Dallas, TX

Payroll Administrator

Dallas law firm is seeking a Payroll Administrator with 5+ years’ experience managing a multi-state payroll department. Ideal candidate is extremely detail-oriented with significant knowledge of payroll administration including state and federal regulations. This person will possess excellent written and oral communication skills and is highly organized. Must have the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of clients as well as the ability to function under short time constraints, is proficient with Microsoft Office (especially Excel) and have a strong ability to learn new software tools. This position is responsible for monitoring all tasks necessary to accomplish the payroll processing objectives, including proper administration of the compensation and draw payment process for the employees and partners in both the United States and Mexico. This position is also responsible for preparing payroll tax and related compliance filings to various government agencies. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business or a related field required. Certification as a CPP preferred.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee preparation of semi-monthly payroll data for implementation by the Payroll Specialist
  • Responsible for proper administration and filing of payroll taxes
  • Prepare and submit payroll related compliance reports to appropriate government agencies
  • Overall responsibility for creation and maintenance of data residing in the payroll system
  • Responsible for staff timekeeping system setups
  • Oversee the electronic organization and storage of Attorney and Senior Consultant compensation arrangements
  • Review final compensation payment calculations and advise management of any issues of concern related to the payment amounts
  • Support various administrative, reporting and auditing tasks related to payroll, benefits and compensation planning
  • Review and analyze current payroll, benefits and tax procedures in order to recommend and implement changes leading to best-practice operations

Qualifications Include:

  • Minimum of five years’ experience managing a multi-state payroll department, as well as an overall general accounting experience; experience preparing and submitting payroll-related compliance reports to appropriate government agencies; and domestic and international payroll experience preferred (U.S., U.K. and Mexico operations)
  • Proficient knowledge in payroll administration and a solid understanding of employee benefit plans and basic accounting principles
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office especially Excel

Qualified candidates please send resumes to:
Amanda Hamlett
amh@attorneyresource.com Job #10551