Payroll Accountant

  • location: Ashton, MD
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $70,000 - $80,000 per year

job description

Payroll Accountant

job summary:
Payroll Accountant

One of the premier providers of Accounting and Business Advisory Services within the Mid-Atlantic region seeks a Payroll Accountant. This company's primary goal is to provide clients with the financial and accounting professionals needed to help their business thrive. The Payroll Accountant will be responsible for processing weekly, bi-weekly, and semi-monthly payroll for a vast array of clients, as well as the coordination efforts between Payroll and Human Resources to ensure proper flow and maintenance of employee data related to payroll.

location: Ashton, Maryland
job type: Permanent
salary: $70,000 - 80,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 2 Years
? Processing weekly, bi-weekly, and semi-monthly payroll for clients, including the collection and entering of data in compliance with applicable federal, state and local requirements, as well as the issuance of checks and/or electronic transfer to bank accounts.

? Manage payroll changes to include special payroll payments, allowances, and deductions to include, garnishments, benefits, etc.

? Manage and monitor proper state registrations for payroll taxes.

? Manage administration of new hires and terminations related to payroll, ensuring prompt and accurate onboarding with appropriate exemptions and tax withholdings as well as deductions for applicable benefits plans; ensuring timely and compliant distributions at termination

? Maintain employee records in the financial system for changes, such as salary changes, bonus payments, paid and unpaid leaves, deductions, and allowance changes in an accurate and timely manner, updating. General Ledger as required.

? Reconcile payroll reports to plan provided statements to ensure accurate deductions have been withheld, balancing payroll accounts and resolving payroll discrepancies.

? Prepare management reports of earnings, nontaxable wages, taxes, deductions, PTO, etc.

? Process payroll-related contributions for retirement plans, flexible spending accounts, and health savings accounts.

? Work closely with Human Resources regarding inquiries, issues, and procedures affecting payroll and HR.

? Bachelor's degree is highly preferred.

? Ability to complete responsibilities and review for accuracy before processing deadline times.

? Experience using ADP, Paychex, and other payroll software programs, preferred but not required.

This position is based in the Wash DC area and can sit in either VA or MD.

Salary is $70,000 - 80,000

skills: $0-50 million
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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