Job Title: Payroll Specialist
Date Posted: 03-20-2007
Job Location: Massachusetts-Boston
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Professional
Work Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:30K-50K
Company Name: Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale a
Company Website:
Contact Information: Wilmer Cutler Picker   Wilmer Cutler Picker (
Job Description:
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP was formed in May 2004 through the merger of Hale and
Dorr LLP and Wilmer Cutler Pickering LLP. We are more than 1,000 lawyers strong, with offices
in 12 cities in the United States, Europe and Asia. For additional information, please visit
us at 

Responsible for preparation and accurate processing of bi-weekly and monthly payrolls for
1100+ employees in a multi-company, multi state environment.


1.Enters new hires, terminations and employee changes into the ADP payroll 

2.Prepares and issues manual checks as required.

3.Assists employees on all payroll-related issues.

4.Inputs and audits payroll transactions, employee tax information;
reconciles employee data and deduction changes.

5.Processes wage verifications and garnishment requests.

6.Ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations as 
well as company policies and procedures.

7.Maintains payroll records and employee files.

8.Maintains MBTA pass program in the Boston office.

9.Assists with month end payroll reconciliations.

10.Assists with year-end reconciliation of employee records for processing 
W-2 forms.

11.Prepares Ad Hoc payroll reports as needed using Reportsmith Report Writer.

12.Contributes to the Firm's overall initiative to consistently improve its 
image internally and externally. Displays professionalism, quality 
service and a 'can do' attitude to internal members/departments of the 
Firm as well as external clients and vendors via electronic and print 
correspondence, over the telephone and in-person.

13. Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned.

1. Associates Degree in Accounting preferred.

2. Minimum two to four years of solid payroll experience required.

3. Must have progressive payroll experience in a multi-state environment. 
Strong knowledge of federal, state and local laws, tax filing 
requirements and W-2 reporting.

4. Proficient with ADP PC for Windows, Reportsmith, Microsoft Word, and 

5. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

6. Must be detail-oriented with excellent organizational and communication 

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being
performed by employees in the position. It is not intended to be a complete list of all
responsibilities, duties, and skills for positions. The Firm reserves the right at all times,
in its sole discretion, to add or subtract duties and responsibilities, as it deems

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