Payroll Specialist

$70,000 - $80,000 yearly

Job Category:Accounting & Finance

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Northfield, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:129676

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Job Description
Our client within the outplacement industry is looking to add a full time Payroll Specialist to their team in Northfield, IL. This role is with a family-owned company and one of the leaders in their industry. They are adding a Payroll Specialist due to growth within their company. Our client offers a great work environment, flexible work schedule and room to grow within their organization.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of payroll processing, ensuring accuracy, compliance and timely delivery of payroll services.

Payroll Specialist Responsibilities:
  • Process and manage payroll for employees accurately and on time
  • Verify and reconcile payroll data, including timesheets, bonuses, deductions and commissions
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations pertaining to payroll and taxation
  • Address and resolve payroll-related inquiries or discrepancies
  • Generate payroll reports and maintain accurate records
  • Collaborate with HR and finance teams to streamline payroll processes
  • Stay updated on payroll best practices and industry trends

Payroll Specialist Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field (or equivalent experience)
  • Proven work experience as a Payroll Specialist or in a similar role
  • Strong understanding of payroll regulations, taxation and compliance
  • Proficiency in ADP and MS Excel
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation preferred
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now preferred

Thank you,

Joey Anderson
Team Lead, Accounting & Finance Recruiting

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.