Payroll & Tax Specialist

$70,000 - $80,000 yearly

Job Category:Accounting & Finance

Position Type:Contract / Temporary to Hire

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Chicago, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:120008

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Job Description

Looking for something out of the ordinary? Dreaming to grow your career within the fintech industry? Looking for a new challenge? This Payroll & Tax Specialist is the job for you located in the heart of downtown Chicago, Illinois!


This company thrives on being collaborative and pushing the envelope. They are looking for a well-rounded Payroll & Tax Specialist to join their expanding accounting team. Join a team that welcomes autonomy and new ideas!


Payroll & Tax Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Understand tax withholding requirements for multi-state and local taxes
  • Set up taxes for employees based on their location
  • Reconcile payroll taxes to the general ledger and prepare journal entries
  • Perform quarterly account analysis
  • Calculation of multi-state payroll taxes
  • Accurately audit timesheets to ensure wages and benefits are properly processed
  • Handle all tax agency notices


Payroll & Tax Specialist Requirements:

  • 3+ years of tax experience
  • Experience payroll processing 1,000 employees is a plus
  • Experience with ADP or other large payroll software
  • Strong Excel knowledge including pivot tables and VLOOKUP’s
  • Ability to work well with others


If the above qualifications describe you and are interested in this Payroll & Tax Specialist position, please apply today!


Thank you,


Lauren Just
Project Manager, Accounting & Finance
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.