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IDEX Payroll Administrator in Northbrook, Illinois

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses ( around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

The payroll administrator will be responsible for timely and accurate end to end processing of multi-state payrolls, accounting support, generating reports and other responsibilities. In addition they will partner with HR, accounting and local users located in business units to ensure transactions are properly processed and reflected in the general ledger. Additionally, they are responsible for the day to day operations and support of the payroll department.

Job Requirements:

  • Processes hourly and salary payroll per established guidelines, ensuring compliance with all federal, state, local governmental regulations and company policy.

  • Collects, audits and inputs time and attendance data as well as supports the corporate time keeping system (Kronos).

  • Maintains payroll records in accordance with payroll record retention policy.

  • Ensure that the calculation and withholding of deductions are accurate.

  • Entry of direct deposit, W4 and other information.

  • Audit and review information for completeness and accuracy.

  • Respond to employee and management inquiries regarding the calculation of pay.

  • Assist with the development and documentation of payroll procedures and recommend improvements or changes to achieve greater accuracy and efficiency.

  • Maintain, process and respond to garnishments and income assignments.

  • Assist with a variety of duties such as but not limited to: data entry, data validation, Human Resources, Payroll and Timekeeping systems configuration, testing and maintenance.

  • Generate adhoc payroll reports using systems report writers and respond to data requests.


  • Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information

  • Detail oriented with strong data entry skills with the highest focus being on accuracy and quality.

  • Focus on customer service with an emphasis on building relationships with co-workers, business partners and employees.

  • Demonstrates personal flexibility in approach and ideas and is willing to support changes in responsibility, procedures and systems.

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and manage customer expectations.

  • Advanced Excel skills to analyze and balance payroll detail.


  • Associates degree in business, finance or accounting

  • Experience with Workday Payroll and Kronos Timekeeping

  • No less than 5 years experience processing large multi-state payrolls

  • Knowledge of payroll, payroll tax and human resources procedures

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word

  • Ability to gather requirements and write reports in a reporting system

The estimated compensation for this position is $75,000-$85,000 annually.

This position may be eligible for our company bonus program.

This position is also eligible for our comprehensive U.S. benefit offerings, which include Health benefits, 401(k) retirement savings program with company match and PTO. For more information on our benefits and rewards, please visit our career page at

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

Business Unit: Corporate

Job Segment: Corporate