HR Officer

Resource Solutions - EY
Newcastle Upon Tyne
10 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

HR Officer

Maintaining our reputation as a leading worldwide professional services organisation requires a highly skilled, knowledgeable, energetic team to manage our internal business functions. As a part of this diverse and talented group of individuals, you'll play a vital role in EY's success.

Whichever part of support services you join, you'll use your skills, experience and initiative to support our client-serving teams and other parts of the business to make a difference to the clients and communities we serve.

The Financial Services (FS) Talent Team designs and delivers the Talent Strategy to over 4,000 EY people across the UK.

The opportunity:

This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside a team of HR Business Consultants (HRBCs), responsible for providing a commercial and professional HR service to the FS Tax business in the UK.

Please note that this is a 12 month maternity cover fixed term contract.

Your key responsibilities

  • Provide generalist and operational support to the Tax HRBC team. This will include the provision of generalist support to the Senior HRBC and HRBCs on specific operational issues (eg performance management and development process, salary review, employee relations issues, redundancy programmes) referring to EY Help and the ER team as appropriate and in line with EY policies and procedures.
  • Support the HRBCs in management of capability, disciplinary and grievance issues
  • Act as co-ordination point between HRBCs to complete activities which support the delivery of key Talent Team objectives such as performance management and development review and salary review.
  • Throughout salary planning, support HRBCs in any analysis required
  • Act as a specific HR contact within Tax, taking responsibility for analysing problems and providing accurate and timely advice and solutions on an independent basis, calling for advice when necessary.
  • Participate in various FS UK Talent Team projects as requested, in areas such as Diversity & Inclusiveness, Employee Engagement and Communications.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of FS UK Talent Team practices.
  • Other HR tasks/activities as required by the HRBCs and Senior HRBC.
  • Management reporting and data validation:
  • Act as specific point of contact to coordinate and complete reporting and analysis for Tax Talent Team as required
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining any reports and records associated with Tax employee relations.
  • Responsible for data validation across Tax on specific operational issues
  • Responsible for preparation of and analysis of Tax Global People Survey and any other ad-hoc Tax people related surveys.

Skills and attributes for success.

  • Hands on experience of dealing with capability, disciplinary and grievance
  • Up to date working knowledge of UK Employment Law and employee relations procedures, redundancies etc.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information in a professional manner
  • Interest in broader HR activities, keen to learn, inquisitive about our business and challenges

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Previous experience of working in an HR environment at HR Advisor Level, involved in core generalist activities, including running end to end capability/disciplinary and grievance procedures
  • Excellent Excel skills (eg v-look ups, pivot tables, etc.) to analyse and manipulate large data files and validate large amounts of data.
  • Up to date working knowledge of UK Employment Law and employee relations procedures, redundancies etc.
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills, as well as the confidence to deal, professionally and assertively, with senior business clients either verbally or in writing when providing advice

Ideally, you'll also have

  • Evidence of being able to prioritise effectively, juggling multiple tasks at times of competing demands on workload and deliverables, while being able to maintain a strong focus and attention to detail at all time
  • Microsoft Office suite skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Certificate or Diploma in Personnel Management (CIPD) either partial or full completion or desire to work towards this in future - desirable

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions.

Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.