26 days old

Payroll Analyst

Brookfield Properties
Chicago, Illinois 60654
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Brookfield Properties has an immediate need for a Payroll Analyst at the corporate office in Chicago, IL.

At Brookfield Properties, the foundation of our success is firmly rooted in our people.

Our company is comprised of experts across a range of specialties who share a goal of ensuring our properties are continuously evolving to meet the needs of our communities and stakeholders. To meet this goal, we hire visionary, entrepreneurial talent who help us innovate and enhance our business. We build collaborative teams who value integrity, creativity and diversity. 

Our teams operate an iconic portfolio of irreplaceable properties within the world’s most dynamic markets. As one of the largest real estate services companies, we provide management and development expertise exclusively for properties owned by Brookfield Asset Management.

Our retail group operates destination, standalone retail real estate globally, including over 150 malls in the United States. Our regional shopping centers create a sense of place in the heart of the communities in which we do business: offering retail, lifestyle, dining and entertainment options.

This position is responsible for the accurate and timely processing of month end accrual and processing of wage attachments. Responsibilities also include assisting and backing up the  Compliance Manager with audits, filings and other tax duties as assigned following company policies and government regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the processing and maintenance of the quarterly Vacation accruals & journal entries. Assisting with month end Allocation accruals.
  • Process wage attachments and garnishments in accordance with federal and state laws.
  • Ensure that proper internal controls and procedures are in place when creating, processing and maintaining bi-weekly payroll wires, TMS, Money Network wire transfers.
  • Responsible for the bank reconciliation of; stop payments, outstanding checks, and cash account.
  • In order to maintain high data integrity, monthly/quarterly audits must be done within both (Ultipro and Ceridian) payroll systems.
  • Become the main back up for the Tax Compliance Manager’s monthly, quarterly, and annual reconciliation.
  • Monitor the setup of employees within the Payroll system to ensure all employee and employer payroll taxes are being withheld correctly
  • Responsible for monitoring of 3 union contracts as well as process dues and benefit payments 
  • Participate in the audits of the company's payroll records.
  • Maintain a day to day working relationship with other departments on matters of mutual concern.
  • Design, develop and implement confidential management reports as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, accounting or another related field, CPP preferred

  • 3-5 years payroll accounting experience

  • Some garnishment and multi-state payroll would be a plus, but willing to train

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving ability

  • Mature, self-directed disposition, with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management

  • Deadline-focused, organized, exhibits analytical and problem-solving ability

  • Exhibits thorough attention to detail and quality
  • Strong team orientation; willingness to help larger team meet goals and responsibilities
  • Position requires the ability to use good judgement in decision making.
  • Professional demeanor with good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to interact with various departments and levels of management
  • Models Brookfield Properties core values:
    • Humility
    • Attitude
    • Do the Right Thing
    • Together
    • Own It
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


Posted: 2019-10-22 Expires: 2019-11-21

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