NBC Universal Talent Payroll Administrator in Universal City, California

Job Number 35226BR

Job Title Talent Payroll Administrator

Business Segment Staff

Sub-Business Corporate Finance

Posting Category Finance

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province California

City Universal City


The Talent Payroll Administrator is responsible for processing all payroll data entered into the SAP Payroll system, ensuring accurate payout and reporting of all studio talent initial and profit participation compensations. In this role, the Talent Payroll Administrator will execute new payroll processing procedures as warranted and assist with and test software changes as it relates to the gross to net calculation and software end-users.

Here what you’ll do in this role

  • Analyze initial compensation and/or profit participation payroll information and requests

  • Execute, and monitor daily off-cycle Studio talent payrolls

  • Complete various processes to cancel/reissue checks

  • Analyze and report post payroll data for anomalies

  • Balance on and off cycle payroll data to source documents for manager sign-off

  • Respond to Guild-Pension, Health, and Welfare inquiries including research, resolution, and reporting

  • Identify and implement physical changes for issues relating to: how payments are taxed, if the checks were not cashed and work with the business units on any checks that need to be cancelled/reissued

  • Distribute payroll checks according to business units’ individual requirements

  • Records filing and storage


Basic Qualifications

If this sounds like you, we can’t wait to meet you!

  • 2+ years technical experience preferred.

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience within payroll departments in providing support for payroll, internal/external audits, issue resolution, garnishments, and research of payroll tax and wage/hour requirements.Fine Print for Eligibility

  • If you think you’d be awesome in this role, please submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • You must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

Desired Characteristics

Bonus Points if this describes you

  • Minimum of 1 year of payroll experience in the entertainment industry

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience working with SAP payroll application and reports

  • Understand broad payroll concepts, practices and procedures

  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, prioritization and communication skills

  • Effective organization and planning skills

  • Advanced PC skills (i.e., Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Commitment to customer service and ability to work in team-oriented environment

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