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Founded in December 2013, FinTrU is a multi‐award winning RegTech company in the Financial Services sector that is committed to giving local talent the opportunity to work on the global stage with the largest International Investment Banks. 

FinTrU works with clients to design technology enabled solutions to help them meet their regulatory obligations in areas such as Legal, Risk, Compliance, KYC, Operations, Consultancy and Technology. FinTrU’s clients are all global Investment Banks, based in North America, Europe and Asia, and the company employs over 700 people across Belfast, Derry/Londonderry, London and New York. FinTrU’s business model is to provide technology enabled solutions to clients to augment and support their existing internal functions. FinTrU is also a member of ISDA (International Swaps and Derivatives Association).

Whilst managed as a profit‐driven organisation, Darragh McCarthy, Founder & CEO also considers FinTrU as having a social purpose to create high‐quality professional employment. FinTrU cares deeply about its culture and places great focus on its company values of Partnership, Passion, People and Professionalism. 

In December 2020, FinTrU was named as the 42nd fastest growing company across the UK, and sole representative from Northern Ireland, in the Virgin Atlantic Sunday Times Fast Track 100 League Table. In March 2021, FinTrU was also named in the Financial Times – Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies as the 483rd fastest growing company in Europe and 75th out of 132 in the UK.

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Job Details: HR Administrative Assistant

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HR Administrative Assistant
United Kingdom
As we move towards 1,000 staff in Northern Ireland, FinTrU is looking for an HR Administrative Assistant to join the team in our North West Office in Derry/Londonderry. This role will initially be home based until the guidance from the Northern Ireland Executive allows a phased return to the office, at which point you will be based in the office for at least part of your working week. You will be provided with all the hardware that you need to work from home successfully.
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At FinTrU, we are first and foremost passionate about our people and we recognise that the company is driven by our employees who live the company values and demonstrate ambition in abundance coupled with humility.  In order to continue to attract, develop and retain the very people that make up our DNA we are committed to investing in supporting you to fuel your continuous professional development journey.

HR Administrative Assistant's Key Responsibilities
  • Maintain and update employment records on our HRIS system, Sage People
  • Respond to employee queries received into the HR Helpdesk
  • Collate, update and file employee records appropriately
  • Assist with the recruitment process by arranging interviews, issuing relevant correspondence at all stages and act as a contact person for applicants
  • Administer HR-related documentation, such as contracts of employment, probation review letters and employment references
  • Process monthly changes to feed into payroll
  • Carry out all tasks in relation to the NI Equality Monitoring administration, such as sending and collating forms, data entry and equality monitoring returns
  • Responsible for screening and onboarding of the new hires by initiating and supervising background checks, and liaising with relevant parties regarding the onboarding progress
  • Generate and distribute various HR data reports to the HR and Management teams
  • Maintain employee benefits via the benefits providers portal
  • Keep track of all HR administrative processes to ensure that all HR actions are appropriately logged
  • Assist with employee orientation, development, training logistics and record keeping

The Ideal Candidate
  • A minimum of one years’ experience in an HR administrative role within a busy office environment
  • 5 GCSEs grades A-C (including English and Mathematics) or equivalent
  • Experience of using an HR Information System such as Sage People, Workday, Oracle or similar
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills
  • HR and/or CIPD qualifications are desirable

Key Attributes
  • Strong administration skills
  • Proficient in the use of Word and Outlook
  • Advanced skills in Excel
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to use initiative
  • Enthusiastic, professional and self-motivated team player
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Organised and structured approach
  • Focused on quality and thoughtful execution of activities
  • Positive attitude and ‘can do’ approach
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn
  • Strong confidentiality and data protection awareness
We reserve the right to alter or amend the shortlisting criteria at any time during the process.

The closing date for applications is close of business on 9th April 2021.

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1 year
Full Time
Generous company pension scheme
Health cash plan
Life assurance
A minimum of 23 days annual leave, plus ten bank holidays
Personal training budget
Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
Employee Assistance Programme
Company-funded Christmas and Summer Parties (virtually for now!)
Diverse and inclusive social and cultural calendar
Cycle to Work scheme
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