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Payroll Coordinator

Universal City, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Payroll Coordinator

Jobid 23768-387385

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 37178BR

**Job Title** Payroll Coordinator

**Business Segment** NBC Entertainment

**Sub-Business** NBC Ent Finance

**Posting Category** Finance

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Country** United States

**State** California

**City** Universal City


Job Summary:

As a Payroll Coordinator, you will be a key member of a high-performing studio payroll team and will play an integral role in modernizing process improvements. The UTV payroll department is responsible for processing above the line payroll for network, cable and SVOD distributed productions. The successful candidate should emphasize cross-functional collaboration with all business partners for process payroll efficiently. One must have extensive knowledge of guild requirements, specifically SAG, AFTRA, WGA and DGA. A successful candidate for this position will be an individual who has discipline, strong analytical skills, and present ideas that continuously simplify that support and streamlining the payroll processes. He/she will work closely with payroll providers and production accountants in processing, editing and approving talent payroll.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Ensure an accurate and timely payroll, including but not limited to: weekly & episodic comp, series sales bonuses, royalties, payroll taxes, PH&W, statutory and supplemental benefits, etc.

+ Onboard new production personnel in coordination with BA, Production and Finance.

+ Distill and breakdown long-form contracts, transcribe into weekly payment schedules and circulate for proper approvals.

+ Work with production controllers and show accountants on a day to day basis to drive accurate, complete and timely payroll.

+ Approve and authorize release of payroll edits.

+ Maintain knowledge of current industry trends pertaining to union MOA updates, rate increases and compliance issues. Technical Skills:

+ Intermediate experience with Excel and other Microsoft / Apple products.

+ Advanced understanding of Show Biz Time Cards.

+ Intermediate knowledge of Vista5, PSL, and Ease products.

+ SAP experience preferred but not required.


Basic Qualifications:

+ Candidate must have at least 3+ years of film and/or television industry production accounting experience.

+ Bachelor’s degree preferred, not required. Eligibility Requirements:

+ Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered

+ Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.

+ Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

+ Must be 18 years old or older

+ Must have work authorization to work in the United States.

+ Willingness to travel (domestic and international) and work extended hours if needed.

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.


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The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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