Payroll Accountant

Employer
Kforce
Location
Springfield, VA
Posted
Aug 11, 2022
Closes
Aug 23, 2022
Ref
624198763
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
A Kforce client is seeking to hire a Payroll Accountant in Springfield, Virginia (VA).Responsibilities include: * Serves as the payroll specialist for the design, implementation, enhancement of all payroll systems, processes and controls * Controls, certifies, pays, audits payroll claims, and transactions in compliance with applicable statutes, regulations, policies, and procedures * Payroll Accountant establishes, modifies, and develops procedures related to payroll claims and employee claims processing * Ensures compliance with statutory and regulatory authorities, generally accepted accounting standards, methods for processing audits and accounting for payments * Researches and resolves incompatibilities between the Human Resources and Payroll systems * Payroll Accountant develops and prepares accounting statements, reports, and related financial information on salary advances, expenditures and repayments * Coordinates and consults on payroll and employee claims within client * Identifies and resolves problems in the payroll processes and systems, as well as other support systems * Payroll Accountant will research, analyze, and resolve issues related to organization and project codes * Devises and recommends new or improved operational procedures and methods to correct problems and to improve overall payroll operations * Provides interpretations and explanations of the policies, the Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM), and the Foreign Affairs Handbook (FAH), when applicable provides guidance and advice to managers and employees throughout client on various payroll related reporting requirements * Bachelor's degree * 4 years of payroll accounting experience * Familiarity with Federal and State income tax payment processing * Experience with Costpoint, Deltek Time, Expense, and ADP accounting software * Professional knowledge of the theory, principles, concepts, practices of payroll operations and disbursements to apply this knowledge to broad and difficult assignments, including 401K/pension and garnishments * Thorough knowledge of accounting practices and procedures including those established by GAAP, FASB and MBN to design, modify, administer, or analyze disbursement systems and operations * Ability to write reports, to develop staff papers that accurately reflects findings, recommendations regarding fiscal and disbursing operations * Knowledge of payroll requirements Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.*Compensation Type:*Years

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