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Payroll Specialist

| Chicago

Description

 

The Payroll Specialist will own the process of payroll for the organization, ensuring timely and accurate processing of payroll, including hourly and salary workforce, as well as commission and ancillary payouts. The specialist will be responsible for managing the workflows through the Ultipro HRIS, keeping consistently updated on regulations that affect payroll taxes, assist with audits and reconciliations, and managing change requests.

The role will be based in Syndigo's office in Lisle, Illinois.

Key responsibilities and activities:

  • Ensure data is accurately entered in Ultipro system, supporting the 400+ employees
  • Produce and manage recurring and ad-hoc reporting needs of department and company leadership
  • Create and update HRIS records as employees and contractors on-board and exit the organization, managing the COBRA process
  • Ensure records are accurate, up-to-date, easy to access, and compliant
  • Act as a resource for employees around payroll questions, explain policies, and respond to employment verification requests
  • Partner with finance to create/improve processes around payroll, expenses, and taxes

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience processing payroll
  • Ideally, will have experience processing payroll with Ultimate Software (UltiPro) specifically
  • Must have experience processing both salaried and hourly payroll
  • Must have multi-state processing experience (including all state and local tax implications)
  • Must have processed for equivalent size organization/growing organization
  • Must have experience migrating and integrating payroll systems
  • Advanced payroll reporting experience and integration with NetSuite preferred
  • Carrier connection experience ideal
  • International processing knowledge/experience a plus

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

We are located in the Board of Trade building which is centrally located in the loop providing easy access to most train lines.

An Insider's view of Syndigo

What’s the vibe like in the office?

No two days are alike at Syndigo! There is always someone I can turn to for support. We are all willing to collaborate and listen to one another, and this goes all the way to the leadership team; their doors are always open. At the end of a day, be it long or rewarding you can always find friends in the kitchen ready to cheers and share some laughs

Daisy

Account Partner

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I love the energy and willingness of other teams and departments to help my team succeed.  The camaraderie between business development and other departments is outstanding and we know we are working to achieve one goal.  That winning attitude of everyone at Syndigo has created a special culture that inspires my team.

Micah

Vice President, Business Development

What makes someone successful on your team?

Syndigo is constantly evolving, which makes it an exciting place to work with unlimited potential for growth. Collaboration and willingness to learn are key to success. We are disrupting an industry and our clients look to us as thought leaders in the space - we can’t be experts without thinking strategically and learning from each other every day.

Nick

Senior Enterprise Account Executive

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Not only do we encourage our team to share their ideas and different viewpoints, we expect it. We have a culture of open and consistent communication across the company. Be it ideas for new functionality in our product suite, ways to improve client experience or employee benefits and culture, internal ideas have often driven major change at Syndigo

Rahul

Chief Technology Officer

What are Syndigo Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Syndigo offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees.
Game Room
Our game room, adjacent to our rooftop deck, includes Pool Table, Foosball and game table.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Syndigo offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
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