Payroll Manager

Human Resources Chicago, Illinois


WHY THE PARKING SPOT | Payroll Manager

The Parking Spot is more than just a space to park your car. We focus on hospitality, making it easy, comfortable and affordable to get a superior airport parking experience. The Parking Spot (TPS) is the leading near-airport Parking Company with over 38+ locations at 21 airports, and over 2,000 employees nationwide. As a privately held company that has experienced continued growth, we have added 11 facilities within the past 5 years.

The Parking Spot has a culture and atmosphere that endorses the principles of teamwork and integrity with a small business feel. As a member of The Parking Spot Team, you’ll have the opportunity to work in a truly supportive environment while receiving great compensation and benefits!

What we offer:

  • Career development and growth opportunities
  • Ability to gain exposure to all areas of the business
  • Great benefits including Medical, Vision, Dental and a 401k plan
  • Team oriented, fun and friendly work environment
  • Immediate opportunity to make a large impact!


Performs a wide variety of record keeping and payroll processing activities for 2,000 employees over a multi-state area.


  • Establish and maintain electronic employee and payroll records for 2,000 employees
  • Audit timekeeping records for compliance with established standards
  • Collects data, performs calculations, updates payroll master file and transmits data
  • Review and submit weekly and bi-weekly payroll file
  • Process new hires, terminations, wage changes, garnishments, and leaves of absence
  • Prepare reports (headcount, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.) for Management
  • Ability to understand the interaction between the payroll and accounting functions
  • Manage relationship with Ultimate provider
  • Work with payroll provider to ensure payroll tax filings are accurate and timely
  • Liaison with labor unions and perform dues reconciliation
  • Responds to employee inquiries, researches errors or omissions
  • Resolves payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
  • Prepare and issue off-cycle checks when needed
  • Completes wage verification, exit paperwork and unemployment verification
  • Recommend new and more efficient payroll processes to Management
  • Manage 401k contributions, deductions and loan repayments
  • Train internal employees on timekeeping system, payroll practices and company requirements and policies.


  • 4 year college degree
  • 3+ years solid experience with payroll processing and time keeping software
  • Experience using Ultimate software preferred, though not required
  • Familiar with state and federal tax and wage laws
  • Strong computer skills, specifically in Excel; proficient in data entry and time management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and willingness to help a large employee base
  • Ability to manage 1-4 people



  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organized and able to prioritize
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Highly analytical with some background in accounting
  • Experience with complex reporting tools
  • Proficient in Excel and in all other products within Microsoft Office Suite
  • Able to maintain confidential posture and exercise sound judgment
  • Ability to work successfully within a team environment, yet also able to work independently with limited supervision
  • Excellent information management and problem solving skills
  • Customer service oriented