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Payroll Accountant in San Diego, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/11/2018

Job Snapshot

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    San Diego, CA
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    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Our client, a prominent global financial services firm, is seeking a Payroll Accountant to join their team on a permanent basis. Are you looking to join a growing company that promotes from within? Well look no further!

As a Payroll Accountant, you'll be responsible for overseeing the semi-monthly payroll processing for 250+ employees while working with the accounting department to book payroll journal entries, perform accruals, and reconcile payroll accounts.

Additional duties will include:
  • Processing both national (multiple states) and international payroll utilizing ADP Workforce Now
  • Collaborating with benefit providers (medical, dental, 401k, etc.) in the administration of company benefit programs
  • Assist with quarter and year-end close & reporting
  • Perform General Ledger entries and analysis- must be familiar with reconciling payroll accounts and booking journal entries, and understand how payroll activity impacted the GL
  • Assist with projects and ad hoc reports as needed

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or a related discipline
  • 3-5+ years of payroll experience
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification preferred but not required
  • Understanding of accounting principles
  • Experience with payroll-related General Ledger activities
  • Strong attention to detail

If you are interested in learning more about this role, please apply today for immediate consideration.