Human Resources & Payroll Specialist (8696)

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WCGN/WVTV in Milwaukee, WI is seeking an Assistant Business Manager to be responsible for the Human Resources function for stations, as well assist with the management of the financial reporting and general accounting functions to ensure all documentation complies with Sarbanes-Oxley, Company policies and procedures, and GAAP reporting guidelines.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage the Human Resources function under the general direction of Corporate Human Resources:
  • Recruiting and hiring compliance in accordance with FCC/EEO regulations
  • Conduct new hire orientation and exit interviews
  • Complete paperwork related to hiring, termination and status and benefit changes
  • Act as a liaison between employees, Corp HR and/or vendors to answer questions about benefits, company policy or other related concerns
  • File and maintain confidential personnel and other HR records
  • Assist with FCC/EEO compliance reporting
  • Leave administration
  • Prepare and review of payroll process
  • Reporting/responding to workers' compensation and unemployment claims
  • Act as a liaison between managers and Regional HR Manager on employee relations matters, including disciplinary matters and complaints
  • Support the Business Manger by assisting with the Stations' Accounting Functions:
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to general ledger, fixed assets, financial statements, etc.
  • Prepare month end journal entries, financial statements, forecasts, reports, variance analysis, etc.
  • Collect and analyze asset, liability, and capital financial information
  • Assisting in other daily projects as assigned by the Business Manager

Required Skills


  • Associates or bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or equivalent, or enrolled towards such degree
  • Minimum 2 years relevant work experience in Accounting and Human Resources
  • Working knowledge of internal control procedures, general ledger, payroll, and human resources
  • Must be results oriented with strong accounting and financial skills
  • Proficient in Excel and an Oracle background preferred
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment with various levels of staff
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in the broadcast industry a plus!

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