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Paymaster - InterContinental New York Barclay at IHG

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York





Job Description:

About us

Do you see yourself as a Paymaster? What's your passion? Whether you're into sports, shopping or just reading a good book, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.

An icon of refined Manhattan elegance since 1926, the InterContinental New York Barclay re-opened in spring 2016, following an extensive renovation as the city’s luxury hotel of choice. Located off Park Avenue in midtown east, The Barclay features 702 beautifully-designed guestrooms with 30 suites, an opulent Presidential Suite and Penthouse Sky Suite with 1,500 feet of outdoor space and Chrysler Building views. The hotel boasts 15,000 square feet of meeting space and two large ballrooms for New York’s most memorable weddings, benefits, and galas. The Barclay offers a Club InterContinental®. It's Gin bar and lounge with light dining, is a dynamic social hub in the hotel’s expansive lobby. The “new” Barclay' embraces the hotel's distinctive legacy, while modernizing every detail.

Your day to day

FINANCIAL RETURNS


  • Implement general payroll policies and procedures and monitor adherence to guidelines. Monitor and analyze payroll cost, payroll standards, and budgeted standards as needed.

  • Prepare and transmit payroll entries within established timeframes. Download and edit information from timekeeping system. Audit and post entries into payroll system, including gratuities. Ensure that correct payments are made, taxes are withheld, overtime is correctly charged and paid, and that payroll is processed and executed according to all state, federal and local laws, rules and regulations.

  • May perform additional accounting-related duties such as processing retrieval and chargebacks from credit card companies, assisting in posting payroll charges to the general ledger, troubleshooting time clocks or payroll system issues, working with Accounting staff on payroll bank accounts and cash levels, preparing hotel payables for payroll-related expenses, etc.

PEOPLE


  • Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments. Key departmental contacts include department heads throughout the hotel, for the purpose of providing or obtaining information regarding payroll.

GUEST EXPERIENCE


  • Prepare reports for hotel management, including headcount and production reports, overtime reports, costing reports, etc. as needed or requested.

RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS


  • Perform other payroll-related duties as needed, such as returning unclaimed paychecks, preparing human resources or accounting documentation or reports on payroll-related statistics, ensuring checks are distributed in a secure and timely manner, etc.

  • Troubleshoot payroll problems/issues for employees as requested. Coordinate resolution with IHG Corporate office or payroll vendor as appropriate.

  • Prepare manual checks or advance payment requests as needed or required.

  • Enter and/or post employee information, including benefit deductions, new hires and terminations, garnishments, child support payments, direct deposit information, etc. into payroll and/or timekeeping system in a timely manner.

  • Maintain orderly filing systems for all payroll supportive documentation and payroll reports. Maintain confidentiality of payroll information regarding past and present employees, and adequately safeguard payroll files.

  • May assist with other duties as needed.

What we need from you

High school diploma or equivalent and 2+ years of experience in an accounting or position or similar; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Ability to speak fluent English required.

This job requires ability to perform the following:


  • Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 25 pounds

  • Standing up and moving about the front office or other designated areas

  • Communicating with other people

  • Handling objects, supplies, boxes of merchandise, etc.

  • Bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching

Other:


  • Reading abilities are utilized often when reading time records, payroll-related documents and work materials.

  • Mathematical skills are used frequently to perform calculations, reconcile account balances, etc.

  • Frequent contact with guests and outside vendors is necessary to resolve billing issues or answer questions. Strong customer service skills are required.

  • May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.

What we offer

In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.

IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.