Payroll Supervisor (Law Firm)

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Well-Established law firm in need of a Payroll Supervisor. Base salary up to $95k DOE, plus excellent benefits, and a HYBRID work schedule.

We are currently seeking an experienced Payroll Supervisor in our corporate Pittsburgh, PA location.This position will supervise and coordinate the workload of the payroll department. They will process semi-monthly, monthly, and/or special payrolls, create, update, and maintain load files for payroll processing, and make payroll tax deposits.

Our Firm is currently operating on a hybrid work schedule. Employees work from the office three days per week and two days remotely from home.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Review and/or process semi-monthly and monthly payrolls, manual checks, and/or bonuses. The payroll process relates to all payroll changes and corrections from Accounting, Human Resources, and employees.

· Supervises all aspects of the Payroll Department ensuring productivity and accuracy of the work completed by the Payroll Coordinator.

· Ensure smooth operation of the daily activities within the Payroll Department.

· Coordinate efforts between Finance and Human Resources to accumulate payroll changes/updates, share information, produce supporting documentation and address issues that arise throughout the process.

· Responsible for all federal, state, and local withholding tax deposits.

· Work with external auditors to compile information to support quarterly and annual tax filings. Reconcile payroll tax withholdings.

· Process payroll related changes and/or corrections in accordance with specified deadlines.

· Verify, reconcile and confirm the accuracy of the payroll distribution and payroll related changes after transmission but before the actual payroll date.

· Continuous process improvement.

· Prepare and/or review special purposes reports for respective department managers, as requested.

· Respond to payroll related inquiries, both an internal and external, on a timely and professional basis.

· Other tasks as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

· A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and a CPP.

· Five (5+) or more years of professional accounting experience with a primary focus in payroll processing, preferably with a professional service firm(s).

· Three (3+) or more years of supervisory experience.

· Proficiency with automated payroll programs, preferably ADP and UKG.

· Knowledge of payroll taxes and related filings.

· Proficiency with Microsoft Office.

· Highest degree of confidentiality.

· Strong attention to detail.

· Ability to interpret tax publications.

· Ability to define problems and find a solution.

· Ability to delegate.

· Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks with competing deadlines.

· Ability to work as part of a team.

· Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

· Demonstrated organizational skills.

The firm offers a benefits package that includes:

· Medical

· Dental

· Vision

· 401K Program

· Pension Profit Sharing Program

· Paid Time Off

· Paid Holidays

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $85,000.00 – $95,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Physical setting:

  • Office


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Pittsburgh, PA 15219: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Bachelor’s (Required)


  • Payroll: 5 years (Required)
  • Payroll management: 3 years (Required)


  • Certified Compensation Professional (Preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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