Payroll Specialist

One of the top law firms in the US is seeking a Payroll Specialist to join its headquarters department in DTLA! This is a junior to mid-level position offering great potential for growth within a department that services all of the firm’s offices internationally and within the Unites States.

The position would be in charge of the full cycle of payroll processing for 450-650 employees twice a month and reports directly to the department manager.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data into the payroll system either manually or via interface.
  • Providing day-to-day payroll support including answering employee payroll related questions
  • Manual check processing
  • Running ad hoc reports in Report Writer, Time & Attendance system, and CMS
  • Preparing excel reports, tables and charts
  • Preparing and sorting of payroll checks and mailings
  • Garnishments, liens, and child support orders processing and management
  • Completing employment verifications in accordance with firm policy
  • Unclaimed checks, stop payments, and check adjustment processes



  • Familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures of the payroll field
  • 1+ years of experience in Payroll processing
  • Knowledge of federal and state overtime and applicable labor laws
  • Experience with all types of wage garnishments.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of wage and hour regulations.
  • Experience with ProBusiness or ADP system
  • Experience with Enterprise eTIME a plus
  • High School Diploma or equivalent


For immediate consideration, e-mail your resume to

Matura Farrington is an EEOC employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and all other local, state and federal laws.

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