Payroll Specialist

Chicago, IL 60626

Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Accounting Job Number: Hd82322754 Compensation: $40-45 / hour

Job Description

Title: Payroll Specialist

Location: Chicago, IL
Work Environment: Onsite during training, then hybrid schedule (2 days remote)

Job Summary:

We are seeking an experienced Payroll Specialist to join our premiere client in Chicago. The position will be onsite in the beginning for training, once up to speed it will be a hybrid schedule


  • Process payroll using ADP software for non-exempt hourly pay weekly for about 1200 employees
  • Calculate and enter payroll data, including hours worked, deductions, and taxes
  • Verify and reconcile payroll data to ensure accuracy
  • Prepare monthly journal entries to record payroll transactions in General Ledger 
  • Audit approximately 1,200 time cards each week in labor reporting system – ADP’s eTime, and ensure accuracy and proper approvals have been made  
  • Respond to payroll-related inquiries from employees and management
  • Keep up-to-date with payroll laws and regulations to ensure compliance
  • Prepare and distribute payroll reports as needed
  • Maintain payroll records and files
  • Assist with other HR-related tasks as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree with minimally 3+ years of Payroll experience 
  • Experience working with ADP Enterprise a plus

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

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