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Payroll Specialist for a 3 -4 Month Contract in Lake Forest

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Kelly Services
Physical Address

Lake Forest, IL 60045
Job Description

We just received a new position for a Payroll Specialist for a 3 -4 Month Contract in Lake Forest. Interested? Please send me a resume to

+ This position is 100% remote until the end of the year. Beginning of next year, management will reassess if they will return to the office


+ Looking to be in the $25/hr to $28/hr range. Will go up to $31/hr. depending on experience


+ Looking to have someone 3 – 4 month, ideally to the end of January 2021 – there may be possibility of extension based on business needs, projects

+ ADP Workforce Now experience / knowledge REQUIRED (recent experience)

+ Must know how to run a payroll – auditing/reconciliation, resolving issues

+ Knowledge, experience in running Payroll related reports from ADP

+ Will help with Affirmative Action reporting/filing, prepping, etc., of W2s

+ Will help monitor and respond to the Payroll Mailbox (email inbox)

+ Strong communication skills, collaborative; able to partner with peers, management, senior leadership

+ Quick learner, able to train/ramp up quickly on the company way/processes

+ There may be some opportunity to assist with Benefits, so if the candidate has any Benefits experience, that is a plus but not required. Our main focus is Payroll


+ Collaborative

+ Strong critical thinking

+ Must be able to also work independently; not wait for direction, etc., be comfortable asking questions, researching next steps of a process, etc.

+ Strong communications skills to partner with all colleagues at all levels – peers, direct management, senior leadership; professional

+ Sense of urgency, responsive nature – will probably help monitor the Payroll Mailbox (email Inbox)

+ Employee-centric philosophy regarding Payroll – it Is not just a “process”, does not just deflect by saying “call ADP

+ Must not be afraid of ambiguity, and frequently changing priorities


+ Quick phone screen with HR

+ Phone interview with Director of Compensation and Benefits

Why Kelly ® ?

You’re looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and we’re here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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