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Jersey City, New Jersey
About Us
We are BetMGM. We are revolutionizing sports betting and online gaming in the United States. We are a partnership between two powerhouse organizations—MGM Resorts International and Entain Group. You know our name through our exciting portfolio of brands including BetMGM Sportsbook, Borgata online, Party Casino and Party Poker. We aim to bring our ideas into action and find ways to deliver the best quality in gaming platforms.
We understand that each card in the deck plays a unique role in any given hand, just as our employees each play a unique role in accomplishing our goals as a company. We strive to create a culture of empathy where our employees feel valued, heard, and comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work. We want to build a product and a workplace that reflect the communities we serve so we approach our work fearlessly, take responsibility when we get it wrong, and ante-up again. We play to win, and we are all-in together.
We were recognized as one of Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work”.
About the Role
The Senior Manager of Payroll will be a key member of BetMGM’s growing finance team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the accuracy and smooth running of the bi-weekly company payroll process and work closely with the HR and Finance team on existing and new processes. The role will require both a keen attention to detail and the strategic foresight to design the departmental roadmap in an ever-changing environment. Above all the candidate must be passionate about what they do!
• Act as subject matter expert of the team and lead payroll processing of over 700+ employees
• Design and manage the payroll department through a period of high growth
• Lead a payroll systems review
• Review and support the organization of responsibilities between Payroll, HR and Finance teams
• Manage and develop a PEO relationship for a new entity
• Leading all future payroll projects
• Ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
• Maintaining payroll information by managing the collection, calculation, and entering of data.
• Interpret Company policy and local, state, and federal law to ensure accurate payroll processing
• Working closely with senior managers to review timesheet submissions from hourly staff
• Compiling and uploading payroll journals to the accounting system
• Reconciling payroll payments to bank statements
• Leading the investigations of payroll queries from staff and management
• Maintaining payroll guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures
• Maintain confidential information when required by legal or ethical standards and professionalism to ensure privacy of employee records
• Provide support on internal and external audit requests
• Bachelors degree or higher
• 10+ years of experience leading successful payroll teams
• Proven experience of managing an end-to-end payroll process in a fast paced and ever-changing environment
• Strong IT skills including experience with payroll systems, accounting software and MS Excel
• System implementation and payroll project experience
Additional Requirements (if applicable)
• Proven experience of managing an end-to-end payroll process in a fast paced and ever-changing environment
• Expert knowledge of processing and auditing non-exempt payroll across multiple employment sites
• Expert knowledge of FLSA compliance, wage and hour, state salary thresholds, state mandated paid sick leave, and other local, state, and federal pay laws
• Strong IT skills including experience with payroll systems, accounting software and MS Excel
• Payroll system implementation experience
• Ambitious self-starter, proactive and passionate
• Strong inter-personal skills with the ability to communicate, describe and explain
• Do-what-it-takes attitude, willing to dive in a figure it out
• Team player
• Comfortable with the ambiguity that can accompany start-up life Comfortable with the ambiguity that can accompany start-up life
About Our Culture
Building BetMGM from the ground up takes effort, energy, and teamwork, but that’s what will make leading this industry all the more satisfying. We stay focused on our main goal with the help of these four company pillars:
• Believe in Your Game – Take your shot! There’s a freedom to explore ideas usually only start-ups are lucky enough to experience.
• Backed by the Best - With our expertise—merged with that of our world-class investors—we have the opportunity to take this business, and ourselves, farther than anyone has ever imagined.
• Do What’s Right - We operate with clarity and simplicity, always doing the right thing by our customers and each other, standing shoulder to shoulder every day.
• Hustle Hard - Our combined commitment and ambition is what drives us to create some of the most innovative products in the industry.
What We Offer
As a valued employee, we’re committed to giving you the resources and support you need. We offer Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Paid Time Off, Holidays, Employee Resource Groups and more!
Gaming Compliance
Candidate must comply with and support the company’s responsible gambling policies, procedures and initiatives.
This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of duties a person in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.
BetMGM LLC is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment or career development. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you’ve got what it takes, we’d love to learn more about you.
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