Payroll Specialist

$50,000 - $60,000 yearly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 138554
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Our client is looking for a Payroll Specialist to join their dynamic team in their Downtown Chicago office. If you're looking for a great company with a fresh team, here's your chance!  As a Payroll Specialist, you will play a crucial role in ensuring accurate and timely processing of payroll for their employees and work alongside the HR team.

Our client provides competitive compensation packages and opportunities for professional growth and development. Enjoy a hybrid schedule with 3 days per week in conveniently located downtown office with easy access to public transportation and amenities. Join our client and be part of a collaborative team in a dynamic work environment!

Payroll Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Process bi-weekly or monthly payroll for employees accurately and efficiently
  • Calculate and input payroll data, including hours worked, bonuses, commissions and deductions
  • Verify payroll reports for accuracy and resolve any discrepancies
  • Respond to employee inquiries regarding payroll-related matters
  • Collaborate with HR and finance teams to ensure compliance with payroll regulations and company policies
  • Assist with payroll tax filings and other payroll-related compliance tasks
  • Stay updated on payroll regulations and best practices

Payroll Specialist Requirements:
  • Previous experience as a payroll specialist or similar role
  • Proficiency in payroll software and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong understanding of payroll regulations and compliance requirements
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Human Resources or related field preferred
  • Certification in payroll (e.g., CPP – Certified Payroll Professional) a plus
  • Experience with ADP, Paychex or other payroll processing systems preferred
  • Knowledge of multi-state payroll processing preferred
  • Familiarity with HRIS (Human Resources Information Systems)

If you are a motivated and detail-oriented individual with a passion for payroll processing, we want to hear from you!

Thank you,

Elizabeth Schultz
Accounting & Finance Project 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.