Full Time Job

Payroll Tax Specialist


Houston, TX 05-09-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Job Summary:

Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment and eCommerce company, comprised of four market leaders:, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world's top five eCommerce sites, with over 26 million monthly unique visitors. Live Nation Concerts produces over 20,000 shows annually for more than 2,000 artists globally. Front Line is the world's top artist management company, representing over 250 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling over 800 advertisers to tap into the 200 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit


Reporting to the Payroll Tax Supervisor, the Payroll Tax Specialist will work closely with the payroll team and other external vendors and agencies regarding all areas of payroll tax processing. The Payroll Tax Specialist will demonstrate a sustained high level of professionalism, discretion, and focus on the Shared Services payrolls and our team environment. The associate must have a high level of customer service, relationship building skills, along with the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time.

• Responsible for working with third party payroll tax provider (ADP) and taxing agencies to open, maintain and close all payroll tax accounts (federal, tax & local)
• Responsible for working with third party payroll provider and taxing agencies to resolve open payroll tax issues
• Responsible for the review of all local, state and Federal payroll tax notices to ensure timely resolution
• Timely research and resolution of all internal and external payroll tax inquiries (from employees, HR, department managers, and other parties) while maintaining top notch customer service
• Assist the Payroll team with complex payroll tax issues, questions and special needs as they arise
• Responsible for making sure all unemployment rates are correct and updated timely
• Year-End Responsibilities, including the review, reconciliation and release of all W-2's, including W-2 corrections
• Working with third party tax vendor to ensure local, state and federal payroll tax returns are correct and facilitating payroll tax amendments as necessary
• Comply with all local, state and federal income tax laws
• Maintain confidentiality of payroll information
• Other duties and special projects as assigned
• Document and update procedures
• Highly organized: strong attention to detail, ability to prioritize, multi-task, and complete tasks according to deadlines
• Ability to draw conclusions from research
• Ability to work without supervision
• Excellent customer service skills
• Working knowledge of payroll best practices

• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (use of financial and logical functions; work with multiple spreadsheets and workbooks; import and export function)
• Must have 5 years of payroll tax experience in an organization with more than 2000 employees
• Strong knowledge and the ability to understand the implications of federal, state and local payroll tax laws and regulations
• Strong knowledge of payroll and tax remittance
• Experience with US and Canada tax processing and regulations
• Associates Degree required, Bachelors Degree preferred
• College level coursework highly preferred
• FPC or CPP credentials highly preferred
• COVID-19 vaccination will be required for this position subject to legally valid exemptions.

If the above description sounds like you and fits your background, apply online at to join the Live Nation Entertainment team today!

Applicants for employment in the US must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

BENEFITS & PERKS - Our motto is 'Taking Care of Our Own' through 6 pillars of benefits:
• HEALTH: Medical, Dental and Vision benefits for you and your family, including Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
• YOURSELF: Paid time off policy including holidays, sick time and day off for your birthday, free concert tickets
• WEALTH: 401(k) program with company match, Stock Program Reimbursement
• FAMILY: New parent programs & support including caregiver leave and baby bonus, infertility support
• CAREER: Tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment internal growth and development programs & trainings
• OTHERS: Volunteer time off, crowdfunding network


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rv6b8w-44-200-86-95-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Live Nation Entertainment is the global leader in live entertainment and ticketing. Our world-class portfolio reaches all aspects of the live event and ticketing industry, from ground-breaking software in Ticketmaster, mix of legendary venues and restaurants in House of Blues, production leaders in Concerts, exceptional brand partnerships in Media & Sponsorship, and unparalleled team of artist managers in Artist Nation supported by diverse professionals in all facets of Corporate operations.