Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0010
Post Date 6/9/2017
Title Payroll/Accounts Payable Coordinator
City Chicago
State IL
Description This accounting position is responsible for processing the association’s bi-weekly payroll. Maintenance of payroll reports and records. Also, must handle employee inquiries on payroll-related matters, and act as the main point person for ADP PC Payroll issues. Assist external auditors with annual audit.

General accounting tasks, including preparation of payroll related journal entries and balance sheet reconciliation, auditing expense reports, and participation in the month-end close and year-end audit. Process accounts payable invoices/payments daily as well as other accounting duties as assigned.

Starting salary range negotiable from the mid-40s, based on experience and qualifications. ALA has an excellent benefit package that includes flexible work schedules, medical, dental, generous paid vacation and a retirement annuity.


Apply online including cover letter and resume (additional documents are uploaded on the same screen as the resume)


Send a cover letter and resume to:

American Library Association
Human Resources Department
Ref: Payroll/AP Coordinator
50 E. Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611

The American Library Association is an equal opportunity employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
• Minimum of 3 years of payroll processing experience required.
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred.
• Proficient in technology, intermediate to advanced Excel skills.
• Experience with Ultipro and ADP e-time preferred.
• Strict attention to detail and top notch organizational skills.
• Problem solving skills and the ability to juggle multiple priorities.
• Must work independently as well as being a team player and remain calm under pressure.
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