Human Resources Specialist | Level 2

Location
Chicago, IL

Job Type
Contract Full-Time

Pay Rate
$37.04

Human Resources Specialist Level 2

Duration: 11 Months

Pay Rate: $37.04

Work Location: 440 South Lasalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60605

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Bachelor’s Degree with prior work experience in a fast paced US Payroll or HR department environment

Strong oral and written communication skills required in order to effectively resolve issues with HR, employees, Legal, etc. while sustaining a high level of confidentiality inherent to Payroll matters.

Proven ability to work in an organized manner with the ability to manage time effectively to meet strict deadlines, at times handling multiple tasks concurrently while maintaining proper prioritization.

This position will be involved in processing a wide variety of compensation and deductions for our employees within the United States, including Financial Advisors.

It will also be accountable for various responsibilities such as new hire, termination and leave processing, employee garnishments and support orders, as well as collaboration with our outside vendors. Duties will include a full array of appropriate customer service skills supporting all aspects of the department. The proper candidate will be able to efficiently leverage their payroll experience while executing government regulations as well as client- specific policies and processes.

This position will also be involved in various projects evolving due to a new payroll system implementation.

Skills Required / Desired

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Prior work experience in a fast paced US Payroll or HR department environment
  • Working knowledge of Workday and/or ADP Enterprise would be beneficial
  • Working knowledge of Federal and State payroll policies, including FLSA laws, overtime and termination regulations
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, including advanced Excel processing
  • Individual must be able to apply their prior payroll expertise to easily learn new applications, interpret and analyze current state, while being innovative and having the ability to adapt to change, while maintaining proper controls.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required in order to effectively resolve issues with HR, employees, Legal, etc. while sustaining a high level of confidentiality inherent to Payroll matters.
  • Proven ability to work in an organized manner with the ability to manage time effectively to meet strict deadlines, at times handling multiple tasks concurrently while maintaining proper prioritization.
  • Must be self-motivated with the capability to think and act independently with strong attention to detail as well as potential risk issues.

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