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plante moran

Experienced Hires

Payroll Supervisor

  • Location: United States, Michigan, Southfield

Make your mark. Our internal firm services focuses on the firm’s critical business needs. From marketing to internal accounting and everything in between, our integrated solution approach is designed to help enable and manage growth, leverage resources, and optimize firm operations.  At Plante Moran, we have a privilege of serving clients and providing consultative services as they face challenges and seek new opportunities.


Your role.

  • Your work will include, but not be limited to:
  • 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.


The qualifications.

  • High school diploma required. Associates degree in accounting or related business field is preferred.
  • 5-10 years of payroll experience is required. CPP designation is a plus.
  • Ability to set and shift priorities and meet deadlines as required.
  • Familiarity with Lawson and Microsoft Excel preferred.
  • Technical knowledge of payroll tax concepts and compliance rules.
  • Benefit plan experience 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.


Our difference.

We are a nationally recognized public accounting, consulting, and wealth management firm, consistently ranked as one of FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” At Plante Moran, we live by the Golden Rule, fostering a relatively “jerk-free” culture with the lowest staff turnover rate in the industry. Our supportive network of well-rounded professionals is excited to catapult your growth and help pave your pathway to professional excellence.


Apply now. Make your mark. 


This is an non-exempt position, so you may have to work hours that exceed the standard 40-hour work week.


Plante Moran is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.


Interested applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship, with the exception of candidates that are bilingual in Japanese and English. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and become the property of Plante Moran.   


The specific statements above are not intended to be all-inclusive.