HR People Apprentice

Vacancy Details

  • finova

  • London

HR Support

finova is the UK’s largest cloud-based mortgages and savings software provider, supporting over 60 leading lenders, 3000 mortgage brokers, and 200 financial institutions.  Our suite of award-winning software includes a Core Banking Platform, Broker Platform, and finova Connect, a range of solutions that connect lenders, intermediaries, and consumers. Fast implementation and open architecture are at the centre of our technology, giving our customers the flexibility to integrate into their existing systems or configure solutions to meet the needs of their business.

Company Benefits

  • Everyone is eligible for a discretionary annual bonus
  • Life Assurance, Group Income Protection, and Private Medical Insurance are all paid for by finova
  • 25 days holiday in each calendar year plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme via Salary Exchange meaning you can save on tax (win-win for everyone!)
  • Employee Assistance Programme with counselling sessions and specific support to care for your mental health
  • Virtual GP to save you time in trying to get an in-person appointment
  • Virtual GP to save you time in trying to get an in-person appointment
  • Access to a huge range of benefits & discounts, via our Perkbox membership
  • Give-As-You-Earn scheme allows you to support your favourite charities straight from your monthly salary
  • Share your passions through social groups, from book clubs to fitness challenges and group parties
  • Structured career path, access to learning and development programs


Main Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for onboarding any new colleagues ensuring their onboarding experience at finova is first class, this will involve making sure their IT equipment is sorted, setting them up on our systems and introducing them to life at finova
  • You will support our People Advisors with all aspects of the employee lifecycle from confirming successful end to probation to arranging leaving details for anyone moving on from finova
  • Assist with payroll admin
  • Reference requests
  • You will help us to make sure our HR systems are up to date with accurate information that will support reporting and analytics needed by our Senior Management Team
  • Diary management
  • Assist People Team with any adhoc projects
  • You will be involved in payroll and benefits management making sure our colleagues questions are answered and actioned
  • You will be actively involved in all aspects of HR in this truly generalist role
  • Other duties as assigned


Desired Skills Required

  • Competent with MS office applications
  • Attention to detail and strong organisational skills
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, adapt to changing priorities, and meet set deadlines


Desired Personal Qualities Required

  • Must align with company values; Collaboration, Quality, Sustainability, Intellectual Curiosity, Energy
  • Interest in pursuing a career in HR
  • Enthusiasm and personal drive


Future Prospects

Once apprenticeship is complete, there will be an opportunity to develop into the People Team with a full time role for the right candidate. There are excellent opportunities for progression at finova and it is a great place to start a career.

Location – E1W 1AZ