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Manager, Payroll

Sony Pictures

Culver City, CA 02-08-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Manager, Payroll

This role will manage the daily operations of the US/Canada payroll functions, ensuring all payments made to employees are accurate, timely, and in accordance with all federal, state, and local tax regulations. In addition, this role will be responsible for cross-functional, collaborative efforts to improve and enhance current payroll end to end processes, prepare and develop a variety of reports for external and internal resources, ensure accurate tax filings, as well as ensure the policies and procedures for the payroll department are documented and in compliance with SOX.

Role/Responsibilities:
• Manage and train the Controls and Recon team
• Maintain communication with payroll service provider ensuring payroll system is up to date with Tax regulations
• Manage the garnishments process with the payroll service provider
• Ensure all payroll expenses/ payroll related contributions payments are remitted in accordance with Sony's policy
• Determines payroll liabilities by approving the calculation of employee federal/state income tax, social security tax, and employer's social security tax
• Leads payroll Year End efforts/project plan
• Perform Quarter and Year End Recon (payroll accounts are balanced by resolving payroll discrepancies)
• Approves all earning/deduction codes additions, audits, and funding performed by staff
• Supports finance inquiries for payroll GL activity
• Assist with testing of payroll GL posting and activities
• Work with the finance team on any month-end close payroll related activities

Experience/Skills:
• BS degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent experience
• Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)
• Knowledge and experience with multi-state taxation; payroll tax calculations and garnishments processing
• 5+ years of relevant experience in payroll
• 3+ years of experience managing teams
• Excellent organization, oral and written communication skills
• Must be detail-oriented
• Must be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment
• Advance computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite
• Prior UKG Pro, SAP experience, required

The anticipated base salary for this position is $105,000 - $130,000. This role may also qualify for annual incentive and/or comprehensive benefits. The actual base salary offered will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location of the position.

USA - Culver City - Studio Lot - CA01

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gmpm2x-34-239-154-201-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $105,000 to $130,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures' global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies.