The Payroll Manager performs all activities necessary to process payrolls for Memphis Grizzlies players and FedEx Forum staff. Maintain related records, calculate, process and manage Federal, State, and local taxes deductions and returns. Process non-tax deductions and manage third party payments. Prepare various ad hoc reports. Serve as the payroll liaison for League, departments, agencies, and management. Maintain knowledge of current federal and state payroll related issues.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Process payroll for players, coaches and staff (full-time and part-time);
Collect payroll data, compile, calculate, and enter payroll data into ADP, review, transmit, and distribute pay checks;
Calculate wages allocable to various state and local tax districts and related tax withholding for members of the team travel party;
Calculate and withhold voluntary and involuntary deductions for players and staff;
Prepare periodic reports of earnings, taxes & deductions;
Provide payroll information by answering inquiries and requests from players, players representatives and staff, taxing and other regulatory authorities;
Position Description: This position is responsible for managing all Accounts Payable functions to ensure timely disbursements and accurate accounting.
Manages Accounts Payable Process including - External Customer Vendor Relations and the AP disbursement group which handles all check disbursements, 1099 and tax related matters for ERP systems.
Manages accounting functions including maintenance of general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and project accounting; ensures accuracy and timeliness.
Develops, implements and maintains systems, procedures and policies, including accounts payable functions to ensure adherence to organization guidelines.
Manages monthly closing of financial records and posting of month end information; ensures accuracy of financial statements.
Provides accounting assistance to staff members; responds to financial questions/concerns to meet business needs.
Acts as a liaison between the company, government and external accountants to meet information needs and to ensure that proper information is maintained for historical purposes.
Manages A/P Staff
Assist in coding and entering invoices, prepare voucher packets, mail checks, file backup
Review vendor statements
Provide historical research on prior expenditures as needed
Assist with external audit process
Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or related field preferred
Experience with SAGE/MAS 90 accounting system or equivalent
Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook),
Seven or more years of accounting experience
One or more years of leadership experience included
Experience working with generally accepted accounting principles and accounting software
Must have large ERP AP system experience, as well as 1099 filing experience
Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills
Strong interpersonal skills for interacting accountants, clients, and upper management
Good communication skills for communicating with support personnel and management
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Good presentation skills for educating internal clients on accounting principles
Must have flexible schedule (weekends, nights, and holidays)
When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. Do you have any experience with SAGE/MAS 90 accounting system, Workday, or equivalent? If yes, please explain?
3. What are your salary requirements, be specific.