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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Employment Opportunity: Finance/Accounting

Title: Payroll Specialist

Posting No.: 1239

Closing Date: Until Filled

Department: Human Resources

Hours: Full-Time: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Salary: $34,000-$39,000 annually

Responsibilities include:
•    Obtains and uploads documentation into the Infor/Lawson payroll system
•    Prepares and processes the bi-weekly payroll
•    Creates, prepares and produces reports from the payroll system
•    Records and balances payroll withholding taxes
•    Responds and resolves payroll discrepancies
•    Maintains integrity of payroll system for status action changes including: new hire, salary changes, personal information updates and terminations; conducts regular reviews on all processes to ensure accuracy
•    Maintains and manages employee paid time off accruals
•    Manages and implements authorized changes to the Collective Bargaining Agreements
•    Completes updates to the payroll system to accurately reflect current County policies
•    Provides training to employees of payroll procedures and processes
•    Provides support and back-up for other payroll staff members
•    Provides payroll information by answering questions and requests
•    Works on special projects as assigned

Requirements include the following experience or equivalent combination of training and experience:
•    Associate’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field and two (2) years experience in payroll; or an equivalent combination of training and experience

The preferred candidate will have:
•    Infor/Lawson system experience or other Payroll/ Human Resources Management System experience
•    Strong computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment.  Must include Excel and demonstrated skills in database management and record keeping
•    Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

A pre-employment background check is required.

Applications accepted until position is filled.

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DuPage County is an Equal Opportunity Employer