Payroll Coordinator

Confidential Company  •  Southfield, MI

5 - 7 years experience  •  Financial Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/07/17 by Benjamin Workman
Southfield, MI
5 - 7 years experience
Financial Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/07/17 by Benjamin Workman

Responsibilities for the role of Payroll Coordinator:

  • Compile & process staff, partner and special payrolls for multiple entities.
  • Handle occasional off-cycle check processing for returned ACH’s, voids, manual checks.
  • Detail review wages and deductions calculated on check registers, resolve any discrepancies identified.
  • Balance calculated taxable wages prior to finalizing payrolls.
  • Maintain staff information in payroll system including W4 elections and Direct Deposit record coding.
  • Respond to staff and partner inquiries.
  • Handle new hire, transfers, promotions and termination exception processing for payroll.
  • Scan or electronically save documentation to staff files on shared drive.
  • Review tax deduction set up for staff based on work location and residence.
  • Handle special coding for non-U.S. residents.
  • Audit athletic reimbursement requests for payment processing.
  • Load time and expense entries to payroll system.
  • Audit and edit hourly staff time postings imported.
  • Audit and validate salaried staff time entries using reports from timekeeping software.
  • Maintain PTO benefit records including posting exception adjustment entries for new hires, terminations and changes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned including processing garnishments and child support orders, journal entry preparation, reconciliation of withholding accounts and compiling wage and deduction reports.

Requirements for the role of Payroll Coordinator:

  • High school diplomarequired. Associates degree in accounting or related business field is preferred.
  • 4-5years of payrollexperience is required. CPP designation is a plus.
  • Ability to set and shift priorities and meet deadlines as required.
  • Familiarity withLawson and Microsoft Excel preferred.
  • Technical knowledge of payrolltax concepts and compliance rules.
  • Benefit planexperience including pension and 401(k) plan administration is a plus.
  • Qualified individuals must either reside in or near the Southfield, MI area or be willing to relocate to the area for this opportunity.
  • This position may require some local travel.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Southfield, MI


  • Bachelor's


  • Payroll Processing: 5years
  • Journal entry preparation: 3years
  • Check Processing/ACH: 4years
  • Deductions/ Garnishments: 4years

Required license or certification:

  • CPP

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