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  • Lombard, IL
  • Kayla Swordy

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Payroll Specialist

Brilliant Financial Staffing • Lombard, IL

Posted 9 days ago

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Experience - At least 2 year(s)
Accounting - Finance

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Job Description

Our client, a professional services firm in the Western Suburbs of Chicago is searching for a temporary to hire Payroll Specialist to join their team.  The Payroll Specialist will be responsible for processing in house semi-monthly, multistate payroll.  The Payroll Specialist should have experience in a high-volume and complex payroll environment.

  • Prepare and enter employee data, including hourly / salary data and tax data into the system. 
  • Process high volume multistate payroll and process manual payroll checks as needed. 
  • Handle phone calls and e-mail inquiries regarding to payroll issues.  
  • Prepare journal entries for entry into the system. 
  • Assist in payroll account related reconciliations and with the payroll close process.
  • Maintain payroll electronic and paper files. 
  • Perform other job-related duties as necessary.

Job Requirements

  • Associate's degree preferred, accounting coursework a plus. 
  • Two plus years of payroll experience in a multi-state payroll environment. 
  • Experience with SAP system preferred. 
  • Intermediate level Excel skills (create spreadsheets, sort data, create pivot tables, use v look up), Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Strong attention to detail. 
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