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Payroll Specialist

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Hiring Organization The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston
Post Name Payroll Specialist
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Location Houston, Texas, United States 77027

Job Description

The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston is seeking a Payroll Specialist to join our team. We hire individuals that are committed to providing a remarkable guest experience and changing the standard of luxury. If your skills and talents are a match for our needs, we can open the door to growth and leadership opportunities.

What we offer you:

  • Multiple benefit plans to suit your needs
  • Paid Vacation
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • A positive and respectful work environment where diversity is valued
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Community volunteer opportunities with Landry’s League
  • Employees are eligible to receive up to 2 tickets for Rockets home games during the  Season. Minimum exclusions may apply at times.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Approach all encounters with associates and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous, and service-oriented manner
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with standards, as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel
  • Maintain a high standard of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform and name tag when working
  • Comply at all times with standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations
  • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times
  • Ensure compliance with all policies and Code of Conduct as specified in the Employee Handbook
  • Reviews/maintains daily payroll reports/records
  • Maintains labor costs within established budgetary limits
  • Ensure accurate and timely input of employee data and effective reporting
  • Process 401k, garnishments, and other deductions bi-weekly
  • Provide answers to general payroll questions and address issues that may arise in a timely manner
  • Processes payroll in a timely and accurate manner and ensure compliance with federal and state wage and hour laws, as well as hotel policies
  • Reconciles and audits all payrolls. Defines and takes corrective action as needed
  • Processes and releases manual off-cycle disbursements
  • Maintains all payroll records, including electronic and paper filing
  • Maintains employee information confidential
  • Develops and implements payroll training for employees and supervisors
  • Acts as liaison between multiple departments
  • Assists in the processing of bi-weekly/bi-monthly payroll as necessary.
  • Prepares and calculates changes to prior payrolls
  • Processes and audits Employee Change Notices
  • Audits and extends payroll transmittal registers
  • Performs data entry of employees’ payroll exceptions and corrections
  • Open and verify cash drop envelopes from Outlets and the Front Desk
  • Prepare and distribute the various reports to Outlet Managers, Front Desk, and Accounting
  • Maintain house fund bank, Maintain individual bank contracts
  • Reconcile and prepare daily cash deposits for the hotel including f&b outlets
  • Conduct monthly audits for all house bank/funds
  • Ensure compliance with established hotel policies for cash handling
  • Assist in month-end closing
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Attend meetings/training as required by management
  • Perform other duties as requested by management

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary
  • Must have the ability to assimilate complex information, data, etc., from disparate sources and consider, adjust or modify to meet the constraints of the particular need
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying the concerns and issues raised by co-workers and guests
  • Must be able to work with, understand and interpret financial information, hotel operations data, and basic arithmetic functions
  • Must be able to prioritize regional, hotel, or departmental functions in order to meet all deadlines
  • Long hours sometimes required
  • Sedentary work – exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma required, college courses in accounting preferred
  • Minimum of 1+ years of Payroll and Cashier experience preferred
  • Prior hospitality experience preferred

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