Senior Payroll Accountant in Marietta, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/30/2020

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    Marietta, GA
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Job Description

(Updated 6/30/20)

Vaco Atlanta is looking for a Senior Payroll Accountant for a client of ours located located in Norcross. Target comp is $80K and there is potential to grow in this role.

Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • Perform monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables such as journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP
  • Strong interest in continuously improving the automation of the accounting and reporting process
  • Analyze financial information and report on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)
  • Delegate resources to Ad-hoc projects as necessary
  • Successfully collaborate with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures, controls and provide support on special requests when necessary
  • Partake in various department-wide initiatives
  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills
  • 4+ years of overall general accounting experience with experience in accounting for large payrolls
  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment
  • Able to manage time well
  • Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well
  • Skill with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required
  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
  • General familiarity with financial reporting
  • Command of payroll for over 500 employees
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial reconciliation
  • Adeptness in accruals
  • Journal entries experience
  • Foundational knowledge in general ledger
  • Experience with multi-state payroll
  • In-house payroll experience desired
  • ERP system experience
  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • BA/BS required (in Accounting preferred)
  • CPP preferred