Lead Payroll Administrator

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  • Location:

    Atlanta, United States

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Contact:

    Kasey Zittle

  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Lead Payroll Administrator with Workday- Atlanta, GA

Be a part of an exciting company in the sports and entertainment industry!  Our client is targeting a Lead Payroll Administrator to join their dynamic team!  This is a Direct Hire position paying up to $70K, depending on experience.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Review verify and audit accuracy of payroll and timekeeping records in Workday for all hourly, salary and salary non-exempt employees. 
  • Research and resolve payroll issues in timely and professional manner.
  • Run payroll processes, follow documented processing steps which include detailed auditing of information, and transmit payroll.
  • Document SOPs and collaborate with HR regarding any cross functional process.
  • Ensure all expense reimbursement reports are uploaded properly and accurately.
  • Process weekly contractor payroll for respective companies.
  • Book payroll & benefit journal entries to the General Ledger system.
  • Complete month-end close procedures for all payroll related items.
  • Assist in any payroll related audit responsibilities.
  • Assist with other payroll related responsibilities and reporting (i.e. Workers Comp audit).
  • Any other payroll-related projects as needed.

Qualifications and Required Skills

  • 5+ years in similar role preferably in the sports or entertainment setting
  • Mastered knowledge of complex payroll systems (Workday highly preferred)
  • Multi-State Tax reporting knowledge required
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly detail-oriented, organized, able to meet deadlines and a team player
  • Exhibits proper discretion in dealing with sensitive and highly confidential information
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Commitment to outstanding customer service, ability to build relationships, and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be able to see multiple points of view