Payroll Specialist

Job Locations US-WI-Wausau
Job ID
Internal Finance

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People matter here and they feel it.


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There’s purpose in this wonder. It makes us better. It makes us Wipfli.


If you want to be in an environment where you can make a difference — and make a professional home — Wipfli is the place for you.


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Administer payroll processing functions for the firm and its employees, including:

  • Maintenance of employee master file
  • Preparation and transmission of payroll data to payroll processor
  • Review of processed payroll
  • Remittance of dollars deducted from payroll to various agencies
  • Providing various payroll related reporting


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the recording of payroll related general ledger entries
  • Assist in the reconciliation of payroll related balance sheet accounts
  • Assist in the filing of payroll related government reporting
  • Assist in the maintenance of payroll related policy and procedure documents



  • Associate Degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Accounting and/or bookkeeping experience preferred
  • At least 3 years job related experience, preferably in a multi-state structure
  • Intermediate/Advanced Microsoft Excel knowledge preferred
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and organize work effectively
  • Ability to balance many projects simultaneously and follow through
  • Ability to work under pressure and time deadlines
  • Ability to analyze data and recommend solutions
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Adobe, Outlook. Experience with ADP payroll software preferred

Wipfli is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All candidates will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws. #LLR-1


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