Payroll Accountant - Immediate Need - Columbus in Columbus at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/23/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Columbus
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    9/23/2020
  • Job ID:
    PAYRO25020

Job Description

The Payroll Accountant will be responsible for processing payroll and will be a part of the corporate accounting team.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for the preparation and processing of biweekly and bimonthly payroll for employees; review and ensure accuracy of approved time sheets; track and deduct all garnishments and other special payroll deductions
  • Responsible for the coordination efforts between payroll, budget and other departments to ensure proper flow and maintenance of employee data (including preparation/distribution of detailed reports, e.g. labor" home" work, overtime, leave balances, head count, and retirement contribution reports)
  • Handle the administration of the electronic timekeeping system. Setup each employee, valid programs for each employee's charges, and adherence to FLSA; monitor submissions of approved time sheets, ensure valid data transfers to/from payroll service
  • Establish/maintain employee records; ensure that employee changes are entered correctly and made on a timely basis; review changes for proper authorization and adherence to APA policy including compliance with federal/state/local regulations
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration/Finance required, Accounting Degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in a payroll position
  • Payroll software experience
  • Excellent skills using MS Word, Excel, Access
  • Strong skills using and understanding the flow of transactions in an integrated and automated payroll accounting system
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion
  • Excellent problem solving/judgment skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organizational skills, and the ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines