Payroll and Benefits Administrator

La Grange, IL 60525

Posted: 05/03/2019 Industry: Human Resources Job Number: DC5.3.19 Pay Rate: $50,000-$55,000
  • Responsible for the preparation and processing of weekly payroll for over 300 employees
  • Review and ensure accuracy of approved timesheets; track and withhold all payroll deductions
  • Provide coordination of electronic timekeeping system
  • Administer payroll and compile information for payroll preparation
  • Complete reports and maintain employee records
  • Contribute to maintaining successful employee relations, resolve problems and issues of payroll information by answering questions and requests
  • Update payroll records by reviewing and approving changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, job titles, and department transfers
  • Prepare reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages
  • Maintain employee confidence and protect payroll operations by keeping information confidential
  • Update and maintain all revisions and changes for the employee handbook
  • Resolve insurance claim issues
  • Enroll employees in all benefits including 401(k) program (enrollment, loans, distributions, hardships, audits)
  • Complete and submit annual Form 5500’s
  • Complete and submit annual EEOC reporting
  • Complete and submit annual 1095 reports
  • Administer benefits, new hire paperwork, background checks, physicals and company programs
  • Maintain files, records and compiling statistical reports as needed
  • Educate employees on benefit packages and provide all employee on-boarding orientation and enrollment processing
  • Conduct annual Open Enrollment and all communications for administration of plans
  • Maintain wellness program by engaging employees to participate in healthy living
  • Administer Cobra information for terminated and retired employees as required by law
  • Approve and complete FMLA requests
  • Administer background checks and physicals for new hires
  • Conduct employee orientation for all office personnel
  • Perform related duties as required


  • Associates degree preferred
  • 5 years of related experience
  • Must be proficient in all aspects of ADP payroll systems and Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines
  • Experience with multi-state payroll processing

Dan Clark

SPECIALTIES:  All Office & Human Resources related positions.  

EXPERIENCE:  My area of specialty includes: Direct hire placement, Executive search, Temporary placement, Temporary-to-hire placement and Project recruiting. 

I’M IN THIS BUSINESS BECAUSE:  There’s no better feeling than helping someone realize their goals by assisting them in advancing their career.  I love making that connection!  My goal is to consistently build long lasting relationships with both my clients and my applicants.

CLIENTS CAN COUNT ON ME BECAUSE:  I pride myself on the quality of my work and I truly CARE about their needs.  The better I know them, the better my understanding is as to who would fit their needs.”

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