Payroll Assistant

Business Unit
United Wholesale Mortgage


Our payroll specialists perform payroll, accounting, and administrative duties to support the team including processing payroll, setting up voluntary deductions, processing and auditing payroll, creating and reviewing audit reports and resolving any issues that may arise. This position will also be required to process a monthly commissioned based payroll in addition to the weekly payments


  • Reviews, analyzes and checks payroll forms and report for accuracy and make necessary adjustments or corrections.
  • Sets up and reconcile voluntary payroll deductions, prepares reports, identifies and researches exceptions
  • Processes garnishments which include child support, tax levies, student loans, etc.
  • Manage work-flow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
  • Researches, analyzes and resolves payroll-related problems or questions
  • Recommends or participates in the development of new procedures and policies related to payroll operations utilizing knowledge of the company, state and federal policies and regulations
  • Compiles payroll reports for both internal and external purpose; submits to supervisor for review
  • Conducts training sessions to explain payroll policies and procedures
  • Perform compliances for unclaimed property and payroll checks
  • Processes and maintains W-4 tax data and changes in personal data
  • Insure the compliance all required entities as well as company policies; identifying financial risks within the department; and financial reporting.
  • Collaborating with Payroll leader on process improvements and efficiencies


  • Bachelor's degree
  • UKG Pro and/or Kronos knowledge
  • 1-2 years of payroll experience 
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Onsite attendance is required 


Ready to join thousands of talented team members who are making the dream of home ownership possible for more Americans? It’s all happening on UWM’s campus, where our award-winning workplace packs plenty of perks and amenities that keep the atmosphere buzzing with energy and excitement.


It’s no wonder that out of our six pillars, People Are Our Greatest Asset is number one. It’s at the very heart of how we treat each other, our clients and our community. Whether it’s providing elite client service or continuously striving to improve, our pillars provide a pathway to a more successful personal and professional life.


From the team member that holds a door open to the one that helps guide your career, you’ll feel the encouragement and support on day one. No matter your race, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation and ethnicity, you’ll be welcomed here. Accepted here. And empowered to Be You Here.


More reasons you’ll love working here include:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) after just 30 days
  • Additional parental and maternity leave benefits after 12 months
  • Adoption reimbursement program
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • Paid training and career development
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • Mortgage discount and area business discounts
  • Free membership to our large, state-of-the-art fitness center, including exercise classes such as yoga and Zumba, various sports leagues and a full-size basketball court
  • Wellness area, including an in-house primary-care physician’s office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon 
  • Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast and lunch
  • Convenience store featuring healthy grab-and-go snacks
  • In-house Starbucks and Dunkin
  • Indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi


All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation and change. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Team members may be required to perform other or different job-related duties as requested by their team lead, subject to reasonable accommodation. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Employment with UWM is "at-will." UWM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By selecting “Apply for this job online” you provide consent to UWM to record phone call conversations between you and UWM to be used for quality control purposes.


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