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Union Payroll Specialist

Union Payroll Specialist

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Join a Team That Creates Incredible Events
and Experiences Around The World

 With offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany and the United Arab Emirates, GES creates exciting events and brand experiences around the world.

Our Mission Statement tells the story: To create the world's most meaningful and memorable experiences for marketers, show organizers, and event attendees. 


  • Process high volume daily timecards and weekly payroll for hourly union employees timely and accurately.
  • Work under general supervision from a designated supervisor.
  • Perform payroll duties requiring knowledge of standard practices used in the preparation, distribution, and maintenance of payroll and payroll records.
  • Manage work flow to ensure all timecards and payroll transactions are processed timely and accurately.
  • Prepare special payments, complex pay and payroll deduction calculations ensuring compliance with company policies, union contracts and federal and state regulations.
  • Assist employees and management with questions, concerns or requests regarding payroll. This includes properly applying technical knowledge and skills, communicating and listening effectively.
  • Reconcile payroll and validate confirmed reports prior to submitting payroll for closing and dispersing.
  • Understand proper taxation of all employee payments including employer paid benefits.
  • Perform each assigned task, exercising routine methods and mechanics of the job and requesting assistance when unusual circumstances arise.
  • Review payroll documents for compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Verify accuracy of data entry and computations of withholding tax, deductions, and overtime compensation.
  • Identify, research, and assist in the resolution of payroll related discrepancies.
  • Stay current on regulatory, legal and other payroll developments to foresee and/or address payroll initiatives and issues.
  • Research and effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with employees and departments.
  • Process off-cycle check payments according to company policy, union agreements and federal and state regulations.
  • Accurately calculate and process union retro payments as required.
  • Prepare employee documentation for scanning or filing. Ensure records are maintained according to record retention requirements.
  • Prepare stop payments, void checks, direct deposit reversals and overpayment collections in accordance with company, federal, state and union regulations.



  • Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) preferred
  • High school diploma or GED required, Bachelors Degree preferred
  • Basic accounting knowledge preferred
  • Three to five years multi-state payroll processing experience
  • Data entry experience
  • Solid understanding and working knowledge of payroll processes and systems, particularly in an union environment
  • Strong knowledge of state and federal payroll regulations with an emphasis on multi-state and local taxation.


  • MS Office and computer skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent reading and interpretation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • High degree of professionalism and solid ability in delivering high quality customer service and establishing/maintaining effective and collaborative working relationships.
  • Excellent judgment, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player

Work Environment

Special Considerations

  • Flexibility with work schedule (required to change shifts and work days as business needs dictate)


  • Flexibility with work hours (must be able to work overtime as business needs dictate)
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