Full Time Job

Payroll Business Administrator


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.
Company Profile

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.