A prestigious US Law Firm is looking to hire a new Senior Human Resources Specialist on an initial 12-month FTC, with a view to going permanent to support the HR Department by ensuring all HR transactional activities at both 2nd and 1st line are completed and delivered in a timely manner – this would be a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant/Coordinator to step up into a Senior Specialist role. Responsibilities will include coordinating the local payroll process, preparing payroll submissions and meeting the required deadlines, coordinating and providing support to the team regarding all 1st line HR transactional queries and administrative duties to ensure all tasks are completed, perform all specialist HR transactional activities for the department such as complex Kronos/PeopleSoft requests, act as first point of contact providing HR information and advice regarding the Firm’s policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with the firm’s standard operating procedures, monitoring agreed service level agreements for the department, coordinate HR processes such as transfers, secondments, maternity leave, flexible working requests conducting meetings as required, coordinating Partner onboarding and leaver processes, monitoring data on the firms system for leavers, joiners, secondments and terminations. Other duties include reviewing and updating HR policies and procedures, maintaining personnel files electronically, working with the Global Benefits Department responding to all benefits queries. Candidates must be degree educated, with a minimum of 2+ years’ experience within HR and have strong ER knowledge and hands-on experience. Candidates must have strong written, communication and attention to details skills. Standard hours are 9:30am to 5:30pm with this firm housed in stunning offices a stone’s throw from Liverpool Street/Fenchurch Street/Cannon Street.