Payroll Specialist

Location: Chicago, IL
Date Posted: 11-21-2018
 FosterThomas, Inc. is a leading HR Management and Consulting firm. We are seeking a Payroll Specialist to assist our client out of their Chicago, IL location. This is a full time contractual role however, there is a possibility of it becoming permanent.
  • Manages and guarantees disbursement of multi-state payroll, including garnishments, benefits and taxes to employees consistent with federal and state wage and hour laws, compiling payroll information by managing payroll preparation; completing reports and maintaining reports.
  • Manage all year end payroll activities
  • Ensure all W2s are accurate
  • Process payroll data from timekeeping system
  • Compile payroll data such as garnishments, vacation time, taxes and insurance
  • Maintain current knowledge of IRS regulations
  • Audit employee timesheets for hours worked and accuracy
  • Prepare payroll related journal entries for period-end
  • Demonstrate strong troubleshooting, analytical and technical ability
  • Managing a small team of payroll specialists
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • At least 5 years of payroll processing experience and 3 years Managerial experience
  • Proficient in the latest web technologies and working knowledge of various operating systems including ADP Enterprise (EV5)
  • Any Oracle experience is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience
  • Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to multitask and manage time in a fast-paced environment
 EEO Statement: FosterThomas is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal employment opportunities in recruitment, hiring, promotion, training, compensation and disciplinary action with regard to the terms and conditions of employment.  FosterThomas does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, color, age, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity genetic information, sexual orientation, or sex, including pregnancy and childbirth, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.
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