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Sage Hospitality Resources Payroll Specialist in Portland, Oregon

Why us?

the Nines, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Portland is seeking a Paryll Specialist to join their renowned team. The perfect candidate is passionate about service and creating indigenous experiences for each guest! Poised in the heart of the city center , within the walls of the stately Meier & Frank Building one of Portland's most beloved landmarks, the Nines honors the structure’s storied past, both in its striking decor and impeccable service. Individualistic design traits celebrate the surroundings of one of finest LEED Silver-certified hotels in Portland, providing the opportunity to truly experience the region's unique character.

As part of Sage Hospitality , we passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We are known amongst our staff, our owners, our guests and our communities as leaders in our field who are authentic, humble, innovative and flexible operators driven to anticipate needs and exceed expectations.

Job Overview

Performs a wide variety of payroll processing activities, including computing wage and overtime payments, calculating and recording payroll deductions, working with vendor on wage garnishment implementation and multi-state payroll tax implementation. Although duties normally follow established procedures, responsibilities may include routine, minor corrections to make documents acceptable for processing. Works under general supervision.


  • Full cycle payroll processing to include, but not limited to, entering data into payroll system, ensuring all pay codes are accurate, pulling reports from timekeeping system as necessary, preparing and reconciling payroll previews, extensive auditing of data entry, output and tax. Requesting appropriate approvals to finalize payroll.

  • Generate and save reports utilized by Hotel Restaurant Accounting Team.

  • Process earnings verifications as necessary.

  • Responsible for ensuring payroll is delivered accurately and timely; ensure data integrity of payroll system.

  • Year- end W2 review, balancing quarterly and annual tax returns.

  • Retrieves remittance envelopes of Front Office and Food and Beverage cashiers from deposit vault and verifies totals.

  • Frequently performs bank audit at random.

  • Performs regular change order times for all shifts and maintains proper change denominations.

  • Prepare for daily bank deposit and armored-car pick-up.

  • Ensure sufficient funds are available for daily hotel operation and provide change to hotel staff according to established procedures and standards


Education/Formal Training

High school diploma or equivalent. FPC or CPP designation preferred


  • 4+ years of payroll experience processing for multiple EIN’s and multi-state payrolls.

  • Experience with Ultipro (UKG) preferred.


  • Basic knowledge Microsoft Word applications (Word & advanced Excel preferred).

  • Excellent attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.

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


  • 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.

ID: 2021-5502

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : The Nines

Outlet: Hotel

Category: Human Resources

Address : 525 SW Morrison St

City : Portland

State : Oregon

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability