Senior Payroll Specialist

Senior Payroll Specialist

Senior Payroll Specialist

Location: Houston, TX

Salary Range: $70,000 – $80,000

The Rowland Group has an immediate opening for a Sr. Payroll Specialist with a growing energy services client in Downtown Houston. This position is responsible for multi-state Payroll processing.


  • Multi-State Payroll processing to be paid timely and accurately as scheduled
  • Review monthly, quarterly, and annual tax returns
  • Continually learn tax law and policies for client support
  • Assist Director of Payroll with new client setup
  • Review, analyze and verify payroll reports and documents for accuracy
  • Prepare and file a variety of local, state and federal forms
  • Recommend or participate in the development of new procedures and policies related to payroll operations
  • Develop financial, tax and payroll reports for both internal and external purpose
  • Coordinate schedule and conduct system training sessions as needed
  • Initiate payroll processing quality assurance reviews; identify issues and/or problem prone processes to ensure optimal efficiency and error-free operations
  • Assist with company audits including but not limited to: Workers Compensation and the 401(k) Retirement Plan audit


  • 5+ year’s payroll processing experience
  • Associates Degree
  • Proven experience in payroll software databases
  • Must be proficient in Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of payroll principles, practices, regulations and procedures
  • Knowledge of basic accounting practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local tax, rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of payroll legislation and guidelines
  • Knowledge of working with union facilities under a collective bargaining agreement


The Rowland Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Vet 23614

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