Guidehouse Senior Payroll Associate in Chicago, Illinois
Guidehouse is a leading management consulting firm serving the public and commercial markets. We guide our clients forward towards new futures that build trust in society and your professional skills along the journey. Join us at Guidehouse.
The Senior Payroll Associate will be responsible for processing and submitting payroll to ADP; providing a high level of customer service to both internal and external customers; providing timely and accurate responses to inquiries and meeting recurring deadlines.
Core Duties & Responsibilities:
Biweekly payroll processing which includes updating employee benefit changes such as 401K, health Insurance, retro adjustments, and imputed income (GTL)
Run multi-state process to appropriately tax employees based on where time is booked
Prepare hours process to calculate and pay overtime
Review monthly loan forgiveness and tuition forgiveness and send notices to employees indicating tax liability
Update taxable fringe benefits
Process taxable and non-taxable relocation
Transmit biweekly payroll files to ADP
Process and transmit biweekly gross up payroll after regular payroll complete
Manage expats and process monthly expat/shadow payroll
Process off-cycle payroll payments for terminations via manual check or ACH
Research payroll laws/rules to handle various issues and to ensure compliance
Act as liaison between payroll department, human resources, and IT to ensure understanding of payroll system requirements for certain implementation and trouble-shooting initiatives
Assist Payroll Director and auditors in SOX controls, compliance, testing and other related audits
Run reports/queries from ADP, PeopleSoft, and Workday
US Department of Labor monthly reporting
Quarterly payroll reporting, reconciliation activities
Maintenance of ADP setup tables
Other payroll related duties as needed
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting or Human Resources preferred
Five years or more of prior payroll processing experience
Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification preferred
Must have excellent communication and customer service skills
Proficient/knowledgeable in ADP Vantage and/or ADP eTime and Workday a plus
Experience with systems implementation/conversion of Workday, ADP Enterprise/Vantage, PeopleSoft, etc
Must be knowledgeable in ADP reporting/query and able to develop reports
Intermediate Excel skills (pivot tables, vlookups, if/then formula, etc)
Applicants must be physically located within a commutable distance to one of the following areas for consideration: DC, MD, VA, Chicago, IL
The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.
Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.
If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.
Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.
Rewards and Benefits
Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.
Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
401(k) Retirement Plan
Basic Life & Supplemental Life
Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
Skills Development & Certifications
Employee Referral Program
Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
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