Payroll Manager

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Payroll / Benefits
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

If you are interested in applying for this job opportunity, please email your resume in Word format to and put “Payroll Manager” in the subject line.

Emailed resumes will have priority consideration over online applications.

Our client, large company is seeking an experienced Payroll Manager! The Payroll Manager is primarily responsible for payroll processing and some accounting projects.

  • Reports to the VP/Controller (Accounting)
  • Own office
  • 8am – 4pm office hours
  • Competitive Base Salary + 20% bonus
  • A+ environment, gym downstairs, 85% tuition paid, great work life balance
  • High exposure to CEO and all high-level executives
  • BCBS Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HAS), and Dependent Care
  • Parking and Commuter Benefit
  • 10 days vacation + 9 holidays + 2 Floating Holidays (approx. 4 weeks!)
  • 401K with 50% match on first 6%


  • Processing bi-weekly payroll for 100 salaried employees and a small retired payroll
  • All security administration for the company
  • Standardization of payroll codes
  • Go-to person for all payroll questions
  • Integrating acquisitions at an average of 1 acquisition per month. All US acquisitions may need Payroll Manager to fly out and train the payroll person
  • Take on AP management (act as Disbursement Manager)
  • Cut checks, ACH, wire transfers through AP system
  • Assist with accounting projects
  • No direct reports


  • 7+ years of payroll experience
  • Some accounting experience
  • ADP experience required; ADP WorkForce Now experience a huge plus
  • Someone polished and on the more serious, mature side
  • Bachelors preferred, but not required

For immediate consideration, please email your resume in Word format to with “Payroll Manager” in the subject heading

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