Part Time Payroll Specialist
Part-time Payroll Specialist
Works under supervision of Payroll Manager
Works closely with Accounting Manager
Processes payroll for active US and Canadian employees on a weekly basis
Attends to any employee or manager issues as it relates to payroll on a timely basis
Provides support and instruction for managers and employees to ensure proper use of the HR/Payroll system
Creates employee repayment schedules when payroll errors result in overpayment
Calculates severance payout schedules then ensures information is input into the system properly to pay the appropriate individual correctly
Works closely with Human Resources department to ensure data integrity within the HR/Payroll System
Creates and records all payroll-related journal entries into the general ledger
Reconciles the payroll cash bank account for all US and Canadian entities and investigates any discrepancies
Reconciles accrued wages monthly to ensure payroll journal entries are in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Provides managers with employee information by running useful and relevant reports out of the HR/payroll system
Assists Human Resources in managing the cost of the HR/Payroll system by monitoring the employee population for evidence of inactive employees
With consultation of payroll manager, creates or updates payroll policies that align with current company goals
Previews, audits and issues T4 and T4A tax forms annually to Canadian employees and contractors
Performs other accounting, payroll or administrative tasks as needed
Bachelor’s degree in business with concentration in accounting or finance is required
1+ year of accounting/payroll experience which can be gained from an internship or previous employment
Must possess basic math skills, the ability to analyze figures, knowledge of accounting principles, basic payroll policies and excellent verbal and written skills.
Must be able to multi-task, establish priorities and organize efficiently.
Knowledge of computers and familiarity with accounting/payroll software is also essential.
Proficiency in Excel, pivot tables and VLOOKUP’s are also required.
Experience with Ceridian Dayforce is preferred
Experience with Canadian payroll is preferred
- Pay Type Hourly
- 1616 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60614, USA