Payroll Coordinator

Lakeshore Talent

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Lakeshore Talent is partnered with a well known and reputable healthcare organization in search for a Payroll Coordinator. This Payroll Coordinator will be supporting a well-known hospital in Downtown Chicago, IL  This is a fully onsite position, based out of either downtown Chicago, IL or Warrenville, IL


Pay: $20-22/hr, depending on experience 

Contract Length: 3 months, with potential for extension and/or permanent hire at the end of the contract

Shift: Monday – Friday, 9:00am-5:30pm


**Because this position is in a healthcare setting, employees must have up to date immunizations (Varicella, MMR, Tdap, Flu, Covid-19).

Job Overview:

The Payroll Specialist will be responsible for processing payroll accurately and efficiently, ensuring compliance with regulations, and providing support to employees regarding payroll-related inquiries.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process biweekly, monthly, and special payroll runs accurately and on time
  • Calculate wages, deductions, and adjustments based on employee records and company policies
  • Review and reconcile payroll data, including timesheets, taxes, and benefits deductions
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local payroll regulations and tax requirements
  • Respond to payroll-related inquiries from employees and managers
  • Assist with payroll audits and prepare reports as needed
  • Stay informed about changes in payroll regulations and best practices


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field, preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in payroll coordination or a related role
  • Knowledge of payroll regulations, including FLSA, IRS regulations, and state/local tax laws
  • Experience with Kronos or UKG, and People soft, required
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple deadlines
  • Advanced skills in Excel (a short assessment will be required for consideration)


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