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Payroll Supervisor


The Woodlands, TX, US, 77380

Req ID:  766

Western Midstream is a master limited partnership formed to own, develop, acquire, and operate midstream assets. We are engaged in the business of gathering, compressing, treating, processing, and transporting natural gas; gathering, stabilizing, and transporting condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and crude oil; and gathering, transporting, and disposing of produced water for our customers.

We operate or own equity interests in assets in the Rocky Mountains, North-central Pennsylvania, and Texas, including approximately 16,000 miles of petroleum and natural gas pipelines and over 100 gathering, treating, and processing facilities.

Job Summary:
Western Midstream seeks a Payroll Supervisor to join the Human Resources organization located in The Woodlands, TX office.


The ideal candidate for this position should possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in payroll administration
  • Experience with HR and payroll systems, such as ADP, SAP and/or SuccessFactors.
  • Experience with federal, state and local payroll laws
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience managing vendor relationships
  • Flexible work aptitude and a willingness to take on new tasks as needed
  • Ability to multitask, set priorities and meet deadlines while providing excellent customer service to our associates
  • Ability to work with highly sensitive information and maintain strict confidentiality
  • Experience supervising a payroll team


  • Oversee domestic payroll processing, time collection, reporting, auditing, and data analytics
  • Oversee day to day payroll operations in USA, ensuring accuracy of data through pre-processing audits, timely payment, post processing review and signoff
  • Oversee auditing and compliance
  • Prepare journal entries
  • Perform general ledger account reconciliations
  • Assist HR community and payroll administrators with research and resolution of payroll/time related issue
  • Drive process improvements focused on simplification and cost reduction
  • Coordinate multi step year end process, delegate to team, and ensure all tasks are completed in regard to W2 processing and reconciliation
  • Develop simple to use tools for training and process documentation
  • Respond to associate and governmental requests as necessary
  • Maintain process documentation and procedures in an accurate and current state
  • Develop and implement best practices and key performance indicators for the team
  • Maintain current knowledge of applicable, US federal, state, and local payroll laws and regulations, and make payroll process updates as necessary


High School diploma required. A Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance preferred.



Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation preferred



This position is not eligible for relocation.


Travel Requirements:

The percentage of travel required for this position is 0-5%


Work Schedule:

This position will work rotationally in the office. 1 Week in office, 1 week remote. M-TH are 9 hour days, 4 hour Fridays


Western Midstream is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in recruiting, hiring, developing, compensating and promoting applicants and employees.  All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories.  This includes providing reasonable accommodation for employee's and applicant's disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

Nearest Major Market: Houston