• Location: Cleveland
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #6972

Senior Payroll Accountant

Willory, the nation’s only staffing and consulting firm solely focused on HR and payroll, has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Payroll Technical Analyst. 

Position Summary

This position will be primarily responsible for the successful processing and analysis of the organization's payroll. Our ideal candidate will have at least five years of multi-state payroll management.


  • Ensure accurate and timely semi-monthly payroll processing
  • Ensure accurate withholding and submission of payroll taxes and other deductions
  • Handle complex payroll requests and issues related to payroll, tax, year-end processing, filings and posting to the general ledger
  • Assure that tax processing, payments and filings are completed with detailed attention to accuracy, timeliness and compliance
  • Analytical support for internal and external groups as well as supporting of the payroll team from a technical perspective
  • Provide ideas, solutions and tools to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of payroll processing
  • Assist in the development, reporting and review of metrics to drive performance, identify trends and develop/implement process improvements, escalating issues and proposed solutions as appropriate
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 5+ years of payroll experience to include multi-state and local
  • Account reconciliation and commission policy experience
  • Expense reimbursement and accounting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of salary and wage accrual
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field; preferred
  • Experience with ADP reporting, Vantage software, and SAP
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) a plus
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