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Payroll Coordinator needed at Extreme Reach (Los Angeles)

Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Payroll Coordinator
Los Angeles, CA
The Payroll Coordinator processes payroll for assigned clients/shows and is the primary point of contact for assigned clients in all matters related to their payroll process.
You will be expected to knowledgeably and efficiently process payroll for all U.S. states, including non-union and union payrolls. Proficiency is required with the various (IATSE, SAG-AFTRA, DGA, WGA, etc.) union agreements, locals and guilds for Film, Television, Commercials, and other entertainment verticals.
The Payroll Coordinator will understand the various requirements and conditions relating to union meal penalties, overtime, turnaround penalty, and forced calls, and will be capable of reviewing timecard breakdowns to identify elements such as incorrect pension rates or missing vacation or holiday calculations.

  • Process incoming payroll, which includes breaking of timecards in accordance with all applicable Federal, State, and Collective Bargaining Agreements
  • Provide quality service in assisting and servicing clients in regards to payroll production, tax-related issues, answering pertinent questions, and problem- solving in compliance with company policy and procedure
  • Proficient knowledge and utilization of payroll database and Hours-To-Gross systems. Should be familiar with applicable functions, processes and reports: fringe review, invoicing, Hours-To-Gross timecard edits and timecard verification, payroll history reports, cast lists, etc.
  • Maintain accurate and acceptable files on each client/show, in accordance with company policy and procedure, and as required for tax incentive, union,
    declaration of residency, and tax or employment eligibility audits
  • Maintain the client relationship as it relates to the timely processing of the client's payroll. This includes responding to questions and resolving payroll issues
  • Provide exceptional customer service both to clients externally and in partnering with and/or backing up colleagues
    Perform other projects or duties as assigned
    Required Traits
  • Focused on meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers
  • Time management and the ability to multi-task
  • Treats people with respect
  • Relates well to all levels and kinds of people inside and outside the organization
  • Makes others comfortable and puts them at ease
  • Problem solver and well organized
  • Strong follow-up and follow-through skills
    Required Experience
  • Four year college degree (preferred) or high school diploma
  • Must have a minimum of 2-5 years' experience in the entertainment payroll industry
  • Working knowledge of all U.S. state and federal payroll regulations and familiar with entertainment industry union (IATSE, SAG-AFTRA, DGA, WGA, etc.) collective bargaining agreements
  • Multi-level relationship building skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication ability
  • Ability to work towards team and individual goals
  • Knowledge in using an analytical approach to breaking payroll
  • Must exhibit sense of urgency with regard to servicing client needs
  • Flexibility to shift priorities as needed to service the team's clients
  • Understanding of and commitment to maintaining current knowledge of industry
    trends, concepts, products and practices
  • Must have the ability to break payroll and learn advanced concepts when ready
  • Self-motivated, must be able to work independently and within a team environment

Keywords: RICE GORTON PICTURES LTD, Los Angeles , Payroll Coordinator needed at Extreme Reach (Los Angeles), Human Resources , Los Angeles, California

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