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Payroll Specialist

Date: Aug 17, 2022

Location: Paris, IL, US, 61944

Company: North American Lighting

Job Summary

Who We Are 

North American Lighting Inc., member of the Koito Group of Companies, is the largest tier one automotive exterior lighting manufacturer in North America. As the market share leader in exterior automotive lighting, NAL provides advanced lighting technology, engineering design expertise, and state-of-the-art production capabilities to auto makers based in North America and around the world.  


Our Opportunity 

North American Lighting (NAL) is looking for a Payroll Specialist to join our team. The ideal candidate will audit, verify, and maintain employee payroll data, processes hourly and salaried payroll in computerized payroll system, and provide support for employees regarding payroll issues.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Your Priorities 

  • Processes hourly and salary payroll in SAP, and prepares employee paychecks.
  • Reviews, verifies, and make appropriate changes and/or corrections to employee data records from time reports and keyed employee information prior to processing payroll.
  • Ensures compliance of time recording and payment policies.
  • Addresses employee questions and concerns, and coordinates problem resolutions.
  • Prepares and distributes standard/required reports, as well as ad hoc queries/reports, as needed.
  • Assists with the preparation, verification, and distribution of W-2’s.
  • Performs testing and verification of configuration and data table changes to the payroll system.
  • Maintains complete and accurate confidential employee payroll files.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.


Your Background 

Meets one of the following education and experience requirement:

  • Associate’s Degree in Accounting, Business, or related discipline plus 0 to 2 years of prior payroll or accounting experience using an integrated computerized system OR 
  • HS Diploma or GED plus 2 to 4 years of prior payroll or accounting experience using an integrated computerized system.


Payroll experience using SAP HR/Payroll System is preferred.

At North American Lighting

Team Member Benefits 

World class health insurance plans 

Award winning 401k plan 

Relocation assistance 

Paid time off (vacation, sick, holidays, etc) 

Supplier discounts (wireless, computer, vehicle, etc.) 

Company sponsored wellness program including gym reimbursement 

Diversity at NAL: 

The mission of NAL’s Diversity Committee is to facilitate NAL’s ongoing and continuing efforts to foster a culture and atmosphere of mutual respect, for the benefit of all Team Members from different backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities that represent our communities. 

You can learn more about NAL and our opportunities at 

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, genetic information, and veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Requisition ID: 9725

Location: Paris CHQ 

Nearest Major Market: Decatur