Payroll accountant

Specific Description of Responsibilities:


Responsible for the preparation and processing of weekly payroll for approximately 200 employees



Review and ensure accuracy of approved timesheets; track and deduct all garnishments and other special payroll deductions



Responsible for the coordination efforts between payroll, human resources, and accounting departments to ensure proper flow and maintenance of employee data including preparation and distribution of detailed reports such as overtime, leave balances, head count, and retirement contribution reports.



Responsible for setting up each employee, validate each employee's charges, and adherence to FLSA



Monitor submissions of approved timesheets, ensure valid data transfers to/from payroll records



Establish and 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



Responsible for the calculation and submission of trust fund reports(monthly).



Responsible for setting up and maintaining union rates and fringes in system



Responsible for assisting with annual audits from various unions



Responsible for year-end reporting, including distribution of W2s



Required Qualifications:


Minimum of Associate Degree in Business Administration/Finance is required, or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field is preferred



Minimum of 3-5 plus years in a Payroll Department performing ALL payroll functions



Experience with a Construction Company (with payroll of 150+ employees) is preferred



Experience in certified payroll is preferred



Experience with Timberline Accounting software is preferred



Strong skills using and understanding the flow of transactions in an integrated and automated payroll accounting system



Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines



Excellent skills using MS Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and the Internet



Excellent problem solving skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy



Strong organizational skills and the ability to work under pressure


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