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Senior Payroll Specialist

Hoffman Estates, IL, US, 60169


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With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers.   CDK Global solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre-sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.   


We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organization where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.


From data scientists to sales and client service experts, we’re hiring to support your growth and ours - Green light your career.  


  • Assist with processing payroll for over 5,000 employees on a bi-weekly & semi-monthly schedule.
  • Process On Demand payrolls (e.g. terminations, stock transactions, bonus, relocations).
  • Review payroll before completing to ensure an accurate payroll is produced.
  • Assist with record keeping and payroll processing activities. This includes computing wage and overtime payments, calculating and recording payroll deductions, entering and remitting garnishments, and processing terminations.
  • Establish/maintain employee records; ensure that employee changes are entered correctly and made on a timely basis; review changes for proper authorization and adherence in compliance with federal/state/local regulations.
  • Document and respond to employee inquiries regarding paycheck calculations, direct deposit issues, tax questions, and garnishments in a timely manner.
  • Track employees on leaves of absence, to ensure they are paid appropriately.
  • Process manual checks as needed.
  • Cultivate a positive partnership with internal and external contacts to ensure accurate and efficient payroll processing and respond to payroll inquiries and audit requests.
  • Work closely with HR, Accounting, Tax, and other internal teams to research and resolve payroll inquiries.
  • Provide support and address reconciliation discrepancies for periodic, quarter-end, and/or year-end filings.
  • Work with the appropriate team members to address and facilitate timely resolution inquiries/incidents.
  • Research and respond to tax agency inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Work with our vendor to assist in Agency Tax Notices and maintain reconciliations between Tax and the G/L.


CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work.  You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on.   That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well.   All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.  

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Outside Sales, Supply, Advertising, Sales, Operations, Marketing

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