Payroll (Multi-State) Generalist - Fox River Grove - job 2157225

Steiner Electric Co

Date: 08/05/2022

City: Fox River Grove, Illinois

Employment type: Full-time

Payroll (Multi-State) Generalist

Elk Grove, Illinois location

Do you want to help drive the strategy and vision for a Multi-State Organization?

Do you have a passion for taking ownership to implement new growth initiatives?

Does working in a highly-engaged organization, one that’s committed to growth, collaboration and innovation interest you?


Steiner Electric is a family-owned company founded in 1916. Steiner Electric is the 35th largest electrical supply business in the country, with locations in Northern Illinois, Northwest Indiana and Southeast Wisconsin. We represent many of leading manufacturers in the industry. Our team services customers with standard electrical and industrial supplies and represent automation products, motors and drives, energy management, and custom products. Steiner is a close family culture with a strong commitment to customer service, values, integrity and community service.

We are looking for positive, ambitious, outgoing individuals with impeccable people skills to be part of a growth oriented Team.


We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive compensation plans

  • Remote work environment

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short-term and Long-term disability insurance

  • Learning & Development Plans

  • Coaching & Mentorship

  • 401K with company match

  • Wellness reimbursement program


The Human Resources Payroll Generalist performs the administration and maintenance of all payroll related multi-state payroll activities. Ensure all multi-state taxes, tax related benefits and multi-state payrolls are processes efficiently and timely. This position will be involved with benefits, training, and workplace safety.

The successful candidate will:

  • Process payroll using Paylocity. Enter and update employee data information to payroll system. Reconcile payroll, fund flex contributions, fund 401K contributions.

  • Answer employee questions about human resources matters such as insurance, payroll, retirement plans, hiring procedures, and company policy.

  • Triages all phone calls and email inquiries to ensure customer issues/questions are responded to and resolved in a timely manner.

  • Assists in development and implementation of policies and procedures, prepares, and maintains employee handbook and policy manual.

  • Maintains policies and employee portal on the Company intranet site.

  • Responsible for employee data integrity and accuracy in the company’s HRIS system; including compiling and analyzing monthly and ad hoc reports.

  • Administer the medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, and life insurance benefits; all premium calculations, payments and reconciliation are performed.

  • Administer retirement program.

  • Support the administrative process for leave of absence and Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) compliance.

  • Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment are made to specialists when necessary.


  • Paylocity Multi-State payroll experience.

  • Paylocity Self-Service experience.

  • Paylocity Benefits, Onboarding, Learning, Performance is a plus.

  • Knowledge and skills with general areas of Human Resources.

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field, or High School Degree/Equivalent and 5 years of work experience in human resources and payroll.

  • Ability to objectively coach employees and management through complex, difficult, and emotional issues.

  • The ability to research and analyze various types of data information.

  • Must have the ability to make recommendation to effectively resolve problems or issues, by using judgment that is in consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulations, or government law.

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.

  • Be able to demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Access, and Excel.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills.

We Look Forward To Hearing From You.

Steiner is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment. Steiner employs people without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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