• Administrative/Support
  • Madison, WI

Website CSM Companies

CSM Companies, Inc., located in Madison, WI, is seeking a talented individual to take on the Senior Payroll Specialist position. This position is ideal for those who enjoy working in a busy, professional environment. Excellent benefits offered. Responsibilities include managing and processing the accurate bi-weekly and monthly payrolls for all employees. CSM values their employees and strives to offer opportunities for professional growth.


  • Manage and process bi-weekly and monthly payrolls for hourly, salaried and commissioned employees
  • Ensure proper audit systems are in place to account for accurate pay and benefit changes

Primary Duties:

  • Process payroll changes including, but not limited to, new hires, terminations, internal transfers, garnishments, manual checks, leave request, various payroll deductions, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with and follow controls to achieve an error free payroll and detect any discrepancies before they appear on an employee’s check or impact payroll
  • Generate a variety of routine reports relating to payroll, time, paid leave, etc.
  • Manage and maintain payments for employee cash reimbursements and expense reports for credit card reconciliation
  • Evaluate process and reporting improvements as needed
  • Problem solve and respond to employee’s payroll questions
  • Maintain confidentiality and professionalism at all times
  • Other duties as required


  • Associate’s degree in Business or related field; Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Three – five years of applicable experience managing the payroll process, multi-state experience is preferred
  • Excellent proficiency in MS office (Solid Excel skills is a must)
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks to meet strict deadlines
  • Must have strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks while paying close attention to detail
  • Strong personal integrity, confidentiality, and discretion
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