Accounting and Payroll Senior Specialist, Based in Battle Creek, Mich.

The accounting and payroll senior specialist prepares and processes the organization’s payroll for U.S.-based and international employees, with appropriate application of accounting procedures, federal and state laws and regulations, and foundation polices/procedures. The senior specialist will assist with organizing foundation financial documentation, and provide detailed technical and general accounting support to both the finance department and the organization.


  • Associate’s degree in accounting or related field plus 3-5 years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience in accounting required; bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field plus 2-3 years’ experience preferred.
  • Experience with computerized multi-state payroll system and knowledge of current payroll system and industry standards preferred.
  • Fundamental Payroll Certification or Certified Payroll Professional designation preferred.
  • Foundation or nonprofit experience preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with persons from diverse cultural, social, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Experience working in a high performing and agile organization with a team-oriented culture.

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How to Apply

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applicant materials will begin immediately and continue until a finalist candidate has been identified.

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The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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“Empleen el dinero del modo en que crean conveniente, siempre y cuando promueva la salud, la felicidad y el bienestar de los niños.” - Will Keith Kellogg

“Sèvi ak lajan an jan w vle depi se sante timoun, byennèt timoun ak kè kontan pou timoun w ap ankouraje.” - W.K. Kelòg