Payroll Accountant

  • Location
    Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Category
    Payroll / Benefits
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_5_849096_2827500
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary

Payroll Accountant

THIS IS AN IN OFFICE ROLE  -- NOT REMOTE.

Our ideal Payroll accountant has an upbeat personality, Degreed with 2-3 years of experience. Must have used QuickBooks and is able to start ASAP.

Your primary responsibility will be to issue employee payments, considering deductions and withholdings. You’ll prepare payroll schedules and records and you’ll contribute to various accounting tasks, such as updating payroll files. To succeed in this role, you must have strong mathematical skills and knowledge of national and regional laws on payroll and taxes.

If you meet these criteria and you have a degree in Finance or similar field, we’d like to hear from you.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Full cycle Payroll
  • Calculating net salaries, deductions, and withholdings
  • Updating payroll files and general ledger
  • Ensure payroll and tax documents are accurate
  • Resolving payroll issues (i.e., overlooked bank holidays, late payments)
  • Oversee employee paychecks
  • Prepare accounting files, records, and schedules
  • Monitor paid and unpaid leaves
  • Process overtime earnings or holiday deductions
  • Answer employee questions concerning payroll
  • Participate in payroll audits
  • Ensure compliance with governmental laws on payroll accounting and taxes
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    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Previous experience as a payroll accountant or in a similar role
  • QuickBooks Software Experice
  • 10-key by touch
  • Good working knowledge of Excel
  • Understanding local and governmental rules about payroll
  • Highly self-motivated, and dependable
  • Problem solver
  • Quick learner and self-starter
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills; must be detail oriented
  • Open to change and willing to learn new skills
  • Ability to follow up on pending issues
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Ability to multitask between projects or software
  • Tech savvy, Fast Learner
  • Someone who can come in and get straight to work with little supervision


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