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Payroll Coordinator for Cast & Crew (Burbank, New York, Baton Rouge, Atlanta, Albuquerque).

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Job Description

The Production Payroll Specialist Payroll Coordinator processes payroll for assigned shows and to be the point of contact for the client in aspects of payroll processing. The Payroll Coordinator is expected to proficiently demonstrate payroll processing ability in all US related payrolls, union and non-union. Extensive knowledge of all (Hollywood) I.A.T.S.E. locals, guilds and contracts, both TV and Theatrical, is highly preferred.

Essential Functions

Process in-coming payroll, which includes breaking of timecards following all applicable Federal, State, and Collective Bargaining Agreements.

Accountable and responsible for quality service in assisting and servicing clients in regards to payroll production, tax-related issues, answering pertinent questions, and problem-solving in compliance with company policy and procedure.

Proficient knowledge and utilization of payroll database system. Should be familiar with applicable programs: invoice, batch, timecard editor; and reports: timecard verification, fringe, payroll history, cast list, gross wages.

Maintaining accurate and acceptable files on each client/show, following company policy and procedure.

Maintain the client relationship as it related to the weekly processing of the client’s payroll. This includes responding to questions and resolving payroll issues.

Performs other related duties and assignments as assigned.


Four-year college degree or equivalent work experience preferred.

A minimum of 2-5 years’ experience in processing high-volume payroll required. Entertainment payroll industry experience and/or multi-state union payroll is highly preferred.

Multi-level relationship building skills.

Excellent oral and written communication ability.

Ability to work towards the team and individual goals.

Knowledge in using an analytical approach to breaking payroll.

Must exhibit a sense of urgency concerning client servicing.

Excellent time management skills.

Excellent PC skills.

Flexibility to shift priorities as needed to service the team’s clients.

Understanding of and commitment to maintaining current knowledge of industry trends, concepts, products, practices, and financial arrangement.

Must have the ability to break payroll and learn advanced concepts when ready.

Self-motivated, must be able to work independently, goal oriented and people oriented.

Schedule must be flexible to accommodate workload and client needs.

Able to work overtime as needed.

Special Work Conditions

Sedentary: involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods. Occasionally may involve exerting up to 15 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, or pull


Cast & Crew provides a comprehensive package of employee benefits including: Medical, Dental, Life/AD&D; LTD, additional voluntary benefits such as STD, Vision, paid vacation, holidays, and sick pay; 401(k) and employer match, Additional Life Insurance, and other company perks and benefits!

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