Sinclair Broadcast Group

Human Resources Coordinator

2 weeks agoSyracuse, NY

WSTM/WTVH-TV is looking for a HR Coordinator who will be responsible for direct support and guidance in various functional areas of human resources, accounting, and payroll, supporting approximately 100 employees under the general direction of the local Business Manager and Corporate Regional HR Manager. The ideal candidate has a minimum of 1-2 years of experience in human resources and/or accounting working in a fast-paced environment and skilled in wearing multiple hats! Positive attitude, effective communication, follow-through, and attention to detail are must-have attributes for this position.

While no day will be exactly the same, you'll be involved in a variety of HR and Accounting functions including but not limited to:

  • Collaborate in a team-based environment; providing excellent, friendly and responsive customer service to employees and managers.
  • Develop and maintain a deep understanding of our people, our work and our culture.
  • Ensure compliance with employment regulations, including FMLA, FLSA, ADAA, and EEO.
  • Prepare and review of a centralized bi-weekly payroll process for hourly and salaried, union and non-union staff and problem solve issues and questions.
  • Interpret and apply company policies and procedures and collective bargaining agreement terms.
  • Coordinate onboarding/exiting process, present information and materials, and ensure all onboarding/exiting tasks are complete within the appropriate systems.
  • Support the recruitment process, i.e., post jobs in ATS, prepare offer letters, etc. Ensure compliance with FCC/EEO regulations in all aspects of recruitment and hiring.
  • Support the benefits administration process by maintaining working knowledge of company's benefit plans, assist in the Open Enrollment process including employee education and communication, and audit as needed.
  • Administer leaves of absence according to company policy, and state and local laws, including FMLA, NY DI and NY PFL.
  • Respond to unemployment claims, workers compensation claims, and employment verifications.
  • Maintain confidential, electronic HR records for all employees.
  • Assist in planning and coordinating team trainings, morale events, and activities.
  • Assist leadership with routine financial reporting.
  • Leverage data to drive results and business decisions.
  • Complete general accounting functions on behalf of the location/station.
  • Perform other related duties and projects as required and assigned.
We think it would be great if your background looked something like this:
  • Degree in related field(s) - e.g., accounting, finance, HR, and/or Business preferred
  • 1+ years of on the job experience with HR tasks including payroll and/or General Ledger (GL), or Financial, or Accounting related duties.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office. Advanced skills in Excel preferred.
  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and/or HCM systems (e.g., Oracle, SAP).
  • Understanding of NY State employment laws.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to effectively communicate with employees at all levels, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to exhibit a high degree of confidentiality and proper judgement under pressure and in sensitive situations.
  • A positive attitude and high level of commitment to execution of job duties.
  • Organizational and time management skills with expert attention to detail.
  • Independent judgment to plan, organize, and prioritize workload.
  • Professional experience in television broadcasting a plus!
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let's talk.

Client-provided location(s): Syracuse, NY, USA
Job ID: sinclair-8316

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness
    • Wellness Program
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Life Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Health Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • HSA
    • FSA
  • Parental Benefits and Childcare
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Holiday Events
    • Company Outings
    • Snacks
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Leave of Absence
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement
    • Performance Bonus
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
  • Professional Development
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Promote From Within
    • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

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