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PAYROLL SPECIALIST | Posted 03/31/2023

Be part of a firm that values you as an individual, is interested in helping you grow and succeed as a professional, and has an underlying emphasis on teamwork, work/life balance, and exceptional client service. Join our Payroll Services Team as a Payroll Specialist.

At DunlapSLK, we place the highest value on relationships. Relationships with our clients, with other professional service providers, and with the internal team members who comprise the very heart of our firm. With our staff of 50+ CPAs, consultants, and support professionals, we provide a friendly, collegial atmosphere that encourages you to utilize your skills and talents to achieve your individual goals and your greatest career potential.

The Payroll Specialist position will be responsible for processing weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly payrolls for our client base. The successful candidate must have knowledge of payroll tax rates and regulations, and be computer savvy and highly detail-oriented to provide the highest level of accuracy and thoroughness in all of the payroll duties, which include:

  • Preparing Federal, state and local tax returns and deposits during quarter and year end
  • Ensuring tax deposits are submitted in a timely manner through electronic payment submissions
  • Assisting in year-end processing and reporting, including W-2s and W-2Cs through SSA
  • Filing amended returns as needed for Federal, state, local and unemployment taxes
  • Assisting accountants with payroll report requests or payroll tax questions

Position Requirements:

  • Processing of weekly, bi-weekly, monthly payrolls for our client base
  • Processing of Quarter and Year End Returns
  • Entering employee information into payroll program with a high degree of attention to detail for accuracy
  • Communicating via phone and e-mail with payroll clients and staff members
  • Answering payroll-related questions from firm staff as well as client base
  • Running payroll reports and reviewing for accuracy
  • Proficiency in MS Office Products (Excel, Word, Outlook) and Adobe
  • Monitoring, addressing, and resolving payroll-related emails
  • Experience with the preparation of quarterly and annual payroll filings, including W-2s
  • Bringing to the attention of the Payroll Manager any unusual problems with regard to the preparation of payrolls or payroll returns
  • Ability to read and understand labor laws related to payroll
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and deadlines – particularly at end-of-quarter and around holidays
  • Ability to work flexible hours and overtime, only when necessary
  • Ability to prioritize and multi task
  • Ability to be a team player
  • Quick learner, particularly with new software programs

The following is a PLUS:

  • Associates Degree
  • Experience with QuickBooks
  • Basic understanding of multi-state payroll practices and laws


  • Health and dental benefits
  • 401(k) match and profit sharing
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous paid time off
  • Flexible working environment
  • Reduced summer work hours
  • An emphasis on teamwork and work/life balance

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