Arena Event Payroll Specialist

Job Locations US-WI-Milwaukee
Regular Full-Time


Title: Arena Event Payroll Specialist  

Class: Full-time, Hourly, Non-Exempt

Reports to: Senior Vice President of Finance

Location: Fiserv Forum


As part of our commitment to health and safety, we are requiring that all full-time/part-time team members and new hires be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to certain limited exceptions.


The Milwaukee Bucks are looking for talented people who embrace diversity, equity & inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired.


It all begins with outstanding talent, It all begins with YOU! #FearTheDeer 


What We Offer:

  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, as well as mental health resources 
  • 8 weeks of paid time off for parents to welcome newborns, adopted and foster children
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Professional Development through our internal learning & development program - Antler Academy
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Milwaukee Bucks and NBA League Discounts
  • Qualified Parking and Phone Allowance



The Event Payroll Specialist will be responsible for day-to-day administrative tasks to support the Finance and Event Operations departments.  The ideal candidate will work closely with the Senior Vice President of Finance, Vice President of Event Operations, and Payroll Manager in coordinating electronic timesheet data for payroll purposes, including data entry and reconciling event time records.


  • Maintain and implement procedures for processing biweekly timekeeping records accurately, efficiently and on time.
  • Ensure accurate recordkeeping of timekeeping data.
  • Work closely with the unions for timesheet adjustments, discrepancies and backpay.
  • Follow all payroll & HR rules and regulations.
  • Assist with ABI MasterMind maintenance functions as directed.
  • Act as a point of contact for payroll and respond to union related inquiries.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in HR or payroll processing.
  • Working knowledge of ABI MasterMind, or similar scheduling and timekeeping system(s) is plus!
  • Ability and dedication to maintain highly confidential information.
  • Work irregular schedule to ensure event reconciliation is completed in a timely manner. Work time periods (in addition to daytime periods) could occur during nighttime, on the weekends or holidays.
  • Strong project management, teamwork, and organizational skills, and high level of attention to details.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to navigate organizations to build relationships and garner support.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross functional work teams and establish rapport with others.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on business writing skills.
  • Be proficient in MS Office (Excel, PP, Word), and MS Outlook.



All offers for employment with the Milwaukee Bucks are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. We will consider people with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state, and Federal laws.


The Milwaukee Bucks is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Ethnic Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 


We provide our employees with a robust employee benefits plan that focuses on the mental and physical wellness of our team.  We strive to offer a flexible work environment that allows our team members to be productive in both their work and home lives.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.


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