Job Locations:
Chicago, Illinois
Milton, Ontario

Enabling our business and people to grow

Together with your team, you will drive organizational performance by supporting leaders and their teams to deliver on business goals, thrive and grow. You play a key role in ensuring we build the right capabilities and encourage behaviors that support a high engagement level throughout the organization. In any role you pursue within the HR field, you will face opportunities that demand your skill, dedication and integrity and provide you with personal and professional development. You will be part of making ROCKWOOL an attractive and sustainable employer – for both existing and future employees.

This is the Role:

  • Assist in the development of NA payroll services including process design, internal team development, vendor management and system enhancements to ensure optimal performance in the delivery of payroll services
  • Oversee payroll operations, including ensuring accurate and efficient payroll processing such as taxes, garnishments, benefit deductions, health and welfare contributions, payroll accounting
  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations and policies regarding payments of wages, tax withholding, garnishments, and employee elected deductions
  • Stay up-to-date with rules, regulations and any guidelines related to payroll and tax legislation
  • Accountable for maintaining controls and compliance of the overall payroll process
  • Assist in the development of process improvements to maintain the accuracy, quality, efficiency and overall effectiveness of the payroll process, and decrease risk of errors
  • Assist in the deployment of new tools, systems, processes to enhance the quality, efficiency and delivery of payroll processes
  • Support all timekeeping and ancillary areas
  • Project manage systems upgrades and enhancements as needed

This is What You Offer:

  • 5+ years of experience working in a progressive payroll position within a corporate, or similar, environment
  • Solid knowledge of core, end-to-end payroll processes and procedures including controls
  • Prior Canada/US payroll processing experience a MUST
  • Prior experience with Dayforce a MUST
  • Prior experience with Workday a PLUS
  • Knowledge of related tax rules and regulations
  • Superior detail orientation: values accuracy/high standards around quality
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), and Zendesk a PLUS
  • Perform well in high-energy, dynamic and team-oriented environments
  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project timelines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a high degree of initiative, mature judgment and discretion
  • Strong sense of urgency, accountability and result oriented
  • Strong analytical skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • CEBS, CBP, or CPP accreditation is a plus

This is What We Offer:

At ROCKWOOL, our culture is one of teamwork, respect and support. We offer a competitive salary, rewarding career and comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to: 

  • Competitive Salary 

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision coverage 

  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays 

  • 401K Match – up to 6% 

  • Life and Disability Programs 

  • Flexible Work from Home policy 

  • Educational Assistance 

  • Paid Parental Leave 

  • Fitness reimbursement 

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 


ROCKWOOL is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified candidates without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.