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Payroll Specialist

Thomson Reuters Accounting & Finance 12/5/2017 11:48:54 AM Ann Arbor, MI United States of America
Job Description

The Payroll Specialist is responsible for the day to day production of a select group of payrolls. This individual will utilize processes and controls necessary for delivering a high level of service, and quality to myPay Solutions customers.


  • Working independently to meet strict compliance deadlines to effectively deliver timely and accurate payrolls.
  • Utilizing expert level of payroll, tax compliance and system knowledge to administer policy and resolve issues.
  • Effectively managing and integrating a high volume of data from multiple sources.
  • Responding to client questions regarding various aspects of how and why their payroll was processed including any questions from potential clients and accountants.
  • Other duties/projects as requested by the department manager.

Required Skills/Education/Experience:

  • Associate degree or higher (or equivalent work experience).
  • Accounting , Accounting software, or payroll processing to tax balancing experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to provide a high level of client service.
  • Independently analyze and research complex issues and provide resolution through effective client interface and communication.
  • Work independently, self-directed, organized and able to meet strict deadlines.
  • Advanced PC knowledge - (Windows, e-mail, Excel, Word, file management, imports, uploads, interfaces).
  • Ability to adapt quickly within a dynamic environment.

Preferred, Not Required:

  • Proven ability to interpret and apply complex payroll tax principles and wage and hour laws. 
  • In depth knowledge of processing multi-jurisdictional taxes, benefit accruals, garnishments, and expatriates
  • CPP (Certified Payroll Professional) certification
  • Bilingual (English-Spanish). 

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Performance: We deliver results, excelling at work that positively impacts the world.

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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Ann Arbor-Michigan-United States of America
Req #: JREQ095508
Locations: Ann Arbor-Michigan-United States of America
Job Function: Accounting & Finance
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