Manager, Payroll at Learfield IMG College

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Location: Plano, Texas

Job Description:
Learfield IMG College

Learfield IMG College is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Learfield IMG College not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status.

This position is integral to the Human Resources team and will manage the company's payroll processing for 2,000+ employees across multiple divisions and business lines. This position will collaborate with various groups throughout the organization including, accounting/ finance and members of the senior management team.


  • Oversees the day-to-day administration of all payroll activities and ensures that all processes are executed appropriately and in a timely manner.
  • Ensures program compliance with state and federal payroll requirements and stays current with law changes.
  • Serves as a liaison to employees and third-party payroll vendors to ensure payroll processing accurately reflects company specific pay policies.
  • Functions as the subject matter expert and escalation point to resolve issues and continuously looks for improvements in the operational processes and designs and implements those initiatives.
  • Audits pay records and reconcile totals by department, location, country, etc.
  • Coordinates payroll implementations and upgrades.
  • Interprets pay policies (vacation, LOA, disability, workers compensation, government regulations, withholding exemptions) and ensures appropriate amounts/deductions are calculated and applied correctly.
  • Partners with accounting/finance in maintaining the general ledger interface and producing management reports.
  • Interprets company policies and government regulations affecting payroll tax issues.
  • Participates in selection and management of ongoing relationships with external consultants and suppliers to ensure the organization receives satisfactory standards of service.
  • Provides guidance and training to HR professionals with respect to payroll.
  • Manages and develops payroll staff.
  • Leads special projects and other duties as assigned.


  • 6+ years of professional work experience managing / administering payroll processes and activities.
  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting or closely related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Prior experience with Workday is preferred.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Must have a genuine interest in learning, understanding and empathizing with the needs of the organizations leadership and staff.
  • A passion for serving people.
  • Ability to work and maintain confidential information as private and sign a Confidentiality Agreement.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.

Learfield is the leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of college sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions for fan engagement. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company has long had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete experience. Our suite of services includes licensing and multimedia sponsorship management; publishing, audio, digital and social media; data analytics; ticketing, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; and campus-wide business and sponsorship development.

Our people-first culture is the foundation of our business and is reflective of our approach to building meaningful relationships with our employees, partners, and fans. The company strives each day to deliver the mission statement and embody the core values that make Learfield an exciting place to work.

Our Mission

Powering the connection of fans to the brands and experiences they love.

Our Core Values

Build Trust | Be Fans of One Another | Power Tomorrow | Create & Connect Communities | Have Fun

Learfield offers a full spectrum of benefits for eligible employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Life Insurance and Other Insurance Plans, Flexible Paid Time Off (including Parental Leave), Paid Holidays, 401(k), and Short/Long Term Disability.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Learfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.



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