Full Time Job

Payroll Business Administrator

Nexstar

Chicago, IL 03-24-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
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.
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Company Profile
Nexstar

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.