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Payroll Specialist III

Corporate Headquarters
Dallas, TX
January 19, 2023

Payroll Specialist

Coppell, TX

What does it mean to be a BrinkerHead? We play like a team, take pride in our culture and seek every opportunity to make people feel special.  Life is short. Work happy.

At Brinker, we connect, serve and give to create the best life for our Team Members, Guests and community. Through our cultural beliefs, Brinker empowers its Team Members to positively impact our 4 Key Results: Engaging Team Members, Bringing Back Guests, Growing Sales and Increasing Profits.

Brinker International is an equal opportunity employer; we foster an inclusion environment that promotes respect, diversity of thought and success for all.

Your Key Job Functions

• Provide front line customer service support to Brinker team members.

• Utilize critical thinking and research skills to resolve escalations.

• Ensure that outsourcing partner adheres to guidelines in service level agreement

• Partner with outsourcing vendor to assist in problem solving with the ability to identify the central issue, explore resolutions and provide guidance on the best option based on circumstance.

• Utilize decision making skills to think quickly and make decisions that supports Brinker’s vision

• Maintain and apply a working knowledge of departmental and company accounting/payroll policies and procedures.

• Manage multiple priorities while multi-tasking within a fast-paced environment.

• Serve as subject matter expert during the testing of new processes and help transition other team member to new process

• Train third-party outsource provider on new processes, compliance regulations and ongoing functional issues.

• Interact and coordinate with offshore team daily

• Perform ad hoc tasks as required

Required Experience

• 3-5 years multi state US payroll processing

• 3-5 years of analytical payroll experience

• Intermediate to Advanced level of experience with Excel

• 3-5 years of GL experience to include account reconciliation

Desired Experience

• 2-3 years Canadian payroll processing experience

• 3-5 years of PeopleSoft experience

• 3-5 years of payroll tax experience

What You Bring to the Team

• Ability to manage time effectively and prioritize projects based on cost/benefit

• Exhibit excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization

• Possess beginner / intermediate experience with PC and software applications (i.e., spreadsheet, word processing, presentation, PeopleSoft, query)

• Possess problem solving skills to quickly identify and resolve issues

Why Brinker

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, and 401(k) with company match and generous dining discounts.  Every team member working at the Restaurant Support Center (aka Brinker headquarters) is eligible for annual bonus potential.

Our campus includes an onsite gym plus opportunities to increase your wellbeing with onsite Yoga and boot camp programs. Work/Life/Fun balance in a casual and collaborative work environment!  Team members enjoy company-wide events and celebrations. Regular volunteer opportunities with our community give back programs.

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