Date Posted March 30, 2024
Industry Television
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Not Specified


Are you a detail-oriented, numbers-savvy professional with a passion for accuracy and efficiency? Are you skilled in managing complex payroll processes in a fast-paced corporate environment? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

As a Payroll Tax Analyst at Sinclair, you will play a critical role in ensuring that our employees are paid accurately and on time. The ideal candidate will have experience processing multi-state payroll taxes for a large organization in a multi-state environment while maintaining strict compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and company policies. Your keen eye for detail and meticulous approach to data entry will be instrumental in maintaining the integrity of our payroll systems and records.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates timely and accurate tax deposits and filings for payroll taxes on a daily, bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
  • Assist in the periodic and quarterly payroll tax audits.
  • Analyze, validate, and assist with correcting all variances.
  • Preparation and filing of quarterly Multiple Worksite Reporting.
  • Collect necessary documentation for all audit requests.
  • Assist in resolving IRS, State, and Local payroll tax notices and exceptions using ADP SmartCompliance and works closely with ADP to respond to related inquiries.
  • Responds to W-2 inquiries current year and previous years.
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining productivity and leading analysis and providing status updates to the Supervisor of Payroll Tax.
  • Tracks receipt of state unemployment insurance rate and performs systematic updates.
  • Apply and register for new state SUI and Withholding Tax accounts for new locations, FEINs, as needed.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including HR, Finance, and IT, to streamline payroll tax processes, troubleshoot issues, and implement improvements.
  • Provide exceptional customer service by promptly responding to employee inquiries related to payroll tax deductions.
  • Prepare payroll tax journal entries based on payroll tax funding.
  • Assist in preparing various tax returns and reporting not filed by ADP, including other required government reporting.


  • Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in corporate payroll processing, including experience with large employee populations.
  • Strong understanding of federal, state, and local payroll laws, regulations, and compliance requirements.
  • Proficient in using payroll software and systems, as well as Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a proactive approach to identifying and resolving issues.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively across departments and levels of the organization.
  • High level of integrity and ability to maintain strict confidentiality of payroll information.
  • Experience in Excel and ADP a plus. 
This position is not a remote position and requires 5 days in the office at our Corporate Headquarters in Hunt Valley, MD.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let's talk.