Payroll Administrator Job in Chicago, IL

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category
    Accountant - Financial
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

We have a reputable client based in the downtown Chicago area who is looking for an experienced Payroll Administrator. If you have over 4 years of payroll processing experience and extensive knowledge of ADP Workforce Now, you may be a great fit for the position! You must also have experience with tax, compensation, wage structures, and benefits administration. The selected candidate will be responsible for key payroll functions including payroll processing, payroll tax management, payroll reporting.
Payroll Administrator Duties:

  • Manages and processes biweekly disbursement of multi-state payroll, including garnishments, benefits and taxes consistent with federal and state wage and hour laws
  • Check and audit payrolls
  • Process manual checks and transmit positive pay information
  • Process correct garnishment calculations and compliance
  • Prepare payroll journal entries
  • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
  • Analyze payroll data and reports to ensure efficient, effective, compliant processing of payroll and taxes
  • Assist with month end close
  • Prepare reports and provide analysis as needed
  • Prepare and send monthly answers to wage withholding orders as required by state law


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting preferred
  • Three years of payroll processing experience
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now required
  • Strong analytical skills, including ad hoc reporting
  • Working knowledge of basic accounting principles
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines

If you are interested in this position or other accounting opportunities, then please click "apply" below and apply online at

Please apply with your CV to: Keilah Murray -312-7827788

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