Minnesota United

Minnesota United

Payroll Specialist

Minnesota United FC - Manager
Golden Valley · MN
Accounting and Finance: Payroll
The Payroll Specialist is part of the Finance Department for Minnesota United FC (MNUFC), a sports business located in the Twins Cities area of Minnesota and a member of Major League Soccer (MLS), the top tier soccer league in North America.
Job Description:
We are seeking an experienced individual that has a strong attention to detail, a great understanding of the concept of confidentiality and enjoys working with other individuals. This role is responsible for all thing’s payroll; including but not limited to, entering payroll information, processing payroll, supporting 401K and benefits administration, and facilitating annual audits. 
The Payroll Specialist is a full-time position and will report directly to the Senior Director of Finance. This role is based in Golden Valley, MN with the option to work remote Mondays and Fridays. 

  • Administer the accurate and timely payroll processing; that includes but is not limited to biweekly payroll and transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, new hires, terminations, contracts and wage changes
  • Manage and administer retirement program including employee engagement, plan administration, recordkeeping, compliance and annual audit
  • Administer workers compensation payments, recordkeeping and annual audit
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, regulations and hour laws; acting as the subject matter expert on payroll compliance for the Finance and Human Resources teams
  • Provide research, analysis and recommendations that lead to effective payroll strategies; recommending changes in structure, policies, procedures, and methods related to payroll
  • Serve as a key leader in advising and coaching employees on payroll policies and processes
  • Support Human Resources with onboarding and offboarding of employees
  • Support the administration of employee insurance benefit programs 
  • Process accurate and timely year-end reporting including annual W-2s, 1099, PTO and ACA
  • Maintains accurate records including payroll registers, all compensation forms, contracts and other documents as required
  • Performs monthly entries and reconciliations of all general ledger payroll accounts
  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • 2 - 5 years of experience in Payroll Processing and management
  • ADP Workforce Now experience required, HRIS experience a plus
  • Understanding of federal and state tax regulations along with wage and hour laws and regulations
  • Extensive knowledge of the payroll function including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, confidentiality and experience exercising professional discretion and maintaining confidentiality regarding all human resources related matters
  • Experience with accounting software
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Available to work flexible hours including evenings as needed

Company Profile:
MNUFC is a professional soccer club playing in Major League Soccer (MLS), the top tier of soccer in North America, and which operates under the oversight of the U.S. Soccer Federation, a member of FIFA. The Club is headquartered in Golden Valley, MN. Soccer operations are located at the MNUFC Training Center in Blaine, MN, and the team plays its home matches at Allianz Field in St. Paul, MN.

MNUFC is a progressive employer that values group and personal excellence, individual commitment, shared responsibility, diversity and respect for all people. Its mission includes community engagement and betterment through the expression of the values of soccer, the premier sport of the world. The Club promotes an open work environment with collegial and supporting work dynamics that foster positive individual and group performance, and the opportunity for career advancement.

Compensation and Benefits: 
MNUFC provides a competitive benefit package that includes a hybrid work option, individual and family health insurance, and 401K savings program, including an employer match.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you authorized to work in the United States?

  2. Do you have at least 2 - 5 years of payroll experience?

  3. Do you have experience processing payroll in ADP Workforce Now?