Temporary Freelance Payroll Coordinator at Major League Baseball

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Position Summary: The MLB Network seeks a temporary Freelance Payroll Coordinator who will assist with performing timely and accurate payroll processing and reconciliation of the Company’s multi-state bi-weekly payroll. This position requires someone who thrives in a fast paced, dynamic environment and who collaborates effectively with the Finance & Human Resources teams and all employees daily.


  • Data entry into the Ultimate Time & Attendance system as well as the UltiPro Payroll system.
  • Preparation of payroll related documents (i.e., payroll balancing spreadsheet, active employee listing, etc.).
  • Maintain an ongoing knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local pay and tax related laws and regulations.
  • Preparation of bi-weekly payroll and all related payroll reports including, but not limited to, tax deposits, 941 quarterly filings, W-2’s and other year-end reports.
  • Answer employees’ questions and inquiries concerning their paychecks.
  • Communicate with the Human Resources Department to ensure the integrity of the payroll data including data related to new hires, terminations, transfers and rate changes.
  • Maintain a variety of files and records related to garnishment, levies and other income executions.
  • Assist in special projects as assigned by management.
  • Other such duties as required.

Skills & Experience: The ideal candidate must have most if not all of the following skills and experiences: 

  • A minimum of 0-2 years of experience in processing payroll is required.
  • Knowledge of multi-state payroll policies and procedures, federal and state regulations a plus.
  • Knowledge of HRIS such as Ultimate, Ceridian or other equivalent payroll software (knowledge of Ultimate is preferred).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Must be able to adhere to tight deadlines and to have the ability to anticipate important issues that may impact the biweekly payroll process.
  • Able to maintain confidential information.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to function as an effective team member.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule as required including nights, weekends and holidays.

Education: Bachelor's degree is required.

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What are Major League Baseball Perks + Benefits

Major League Baseball Benefits Overview

We know that our employees' performance is directly related the environment that they're in. That's why at MLB, we provide exceptional Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage - premiums 100 percent employer covered - so you can focus on being your best.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Vision plan has only a $10 co-pay for annual eye exams and maximum out of pocket cost of $25 for glasses and/or contact lens.
Health Insurance Benefits
Health insurance policy covers 100% of premiums, with no deductible and minimum co-pays when in-network.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 3 times an employee's annual salary. Premiums 100% employer covered.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Automatic annual employer contribution to 401(k)!
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 4 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
We often sponsor family oriented events!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
We typically host company outings Quarterly.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Career mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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