Payroll Business Administrator

Administrative for WGN-TV
Chicago, Illinois

posted on May 22, 2024

job posting:

The Payroll Business Administrator will plan, direct, and coordinate bi-weekly payroll, union remittances and reporting, and works closely with the Regional Business Manager, General Manager and Human Resources. This position reports directly to the Human Resources Manager with a strong dotted line reporting relationship to the Regional Business Manager. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Administer all bi-weekly payroll activities for ~ 420+ employees • Process all union deduction paperwork received and annual audits • 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 • Assist Pcard holders with Concur and communicatee deadlines • Assist with accounts payable including invoice entry and approval tracking • Submit tickets as necessary to the payroll department • Manage all employee talent contracts • Work closely with HR Manager • Liaise with Senior Leadership and Corporate staff Requirements & Skills: • Bachelor’s degree preferred, plus 3-5 years of experience with payroll (Workday preferred) • 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 to 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. #LI-Onsite Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that produces and distributes engaging local and national news, sports and entertainment content across television, streaming and digital platforms, including nearly 300,000 hours of original video content each year. Nexstar owns America’s largest local broadcasting group comprised of top network affiliates, with 200 owned or partner stations in 116 U.S. markets reaching 212 million people. Nexstar’s national television properties include The CW, America’s fifth major broadcast network, NewsNation, America’s fastest-growing national news and entertainment cable network reaching 70 million television homes, popular entertainment multicast networks Antenna TV and Rewind TV, and a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network. The Company’s portfolio of digital assets, including The Hill and BestReviews, are collectively a Top 10 U.S. digital news and information property. In addition to delivering exceptional content and service to our communities, Nexstar provides premium multiplatform and video-on-demand advertising opportunities at scale for businesses and brands seeking to leverage the strong consumer engagement of our compelling content offering. For more information, please visit EEO Statement: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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