Salary Mid-Point: $52,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

The Payroll Administrator's responsibilities include ensuring all employees within the organization are paid in an accurate and timely fashion. Full-cycle payroll processing in a multi-state environment, and record, maintain and update payroll procedures. This position is high volume payroll processing for the company's 10,000+ employees across the organization.


  • Responsible for timely, accurate multi-state full-cycle payroll processing for assigned locations
  • Accountable for importing and balancing timekeeping information and adjustments
  • Communicate with department directors on timekeeping edits and approvals -- reviews timesheets on an ongoing basis to ensure timely completion of payroll processing
  • Work closely with resort Human Resources and Finance teams
  • Research payroll discrepancies
  • Process payroll journal entry file
  • Process wage attachments
  • Process tax documents
  • Provide ad hoc reports as requested
  • Accept cross training duties with payroll team
  • Assist with preparing and providing information for audits and auditor inquires
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by management
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential
  • Continuously improve, appropriately document and effectively follow work processes

Required Qualifications:

  • At least three years of relevant experience processing payroll in a high volume, multi-state environment
  • Demonstrated high level of integrity and commitment to accuracy
  • Demonstrated ability to execute accurate data entry in a high volume, fast paced and changing environment
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Demonstrated strong customer service mindset and attitude
  • Demonstrated intermediate Excel skills
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and desire for advancing the organization
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible work hours to ensure payroll deadlines are met

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ultimate Software (UKG/Ultipro) payroll experience
  • Experience with a workforce management/labor management systems
  • Team oriented, collaborative and collegial working style
  • Open and direct communication style