Cairn Hotel Group

Payroll Assistant - Newcastle Upon Tyne

5 days left

Newcastle Upon Tyne
NMW + benefits package
30 Sep 2020
28 Oct 2020
Job Type
Full Time

Payroll Assistant - Newcastle Upon Tyne

At Cairn Group we're ambitious. With a varied and extensive UK portfolio of hotels, bars and restaurants in our portfolio. We're focused on continual growth and are in it for the long haul. We're a family owned business with family values at our core, with a growing team and sites UK wide.

About the role...

You will be responsible for the processing of new starter information. Attention to detail is paramount, as you must ensure that all payments are correct including annual leave, SSP, SMP etc are calculated correctly.

You will also be required to produce financial reports including HMRC, pension, NI etc. You must be confident in dealing with all payroll queries and discrepancies directly with employees and departmental managers. You will have to ensure all sites comply fully with all internal procedures.

About you...

The ideal candidate will be a diligent, well organised and be able to meet all required deadlines. You will need to be highly organised with the ability to prioritise your workload and be able to multi-task between several processes.

You must be a good communicator both oral and written.

You must also be flexible and adaptable in order to meet the changing requirements or our payroll requirements.

An understanding of Microsoft packages (principally Excel and Word) is essential.

Training will be provided, and experience in a busy payroll department including use of Sage Payroll would be an advantage. The business continues to expand therefore this role would suit an ambitious individual. The business prides itself on its long track history of internal advancement.


  • Cairn Group Staff Discount Scheme
  • Retail and travel discounts
  • Recruit a friend Scheme
  • Induction and training programme
  • Star of the Month & Golden Ticket Award
  • Pension scheme
  • Cairn Academy' Training & Development Opportunities
  • Cycle 2 work scheme*
  • Free Car Parking

(* Applies to positions above minimum wage)