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Payroll Specialist

Company: Weiman Products LLC
Location: Gurnee
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

The Payroll Specialist will be responsible for payroll operations within a multi-state payroll environment. This position will manage payroll functions, including calculating employee paychecks, withholding taxes, and any other deductions, as well as maintaining accurate payroll records. This role will ensure that payroll is processed accurately, efficiently, and timely and will ensure compliance with all country, federal, state, local payroll and regulatory requirements. This position will also have ownership over the administration of payroll policies and procedures, regulations, payroll tax compliance, and all master payroll calendars and processing schedules. Job RESPONSIBILITIES: Process weekly and bi-weekly payroll and perform any payroll system maintenance and updates. Execute state registrations, adjustments to payroll, such as garnishments, deductions, wage assignments, paid vacation, etc. Review Time and Attendance information for completeness and accuracy - support timecard managers with issues and/or questions. Manage and ensure monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports and filings with payroll provider (ADP), including tax liabilities. Act as the contact person for internal or external audits of payroll records, systems and procedures. Serve as a technical resource to HR and other departments to address and resolve payroll related inquiries and problems. Provide accurate, and timely analysis of payroll information and financial reporting. Establish and maintain payroll policies and procedures. Make recommendations for changes in policies and procedures as appropriate. Interpret and apply company policies, guidelines, and regulations to ensure compliance. Reviews and processes compensation change requests to ensure compliance with established guidelines, policies, and practices. Maintains knowledge of current state, local and federal legislation affecting payroll and compensation administration. Learn and manage reporting and analytics for treasury/tax functions as needed. All other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, SKILLS, AND ABILITiES: Must possess a strong knowledge of employment and labor law, both federal and state. Demonstrates a good grasp of knowledge and principles for various compensation processes, specifically in the areas of data integrity, reporting, time & labor and payroll. Great analytic abilities are required Strong communication skills; both written and verbal. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite Critical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills are a must for this position Detail oriented with an emphasis placed on accuracy Ability to adapt to change, develop and train and/or learn new processes Well-organized; able to manage multiple tasks and prioritize in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work with others in a collaborative team environment.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

EXPERIENCE: 5-7 years payroll processing experience. Experience in HRIS systems and payroll systems; ADP Workforce Now knowledge is a plus. Experience working in a fast paced, entrepreneurial, rapid growth environment.

Physical Requirements: Extended periods of sitting up to 50% of the time. Constantly operating computers and office equipment. WORK LOCATION: (Hybrid/Remote option) Elmford, NY, Gurnee IL

Employment Status: Full Time

Travel required: NoneJob Type: Full-time

Keywords: Weiman Products LLC, Waukegan , Payroll Specialist, Human Resources , Gurnee, Illinois

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