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General Mechanical offers Chicago business owners a perfect solution for all heating, cooling, ventilation, and even more. We’re the team that can help you optimize comfort and energy-efficiency in the Chicago area! Our team is certified, licensed, and specially trained to provide perfect service to meet all of your needs. Whether you need quick repairs or a complete critical machinery maintenance program, we have the skill and experience to provide you the best.

Payroll Manager

Job Title
Payroll Manager
Job ID
Roselle,  IL 60172
Other Location
General Mechanical, a PremiStar company, is a full-service mechanical contractor in Roselle, IL that’s unsurpassed in refrigeration and HVAC for multiple chains or multiple unit facilities in the Chicagoland area.  We have a brand new opportunity for an experienced Payroll Manager to join our growing organization!  We offer a generous compensation program, along with many company & personal benefits.  Apply today!

The Payroll Manager will oversee and supervise the organization’s payroll functions, ensuring pay is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with government regulations.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The Payroll Manager will oversee and supervise the organizations’ payroll functions, ensuring pay is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with government regulations across multiple business units and payroll schedules.
  • Acts as a subject matter expert and/or resource to others in payroll taxes, certified payroll, and union reporting.
  • Implements, maintains, and reviews payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions.
  • Identifies and recommends updates and improvements to payroll processing and procedures.  Inform management of changes to tax requirements that impact the company and/or employees
  • Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.
  • Ensure that all union reporting and certified payrolls are filed in an accurate, timely manner.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.
  • Ensures the timely and accurate processing of quarterly and annual state, local, and federal tax filings.
  • Coordinate the accurate and timely production of W2 forms annually, including reporting of files.
  • Compiles and validates the accuracy of payroll report data for internal business partners to facilitate reconciliation and reporting requirements.
  • Respond promptly to inquiries for information from external and internal customers including taxing authorities, union representatives, and customers.
  • Maintain all levels of confidentiality, especially with sensitive payroll information

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field required.
  • CPP certification preferred
  • 5 + years of progressive experience in Payroll and/or HR or Accounting
  • Knowledge of Payroll and Payroll Tax requirements, processes, controls, and best practices
  • Strong knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing payment, taxation, and reporting of wages
  • Good knowledge of HRIS-Payroll integrated systems, Advanced Excel functions, accounting
  • Experience working in a multi-union environment
  • Extensive knowledge of the payroll function including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software


  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently
  • Organized with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and meet strict deadlines
  • Strong communication skills
  • Robust analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Drive a continuous improvement approach
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills
​​​​We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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