JOB SUMMARY: The Payroll Administrator will perform all activities necessary to process multiple payrolls including maintaining related records, filing tax reports, processing involuntary deductions such as levies and garnishments, preparing accounting transactions and documents, documenting and updating procedures, and preparing special reports for management.
Manage semi-monthly disbursement of payroll including garnishments, benefits and taxes consistent with federal and state wage and hour laws.
Work closely with Human Resources to ensure the processing of new hires, temporary workers, transfers, promotions and terminations is accurate and timely as applies to payroll and benefits.
Liaison with payroll outsourcer.
Oversight of the filing of accurate and timely federal, state and local payroll tax returns by payroll outsourcer.
Prepare and submit NHL escrow reports/reconciliations.
Manage Player dues deductions/remittance.
Manage garnishments deductions/remittance.
Reconcile and post payroll journal entry.
Reconcile payroll related balance sheet accounts.
Manage Purchase Card program, including maintenance of cards, limits and review of monthly statements. Also includes posting monthly P-Card transactions to the GL.
Manage regular preparation of relevant management reports.
Other general accounting duties.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
3-5 years payroll experience.
Basic knowledge of accounting.
Must maintain strict confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
Proficient in MS Office, specifically MS Excel.
Working experience of payroll tax at the federal, state, and local levels including multi-state filings and payments.
Excellent organizational and communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Proven time-management skills.
Strong work ethic, positive attitude.
Ability to work independently and as a team.
Excellent attention to detail.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Business Related Degree Preferred
Physical Demands and Working Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers, handle objects and office tools, reach, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk, and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is exposed to an office environment, with noise levels usually moderate.
DSE Hockey Club, L.P. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Staff Accountant - Florida Panthers Hockey Club (Sunrise, FL)
The Florida Panthers Hockey Club is looking for a hard-working, proactive, an individual with a positive attitude for a Senior Staff Accountant position. Candidate must be a team player willing to help out wherever they are needed.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from an accredited college/university required.
Minimum of 4 years accounting experience in industry and/or public accounting, preferably in sports/entertainment.
Proficiency in Windows environment with expert Microsoft Excel skills, working knowledge of SOLOMON or related accounting software.
Organizational, analytical and problem solving skills required.
Strong written, verbal, communication, and interpersonal skills
Must be accurate and efficient with ability to meet deadlines.
Ability to work with all levels of management and in teams.
Customer focused and professional attitude.
Perform accounts receivable processes including invoice preparation and recording cash receipts.
Balance sheet analysis.
Perform timely reconciliations of P&L and Balance sheet accounts.
Monthly profit and loss flux analysis.
Assist in the preparation of monthly financial statements.
Prepare and enter monthly closing journal entries.
Accounting and reporting for events.
Depreciation analysis and fixed asset roll forward review and audit.
Cash receipts and receivable reconciliation.
Monthly reconciliation of accounts payable ledger to the general ledger.
Manager of Finance, Consumer Products Licensing - National Hockey League (New York, NY)
This position will manage all phases of accounting, budgeting and financial analysis for the NHL's consumer products licensing activities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES
The Manager of Finance, Consumer Products Licensing will:
Manage all phases of accounting, budgeting and financial analysis for the NHL's consumer products licensing activities.
Be the point person for licensee reporting and payment issues. Responsible for reviewing contractual compliance of revenue reported and resolving discrepancies with NHL account executive(s) and licensees.
Manage communication processes with licensees regarding outstanding royalty statements and payments, and resolve issues that arise.
Be responsible for managing financial relationship with third party participants, including calculating and remitting monies due to them, per their participation agreements.
Manage and oversee licensee audit program, including coordinating audit scheduling with outside audit group, analyzing and reviewing audit reports and following up on issues identified.
Reconcile sub-ledger to ledger on a monthly basis, including cash, revenue, and accounts receivable.
Manage licensing open accounts receivable report; review it monthly with NHL account executives and liaise with Accounts Receivable analyst.
Prepare support for year-end financial statement audits and resolve any audit questions.
Assist in the implementation of the new royalty system, including finalizing management reporting, on-boarding of licensee to the extranet, and migrating Premium licenses onto the system.
Special projects, including preparation of ad-hoc analysis as needed.
The ideal candidate will have an accounting or Finance degree from a 4 year college or university and 5 or more years of experience, including work with financial aspects of consumer products licensing and/or royalties. They should have extensive working knowledge of revenue recognition, accounting processes, and accounts receivable cycle. Must have the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks, including inquiries from numerous account executives. Experience with licensing accounting a must.
The qualified candidate will be disciplined, organized and detail oriented with commitment to accuracy on all tasks. They will have strong analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written skills. Must be proficient in MS Excel (pivot tables, sumif formulas, Vlookup, etc). Prior experience with implementing a royalty system and/or experience with RightsLogic (RSG Media) a plus. CPA or MBA, a plus.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, however only qualified candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:
1. This position is located in NYC. If necessary, are you able to relocate at your own cost? (The NHL does not pay relocation fees)
2. Do you have the legal right to work in the United States?
3. What are your salary requirements for this position?
4. Do you have 5+ years of Finance experience with consumer products licensing and/or royalties? If so, where did you obtain this experience?
5. Do you have a Bachelors or Masters degree in Accounting or Finance?
6. Are you a CPA?