Who We Are:
Thompson Hospitality is the nation’s largest minority-owned food and facilities management company. Our services include hospitality, full dining and quick service restaurants, campus dining, diversity consultation, facility operations and maintenance management. We are a family-run organization with more than thirty years providing services built on our core mission to provide a positive experience to every relationship we are involved in: one guest, one client, one team member at a time. As a fast-growing company, we have a growth plan to more than double in size over the next three years. We are looking for team members who are interested in developing their careers to the next level while joining our team of over 4,000 employees, serving clients in over 40 states to include more than 1.9 million guests each year. Thompson Hospitality focuses on three core areas in everything we do:
Give back to our communities
Do the right thing
Treat people the way you want to be treated
Always do your best
Be accountable for our actions
Serve the highest quality food
Provide world-class service
Maintain flexibility to better serve our clients
This position will work with salaried, hourly and unionized employees in a variety of states and business settings. With 2700 employees across the country, the Payroll Specialist will be responsible for the following:
Processing all aspects of bi-weekly payroll for assigned pay groups.
Ensuring accuracy and data integrity.
Fielding calls from Managers and Hourly Associates regarding issues with pay and resolving the issue in a timely fashion.
Processing Instant Checks to correct any discrepancies, if applicable.
Load money card information into CMS portal.
Reviewing and familiarizing oneself with Union Contracts as it applies to payroll to guide and assist management with adhering to payroll practices for units.
Support Payroll Manager with troubleshooting time clocks.
Math: Payroll Specialists may have to calculate changes to pay rates based on time off, overtime, etc.
Process taxes and payment of employee benefits
BS/BA degree or equivalent experience/education
Minimum of one (1) year of professional payroll experience
Outstanding organizational ability with great attention to detail
Ability to prioritize tasks
Solid understanding of accounting fundamentals and payroll best practices
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work under tight deadlines
Proficiency with UltiPro preferred
Must be able to work when payroll processing days fall within a company holiday.
Paid Time Off
401(k), matched up to 4%
Short and Long Term Disability
Employee Referral Program
Discounts: Hotels, Travel, Tickets, Restaurants
Employees and their relatives are eligible for a discounted meal plan at any of our HBCU client locations while they are attending school
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to fingers, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.
We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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