Payroll / Payroll Tax Specialist

Detroit, MI 48226

Posted: 06/06/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: 1 - Accounting & Finance Job Number: JO10000338 Pay Rate: $80,000.00

Job Description

VENTEON Finance is hiring a PAYROLL / PAYROLL TAX SPECIALIST to provide support in downtown Detroit, MI. You will join a quality team of payroll professionals supporting high volume payroll operations. Combination of payroll processing and payroll accounting (tax filings, garnishments, journal entries, auditing).

POSITION TYPE: Full Time, Direct, Hybrid (Onsite Monday and Tuesday).   PAY: 70,000 to $ 95,000 annually based on education and directly relevant payroll, tax and accounting skill level.

Requirements of the Payroll / Payroll Tax Specialist:

  • Education Bachelor degree highly desirable. ( Not required)
  • High volume, multi state payroll processing work experience. Large company experience.
  • Direct experience with payroll taxation rules, filings, (940/941, W2, etc.), compliance, and year end reporting.
  • Experience setting up new tax jurisdictions and following up on tax notices.
  • Accounting month end close experience including payroll general ledger entries and reconciliations.
  • Technical: Understanding of HCM, Workday (a plus) and Payroll. Intermediate to advanced MS Excel.

Duties of the Payroll/ Payroll Tax Specialist:
  • Combination of high volume payroll processing (Biweekly) and payroll tax support.
  • As part of the payroll team, submit payroll and payroll corrections.
  • Calculate and process garnishments, taxable payments, and bonuses.
  • Audit payroll and payroll taxes.
  • Monthly payroll period closing including related journal entry, account reconciliations and reports.
  • Provide support for primary contact for USA and Canada tax agencies. Correcting  payroll tax returns (940/941 etc.)  when needed.
If you are a high performer and think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to apply to this job and email your resume to
We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position. 

At Venteon, our talent acquisition team is proud to provide our clients with the most qualified Accounting & Finance, Engineering and IT talent in the industry today.

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