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Payroll Accountant

Company: Interface
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Job Description:

Job Summary:Do you embrace the power of a team, knowing the best solution comes from collaboration? Are you an analytical person who loves to design a better way? If so, then our Payroll Accountant role is for you!The Payroll Accountant prepares employee salary statements and processes paychecks, maintains payroll files and creates reports as needed. The Payroll Accountant ensures all payroll procedures are in line with governmental laws and policies. The position is also responsible for reconciling all payroll related general ledger accounts and adjusting accruals as needed.Educational requirements:

  • 2-4 year degree in Business, Finance or Accounting or 5 or more years accounting experienceSkills and experience:
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience in payroll
    • Computer Software Skills
    • Excel, Word, Internet Explorer and Lotus Notes
    • Experience with accounting software
    • Oracle JD Edwards Preferred
    • Communication Skills
    • Excellent written and verbal skills
    • Professional and courteous telephone and inner office manner
    • Reasoning Skills
    • Analytical ability
    • Exercise independent judgment Organizational Skills (planning and prioritizing)
    • Must be able to adhere to deadlines
    • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneouslyEssential duties:
      • Prepares, analyzes, and implements payroll transactions in a timely manner such as payments of hours worked, personal time off, employee benefits, application of benefit deductions, etc.
      • Performs amount recognition and analysis while ensuring supporting documentation is accurate and in compliance with both the company policies and state laws
      • Evaluate and implement appropriate payroll policies and payroll processes while assessing whether or not there's a need for any systematic enhancements in order to increase the payroll efficiency
      • Prepare monthly accruals
      • Prepare monthly Journal Entries
      • Reconcile general ledger accounts as required
      • Stay abreast of all regulatory changes affecting payroll (Federal, State & Local Tax requirements, Unemployment requirements, FLSA, etc)
      • Manage Kronos timekeeping system including researching missed punches, resetting passwords, assisting supervisors and associates with issues, setting up temporary workers and occasional reporting as needed by management or Human Resources
      • Verify all Personnel Actions entered weekly have proper PAF backup
      • Archive weekly payroll reports and verify they are stored in VIP Content Explorer
      • Extract, reconcile and transmit weekly, quarterly and annual payroll taxes to ADP
      • Communicate tax agency issues to ADP
      • Monitor weekly deductions related to corporate tax credits, reconcile payments and submit proper documents to ADP for delivery to agency
      • Work closely with HR to verify new hires, terminations, transfers and changes in compensation packages
      • Process direct deposit changes, tax changes and deduction changes
      • Respond to verification of employment
      • Stay abreast, of legal changes related to agency ordered deductions by working with corporate legal and outside counsel
      • Assists in developing reporting processes, procedures, and internal controls for the purpose of maintaining the efficient flow of financial processes
      • Assists auditors for the purpose of providing supporting documentation and/or information on internal process that is required for audit
      • Maintain housekeeping
      • Comply with safety rules
      • Comply with environmental regulations
      • Be aware of departmental Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
      • Be willing to learn and understand Interface's commitment to sustainability
      • Perform other duties as assignedQualification:We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.We desire priority referrals of Protected Veterans for job openings at all locations within the State of Georgia.An Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.Post Date: 03 / 17 / 2020Requisition Number: 14045City: Santa MonicaState: CAWork Hours: 8 - 5

Keywords: Interface, Santa Monica , Payroll Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Santa Monica, California

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