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 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 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 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 calculations.
--- Read and interpret source documents and accurately enter in
payroll information into the EP system according to
--- Expected to learn how to key complex payroll as knowledge
increases; errors must be kept at a minimum.
--- Compile, sort by alpha order and run edits for paymaster.
--- Assist payroll operations with various clerical duties.
--- Run various payroll reports when instructed.
--- Assist other departments with various duties when
--- 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).
--- 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 time cards, 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 wherever needed; check team
emails for coverage.
--- Ensure compliance with document retention and processes (I-9s,
JOB REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED
--- High School diploma or equivalent; some college experience
--- Experienced with keying in data using 10-key by touch.
--- At least 1 year experience working in an office
--- Payroll experience preferred.
--- Clerical, administrative or retail experience helpful.
--- Experience using Microsoft Outlook and Word.
--- Communicate with external and internal clients using a
professional client service approach.
--- Proficient with 10-key by touch.
--- Knowledge of payroll processing with ability to pay close
attention to details.
--- Good typing skills, speed and consistency in keying time card
accurately with volume.
--- Ability to concentrate on a task without being distracted in an
area that includes ongoing conversation.
--- Ability to work under pressure and deadlines.
--- Provides good customer service including consistency in quality
and accuracy levels.
--- Good communication skills (reading, writing, speaking,
listening and understanding) including active listening skills to
accomplish the tasks assigned.
--- Ability to accept feedback and apply it to work task
--- Knowledge of military time.
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