APA Detroit Chapter

Payroll Professionals Helping Payroll Professionals

The APA  Detroit Chapter is affiliated with the American Payroll Association, but is an autonomous and independent organization.


The Detroit Chapter posts Michigan payroll position availability notices, supplied by the employer, as a service to the Michigan payroll community. To post a payroll position, email the position information (as an MS Word document, HTML code or simply a text message) to webmaster@apadetroit.org. Unless otherwise notified, positions will be posted for a period of 60 days. There currently is no charge for this service.


Share professional know-how, develop ideas and take on responsibility. At MAHLE Industries, Incorporated in Troy, Michigan as

Senior HR Analyst - Payroll

Tasks Would you like to take on assignments with a high level of responsibility?

Would you like to take on assignments with a high level of responsibility?

   Responsible for payroll tax activities, including compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.

   Reconciles periodic, quarterly and annual tax reporting.

   Responsible for setting up new tax authorities.

   Validates the calculation and reporting of tax liabilities.

   Responds to employee and regulatory agency requests.

   Researches laws and regulations regarding taxes and payroll withholding procedures.

   Tests payroll and interface systems.

   Performs a wide variety of record keeping and payroll processing activities, including employee/payroll record maintenance, computing wage and overtime payments, calculating and recording payroll deductions.

Requirements Impress us – with your professional and personal skills.

Impress us – with your professional and personal skills.

   Working knowledge of US multi-state payroll practices and procedures

   Demonstrated knowledge of all areas of employment tax processing (Tax Deposits, Return filing, Tax Notice, Adjustments/Amendments, etc…)

   Quarter – End and Year – End proficiency

   Experience working with regulatory agencies on payroll taxation related inquiries

   Knowledge of jurisdiction guidelines and the ability to interpret and explain employment tax laws

   Strong analytical and technical skills

   Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

   Able to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision

   Quickly absorb, process, and apply knowledge to appropriately meet requirements

   Detail oriented and poses a high level of accuracy

   Maintain confidentiality of all information

   SAP payroll processing proficiency preferred


We offer you excellent opportunities for growth and development, tailored specifically for you. We ensure this through regular meetings focused on feedback and a diverse training program. We value outstanding performance. That’s why our goal is to work with you on a long-term basis. We not only encourage you to reach your potential, we also offer performance-based pay and flexible working options for your different stages of life. Go your path – with us.

Click here for applying online.

Ms. Cynthia Fischer is available to answer any questions at cynthia.fischer@us.mahle.com.

EOE/AA including Veterans and Disabled





Title:  Payroll Specialist

Company: Singh Management / Singh Senior Living

Location: West Bloomfield

At Singh our mission is to "develop high quality real estate properties that will meet market needs, enhance the communities they serve, and improve the quality of life of the people who live and work in them." We develop, own and operate commercial real estate, luxury single family homes and upscale multi-family apartment communities, as well as Waltonwood senior living communities that provide independent, along with licensed assisted living and memory care.   It is through this diverse portfolio that we offer careers in a wide variety of fields ranging from construction and development to health care to management level positions.

We feel that it is our people that have made Singh the high-quality, successful, and innovative organization over the past 40+ years.  Our associates every day are challenged to embody the vision of providing a “Tradition of Excellence” in everything we do.  It is through that vision that our people have provided a strong foundation that continues to thrive through the years.

If you thrive on being challenged, interacting with diverse people with unique perspectives, seek new opportunities and embrace change, then Singh may be the right place for you! Apply at: https://secure.jobappnetwork.com/apply/c_slm/l_en/Payroll-Specialist-job-West-Bloomfield-MI-US-1676111.html#s

Job Responsibilities

         Administration of bi-weekly payroll, including data entry of changes, payroll processing, and system maintenance.

o    Confirm that all appropriate electronic forms are completed for any new hire, change of status, or termination.

o    Monitor the payroll inbox and make changes in the system as appropriate

         Work collaboratively with teammates to ensure accurate employee payment and deductions (benefits, 401k, garnishments, etc…).

         Oversee paid time off administration

o    Ensure time off requests are entered and tracked in the system so that employees are paid appropriately and time off is deducted accordingly

         Serve as a backup to process benefits administration forms for additions, changes, and terminations - ensure proper payroll deductions.

         Assist in the preparation and analysis of reports

         Provide employment and payroll information for employment verifications, workers compensation, unemployment, and other areas.

         Ensure questions from associates and sites are being accurately answered and addressed in an timely manner – with a focus on customer service

         Special projects, as assigned

 Desired Skills and Experience

         Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources, or like program

         Prior payroll experience with at least 500 employees

o    Prior experience with in-house payroll

         Knowledge of garnishments, withholdings, wage and tax laws

         Computer savvy, knowledge of Microsoft Office – at least and Intermediate skill level with Microsoft Excel

         Detail oriented, with a high degree of accuracy

         Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and writing

         Ability to communicate with a wide range of audiences, from executive to front line employees, as well as vendors

         Work well with others as part of a team

         High level of organization




Meadowbrook Insurance Group

26255 American Drive

Southfield, MI  48034

Title:    Payroll Specialist

Company:   Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc.

Location:  Southfield, MI

Founded in 1955, Meadowbrook Insurance Group focuses on three segments of the specialty insurance marketplace: insurance carrier operations, insurance services, and retail/wholesale insurance services. We have six insurance carriers and are licensed on both an admitted and non-admitted basis in all 50 states. The corporate headquarters is located in Southfield, Michigan with regional offices located throughout the United States. Meadowbrook employs nearly 900 people and currently generates approximately $750 million in gross written premium annually.  Apply at: http://www.meadowbrook.com/careers


Process all changes within the payroll system to ensure the associate receives the accurate compensation and deductions.

Responsible for updating, semi-monthly, the payroll system, to reflect payroll changes.

Responsible for the timely filing of all payroll tax returns.

Prepare and post all payroll and payroll related benefit entries to the general ledger in a timely manner.

Responsible for the reconciliation, between payroll and the Third Party Administrator, of our Section 125 flexible spending accounts.

Monitor and reconcile all payroll general ledger account balances.

Support the external audits of our payroll, payroll taxes, 401k, and workers compensation insurance.

Responsible for the timely payment of invoices for payroll processing and certain associate benefit providers.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field, or equivalent payroll and/or bookkeeping experience.

Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in payroll accounting and good understanding of accounting principles, multi-state payroll taxes, government payroll regulations, and various deductions.

Computer Skills:

Ulti Pro software experience including HR Benefits knowledge preferred.

Adaptive budget processing software preferred.

Computer proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook and basic payroll processing systems.

Equal Opportunity Employer