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Sage Hospitality Group Payroll Specialist in Denver, Colorado

Why us?

Sage Hospitality Group is set to hire a Payroll Specialist.

As part of Sage Hospitality Group, we passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We believe in enriching lives one experience at a time. More than a slogan, we empower our employees to make positive impacts on the communities in which we live and work. By providing genuine service we build relationships with our guests and value for our shareholders, and we create unforgettable experiences.

We are looking for independent thinkers. Those who harness their entrepreneurial spirit so that it breaks preconceived notions. We’re not afraid to forge our own path. After all, it’s what industry leaders do. That’s why we welcome risk takers and creative spirits alike. No matter your daily role, Sage recognizes that your success is about more than the work you do—it’s really about who you are, which is why we invest in your personal and professional growth. We hope you consider joining us!

Job Overview

Sage Hospitality is adding a Payroll Specialist to its Corporate team. This role will be based in Denver and will join a supportive and high-performing Payroll Team with the aim of delivering top level results. The Payroll Specialist will primarily be responsible for conducting and overseeing payroll intake, processing and audit functions, reporting to the Senior Payroll Manager.

The ideal candidate is a hands-on, team player that can also work autonomously under tight deadlines. They are comfortable with a “no job too small” mentality, high volume and fast paced environment, and is highly communicative both within their own Team, as well as with internal and external clients


  • Analyze, prepare, and input payroll data in time and core systems.

  • Audit changed information prior to processing payroll to ensure accuracy

  • Audit deduction changes, compensation changes and other types of adjustments

  • Prepare the bi-weekly multi-state payroll utilizing UltiPro HCM.

  • Prepare and reconcile payroll reviews and ensure proper authorization prior to finalizing

  • Assist with all reporting including but not limited to pay period, monthly, quarterly, annual, and internal/external audit reports

  • Responds to earnings verifications, annual surveys, sate/federal reporting including California Pay Data reporting

  • Research and resolve Accounting and Management inquiries in regard to reporting data provided

  • Assist employees with payroll questions and related issues; maintain a high level of confidentiality and customer service at all times

  • Conduct a variety of payroll trainings (e.g., time and attendance and core) to clients

  • Ensure payroll disputes are resolved accurately in a timely manner

  • Proactively seek ways to enhance efficiency and accuracy of multi-state payroll processes

  • Comply with federal, state, and local employment law and tax legislation

  • In depth auditing of paid time off, tax and compensation data; includes testing and verification of pay calculations

  • Assist in any projects or duties to ensure the highest customer satisfaction and achieve workflow deadlines

  • Other duties as assigned or deemed necessary by management


Education/Formal Training

High school diploma or equivalent.


Requires 4+ years of with full cycle multi-state payrolls and UltiPro experience preferred.


  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, intermediate Excel skills required. Excellent data entry ability.

  • Strong knowledge of payroll methods and practices, including federal, state and local payroll tax practices and requirements

  • Ability to use analytical skills to identify, investigate, troubleshoot, and reconcile issues proactively

  • Strong mathematical, organizational, and detail-oriented skills

  • Experience in tip and commission pay a plus

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bending/kneeling - repeated bending and kneeling required while filing

  • Mobility: Occasional standing. Occasional carrying and lifting of files and office items up to 25 lbs.


General office, hybrid office + remote.


Medical, dental, & vision insurance

Health savings and flexible spending accounts

Basic Life and AD&D insurance

Paid time off for vacation, sick time, and holidays

Eligible to participate in the Company’s 401(k) program with employer matching

Employee Assistance Program

Tuition Reimbursement

Great discounts on Hotels, Restaurants, and much more.

Eligible to participate in the Employee Referral Bonus Program. Up to $1,000 per referral.

ID: 2023-16875

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : Sage Hospitality Group

Outlet: Not Applicable

Category: Finance & Accounting

Min: USD $27.88/Hr.

Max: USD $29.80/Hr.

Address : 1575 Welton St

City : Denver

State : Colorado

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability