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Payroll & Financial Reporting Manager

TMA pushes past relevance to create true cultural resonance for brands. A fully integrated agency with strategic and creative expertise across all forms of media, experience and partnership.
Dallas, TX
Dallas, TX
Mid-Sr. Level
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We create cultural resonance for brands. Creativity That Matters is work that shatters the stratosphere. That’s why our quest to discover what’s next is endless — because the only thing we’re afraid of is the status quo. We make culture our personal playground. We launch far past the expected. We chase curiosity, deep into the shadows. We will never be just another agency. And we’ve got the audacity to prove it.

We Are TMA.

Job Overview:

TMA is looking for an experienced strong analytical Payroll & Financial Manager to join our finance team in Dallas, TX (hybrid). You will manage the processing and reporting of U.S. based payroll for approximately 500+ salary and hourly employees across multiple states. Provide consistency across the organization with pay practices and compliance of company policies while adhering to federal and state laws. (e.g. minimum wage updates). Ensure payments, reporting and reconciliations are prepared and distributed timely and accurately.


  • Manage day-to-day activities to ensure payroll is processed timely and accurately on a semi-monthly basis for salary and hourly employees across multiple states
  • Review Hires, Terminations, and Changes in HRIS (Reach) to ensure data is accurately interfaced to Payroll system (ADP)
  • Calculate pro-rated salary for Hires and Terminations
  • Calculate vacation payout for Terminations as required by state
  • Perform semi-monthly reconciliation of payroll earnings
  • Review and approve semi-monthly payroll for ADP transmission
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly payroll reports including Earnings, Severance, 401k, Vacation Liability, Wages by State, Workers Comp
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports as requested by Leadership
  • Partner with Omnicom Corporate Payroll to stay apprised of and implement payroll-related policies and practices; Participate in bi-weekly calls
  • Provide HR and Finance with updates in pay policies, codes, practices, and federal or state laws
  • Respond to all payroll-related inquiries from employees and government agencies
  • Partner with Finance and HR for internal and external audits
  • Review and approve all year-end activities to ensure accurate and timely distribution of W-2 statements and annual wage reports
  • Prepare Quarterly & Monthly reports on client allocations, client utilization & vacation liability reconciliation


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years payroll processing experience managing all activities in multi-state environment
  • Solid knowledge of payroll procedures including state and federal payroll law
  • Advanced experience with Excel including large worksheets, lookup, and pivot tables
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office (Word, PowerPoint), Outlook, Teams, and Box
  • ADP Enterprise experience is a plus
  • High degree of confidentiality, discretion, and mature judgement
  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work independently, under pressure, and adhere to deadlines
  • Superior attention to detail and accuracy with high standards for quality of work
  • Strong customer service skills with high level of responsiveness

TMA Perks & Benefits:

  • Continuous training, educational programs, speaker series and workshops
  • Culture events throughout the year
  • Competitive vacation plan, sick days and personal days to prioritize your mental health
  • Summer Flex Days
  • Robust holiday schedule
  • Parental leave
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision plans
  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan