Payroll Specialist (Temporary) in Lake Forest, IL at Reynolds Consumer Products

Date Posted: 3/2/2023

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Job Title: Payroll Specialist (Temporary) 

City: Lake Forest / State: Illinois                                                   

Job Description

Join Reynolds Consumer Products…a world of opportunities! We are passionate about achieving results and have fun winning as a team! We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace environment in which individual differences are recognized, respected and appreciated.

At Reynolds Consumer Products, we provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, dynamic, fast-paced, and fun workplace environment. Are you looking to build a strong career? Then we have an opportunity for you! We are searching for a Payroll Specialist (Temporary) to join our team located at our headquarters in Lake Forest, IL (Hybrid if candidates live within 50 miles).

We will consider 100% remote for candidates located in the following states: AR, CA, GA, IL, KY, NY, NC, OR, PA, TX, UT VA, WA, WI.

Your Role:

As a Payroll Specialist, you will be responsible for providing payroll and administrative support to the Corporate Payroll Team. The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Run a salary and hourly payroll and support the HQ payroll team with other pay groups as required.
  • Run assigned payroll reports and audit and correct any errors or discrepancies.
  • Support salary nonexempt payrolls by tracking time sheets.
  • Pull final payroll reports for the field locations.
  • Support the payroll inbox and answer requests.
  • Distribute Payroll Mail and upload tax and garnishment orders in Smart Compliance.
  • Maintain confidential files.
  • Additional processes as needed.

Ultimately, you will use your organization skills to ensure the successful operations of the HR and Payroll teams and will also help ensure that our employees are well-informed and satisfied.

You will love it here if…

  • You pay great attention to detail and are well organized
  • You are a creative and dynamic problem‐solver
  • You are creative and are comfortable inventing and deriving new ways of doing business
  • You are highly self‐motivated with the ability to work independently as well as with a team

We need you to have:

  • Associates degree in Human Resources or a related field
  • 3-5 years of professional payroll experience
  • Excellent capabilities in Microsoft Office, including Excel
  • Strong Analytical and Organizational Skills
  • Ability to communicate and present to all levels of the organization
  • Skills to handle conflict resolution situation and coach employees and management through complex and difficult issues.

Icing on the cake:

  • BA/BS degree in Human Resources, preferred
  • Experience using ADP and SAP

Want to know more? Check out our website or connect with us on LinkedIn!

Apply today to join a fast-growing innovative company!

            Not a good fit but know someone who is? Please refer them!

 Local candidates only, no relocation assistance available



For applicants or employees who are disabled, or require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, you may request assistance by emailing us at

No recruiter calls or emails please.



Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or disability.

Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is The Law Poster:

The Pay Transparency Policy Statement can be found on this link:

The poster and the supplement can be found on this link.

For applicants or employees who are disabled, or require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, you may request assistance by emailing

No recruiter calls or emails please.