Overview

Job Location:
Mercedes-Benz Stadium

About AMB Sports and Entertainment
AMB Sports & Entertainment is part of the Blank Family of Businesses comprised of the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons, Major League Soccer’s Atlanta United FC, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta Drive GL, and PGA TOUR Superstore.

About Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons are a professional American football club and member of the National Football League (NFL).  The team’s headquarters and practice facility are located on a 50-acre site in Flowery Branch, Georgia.  The Falcons’ NFL expansion franchise was awarded in 1965 and acquired by current owner Arthur M. Blank in 2002.  Under Blank’s leadership, the Falcons have become one of the League’s premier teams on and off the field, playing their home games at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. For more information, visit www.atlantafalcons.com, and follow @AtlantaFalcons.

About Atlanta United

Atlanta United joined Major League Soccer in 2017 and won the 2018 MLS Cup in just its second season, the earliest an expansion team has won the title since 1998.  The club has set multiple league records including season tickets sales (36,000-plus), single-season average (53,002) and total home attendance (901,033). Owned by Arthur M. Blank, Atlanta United plays its home matches at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. For more information about Atlanta United, including how to purchase season tickets, visit: www.atlutd.com, and follow @ATLUTD.

About Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Opened in August 2017, Mercedes-Benz Stadium is a world-class sports and entertainment venue in downtown Atlanta and home to the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons and Major League Soccer’s Atlanta United. The multi-purpose stadium was named the 2019 Sports Facility of the Year and is host to major sports and entertainment events, including the 2026 World Cup, the 2018 and 2025 College Football Playoff National Championships, the 2018 MLS Cup, and Super Bowl LIII. Mercedes-Benz Stadium is the first professional sports stadium in North America to achieve LEED Platinum Certification and the first stadium worldwide to achieve TRUE Platinum Certification for zero waste by the United States Green Building Council. Mercedes-Benz Stadium is proud to be collaborating with naming rights partner Mercedes-Benz and thirteen founding partners including Coca-Cola, Equifax, The Home Depot, Novelis, SCANA Energy, Truist, IBM, Georgia Power, American Family Insurance, Global Payments, Ticketmaster, and Delta Airlines.

To learn more about Mercedes-Benz Stadium visit www.mercedesbenzstadium.com.  Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Our Ideal Candidates

Actively Listen – Take an active role in listening by being present in the moment, using healthy body language, and ensuring joint understanding.  When we read between the lines and hear what others are saying and what they are not saying, we encounter amazing opportunities to go the extra mile in serving them. 

Collaborate – Realize that we are better together than we are alone.  We achieve much better results when others have the opportunity to add their diverse perspectives.  Be open to feedback and actively seek input from a variety of people at varying levels because the best ideas come from those who are closest to those we serve.

Engage in Servant Leadership – Put others ahead of yourself even when it’s difficult.  Find opportunities to lead by example in the way you pitch in and help others.  Giving back to others is at the heart of what we do. 

Build Relationships – Cultivate trust in relationships by showing respect and sensitivity.  Invest time in helping others to continuously improve by listening to their ideas and helping them to continuously improve. 

Own Results – Own issues you encounter even when they are outside of your area of responsibility by taking action or seeking out the needed resolution. You are empowered and expected to take risks aimed at exceeding the expectations of our guests.  Take advantage of this rare opportunity by utilizing available resources.     

Position Summary

The Workday Payroll Analyst will be primarily responsible to assist with processing semi-monthly payroll for the Atlanta Falcons Football Club front office, Atlanta United front office, AMB Sports & Entertainment, and Atlanta Falcons Stadium Company. This position will require someone who holds the utmost respect for confidentiality, understands the dynamics of professional sports teams, and has a customer-service mindset. The Workday Payroll Analyst will be part of the AMB Sports & Entertainment payroll team and report directly to the Payroll Manager at AMBS&E with matrix reporting to the Vice President of Finance for the Atlanta Falcons. This position will be cross trained to assist with the weekly payroll when needed.

This is a full-time position located onsite at Mercedes Benz Stadium in downtown Atlanta.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Review, verify, and audit accuracy of payroll and timekeeping records in Workday for all hourly, salary and salary non-exempt employees.

  • Assist with timekeeping records in ABI for all hourly employees.

  • Research and resolve payroll issues in timely and professional manner.

  • Run payroll processes, follow documented processing steps which include detailed auditing of information, and transmit payroll.

  • Document SOPs and collaborate with HR regarding any cross functional process.

  • Ensure all expense reimbursement reports are uploaded properly and accurately.

  • Assist with the processing and tracking of all garnishments with our third-party vendor.

  • Book payroll & benefit journal entries to the General Ledger system.

  • Complete month-end close procedures for all payroll related items.

  • Support during the quarter end and year end payroll related items.

  • Prepare payroll records for legal requests.

  • Help with W2 distribution and fulfilling employee document requests.

  • Manage uncashed check reporting, lost checks, and replacement checks.

  • Audit system to make sure all new hires and terminations are processed within the appropriate systems.

  • Maintain payroll information, files, and records to provide an up-to-date reference and audit trail for compliance.

  • Assist in any payroll related audit responsibilities.

  • Implement and support new HR technologies and re-engineer processes to continually enhance HR operational efficacy.

  • Manage business requests end to end including prioritization, project management, requirements gathering, functional and technical documentation, end to end system and user testing.

  • Identify gaps and inefficiencies in business processes and suggest solutions.

  • Lead in the review, testing and implementation of HRIS application upgrades, patches, configuration changes, and enhancements. Collaborate with business and technical staff to coordinate application of changes and document processes, procedures, and testing results accordingly.

  • Document system design and processes for the training, reference, and education of payroll staff and employees on processes and system functionality.

  • Maintain HRIS system tables and data integrity processes that need improvement. Recommend improvements and innovative solutions while ensuring adherence to internal controls.

  • Develop and maintain queries and reports to support payroll processes and requests from users and management in a timely manner.

  • Act as business technical analyst to identify, troubleshoot, resolve HRIS system and reporting issues.

  • Assist with other payroll related responsibilities and reporting (i.e., Workers Comp audit).

  • Any other payroll-related projects as needed.

Qualifications and Required Skills

  • Mastered knowledge of complex payroll systems, one year of experience in Workday required.

  • Full cycle payroll proficiency for at least one year required.

  • Multi-Jurisdictional Tax reporting knowledge highly preferred.

  • Proficiency in GL accounting, highly preferred.

  • Highly detail-oriented, organized, and able to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Exhibits proper discretion in dealing with sensitive and highly confidential information.

  • Detailed and deadline-oriented with excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Commitment to outstanding customer service, building relationships, and excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to be able to see multiple points of view.