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Payroll Specialist


Starting salary will be determined based on credentials and experience
Chicago, IL, USA

About us

The new Employee Services function within Dyson Business Services (DBS) organization will provide process and service excellence to support Dyson’s growth ambitions with a goal of innovating and enhancing payroll services over time to meet the changing needs of the business.  

About the role

Acting as the Payroll Specialist, you are responsible for the administration of all transactional activity, and answering queries relating to the employee lifecycle. You will work closely with the DBS Employee Services team, to resolve queries relating to pay.  You will strive to deliver a 'best in class', efficient service and will be a valued member of the wider People and DBS communities at Dyson.
Duties include, but not limited to:
  • Managing accurate payrolls
  • Working with other team members to meet payroll deadlines
  • Maintaining knowledge of current statutory legislation
  • Building up relationships with internal clients
  • Opportunities to be involved in company-wide projects
  • Dealing with queries via the phone and emails
  • Working with outsource provider on expense payment as required

Main Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Process country/ region monthly payroll in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with legislative requirements and monthly deadlines
  • Administer payroll related details on our HR/Payroll system
  • Performing reconciliations and audit tasks for weekly, bi-weekly, monthly payrolls
  • Accurate transmission of banking payments and bank accounts reconciliation
  • Providing high level of customer service via Payroll Help Desk, e-mails and in person on a variety of queries of varying complexity to Dyson employees
  • Continuously look to improve the efficiency of day-to-day payroll operations through work processes improvements
  • Advising on compensation, legislation, benefits and tax related issues 
  • The role may also work with our outsource provider on expense payments 

About you

  • Previous payroll administration experience within a busy, service driven environment
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail across both manual and systems based work
  • A natural ability to coordinate, prioritise and multitask with little supervision
  • A customer focused approach, with the ability to handle customer queries by digital, telephone and email
  • A collaborative approach to work
  • Great communication skills
  • Able to adapt to a highly changeable environment
  • Workday, ADP payroll platforms knowledge and hands on experience 


At Dyson, how we reward you is linked to our high-performance culture. But it’s about more than salary and bonus. Through a package of financial, lifestyle and health benefits, we support whatever stage of life you’re in and the moments that matter.
Financial benefits:
  • 401K with up to a 4% match
  • Company paid Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Flexible Savings Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA)

Lifestyle benefits:
  • Competitive Paid Time Off Benefits including Separate Holiday, Sick, and Vacation Time
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefits (applicable areas only)
  • Generous Child Care Leave Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous Dyson Product Discounts

Health benefits:
  • Multi-Level Healthcare Coverage Options
  • Vision & Dental Coverage
  • Company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

Dyson is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. If requested, we will provide reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process for persons with disabilities. Contact us at for more information. Dyson is an Equal Opportunity Employer. #LI-DYSON

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.