Payroll Administrator

Salary icon £24,000 - £26,000 per annum, inc benefits
Location icon Lymm , Cheshire

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Our people are what make our family great. We see childcare as a profession, not just a job. So whatever level you are at in your childcare career, we’ll always encourage you to take on new opportunities and challenges - we want our teams to be the best!

Whilst all our settings are different, they all share the same values and ethos; working together to inspire your world. Children are at the heart of everything we do, so we are looking for individuals to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in. From a princess one day to astronaut the next, no two days are ever the same!

We are currently looking for a Payroll Administrator at Kids Planet Head Office, in Lymm Cheshire.

The Payroll Administrator will be responsible for the production of accurate and timely in-house payroll administration duties in accordance with UK payroll regulations, in addition to ensuring accurate data entry, and being an active member of the Payroll Team at Head Office.

This role would suit a highly motivated, organised person who has appropriate Payroll experience in a dynamic company environment.

The role of payroll is system driven and so the team should ensure that system usage is optimised and to keep manual changes to a minimum.

Responsibilities for a Payroll Administrator at Kids Planet include:

  • Supporting the Payroll team in arranging the payment of staff salaries through the computerised payroll system Ceridian Dayforce. This will involve the collation and input of all relevant information for the monthly payroll (including new starters, leavers, benefits, contract changes, sickness absence payments, maternity and paternity pay).
  • Supporting the Payroll team in administering the Statutory Sick Pay (SSP), Statutory Maternity Pay and Statutory Paternity Pay schemes.
  • Ensuring manual and computerised records on Ceridian Dayforce are accurate.
  • Supporting the payroll team in ensuring that PAYE and other payments are made on time.
  • Ensuring that National Minimum Wage and other regulations are adhered to.
  • Assisting with any new payrolls through acquisition and through the TUPE process.
  • Any other duties that may be deemed appropriate to this role.

Why become a Payroll Administrator with Kids Planet?

  • Well established friendly team.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Local shops and cafes close by.
  • Picturesque walks close by such as Lymm Dam.

What’s in it for you?

  • Free breakfast, lunches and healthy snacks including fresh fruit.
  • Accredited training with the KP Academy.
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity Fertility and Adoption leave.
  • Regular staff rewards.
  • Team appreciation events.
  • Long service awards.
  • Dedicated wellbeing package.
  • Highly discounted childcare.
  • A day off for your birthday.

A Payroll Administrator at Kids Planet gets:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Pension plan.
  • Annual leave including bank holidays.
  • Monday to Friday.

A Payroll Administrator needs to have:

  • At least 2 years dedicated Payroll experience.
  • Experience of using Ceridian Dayforce or similar HCM software is essential.
  • Good level of competence in Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Confident communication skills.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Self-motivated, calm and professional, and able to work efficiently in a busy environment.

Like the sound of joining our family?

Apply today to be a Payroll Administrator with Kids Planet!

We are unable to offer any kind of visa sponsorship for this role.

Kids Planet is committed to equal opportunities for all. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our staff and children. Applications are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Please note, if you are successful in this role, background checks including online searches may be completed. This is keeping in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education policies.

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