Payroll Specialist - 1975356-2668

at Hagerty Consulting in Evanston, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Hagerty Consulting, Inc. (Hagerty) is the nation's leading emergency management and homeland security consulting firm. Known for its public spirit, innovative thinking, problem-solving, and exceptional people, Hagerty is sought after to work on some of the largest and most complex crisis and emergency management issues. We serve our clients across the nation to enhance their preparedness programs; create more resilient and sustainable communities; provide innovative solutions to enhance their response; and obtain and manage grants and loans to support their recovery.
As Hagerty grows, we continue to look for talented professionals from a variety of backgrounds to provide holistic solutions to our clients. We are currently seeking a Payroll Specialist. This is a full-time position that will be located out of our Evanston, IL headquarters. The Payroll Manager will report to the Director of Finance & Accounting and will complete all aspects of the payroll function to ensure the timely and accurate processing of payroll in compliance with federal, state, and local tax regulations and requirements, as well as internal policies and procedures.
Payroll Specialist Role and Responsibilities:
  • Collect and organize all underlying data necessary for the calculation and processing of payroll.
  • Complete initial payroll input and review to ensure timely processing.
  • Provide timely and professional responses to employee payroll inquiries.
  • Research payroll topics, issues, and guidance to recommend changes to ensure compliance with federal and multi-state requirements.
  • Perform periodic audits to ensure all payroll details are accurate and that changes are made in a timely manner.
  • Look for opportunities to implement new payroll processes aimed at enhancing accuracy, efficiency, and controls.
  • Work across the Finance & Accounting Division to ensure payroll is properly recorded in the accounting system.
  • Ensure the accuracy and timely completion of all quarterly and annual payroll filings to employees and taxing authorities.
  • Ensure proper controls are in place, policies and procedures are documented, and payroll functions are efficiently performed.
Payroll Specialist Basic Qualifications:
  • Five (5) years of experience processing payroll for a multi-state company.
  • Experience processing payroll through ADP.
  • Experience identifying, implementing, and executing improvements to existing payroll processes.
  • Familiarity with state and federal tax and wage laws.
  • Strong computer skills, specifically in Excel.
  • A client service temperament and strong interpersonal skills.

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled
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Job Posting: 10960835

Posted On: Jun 10, 2023

Updated On: Jun 11, 2023

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