Salary Mid-Point: $100,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
Job Title: Senior Payroll Consultant
Employment: Full-time with benefits
Global Company: Headquartered in Chicago
Company Location: Downtown Chicago Loop (hybrid 2 days per week in office)
Industry: Manufacturing and services ($10B in revenues in 2021)
Work Experience: 5 - 7 years minimum (more years okay)
Interviews Begin: Week of January 30, 2023
About the Position:
We are looking for a Senior Payroll Consultant with a service-minded work ethic to support our corporate Payroll team.  This individual will be responsible for a wide range of payroll tasks, provide service support to business units, and participate in related projects.  Reporting directly to the Payroll Director at the corporate office, this is a highly visible and essential role within the organization.

*** Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States; employment sponsorship will not be provided. ***
 
What You'll Do:
  • Process corporate payroll timely and accurately, including special payroll runs
  • Verify all tax withholdings are accurate and payroll tax returns are filed timely
  • Stay current with federal and state payroll legislation and regulations
  • Serve as a liaison between ADP and Workday data bridge process
  • Serve as the subject matter expert and lead on all ADP payroll configurations
  • Serve as the point of contact to support business units
  • Direct and support the activities of operating company payroll activities
  • Assist with the integration of payroll for newly acquired companies
  • Process and post all payroll journal entries for month end close & financial reporting
  • Quarterly payroll account reconciliations & analysis
  • Special projects and process automation at the direction of the Payroll Director
What You'll Bring to the Role:
  • BS degree in Accounting or Finance 
  • 5-7 years minimum of progressive payroll experience utilizing ADP Workforce Now and Workday, preferably in a multi-location environment
  • ADP custom reporting and Smart Compliance experience a plus
  • American Payroll Association CPP certification a plus
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient Microsoft Office user
  • Passion for payroll, collaboration, learning, process improvements, and technology
  • Enthusiasm for teaching and helping others
  • A "roll up your sleeves" attitude and willingness to do the day-to-day work
For immediate consideration, please email your resume in Word format to Cameron Wall at cwall@ifgpr.com.