Associated Musicians of Greater New York, AFM Local 802

Associated Musicians of Greater New York
AFM Local 802

Legit 802, Inc. Payroll Specialist

Based in New York City, NY


The Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM is the largest local union of professional musicians in the world with a jurisdiction covering New York City, Sullivan, Nassau, and Suffolk counties, NY and parts of southwestern Connecticut. We unite to fight for the common interests of all musicians by advancing industry standards that dignify our labor and honor and enrich our art. This mission is achieved through organizing and collective bargaining as well as through legislative and political action.

Local 802 AFM seeks a part-time Payroll Specialist to run the Legit 802, Inc. payroll service. Employers who become signatory to a Local 802 union agreement can use Legit 802 to remit musicians’ wages, benefits and payrolls taxes. Legit 802 also processes unemployment payments, federal and state tax filings, disability, worker’s compensation, Medicare, FICA payments and annual W-2s.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Assembling reports of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability payments, and non-taxable wages
  • Preparing year-end employee tax slips or forms, and submitting government filings to meet deadlines
  • Maintaining confidential information by adhering to legal and ethical standards
  • Ensuring benefits and payroll services are delivered
  • Manage employee data, including salaries, hourly wages, benefits, and pension percentages

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent mathematical and calculation skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of payroll software
  • Knowledge of payroll and benefits distribution
  • Ability to manage multiple projects or assignments at one time
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Thorough research and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to meet deadlines while maintaining compliance and regulatory standards

Position details:

  • Position is at-will
  • Position is full-time
  • Pay rate is $25.00 per hour
  • Benefits include health insurance, defined benefit pension plan and paid time off

To Apply:
Please submit a résumé to Ronnie Gent at legit@local802afm.org and please copy tgagliardi@local802afm.org and lmejia@local802afm.org. No phone calls, please.

COVID-19 Policies

  • Current office policies require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and wear a mask while working on-site at Local 802.

Local 802 AFM and Legit 802, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Employers. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race or racial identity, color, religion or spiritual beliefs, creed, sex, sexual orientation gender, gender identity or expression, ethnic background, national origin, political affiliation or political beliefs, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.

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