • Ensure employee benefits are correctly communicated and allocated to employees at different stages of the employee lifecycle.
  • Provide support to the payroll operation by uploading monthly payments into the HR/Payroll system.
  • Assist in wider pay and benefits administration procedures
  • Co-ordinate employee benefits for new starts, ensuring they are appropriately enrolled onto the appropriate benefit schemes.

  • Provide administrative support for the employee benefit schemes (PHI, medical insurance, life assurance, holiday homes)

  • Administrative responsibility for the company car scheme within the business, through liaison with the fleet management company and regional PAs to ensure pool cars are utilised effectively

  • To provide support with the market benchmarking, salary review and bonus review processes.

  • To provide administrative support to the wider HR and Payroll teams.



  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word applications
  • Numerate, with the ability to analyse data and present findings clearly and accurately
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Conscientious
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Accuracy and ability to keep all records up-to-date
  • Well organised with the ability to work using own initiative
  • Team player, focused on contributing to overall success of the HR team
  • Maintains a positive approach at all times
  • Experience of working within an HR environment


  • Experience with Microsoft Excel is a key requirement
  • Previous experience in an employee benefits or company car / fleet administration role is required
  • Previous experience within an HR or payroll environment is preferred
  • Previous experience in the use of an HR system would be preferred

Job Offer

  • 3 to 6 month contract
  • Immediate start or short notice period

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