Payroll Analyst

Chicago, Illinois |$70-80K | Job ID: 106587

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Job Description

Are you a strong payroll professional with an analytical skillset that differentiates you from your peers? Our client, a global leader in the utilities industry is seeking a Payroll Analyst to join their downtown Chicago office. This Payroll Analyst will be responsible for all facets of payroll responsibilities as well system troubleshooting and collaborating with human resources, accounting and other departments.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience with payroll processing for a high volume of employees, be an outside the box thinker and have strong problem solving and communication skills.

Payroll Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely, accurate and proper execution of bi-weekly and semi-monthly payroll and other payroll activities for 900+ employees across the United States and Canada
  • Act as first point of contact for employee issues; answering questions, troubleshooting problems and determining solutions
  • Participate in the design, documentation and implementation of streamlined, scalable payroll processes and procedures
  • Process, calculate and post payroll transactions including retroactive payments, benefit deduction/payments, retirement contributions, wage garnishments, etc. as required
  • Collaborate with accounting, finance and HR teams on all payroll matters with cross-functional impact
  • Complete all payroll related accounting activities
  • Assist with gathering information required for internal and external audits and prepare requested schedules, working directly with auditors
  • Knowledgeable in federal, state and local taxes; filing of all local, state and federal taxes and related reports

Payroll Analyst Requirements:
  • 3+ years of multi-state payroll processing experience with a mid-sized company
  • Strong operational knowledge of payroll systems
  • Strong understanding of payroll, payroll tax compliance and accounting processes
  • Familiarity with Canadian payroll added bonus!

If you are interested this Payroll Analyst opportunity and qualify per the above requirements, please apply today!

Thank you,

Jordan Marks
Senior Recruiter, Accounting & Finance
LaSalle Network

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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.