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Accountant - Payroll

Troy, AL
Accountant - Payroll
Accountant (Payroll) - Responsible for payroll processing, payroll tax reporting and payments, and all related payroll tasks, as well as bank reconciliations, and other day to day accounting operations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Process weekly payroll; collect and review timesheets, monitor Paid Time Off, submit payroll batches
  • Maintain payroll item settings for taxes, earnings, and deductions in payroll systems
  • Calculate and pay Federal and State payroll taxes and prepare appropriate reports, including W-2’s
  • Review expense postings and department coding for payroll items monthly; reconcile and make adjustments as needed
  • Remit payroll related accounts payable (401k, insurances, garnishments)
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive employee and company information at all times
  • Report new hires to proper state agencies
  • Prepare miscellaneous reports for management
  • Perform daily duties using Kronos Workforce Ready and other company software
  • Other duties as assigned by management
Job Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Required – Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Required – 5+ years of payroll experience with Kronos Workforce Ready
  • Knowledge of payroll law and current federal and state regulations
  • Knowledge of accounting functions and related internal controls
  • Required -- Proficiency in Excel and ability to learn payroll and accounting systems
  • Required -- Proficiency in SQL and Crystal Reports
  • Confidentiality is a plus
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