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Payroll Associate
  • Job ID #: 37260
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Education Required: Associates Degree
  • Experience Required: 3 - 5 Years
  • Location: US-IL-Bannockburn
  • Functional Area: Finance
  • Relocation Provided:

Position Description:
We are currently seeking a Payroll Associate to perform all analytical and administrative duties necessary for preparing, processing and auditing payrolls. Processes multi-state payrolls for several locations that include a variety of pay rules including some Collectively Bargained Units.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Completes data entry into ADP payroll system for direct deposits, wage garnishments, tax changes (federal, state and local), etc.

Prepare and balance payroll runs per compliance requirements. Includes performing audits using the reporting tools available and in accordance with guidelines set forth by department.
Works with local managers to resolve payroll issues. Edits employee records in Etime (including new hires, employee status changes, and historical adjustments) and completes interfaces between Etime and ADP.
Responding to court orders, interrogatories, and acting as a liaison between law offices/courts and Stericycle team members.
Enters and audits payroll adjustments, manual checks, and garnishment refunds in ADP as well as maintaining logs and spreadsheets to reconcile data and audit entries.
Audits payroll data entered by other team members (time keepers) and time interfaced from Etime to ADP using reporting tools. Investigates questionable data and takes corrective action as necessary.

Performs other related duties as required or requested. Those include, but are not limited to: 
• Preparing and distributing payroll reports to management. 
• Payroll systems training (including Etime), as necessary. Ensures payroll accuracy by maintaining a practical knowledge and understanding of company policies, procedures and pay rules. Brings questions/concerns to the attention of manager/Supervisor for clarification/resolution.

Position Requirements:
Education & Experience:

Education equivalent to an Associates Degree, supplemented by courses in mathematics, or the equivalent in related work experience, demonstrating excellent mathematical skills. Three or more years of payroll related experience, or the equivalent in related work experience, demonstrating sound knowledge of federal, state, and local payroll tax laws. Demonstrates knowledge of human resource and payroll policies and procedures and provides input to the development and communication of Payroll policies and procedures. Demonstrates general knowledge of one or more automated Payroll systems. Knowledge of ADP a plus, but not required. Demonstrates good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Demonstrates the ability to resolve issues independently and brings escalated issues and recommended solutions to the manager’s attention.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.