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Payroll Manager

at MGA Entertainment

Posted: 6/9/2019
Job Reference #: 1232
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Job Description

Payroll Manager is responsible for creating and applying payroll-related policies and procedures, labor laws. This role is
responsible for managing payroll for exempt and non-exempt employees relating to new hires, rehires, promotions, raises, tax information, benefit deductions, awards, leaves of absence, expense reimbursements and bonuses, garnishments,
child support withholding.
 

 

  

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

 
     
  • Payroll Manager is responsible for directly handling the payroll function in an accurate and efficient manner.
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  • Payroll Manager will be responsible for processing payroll for 300 employees, garnishments, and verification of employments.  
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  • Input and review payroll through internal and external payroll and Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS), such as ADP. 
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  • Create and apply payroll-related policies and procedures, labor laws and Collective.
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  • Verify pay calculations of manual checks for accuracy in overtime, pre-tax deductions, social security wage limits, etc.
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  • Audit time labor management entries for correct pay calculations and ensure only authorized salary information is used, proper accounts are affected, and accruals are accurate.  
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  • Complete and evaluate general ledger month-end procedure for payroll, including but not limited to journal entries, account reconciliation, adjustments and accruals.  
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  • Defend and research budgeted vs. actual variances as relates to payroll accounts.  
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  • Interface with employees and maintain confidentiality of employee information.  
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  • Guide and support team members, as needed.  
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  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.  
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Minimum Qualifications  

 
     
  • Experience with multi-state payroll processing. 
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  • Responsible for full life-cycle payroll processing.
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  • Ideal candidate should have 2 years of supervisory experience. 
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  • Strong HRIS/online or cloud-based payroll software experience.
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  • Intermediate Excel skill required for this role.
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  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
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  • Proven project management, organizational and time-management skills.
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  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Business Administration, Accounting) and 5-7 years of relevant experience or, the combination of education and experience.
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  • Professional Certification (CPP) preferred.
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Required Knowledge
Skills and Abilities:
 

 
     
  • Must be able to perform detailed work with a high degree of accuracy and have excellent organizational and verbal and written communication skills.  
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  • Ability to use computers to enter; access and retrieve financial data.  
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  • Mathematical skills.
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  • Ability to analyze situation accurately and adopt an effective course of action.  
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  • Proven customer service and results orientation.  
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  • Must be proficient in PC applications.  
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  • Strong organizational and time management skills are required to manage multiple,
    concurrent requests and tasks and while meeting strict deadlines.
     
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  • Must be a self-starter and team player.  
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Superlative interpersonal skills: 

 
     
  • High degree of patience and tact, and must be able to cultivate respectful, strategic, and collaborative relationships with people from diverse backgrounds; both internally and externally.
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  • Hold yourself and others accountable for a high level of performance and integrity.  
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  • Ability to work under pressure in a very high-paced environment.  
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  • Ability to prioritize, organize and coordinate multiple tasks under changing deadlines.
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  • Capable of taking direction from more than one supervisor.
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  • Must be able to work in a challenging environment where constructive feedback from
    others is encouraged.
     
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  • Have an understanding and awareness of worker rights impacting MGA members.  
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  • Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined at
    MGA’s sole discretion.
     
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