Payroll Accountant

  • Location
    Melville, New York
  • Category
    Payroll / Benefits
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_5_849152_2637107
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary

Payroll Accountant to work for a excellent company in the Melville, NY area. 

This position would supports the Accounting Department by recording all payroll related transactions and by serving as the primary liaison between the Accounting Department and the Human Resource Department.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly journal entries to record payroll and related transactions from the payroll system to the general ledger account.
  • Calculate and prepare accruals for payroll and related transactions for pay cycle cut-off.
  • Calculate and prepare monthly benefit, bonus and PTO accruals.
  • Record payroll cash transactions (payroll, flex spending account activity, employee expense reimbursements).
  • Perform monthly reconciliation and analysis of the following: salary expense, group benefits, bonus expense, payroll tax, PTO, health savings account, flex spending account, manual payroll checks and employee deductions.
  • Maintain and update general ledger account structure as necessary to achieve accurate and transparent payroll accounting.
  • Develop and maintain necessary procedures and internal controls related to payroll accounting.
  • Prepares bank reconciliation and improves processes to prevent re-occurrence of discrepancies.
  • Assist with internal and external auditor requests.
  • APPLY TODAY to this Excellent Career Payroll Accountant position.
    Email your resume directly to Charly.Sanator@accountingprincipals.com for immediate consideration.



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