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Payroll Specialist

Location: Chicago Region
Category: Finance & Accounting
Employment Type: Contract To Hire
Contact: facadchi@addisongroup.com

Our client located in downtown Chicago has an immediate opening for an experienced Payroll Analyst.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone that has 3-6 years working as a Payroll Analyst.  The ideal candidate will have previous experience with multiple systems regarding US and Canadian payroll implementations and upgrades.  This is a great opportunity to join a well known global organization that offers growth opportunities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for initial lead for Ceridian payroll upgrade for US and Canadian employees
  • Verify all payroll entries including deductions, earnings and changes, review and reconcile payroll data and resolve any discrepancies as necessary
  • Assist with implementation, verification and testing
  • Organize and verify any additional data for final payroll runs prior to processing of W-2s, and process W-2 corrections as appropriate
  • Work directly with Payroll, IT and Finance regarding the initial system implementation and/or upgrade
  • Create and run reports as requested by internal and external contacts (Pension, 401k, Workers Comp, audits, etc)
  • Full knowledge of all Federal, State, Local Canadian tax accounts is required and miscellaneous special projects or additional tasks as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is highly preferred
  • 3 - 5 years of payroll experience
  • 3 - 5 years of recent experience with payroll system implementations and upgrades
  • CPP is a plus
  • US & Canadian payroll processing
  • Proficient in multiple payroll systems, Ceridian is highly preferred
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality