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South Carolina – Human Resources and Payroll Manager – SMG/North Charleston Coliseum – North Charleston, SC

Position: Human Resources and Payroll Manager
Department: Administration
Reports To: Director of Finance
FLSA Status: Salaried/Exempt


SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for a Human Resource Manager at the North Charleston Coliseum, Convention and Performing Arts Center.  The Human Resource Manager is responsible for accurately maintaining and processing bi-weekly payroll for all full and part-time staff of the facility and maintaining all personnel records for staff and assuring that all reporting systems and procedures are in compliance with established administrative policies.  It is required of this position to maintain discretion and respect in the handling of all Human Resource and Payroll related matters regardless of level of significance.


  • Create, maintain and manage all personnel files, employee relations files, medical files and benefit files for both full and part-time staff from date of hire to date of separation.
  • Utilize e-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification System to certify eligibility of all new
  • Conduct Background and Credit checks as deemed necessary per SMG Policy.
  • Post and track all open positions and maintain Applicant and Employee Activity Log as outlined in SMG’s Affirmative Action Policy ensuring that all AAP policies requirements are
  • Record and track all vacation, personal and sick leave for full-time staff. Review all benefits and company policy with full-time staff.
  • Maintain all part-time and full-time annual reviews and process all salary adjustment
  • Report and maintain all work related injuries, complying with state and federal
  • Support the Department Management team, interpret SMG Policy and act as a witness for all Employee disciplinary issues as well as Employee grievances.
  • Examine all payroll documents submitted for time input and verify accuracy of computations and allocations.  Assure all transactions are properly supported and are in accordance with SMG’s pertinent policies and procedures.
  • Import/transmit all data entry into ADP Enterprise, including, but not limited to, balancing, reviewing preliminary reports and loading/receiving all payroll files.
  • Distribute appropriate payroll reports to corresponding departments.
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts that are payroll related.
  • Create and submit Compensation Adjustment Form to SMG on annual basis for approval of employee appraisal and compensation increase.
  • Process and key salary adjustments for all Full-time and Part-time staff according to SMG
  • Train and assist all department managers regarding scheduling staff, insuring time clock accuracy, event setup, daily labor reports and new hire procedures.
  • Balance and maintain a monthly reconciliation of the facilities General Operating Account, Ticket Office Account and Money Market Account.  Create a spreadsheet providing documentation of all transactions, event and non-event related, for approval to Finance  Director and General Manager.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA) from four-year college or university
  • 5+ years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience administering benefit programs
  • Labor Relations experience desired

Skills and Abilities

  • Solid knowledge of principles and practices of personnel administration
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills essential. Must be able to communicate with and establish effective working relationships with staff at all levels as well as union leadership
  • Possess strong professional ethics and ability to promote the same throughout the organization
  • Knowledge of COBRA, ERISA, FMLA, ADA, FLSA and related state and federal regulations required

Computer Skills

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with ADP or similar HRIS software / payroll systems desirable

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • SHRM Certification a plus

Physical Demands

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 may be required to work both indoors and outdoors as required by the function.  Must have the physical ability to maneuver around facility (ies), at times, walking and/or standing for 8-10 hours or greater as required.


The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above.  They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.  Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

To Apply

This position offers a competitive salary and benefit package.

Apply at –https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1152751&d=ExternalCareerSite&r=5000230122706#/

SMG | North Charleston Coliseum
Human Resources Department
Attn: Kelly Graham, Director of Finance
5001 Coliseum Drive
North Charleston, SC  29418

Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact-610-729-1074

SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.