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.


Payroll Coordinator


From day one, experience our difference. 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.

4-5 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. Experience our difference.

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.




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