Salary Mid-Point: $65,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
IFG's client is in need of a Payroll Staff Accountant. This role will be a role up your sleeves and get into the nitty gritty of payroll related accounting entries for the company's 17,000+ employees. If you have experience with Workday and/or Oracle, that is preferred.

Payroll Staff Accountant
  • Maintain and review payroll processing to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions
  • Research reconciling items for resolution and review for compliance
  • Balance bi-weekly payroll cycles resolving discrepancies and ensuring proper classification
  • Reconcile balance sheet payroll accounts to ensure accuracy of outgoing payments
  • Perform accounting analyses
  • Prepare and enter journal entries in ERP system
  • Act as backup to other team members during time off
  • Assist with other special projects, as assigned
Required Experience:
  • 2+ years of accounting experience preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting/finance or currently pursuing
  • Oracle/Workday/ADP experience is a plus
Required Skills:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and under tight timelines
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • High degree of accuracy with a good eye for detail
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and achieve results