Payroll Business Administrator

Accounting for WGN-TV
Chicago, Illinois

posted on March 24, 2021

job posting:

The Payroll Business Administrator will plan, direct, and coordinate bi-weekly payroll, union remittances and reporting, station Pcard reporting, and assist the General Manager and Regional Vice President. This position reports directly to the General Manager with a strong dotted line reporting relationship to the Controller. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: -Administer all bi-weekly payroll activities for ~ 450 employees -Process all union deduction paperwork received -Respond to employee questions regarding paychecks and PTO balances -Prepare quarterly and annual union reports -Calculate and submit monthly union remittances including dues, 401(k), pension, and flex benefits -Respond to remittance questions from the unions and their members -Process all garnishment paperwork -Prepare and submit monthly Pcard reports to corporate office -Assist with accounts payable including invoice entry and approval tracking -Manage all employee talent contracts -Work closely with HR Business Administrator -Liaise with Senior Leadership and Corporate staff Requirements & Skills: -Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent related experience, plus 3-5 years of experience with payroll -Strong interpersonal skills; builds rapport and practices diplomacy and tact. -Discreet nature with access to critical private information -Approachable with good listening skills -Action Oriented and decisive -Uses logic solve difficult problems and makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgement -Prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently, and develops realistic action plans -Confident and assertive when providing coaching, guidance, or direction Physical Demands & Work Environment: The Payroll Business Administrator must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Nexstar Inc., consists of three divisions: Broadcasting, Digital, and Networks. The Broadcasting Division operates, programs, or provides sales and other services to 198 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 116 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC’s UHF discount). The division’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. The Digital Division operates 122 local websites and 316 mobile apps offering hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content and creating new revenue opportunities for the company. The Networks Division operates WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and the home of NewsNation, multicast network Antenna TV, and WGN Radio in Chicago. Nexstar also owns a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information, please visit EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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