Payroll Specialist


Skydance Interactive

We are seeking a Payroll Specialist with experience using Workforce Now to join our expanding Finance team. The Payroll Specialist will assist the Director of Payroll with all payroll processing and reporting for Skydance Media and its subsidiaries, located in the US and Canada.  #Media


    • Assist Director of Payroll with processing semi-monthly payroll for hourly and salaried employees across multiple entities
    • Maintain payroll database including onboarding and offboarding employees in payroll system
    • Enter benefits and other company deductions
    • Maintain Time and Attendance to ensure streamlined and accurate processing
    • Provide support to employees and management related to any payroll transactions
    • Participate in and coordinate any payroll and benefit audits
    • Assist with monthly reconciliation of payroll to general ledger
    • Assist with system implementation and integration (Payroll / HRIS)
    • Assist with any ad hoc payroll related projects and reports


    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent.  Accounting, Finance, Economics, or similar field preferred
    • 2-3 years of experience in payroll administration using cloud base payroll/ HRIS system (such as ADP, Ultipro, Workday, SAP)
    • Experience using ADP Workforce Now
    • Strong analytical skills and understanding of payroll and payroll taxes
    • Extra attention to detail and care for confidential information
    • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office especially Excel
    • Excellent communication skills with a strong customer service approach
    • Extremely detail-oriented, organized, and able to meet tight deadlines
    • Strong analytical skills and a good understanding accounting administration as it relates to payroll
    • Strong ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
    • System implementation experience is a plus
    • Canadian payroll knowledge is a plus
    • Union payroll knowledge is a plus
Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
Skydance is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category. Diversity in the workplace is not just a commitment, it is who we are and a reflection of what makes our world special.  

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Location: Santa Monica, Los Angeles

Date posted: 2022-01-20