Payroll Consultant

$50 - $60 hourly

Job Category:Accounting & Finance

Position Type:Contract / Temporary

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Chicago, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:125610

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Job Description
LaSalle Network has partnered with a leading manufacturer in consumer-packaged goods (CPG) space who is currently upgrading their payroll software and systems. As the parent company for many household brands, their team oversees the processing for 6,000+ employees while sitting out of their downtown Chicago office.

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Payroll Consultant to support this client. The ideal candidate will be a payroll expert with a deep understanding of payroll systems, tax regulations and best practices. As a Payroll Consultant, you will play a pivotal role in assisting our client in managing their payroll processes effectively, providing expert guidance and ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

Payroll Consultant Responsibilities:
  • Payroll Processing:
    • Manage end-to-end payroll processing for assigned clients, including data input, calculations and verification
    • Ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll runs, deductions and bonuses
    • Validate payroll data for accuracy and compliance with local, state and federal regulations
  • Compliance and Reporting:
    • Stay updated on payroll tax laws, wage and hour laws, and other regulatory changes to ensure clients' compliance
    • Prepare and submit payroll tax returns and reports as required by authorities
    • Assist clients with year-end tax reporting, including W-2 and 1099 forms
  • Process Improvement:
    • Identify opportunities to enhance payroll processes, increase efficiency and reduce errors
    • Collaborate with clients to implement process improvements and automation
  • Documentation and Record-Keeping:
    • Maintain accurate and organized records of client interactions, payroll data and compliance documentation

Payroll Consultant Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field (preferred)
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) or similar certification is a plus
  • Proven experience as a payroll consultant or in a similar payroll role
  • Strong understanding of payroll systems, tax regulations, and HR compliance
  • Proficiency in payroll software and MS Office applications
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional communication and client management skills
  • Detail-oriented with a strong commitment to accuracy

If you are a payroll professional who is passionate about delivering exceptional payroll services and helping businesses succeed, we encourage you to apply for the Payroll Consultant position today!

Thank you,

Brandt Zimmerman
Senior Recruiting Manager 
LaSalle Network

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

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.