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Payroll Senior Specialist

Company: Baker Tilly US, LLP
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewBaker Tilly US, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a leading advisory CPA firm, providing clients with a genuine coast-to-coast and global advantage in major regions of the U.S. and in many of the world's leading financial centers - New York, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Chicago. Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 148 territories, with 38,000 professionals and a combined worldwide revenue of $4.3 billion.Many of Baker Tilly's roles have the opportunity to work remotely. Please discuss with your talent acquisition professional to understand the requirements for an opportunity you are exploring.Baker Tilly is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable federal, state or local law. ResponsibilitiesThis position will provide a combination of basic and/or routine payroll processing and administrative support tasks under the direct supervision of the finance department staff.Processes organization's payroll and compiles payroll data to maintain accurate payroll records.

  • Maintain payroll information in the payroll system.Process bi-weekly payrolls
    • Update employee records when needed.
    • Pay bonuses or severance when needed.
    • Calculate employee contribution to federal and state income and related taxes.
    • Resolve discrepancies through collection and analysis of information within payroll system.
    • Reconciles payroll deposits, tax withholdings, wage garnishments, and voluntary deductions.
    • Prepare reports for firm of employee earnings, taxes, deductions, and employers' contribution of social security and unemployment; including other requested ad-hoc reports.
    • Maintain confidence of employee by keeping all information confidential.
    • Assist with department projects.Provide customer service support to firm employees.
      • Accurately convey detailed information both written and verbally.
      • Display a high level of professionalism when communicating.Maintain and expand knowledge base in area of expertise.
        • Comply with continuing education requirements; participate in professional organizations, independent study, etc.
        • Integrate new knowledge and skills into daily work and share with colleagues as appropriate.
        • Maintain current knowledge of local, state and federal practices and laws.Other duties as assigned. Qualifications
          • High school diploma or its equivalent with 5 or more years of prior accounting support experience required. Associate degree and 3 years of accounting experience may be considered in lieu of experience.
          • Demonstrated problem solving, organization, interpersonal, project management, communication and solid Microsoft Suite skills (Excel) required.
          • Ability to learn and utilize specialized software, per office/team requirements, such as, UltiPro, Navision, Star, etc.
          • Ability to provide exceptional client service, demonstrate commitment to continuous learning, display appropriate ethical knowledge and commitment and exhibit a sense of urgency and commitment to quality and the timely completion of duties.
          • Keen sense of accuracy and attention to detail, as well as ability to follow directions / procedures required, as well as work in a fast-paced, time sensitive environment with frequent interruptions. Additional InformationFor California, Colorado, New York and Washington: The compensation range for this role is $24.50 to $46.50. Actual compensation is influenced by a variety of factors including but not limited to skills, experience, qualifications, and geographic location.

Keywords: Baker Tilly US, LLP, Chicago , Payroll Senior Specialist, Human Resources , Chicago, Illinois

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