Junior Paymaster (New Mexico)
Company: Entertainment Partners
Posted on: September 13, 2019
At Entertainment Partners we help to power Oscar-winning films,
Emmy-winning shows, and Clio-winning commercials. Feel the
satisfaction of doing work that directly impacts the most exciting
industry in the world while fostering a work environment with the
nimbleness of a start-up but the stability of a blue chip. EP is
poised to redefine and evolve the back-office processes of the
entertainment community with security at the core of what we
Are you looking for the next opportunity to revolutionize an
industry? If so....
We are looking for a Junior Paymaster (New Mexico) that will be the
primary service provider. EP payroll clients evaluate our service
not only on the merit of the products we provide, but also in large
part on the relationship they have with their paymaster. The Junior
Paymaster (New Mexico) should calculate, prepare and ensure
delivery of the production payroll in accordance with client
requests and EP policies, procedures, and standards. It is
paramount to EP's success that EP paymasters possess excellent
client communication skills, solid skills in utilizing EP's payroll
programs including entry programs, as well as, report and audit
utilities. The Junior Paymaster (New Mexico) should develop a basic
understanding of EP policies and procedures and have a strong
working knowledge of federal and state wage and hour laws, as well
as a general understanding of union concepts and fringe
---Calculate, audit and input above and below the line payroll in
accordance with client, employee, union, state and federal
---Process payroll timely, staying in constant communication with
the client to be aligned on expectations.
---Establish and maintain complete and accurate files of each
production; file project documents electronically in Show
---Gain basic knowledge of state, federal and workers compensation
---Learn EP policies and procedures.
---Ability to seek assistance where required; escalate potential
"issues" to appropriate manager.
---Change voicemail daily
---Employee accountability - i.e. no "negative" talk; accuracy,
turnaround, client service, etc.
---Attend training classes, gain basic knowledge of Los Angeles
entertainment contracts, utilize Halogen Training Modules,
Lynda.com, etc. on a regular basis to gain/reinforce knowledge of
payroll contracts and EP policies.
---Provide employee earnings and analysis where requested, run
Project Queries, run BIT (as applicable).
---Contact clients when shows are assigned/reassigned (both
existing and new manager).
---Be proficient in SmartTime and PSG.
---Ensure all hand off instructions are clear to the designated
backup on the team; always communicate backup information to the
---When serving as backup, contact each client and communicate
coverage for the day.
---Keep project info in SalesForce up-to-date to include payroll
schedule and projected timecards, etc.
---Ensure weekly adjustments completed by end of week, otherwise
escalate to manager; review/validate completed adjustments and
communicate to client.
---When available, help the team/COE wherever needed; check team
emails for coverage.
---Ensure compliance with document retention and processes (I-9s,
---Submit HTG rules as needed to Ask Contracts.
JOB REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED
---Classes on client service.
---Military time experience is mandatory
---Distribution of articles including assigned Lynda.com
---Classes on wage and hours laws, including exempt/non-exempt
---Extensive worksheets-combined with data entry: hand-break and
key time cards in hours-to-gross.
---Training on Show Folder-working with a training manager to print
a work order and set up a show folder, print a work order from
another, more experienced, paymaster's desk.
The Training Manager acts as the client and the trainee puts
together a Show Folder. Compare to the assigned paymaster's actual
Show Folder at the conclusion.
---All payroll edits reviewed by Training Manager prior to being
sent to client.
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