Payroll Coordinator

  • Job ID:

  • Pay rate range:

    $29 - $34
  • City:

    Downers Grove
  • State:

  • Duration:

    11/27/2022 - 02/27/2023
  • Job Type:

  • Job Description

    Payroll Coordinator

    Pay: $29-34 (W2)

    Contract Length:  3 - 6 months (may extend)

    Location: Downers Grove, IL - 100% onsite

    Job Description:

    Our large Public Accounting firm is seeking a Payroll Coordinator in a contract capacity to work in their Downers Grove, IL office location. The Payroll Coordinator processes semi-monthly in-house employee payroll as part of a national, centralized payroll department.

    Summary of Role:

    • Prepare and upload and/or enter a high volume of employee data, including hourly / salary data and tax data, using Oracle payroll system.
    • Work with the rest of the payroll team to meet published deadlines for payroll processing.
    • Process and distribute checks for a multi-state payroll using an in-house Oracle system.
    • Process manual payroll checks as requested/required.
    • Handle incoming phone calls and e-mail inquiries from Human Resources contacts and employees regarding payroll issues. Act as a customer service agent to resolve problems in a timely and effective manner.
    • Elevate issues as appropriate to Payroll department management.
    • Provide back-up support to other team members in Payroll department.
    • Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict confidentiality in matters that require discretion.
    • Assist in maintaining payroll electronic and paper files.
    • Perform other job-related duties as necessary.
    • Setup and review garnishments in Oracle payroll system.
    • Balance and create check request for garnishments and charities.

    Required Skills:

    •  4+ years of payroll experience
    • Experience preparing and uploading and/or entering a high-volume of employee data, including hourly / salary data and tax data
    • Proven experience in handling highly confidential and highly sensitive information.
    • Intermediate level Excel skills (create spreadsheets, sort data, create pivot tables, use v lookup functionality, program formulas)
    • Intermediate level Word skills.
    • Multi-state payroll experience preferred.
    • Experience with Oracle or automated payroll system preferred.
    • Garnishment Experience preferred.
    •  Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Must be able to work under payroll deadlines.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Ability to work additional hours as needed.






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