Randstad Payroll Accountant in Audubon, New Jersey
Audubon, NJ Salary:
US$ 32 per hour Date Posted:
Monday, October 17, 2016
Randstad Finance & Accounting
Our client has an upcoming opening within their Payroll team for a Payroll Accountant. This individual will primarily be responsible for all aspects of accounting related to payroll including month-end and year-end. The Payroll Accountant will report directly to the Accounting Manager and Controller.
PAYROLL ACCOUNTANT ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Performs general accounting functions, accounting records, and other related duties in the daily administration of the accounting department
Assist with preparation of payroll entries based on results from reconciliation and general ledger maintenance to complete month end and year end closing, including payroll-related accruals
Ensures proper account coding for all transactions according to the chart of accounts
Assist with balancing and reconciling all payrolls processed and interface into financial accounting system.
Leads in performing reconciliation and annual audits of payroll supporting documentation
PAYROLL ACCOUNTANT REQUIREMENTS:
Position contributes to the accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and annually financial closings.
Ability to work in detail and good organizational skills.
Ensuring timely and accurate records in accordance with company accounting policies and generally accepted accounting principals
PAYROLL ACCOUNTANT EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or equivalent work experience
2+ years accounting experience
Knowledge of computerized accounting system and PC spreadsheets is a plus
Payroll experience a huge plus
Ability to work well under pressure and meet set deadlines, as well as prioritize work-load throughout the month.
Ability to process large volumes of data