Payroll Specialist

Location: Chicago, IL

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Job Posted
May 30, 2024
Company: Green Thumb Industries

Company & Role Overview


The Role


  • Own and manage workflow to ensure bi-weekly payrolls are processed in a timely and accurate manner (+/- 1,000 employees)
  • Process and audit employee updates in Wurk (HRIS/payroll portal) as it relates to compensation, job changes, transfers, garnishments/levies and terminations
  • Resolve payroll discrepancies, process adjustments, manual checks
  • Provide excellent customer service to employee and manager inquiries
  • Respond to tax notices and all other mailings
  • Complete verification of employment and unemployment requests
  • Respond to internal/external audits and reporting requests
  • Willingness to accept and complete other projects as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree desired
  • Must have 3+ years of payroll experience
  • Must have experience processing non-exempt, hourly employees
  • Proven experience and success in a fast-paced, high-growth organization
  • Advanced computer skills, including Excel
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent and professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact and communicate with all levels within the organization
  • Demonstrated understanding of multi-state wage and labor laws
  • Experience using the following products, a plus: Kronos, Wurk, Greenhouse

Additional Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential material
  • Detail-oriented and can pivot from a task when needed
  • Must pass any and all required background checks
  • Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry

Company BenefitsBenefits for this job may vary.

Dental, Medical, & Vision Benefits, Paid Time Off, Company Discounts, Flexible Time Off / Unlimited Vacation, Free Snacks / Drinks, Inclusive Environment, Life Insurance, Lunch & Learns, Paid Parental Leave, Relaxed / Casual Dress Code, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, Work From Home / Remote

Working Environment

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About Green Thumb Industries

Calling all curious, collaborative, compassionate, boundary-pushing, trustworthy stewards: There’s a place for you.

Join us on our mission to promote well-being through the power of cannabis while giving back to the communities in which we serve.

People are everything at Green Thumb. Some of us nurture plants while others pore over legal documents or open new stores. A few things we have in common? We’re stewards of the plant, a happy and humble bunch and genuinely love what we do.