Finance: Accounting/Finance other
PAYROLL MANAGER - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

The Philadelphia 76ers is currently seeking a Payroll Manager.  This position is responsible for paying employees and compiling payroll information by managing payroll preparation, completing reports, and maintaining records.


Philadelphia 76ers is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


  • Manage Payroll department to assure payroll is processed and distribute for all 76ers employees. 
    • Communicate with SVP of Finance for payroll issues
    • Process additional payroll items as needed, including commissions and bonuses
    • Communicate with employees concerning all payroll related questions
  • Review state payroll taxes for traveling staff
  • Review and balance semi-monthly payrolls
  • Prepare the standard payroll journal entries to record payroll into the general ledger
  • Communicate with player representation/accountants when needed
  • Communicate with ADP on various payroll & tax issues
  • Review and approve check and wire requests for payroll related items
  • Complete payroll analytical Excel spreadsheets for the Accounting Department.
  • Supply NBA with various payroll information as requested.
  • Supervise submission of weekly attendance sheets tracking
  • Process Workers Compensation Claims
  • Assist Human Resources Department as follows:
    • Assist Onboarding process including preparation of New Hire Packets
    • Request and review new hire background checks
    • Answer Employee benefit questions
    • Manage employee online benefit enrollment portal
    • Liaison between various insurance brokers and organization
  • Assist general accounting department as follows:
    • Manage American Express Corporate Card Program & Membership Rewards Program
    • Manage Mobile Wireless Corporate Account
    • Request Certificate of Insurances for various 76ers events as needed
    • Supervise Sponsorship Billing Function
    • Reconcile Hotel Bills
    • Reconcile Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited College/University
  • Must have 5 years of experience processing payroll
  • Knowledge of ADP payroll preferred or similar payroll software required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with strong Excel skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handling multiple tasks simultaneously and meeting deadlines is a must
  • Manage and work within timeline goals, with an ability to complete work efficiently and communicate risks as appropriate
  • A self-starter who remains focused while working under deadlines
  • Must have excellent communication skills and demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to details

All applicants must provide salary requirements to be considered.

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Sales Associate (August/September Start Date) - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)


Widely regarded as one of the top ticket sales programs in the sports business, the Sixers Sales Associate program provides entry-level sports business executives with the opportunity to learn the business side of professional sports from the top leaders in the sports industry.  With a focus on consistent training and development through personalized one-on-one coaching, the Sixers Sales Associate program will build the foundation needed for a long and successful career in the revenue-generating side of the sports business.

Led by one of the industry’s most decorated and well-respected sports business executives in CEO Scott O’Neil, the Sixers have attracted the industry’s top leadership talent from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, MLS, and NCAA, resulting in one of the most exciting, rewarding, and dynamic work environments within the entire sport industry.

Apply now to learn why the Philadelphia 76ers were selected as one of Philadelphia Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in Philadelphia!


  • Sell a full menu of ticket products for the Philadelphia 76ers, including, but not limited to full and partial season ticket packages, group tickets and hospitality packages.

  • Make cold calls from lists of area companies provided to sell full and partial season ticket packages and group tickets.

  • Utilize social selling tools to generate new lead sources

  • Proactively create opportunities for new business through up selling opportunities and referrals from existing clients.

  • Contact past customers in order to generate new ticket sales.

  • Effectively follow up with clients and prospective clients in order to build relationships to help provide repeat business and to meet excellent customer service requirements.

  • Cordially and effectively handle incoming sales calls from prospective clients for all ticket sales products. 

  • Conduct in-arena appointments and tours of Wells Fargo Center to assist in closing new business and developing new relationships.

  • Take advantage of out of office appointments to get face-to-face with prospective buyers

  • Work different Philadelphia 76ers events and games as assigned to support ticket sales efforts and promotional initiatives. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in business/sales/marketing/sports management or similar concentration.

  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact comfortably and effectively with internal and external clients at all levels of an organization.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral. 

  • Extremely coachable and eager to learn every day.

  • Highly motivated individuals with a strong desire to build a career in the sports business.

  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends, as required.

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