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Job Location: Chicago, IL
JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 43794
Title: Sr. Payroll Manager
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois - United States
Remote Job: Unknown
Employment Type:
Salary: $120,000.00 - $140,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: 25% bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

One of my better clients, having made 4 placements this year already.

Open due to a retirement, from someone who was promoted into the job years ago.

KEYS TO THE JOB:

Runing payroll for US and Canada (to understand laws and regulations in BOTH)

Experience with union and non union employees (bargained and non bargained even better)

Bachelors Degree is a must. I have presented candidates without and been rejected (even one with AA)

Workday and Kronos best, but a good overall systems person for payroll is a must

Managing a payroll staff, even if its just 1-2

Must be systems/systems improvement minded. Need to focus on continuing the centralization of payroll processing from corporate.

Salary is $120-$135K, ideally, but can do more if needed. Outstanding bonus of 25%, too!

Our total compensation package includes amazing benefits! I can send more data and benefits program if/when needed.

LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY. NO RELO.....PLEASE VET THE CANDIDATES FOR THE KEYS MENTIONED.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Description And Responsibilities

Client needs a strong Payroll Manager to lead payroll processing for the United States (2 plants in US) and Canada (4 plants in CAN). This position manages payroll for about 4,000-5000 employees in hourly unionized, non-unionized and salaried roles. This person will work with the Compensation and Benefits team, third-party service providers, and various staff at our operations facilities in the US and Canada.

Responsible for processing biweekly and semi-monthly payrolls to ensure that payroll is accurate, timely and complies with various government regulations as well as periodic payroll and special runs for both US and Canada

Manages a payroll team of 3 (at corporate) that processes Canadian and US payroll

MANAGES: Input of payroll data, timekeeping activities, distribute periodic reports (e.g., gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.), journal entries, account reconciliations, garnishments, child support orders and other payroll deduction programs

Oversee and reconcile payroll payments for 401(k), Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution pensions, Flexible Spending, Health Savings Accounts, and other employee/employer contribution accounts, pay increases, bonus payments, benefit contribution changes, changes to tax schedules, etc.

Trouble-shoot, problem-solve and constantly improve payroll processing, systems, and reporting

Train front-line supervisors and managers on payroll and timekeeping, and with company managers and employees to resolve payroll-related issues

All applicants must be eligible to work in the USA without sponsorship. Equal Opportunity Employer

QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements

Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field is required

8-15 years of progressive responsibility in payroll with US and Canada experience including bargained and non-bargained union employees is required

Experience managing a team is required (any amount OK)

Previous experience with Workday and/or Kronos systems, highly preferred, but good systems experience is key

Strong knowledge of regulations related to payroll processing, payroll taxes, garnishments, and other related compliance issues (in US and CAN)

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Must be customer service focused, collaborative, flexible, and team oriented

Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Education:
University - Bachelor`s Degree/3-4 Year Degree




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