HR Consultant
  • Job title:HR Consultant
  • Location:Maidstone
  • Job Level:Senior
  • Business Area:Head Office Functions
  • Contract Type:Permanent
  • Ref number:AZ01227

Human Resources, HR Business Partner, HR Senior, HR Assistant, CIPD

Competitive Salary + Benefits

Are you looking to take the next step on your journey? Do you want to be part of an international family whose vision is "To make their services smarter, more effective, and more personal every day"? If yes, then you could be our next investment! At Azets, you're in control of your career and with our support this will make us even stronger, together.

Our motto when it comes to career development is "Your Journey, Your Voice, Your Success".

Azets is an award-winning leading firm of Accountants and Business Advisers operating across the UK and the Nordics. We are a family of over 6,500 employees and work across over 80 offices in the UK alone. We have seen dramatic growth in recent years which has made us the 9th largest accountancy firm in the UK, and we are over the moon to have been awarded Accountancy Firm of the Year in the FD Excellence Survey 2020. As a result of this growth, we are now looking to invest in our skills set even further!

To get the job that you'll love

For us, the personal attributes of each of our employees is what makes us authentic in the marketplace. We look for people who can not only collaborate with peers but can also bring their own voice to the table. We want people who are dynamic in their approach and respectful of other people’s opinions. We're looking for someone who wants to join a family of like-minded individuals and be more than just a team member.

As a HR Adviser for our HR team you will provide excellent HR advise, support and guidance to staff on a day to day basis. The role will involve coaching line managers on best practice people management and will work closely with the Regional HR Manager for the region to drive HR plans and appropriate actions. Your role will involve providing sound advice on ER matters including disciplinaries, grievances, probation reviews and issues, maternity, paternity etc.

Day to day you will be tasked with guiding and supporting administration duties of the HR team, providing support to the team, as necessary. Duties include; starter and leaver processes, maintaining staff records, conducting exit interviews, updating absence records, offer letters, contracts, supporting payroll activities etc.

The ideal candidate will be currently studying or qualified to Level 7 CIPD. You will have proven experience working in a busy generalist HR team with knowledge of the intricacies of HR and the impact on a business. You will have a pro-active approach with an ability to work autonomously. Sound interesting? 

A note from the Hiring Manager

"Opportunity to join a growing team of HR specialist advisers within a large and growing accounting and business advisory company. "

What's in it for you?

  •  33 days annual leave (30 for Students with study package and 38 for Partners) inc. bank holidays
  • Birthday Day off
  • Lead Incentive Scheme (applicable to up to and including Associate Director level)
    -We offer generous financial rewards for helping Azets to grow our new client portfolio.
  • Private Medical Cover (applicable to Director/Partner level)
  • Enhanced Parental + Family leave - We want Azets to be a place where you can combine both a career and a family so those going on Maternity Leave can expect 100% pay for 3 months and 50% pay for the next 3 months, those going on Paternity Leave can expect 100% pay for 2 weeks  (both subject to eligibility) and our Adoption Leave policy follows the same arrangements.
  • Flexible Working - Azets understand that as with any family, we all work in different ways and need flexibility within our working day and therefore we operate a flexible working policy.
  • Life Assurance - 4 times salary
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Employee Benefits Portal
  • Access to YuLife
  • Pension
  • Paid sick leave
  • Career Coaching
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance program - For you and your family.
  • Dress for your day
  • Extensive Learning & Development Opportunities and Study Support

Our values are our motivation

Our values are at the heart of everything we do. We're looking for people who also believe in these drivers as we work together to achieve success for both our colleagues and our clients alike. As a business, we believe we are stronger together. We share knowledge, ask for help and empower each other to achieve more collectively. We are open-minded and value everyone’s contribution, embracing our differences and fostering a culture of trust and inclusion. We look for people who adapt quickly to change, finding smart ways to deliver the best results and remain one step ahead. Does this sound like you?

Why join the Azets family?

The relationship that we have with our colleagues is of the upmost importance to us as a business. Your voice is important to us. Attracting and retaining the right people who will deliver the level of service that our clients expect is key to both our and your success.

We offer training and development opportunities to all employees and nurture talent from all backgrounds. This helps us to grow our own and bring out the very best in people.

 

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