HR & Payroll Coordinator

Up to £16,000 per annum
08 Mar 2018
06 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

HR and Payroll Coordinator

About Instore

Instore is part of Connect Group PLC and is a field-based supply chain solution that works for retailers, suppliers and publishers, Instore. We're at the heart of every retailer. We're in stores, in depots and in local shops, providing quality field marketing and retail support services that meet the needs of clients across the UK. We work with clients to increase sales, retail presence and brand awareness, through merchandising, auditing and other marketing services. Visit our website at

About the HR and Payroll Coordinator

Joining us as a HR and Payroll Coordinator, you will be a key member of the Instore team and will provide administrative support in the HR and Payroll function. This is a critical function area for Instore and services the needs across all service offers for Instore, such as Supply Chain Auditing and Field Marketing.

This role will also hold responsibility for:

  • Creation of weekly payroll files (internal process including data extraction and manipulation)
  • Checking payroll exceptions
  • Liaising with the wider team to source extra time and non-payment files and processing
  • Production and checking of merchandiser journey plans
  • Instore business planner amendments
  • Processing purchase ledger
  • Validation and cross checking of internal service level delivery report against payroll
  • Monthly holiday inputting and validation
  • Adhoc and general administrative duties

About You:

You'll be able to evidence:

  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Have experience in similar roles in a HR unit or payroll
  • Exposure to working with confidential personal information
  • Computer literate and experience in use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Powerpoint
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong data analysis and manipulation skills
  • Resilient and ability to remain calm under pressure

Desirable skills:

  • Appropriate degree level qualifications in business or NVQ business process or administration
  • Knowledge of SAP and invoicing processes
  • Evidence of continuous improvements or efficiency processes

About Us:

Connect Group PLC is a specialist distribution company, which offers market-leading expertise in a range of industries. With a combined revenue of £1.6bn, we employ 6,000 staff and operate in the UK and worldwide.

Connect Group offers unrivalled expertise in:

  • Early Distribution - Encompassing: Smiths News, Dawson Media Direct and Pass My Parcel. Smiths News is the UK's largest newspaper and magazine wholesaling business with an approximate 55 per cent. market share; Dawson Media Direct is an international media direct business supplying newspapers, magazines and inflight entertainment technology and content; Pass My Parcel, a wholly-owned 'click and collect' delivery service, operated by the Smiths News business, has a network of over 3,000 parcel shops and clients which include Amazon and ASOS
  • Mixed Freight - Tuffnells is a leading provider of next-day B2B delivery of mixed parcel freight consignments, specialising in items of irregular dimension and weight, with 37 depots, delivering over 13 million consignments per annum to over 4,500 customers

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