Payroll Specialist

Radiometer Buffalo Grove , IL 60089

Posted 4 days ago

Administer payroll for approximately 300 employees in North America. Manages accurate and timely processing and auditing of payroll. Develop, communicate and maintain payroll policies and procedures within Federal and State guidelines.


Manage bi-weekly and weekly, multi-state payroll, including commission, bonus, payroll changes, new hires, terminations, salary increases, bonus, and calculation of retro pay. Develop standards in compliance with state wage and hour laws including overtime, double time, California terminations, manual checks, vacation benefits utilization and liability calculations. Proactively audit reports and ensure 100% compliance to one-over-one approvals for any payments.

Manage auto allowance, DSL reimbursements, COLA, and supplemental wage requests.

Manage time and attendance collection (E-Time) for data necessary to process payroll including data entry, vacation accruals and other re-imbursements.

Develop and maintain up to date payroll policies and procedures. Resolve payroll discrepancies by managing Workday and ADP policies and procedures. Maintain relationships with HR and Corporate partners to ensure seamless working relationships. Proactively audit on-going allowances for continued relevance and accuracy.

Responsible for processing all payroll related general ledger journal entries and completing related account reconciliations for US and Canada.

Troubleshoot and maintain ADP GL best practices, mapping issues, and new pay code entries.

Lead for all Audit requests related to payroll, ensuring that all policies are being followed. This includes internal and external auditors.

Reconcile and verify any discrepancies related to 401k, DCP, Health coverage, IBNR accruals.

Assist other accounting staff, as needed, in performing accounting functions and maintaining effective accounting processes.

Develop and drive written and verbal communications to employees regarding payroll issues.

Ensure all compliance policies are supported including SOX requirements including, but not limited to the SOX narrative.

Responsible for maintaining other tasks including managing vendors and employees in SAP, updating employee data in Mobile Expense.

Special projects as assigned

a) Professional Experience

  • Minimum 5 years related experience

  • Manage and own large payroll and related process ( 300 employees)

  • Handle multi-state payroll and payroll taxes

  • Manage ADP, Payforce E-Time, and ADPGL

b) Education

  • Associate's Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

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