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Payroll/Staff Accountant

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Job Description

Job Summary:

The Payroll/Staff Accountant will oversee and supervise 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 accounting systems to ensure timely
  • and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes,
  • and other deductions.
  • Resolves payroll discrepancies by running and analyzing payroll reports
  • Ensures accuracy of timecard data
  • 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
  • Maintains federal, state, and local tax deposits compliance and timely deposits
  • Facilitates audits by providing and preparing records and documentation to finance auditors
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information
  • confidential
  • Identifies and recommends updates to payroll accounting software, systems, and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Extensive knowledge of payroll functions including preparation, balancing, internal control, and
  • payroll taxes
  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and employees
  • Excellent mathematical l skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel formulas, data, pivot tables or related
  • software
  • Proficient with HRIS payroll software

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field or
  • FPC, CPP payroll certification, preferred
  • Prior experience in ADP Workforce Now, preferred
  • At least three to five years of related experience required

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at time
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