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  • Payroll Accountant

    Posted: 07/10/2022

    Job Summary:

    The Payroll Accountant will oversee the payroll functions of the organization, ensuring pay is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with government regulations.



    • Implements, maintains, and reviews payroll processing and Human Resources Management System to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions.
    • Responsible for the preparation and filing of the EEO-1 Report
    • Answer Team Members questions concerning payroll
    • Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.
    • Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions.
    • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.
    • Facilitates audits by providing records and documentation to auditors.
    • Identifies and recommends updates to payroll accounting software, systems, and procedures.
    • Assist in the implementation of the Compensation Plan
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Required Skills/Abilities:


    • Extensive knowledge of payroll functions including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
    • Strong mathematical skills and knowledge of local and governmental laws on payroll and taxes.
    • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
    • Proficient with payroll software.

    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field required.
    • At least three to five years of related experience required.
    • Certified Payroll Professional Certification is preferred but not required

    Physical Requirements:

    • Prolonged periods of sitting or standing at a desk and working on a computer.
    • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.