Payroll Specialist

Rockford, Illinois |$60.000 - $70.000 yearly | Job ID: 112733

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Job Description

Our client, an auto parts retailer and distributor, is looking to bring on a new Payroll Specialist to the team in Rockford, IL. The team is onsite five days a week at their corporate headquarters. 

This Payroll Specialist will be processing for around 1,200 employees in 6 different states. The role offers a competitive base salary up to $65,000.

Payroll Specialist Responsibilities:
  • Update payroll records by entering any changes to employee information or benefits such as job title changes, exemptions/deductions and garnishments
  • Maintain payroll information by collating, calculating, verifying and entering data
  • Determine payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer’s social security, unemployment and worker’s compensation payments
  • Resolve payroll discrepancies and answer any employee payroll queries
  • Protect payroll operations by keeping information confidential
  • Calculate leave accrual adjustments
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state and local employment laws and regulations 
  • Assist with administrative tasks including entering data and running reports in Paychex/payroll 
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Payroll Specialist Requirements:
  • 3-5 years of payroll experience
  • Experience processing for 800 plus employees
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Proficient with Paychex payroll system is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field preferred 

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

Thank you,

Ellie Winebrenner
Project Manager, 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 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.