The Detroit Chapter of the American Payroll Association is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to providing educational, communication, and networking opportunities for payroll professionals in Detroit and Southeastern Michigan since 1985.

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Click here for information about a Payroll Administrator opening from StaffBright Recruiter. 

Posted 5/23/18

Click here for information about a Payroll Specialist opening at
Aisin World Corp. of America, Inc. (Northville, MI)

Posted 5/23/18



Akebono Brake Corporation Job Description

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Job Title:  Payroll Specialist

Department:  Finance
Reports to (Title Only):  Payroll Manager
Workers’ Comp Code: 8810 Office & clerical employees
Date Created/Revised: 4/3/2018

FLSA:  Exempt
EEO-1 Job Category:
Administrative Support Workers
Job Code

Payroll team member responsible for timely and accurate payroll processing for associates in multiple pay groups. Works to efficiently utilize the Ultimate Software Suite for timekeeping and payroll activities while upholding confidentiality and providing exceptional customer service.    Works collaboratively with team members to resolve issues and implement process improvements in a deadline driven environment, while demonstrating precision and productivity.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities
Processing payroll in a fast-paced, high volume environment
Coordination, review, preparation and verification of payroll related source documents, to include electronic time records, earnings, deductions and garnishment files for final payroll output
Processing payroll on a weekly, semi-monthly and monthly schedule dependent on the pay group
Preparing, generating and reviewing various payroll-related reports as required
Providing payroll guidance, assistance and support to site locations as required
Corresponding with federal, state and local tax agencies on behalf of the company
Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks

Education and/or Experience (minimum required for the position)
Two or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Requires strong organizational skills, good computer skills with Microsoft Excel experience, strong analytical skills, teamwork, and good communication. Strong background in HRIS - Ultimate Software experience preferred and payroll reporting experience.  FPC - Fundamental Payroll Certification from the American Payroll Association preferred by not required.

Essential Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.   
Ability to calculate amounts such as gross and net pay and payroll deductions. 
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence and memos.  Able to write correspondences. 
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations, inside and outside of the organization.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Physical Demands/Environment
The physical demands described here are representative to those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Interested candidates may apply online at

Posted 5/16/18


Datamatics Global Services, Inc.

31572 Industrial Road, Suite 400
Livonia, MI 48150-1838, USA                        
Tel:   (734) 525-4400

Fax:  (734) 525-4455

Product line/service: Outsourcing
Job title: Payroll Backup & Human Resources Assistant
Employment: Full Time  40 Hours per week
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management, Business, Accounting or equivalent mix of training and experience in payroll and Human Resources.
Two years minimum payroll processing experience
Proficient in ADP payroll, WorkforceNow Time Keeper and Report writing 4. Proficient with MS Word, MS Excel Access

Job Summary: in conjunction with payroll processing this position assists with various Human Resources activities and performs all activities necessary to process employee records, benefits and payrolls including maintaining and creating related reports and records, processing monthly invoices, verifying tax reports and voluntary deduction reports; processing involuntary deductions such as levies, child supports and garnishments, preparing accounting transactions and documents, documenting and updating procedures, and preparing special reports for management. The position also has responsibility to ensure:
All employee information is handled in a sensitive and confidential manner;
maintains a good relationship with all employees;
ensures the timely and accurate preparation and transmission of the payroll;
Ensures the earnings of the staff are accurate.
Provides back-up support and / or coverage for Administrative Assistant

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must possess and demonstrate the necessary discretion in dealing with confidential information, has effective communication skills, initiative, tact, diplomacy, and dependability in performing all duties of the position.
Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, supervisors, department heads, as well as interact in various environments and situations
Knowledge of employment and payroll regulatory laws
Must have excellent written & verbal communication skills, effective problem solving skills
Must have the ability to prioritize, manage time and orchestrate multiple tasks, effectively work independently or in a team environment, and maintain confidentiality
Must have strong aptitude for detail, accuracy, and follow-through.
Must be physically and mentally capable of performing all essential duties required of the position.
Must be able to read and write English.
Must possess good customer service skills.
Must be self-starter and well-motivated individual who can work independently with little or no supervision.
Must have good judgment and be able to make independent decisions.
Must be able to follow directions with accuracy and complete assignments in a timely fashion.
Must be eligible to work in the United States.
Benefits: dental insurance, life insurance, medical insurance, optical insurance, paid sick leave, paid vacation, 401(k)

Posted 4/25/18

Click here for information about a Senior Payroll Analyst position at General Motors

Posted 4/25/18


Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency has an opening for a Payroll Benefits Coordinator.   Here's the link:

Posted 4/8/18