We Hire America Jobs

Mobile We Hire America Logo
WeHireAmerica.jobs is a service of HR Policy Foundation and DirectEmployers Association. These two non-profit organizations are providing this free resource to help educators, policy makers and job seekers understand the great employment opportunities available here in the U.S. at some of America's biggest and best companies.

Job Information

ADM Payroll Specialist – Decatur, IL in Decatur, Illinois


Job Title:

Payroll Specialist – Decatur, IL


Human Resources

Job Description:

Payroll Specialist – Decatur, IL

This is a full time, non-exempt position.

Position Summary:

The Payroll Specialist will play a critical role in ADM’s Corporate Payroll team. In this fast paced, customer service driven environment, the Payroll Specialist will interact with a diverse workforce including colleagues and management. The successful candidate will be responsible for payroll activities that are essential to the operations organization.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Accurately process hourly payroll, meeting weekly deadlines

  • Diligently track employees’ time away from work and ensure compliance with ADM and/or statutory requirements.

  • Consistently review employee status and update as needed

  • Engage and coordinate with location management to ensure employees are paid correctly

  • Solve relatively complex problems related to compensation

  • Provide guidance and support to ADM employees timely and accurately

  • Collaborate with management and other departments across the organization

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of three years of general office/accounting experience; payroll experience preferred

  • Associate’s/Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience

  • Intermediate understanding of accounting/mathematical procedures is required

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

  • Knowledge of ADM business units/structure preferred

  • Superior attention to detail with the ability to locate discrepancies

  • Motivation to be innovative with a continuous improvement mindset

  • Customer Service, organization and time management skills

  • Ability to set goals, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks to meet deadlines

  • Comfortable making quick/calculated decisions

  • Knowledge of IBM (CICS &IMS), Attendance Enterprise (AE), Hourly Detail Pay (HDP) systems preferred

  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Must be able to hear and speak clearly; read, comprehend and communicate, orally and in writing in order to effectively communicate in person or by phone

  • Physical requirements include standing, filing, bending, sitting for extended periods of time and working on the telephone

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance.

ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check. 

REQ: 71343BR




IL - Illinois

Ref ID:



ADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veterans status.

About ADM::

ADM unlocks the power of nature to enrich the quality of life. We're a premier global human and animal nutrition company, delivering solutions today with an eye to the future. We're blazing new trails in health and well-being as our scientists develop groundbreaking products to support healthier living. We're a cutting-edge innovator leading the way to a new future of plant-based consumer and industrial solutions to replace petroleum-based products. We're an unmatched agricultural supply chain manager and processor, providing food security by connecting local needs with global capabilities. And we're a leader in sustainability, scaling across entire value chains to help decarbonize our industry and safeguard our planet. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional and sustainability challenges of today and tomorrow. Learn more at www.adm.com.