Posted 3 weeks ago

Payroll Analyst

Company: Illinois Tollway
Category: Accounting and Finance, Office and Administration

 Downers Grove

Type: Full Time

The Illinois Tollway is seeking a Payroll Analyst to join their team. This position will assist the Payroll Manager and Payroll Supervisor in coordinating the daily operations of the Payroll Division. Ensures that all payroll needs of the Tollway are met, that good internal control is maintained and that State Comptroller rules are followed. The Payroll Analyst reports directly to the Payroll Supervisor as do the other three Payroll Analysts. Essential Job Functions:

  • The incumbent assists the Payroll Manager and Payroll Supervisor to ensure that all payrolls are processed timely, based on the Comptroller’s Office schedule, and in accordance with all State guidelines.
  • Internal contacts include all departments within the Tollway to ensure payroll needs are met. External contacts include the Comptroller’s Office, as well as various State agencies as needed.
  • The Payroll Analyst will be responsible for the preparation of payroll data as assigned by the Payroll Manager and Payroll Supervisor.
  • The incumbent will be responsible for assisting the Payroll Manager and Payroll Supervisor with internal and external audit requests for any Tollway audits, working with these individuals to ensure that all recommendations to increase efficiency are met.
  • The Payroll Analyst will be familiar with all union contracts and the different provisions of each. In addition, the incumbent will assist in all payroll projects including the Direct Deposit Program, Optional Life Insurance Programs, Flexible Spending Plans, Worker’s Compensation and the Kronos Time and Attendance System.
  • Satisfactory performance is measured through the timely, accurate, and efficient processing of all payrolls, for all pay codes assigned, while maintaining excellent customer service standards, both internally and externally.
  • To assist in all payroll processing as required and in all special projects under the direction of the Payroll Manager and Payroll Supervisor related to the Payroll Division, including, but not limited to the Direct Deposit Program, Optional Life Insurance, Flexible Spending, and the automated Kronos Time and Attendance Program.
  • To be thoroughly well versed in all aspects of all union contracts so that customer services can be accurately provided both internally and externally.
  • To assist in evaluating and implementing information communicated through payroll bulletins from the Comptroller’s Office.