Payroll Administrator

  • 22,500 - 24,000 DOE
  • Tonbridge and Malling, Kent
  • Cygnet Health Care

Cygnet Health Care is one of the UK’s largest independent providers of mental health care. Cygnet is now entering an exciting period of growth and we are looking to appoint a Payroll Administrator to join our growing Head Office Finance team based in Wrotham Heath, Sevenoaks.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

• Ensuring national living wage and national minimum wage compliance, especially where salary sacrifice arrangements are concerned

• Liaising with onsite accounts teams/bureau and hospital management/finance to ensure smooth flow of data in to the payroll process

• Answering queries from staff on all aspects of their pay and benefits

• Full month end processing including RTI submissions and collation of PAYE and pension deductions

• Assisting in collation and interpretation of staff data for compliance and group reporting purposes

• Helping identify inefficiencies and design new ways of working

• Implementation of standardised best practice procedures

• Full start to end process for employees on a monthly payroll which incorporates various pay reference periods. This will include adding new starters, amendment to tax codes, pension contributions, student loan and court orders, processing company sick pay as well as statutory payments. Some of our payrolls are processed in house and others are sent to a Bureau so the role may be a mixture of the two.


Attention to detail · Accuracy · Microsoft Office applications · Experience - minimum 2 years


Effective Time Management · Team Player · Good Written/Verbal Communication

We offer an excellent package which includes contributory pension scheme, free life assurance, 25 days annual leave plus an additional paid birthday and anniversary leave.

If you are interested in the role and meet the above criteria, please apply online or email your CV and covering letter via ‘apply online’ button.

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