Payroll Specialist

Orlando, Florida
$45,000 - $55,000 per year
Mar 17, 2023
Mar 27, 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

About the Cohen Law Group

Cohen Law Group is a leader in 1st party litigation. We value our clients with the utmost care
and service. The firm strives to exemplify leadership, respect, teamwork, and work-life balance for all
its employees. From full benefits including pet insurance to company outings, community outreach
and social events, the Cohen Law Group has made its mark as being one of the top law firms to
work for in the Orlando metro area.

We are looking for a detail oriented Payroll Specialist to join our Accounting team, and supporting our Legal departments. This is a mid-level position with an emphasis on administrative qualifications.

Accountant Job Duties:

The position will interact daily with other accounting team members, and report directly to the Controller and all firm employees regarding legal accounting issues. We seek daily reliability and accounting transaction expertise.

The position requires broad technical accounting knowledge and experience. Professional qualities necessary to fulfill the job include organizational skills, an intense desire to execute delegated tasks promptly, detail accuracy, multi-tasking ability, confidentiality and daily reliability.


  • Process the firm's payroll semi-monthly 
  • Ensure all Pay Groups are paid timely and accurately as scheduled
  • Review garnishments for accuracy
  • Maintain good working relationships with payroll support areas such as legal, HR, Benefit, timekeeping, HRIS, and more
  • Finalize year-end accounting issues 
  • Enter invoices and process accounts payable / vendor payments
  • Reconcile bank statements and credit card statements 
  • Use Positive Pay to check for fraud 
  • Assist with client bills at month-end in collaboration with accounting and firm staff 
  • Assist with creating or adjusting payroll processing policies and procedures on a continuous basis
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts  
  • Other administrative tasks assigned by colleagues and firm leadership 
  • Other accounting tasks assigned by colleagues and firm leadership 
  • Other operational tasks assigned by colleagues and firm leadership


  • B.S. in accounting OR significant accounting experience (> 4 years) 
  • 3+ years: full-cycle financial accounting experience 
  • 3+ years: spreadsheet experience (Excel and Google sheets) 
  • 1+ years: Google G Suite experience preferred 
  • Preferred: Experience in accounting system implementation a/o version upgrades 
  • Capable of efficiently learning and utilizing specific legal accounting software 
  • Able to work independently and under the supervision of team members 
  • Ability to fulfill deadlines in a high-volume accounting environment 
  • Conduct daily business with absolute confidentiality •
  • Must be able to pass a background check •
  • The applicant must be reliable and dependable •


From $45,000 - $55,000 per year


* 401(k) matching

* Dental insurance

* Health insurance

* Vision insurance

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