HR Associate - Payroll and Benefits

Chicago, IL |$80-90K | Job ID: 82626

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Job Description

This driven client is looking for an extraordinary HR Associate to join their booming team. This is a newly created position that will support 100 employees in the organization. This role will mostly focus on payroll and benefits. Although, they want this person to branch into other areas around culture, employee recognition and compensation. Our client would like this person to take ownership and provide recommendations to leadership to improve the organization. As this business grows, the right person will be able to adapt in a quick changing environment who can creatively solve problems. The role will be to report to the Director of Human Resources. Training during the first few months will be fully onsite, moving to a hybrid schedule after.  

Key factors:  

  • Payroll guru (Run payroll, reconciles timecards, reconciles benefit invoices and enrollments.)  

  • Audits accuracy and performance functions in ADP  

  • Processes 401k  

  • Assists with hiring, onboarding, terminations and offboarding 

  • Conducts background checks  

  • File heavy role with confidential paperwork for new hires and enrollments 

  • Rolls out the performance evaluation program annually  

  • Assists and executes company events and employee recognition programs 



  • Bachelor's Degree 

  • PHR and/or SPHR preferred 

  • 6+ years' experience with running payroll (ADP preferred)  

  • Proficiency with excel  

  • Comprehensive knowledge or best practices in benefits and HR policy and procedures.  

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. LaSalle has worked with more than 10,000 companies, ranging from Fortune 500s to start ups. With units specializing in accounting and finance, administrative, marketing, executive search, technology, supply chain, healthcare revenue cycle, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries.