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Payroll Specialist

Company: Pepper Construction
Location: Barrington
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Job Description:

With offices in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, and Ohio, Pepper Construction is a national general contracting and construction management firm that primarily serves the private sector. Pepper Construction provides clients the experience and resources of a national company, combined with the hands-on approach of a local company.

Prepares and processes weekly and bi-weekly payroll using Ceridian Dayforce, and files reports for union and nonunion tradespeople ensuring compliance and satisfying internal controls.


  • Demonstrate complete confidentiality in working with payroll information
  • Ensure compliance with company policies regarding payroll, including internal controls
  • Interact with employees to ensure that questions are responded to professionally utilizing and understanding of company policies and taxing regulations
  • Process payrolls for multiple companies with total workforce approximately 1,000.
  • Interpret and apply payroll tax law and statutory requirements (garnishments, liens, and child support)
  • Prepare necessary monthly journal entries
  • Assist with reconciliation of monthly/quarterly/annual payroll tax returns
  • Aid in annual/periodic union audits
  • Stay informed of changes in tax and deduction laws that apply to the payroll process
  • Special projects as assigned


    • Minimum of 3 years of payroll experience
    • Multi-State Payroll experience
    • Demonstrated high standards of ethics and integrity
    • Committed to accuracy and detail
    • Ability to analyze issues and recommend solutions
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management
    • Ceridian Dayforce experience highly desired
    • FPC designation preferred
    • Union payroll experience preferred

      Pepper Construction is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

      Please note: Pepper does not sponsor work visas.

      Other details
      • Job Family Corporate Finance & Accounting
      • Pay Type Hourly
      • Travel Required No

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Keywords: Pepper Construction, Waukegan , Payroll Specialist, Human Resources , Barrington, Illinois

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