HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST in Northbrook, IL at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 11/22/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Payroll Coordinator/ Payroll Clerk/HR Payroll Processor


Job Duties:

• Manage payroll process that includes importing, proofing, editing, processing and transmitting all payroll wages, deductions, bonuses, etc.

• Perform specific duties related to open enrollment, insurance plans, 401k, and flexible spending accounts

• Reconciliation of all benefit accounts

• Perform updates to payroll-related information and data and manage overall payroll work flow

• Be the expert and owner of the system including enhancements and process improvements

• Ensure timely processing of all new hires, promotions and terminations.

• Keep track of hour rates, wages, compensation benefit rates, new hire information etc.

• Address issues and questions regarding payroll from employees and management

• Prepare reports for management, finance department, HR and others as requested

• Monthly and year end requirements such as ACA maintenance and W-2 distribution

• Ad hoc projects to clean up and maintain employee files and ensure payroll records are up-to-date and complete.


• Monitor the performance evaluation program and revise as needed.

• Responsible for benefits administration and associated communication to employees.

• Assist in recruiting and onboarding for all exempt and non-exempt, seasonal, and temporary positions.

• Responsible for the maintenance of the HRIS system.

• Make recommendations to new approaches, policies, and procedures to continually improve the efficiency of the Payroll/HR function.

• Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local employment as well as benefit laws and regulations.


• Proven experience as a payroll specialist, payroll manager or related position

• Solid understanding of accounting fundamentals and payroll/HR best practices

• Knowledge of legislation and regulations of the payroll/HR field

• Experience with benefits administration is a plus

• Strong knowledge of payroll/HRIS software; Paycom preferred

• Proficient in MS Office

• Trustworthy with attention to confidentiality

• Outstanding organizational ability with great attention to detail

• Excellent communication skills

• Exceptional time management and ability to adhere to strict deadlines


• Bachelor’s degree in HR or related field.

• Minimum two years in an HR or Payroll Specialist role.

• PHR/SPHR highly desired.

• Experience with Paycom or other related payroll/HRIS system required.

• Skilled with Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

• Familiarity with online recruitment strategies and social media preferred.

Northbrook, IL


Eligible employees are offered a full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, voluntary life, short and long-term disability plans, a 401k with company match, plus up to 20 paid holidays per year.

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