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Payroll Specialist (MGM Yonkers)

Yonkers, New York
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

As a Payroll Specialist, you will be responsible for ensuring accurate and prompt review of payroll processes.

  • Ensure accurate and prompt review and accounting of timekeeping, deductions, incomes, rate changes, and other data critical to meeting deadlines and compliance for biweekly and on-demand payroll processing
  • Provide guidance and direction to property Time Editors in completion of their biweekly assigned tasks and duties, ensuring that all deadlines are coordinated and achieved while complying with established controls and processes
  • Create, revise, and/or maintain system transactions and reconcile payroll data for biweekly and on-demand payroll cycles, including (but not limited to) all payroll cycle processes and pay check maintenance updates and adjustments as necessary to support accurate cycle completion
  • Notify Payroll Management immediately of irregularities or errors; Analyze irregularities related to clocking, system data, transaction entries, resolutions, and other related scenarios; Assist Payroll Management in formulating action plans to identify and reduce the number of paycheck errors; Make recommendations for operational enhancements that would provide for more streamlined processes or compliance while maintaining maximum customer service to all clients
  • Generate reports on a regular or on-demand basis to support payroll processing
  • Assist with payroll audits, providing all documents relative to processing and balancing
  • Facilitate consistent and timely resolution of all employee issues, concerns, and questions by responding to communications received from employees/HR by telephone, Neocase or email
  • Perform other job-related duties as requested
  • Must possess decision making and problem solving skills
  • General knowledge of mathematical skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Ability to recognize problems and look beyond current practices to provide solutions that maximize the effectiveness of the departments operations
  • Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and verbal forms
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to read and write proficiently to evaluate reports, correspondence and statistical information
  • Ability to multi-task and work well in a fast paced, team-oriented environment
  • Basic knowledge of computer software to include Outlook, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as office equipment, i.e. telephone, copier, fax machine
  • Excellent organizational skills to function effectively under time constraints and within established deadlines, with particular attention to detail
  • Effective listening abilities with strong judgment skills
  • Excellent customer service skills and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with all business contacts
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One (1) year of related experience
  • Work varied shifts, to include weekends and holidays
  • Two (2) years payroll processing experience
  • Experience with Workday or Kronos
  • Experience working with the Hospitality/Gaming/Resort industry

Yonkers, New York

MGM Resorts International is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, MGM Resorts International will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

MGM Resorts International believes in providing opportunity for every employee to grow, develop and succeed in a work environment where you can be your best. We encourage you to explore our job opportunities. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact our Corporate Diversity and Disability Outreach department at 1- or email

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  • Job Reference: 707226133-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: MGM Resorts International
  • Location: Yonkers, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent