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Payroll Clerk

Now Hiring Payroll Clerk in Danville, IL. $18-$19/HR Starting Wage

Join First Student as a Payroll Clerk. The Payroll Clerk assists the General Manager in all aspects of the daily payroll function. This position is responsible for the completion of new employee profiles, payroll, benefits enrollments, and other clerical accounting functions. If you have the drive, confidence, and determination to succeed, we are looking for you!

First Student is proud to offer:

  • $18-$19/HR Starting Wage
  • Tremendous career advancement opportunities due to a strong presence across North America.
  • Benefits packages
  • A great work environment.

Payroll Clerk major responsibilities:

  • Process new employee files/records and submit to General Manager for approval. Once approved, submit all appropriate paperwork to region accounting office.
  • Calculate driver/staff payroll and input payroll information into the computer for processing. Accurately track attendance for permanent part-time employees. Maintain accurate driver seniority list.
  • Answer the phone and respond to customer inquiries. Distribute mail, prepare overnight packages, and maintain stamps and other mailing supplies. Order location's office supplies and maintain inventory.
  • Assist GM in accurately tracking OT for purposes of reducing/eliminating unnecessary and/or additional punch hours.
  • Verify all standard hours to reduce any additional driver hours.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Payroll Clerk requirements: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in fast paced environment
  • Computer literacy, 10 Key, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.

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11442 - Danville
827 Cleveland Street, Danville, Illinois, USA, 61832
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    First Student
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    Full Time
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