Payroll Consultant

Employer
Accountemps
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Ref ID:04510-9500740636Classification:Payroll Supervisor/ManagerCompensation:$50,000.00 to $70,000.00 per yearJob Duties: The job of a payroll accountant is to prepare various accounting papers, schedules and records. Once the payroll assistant advances the salary details to the payroll accountant, it is the latter's job to calculate accurate wages and deposit the amounts in employee's bank accounts or issue checks. A payroll accountant's duty is to: 1) Calculate net wages after taking into consideration deductions and exemptions as mentioned by the payroll assistant. 2) In the absence of payroll assistants may have to perform their jobs. 3) Issue salary checks or deposit the net wages payable in the bank. 4) Save data regarding monthly wise payroll details. 5) Send suggestions to the payroll section regarding the issues that affect the payroll accounts. 6) Conduct payroll audits. 7) Report to the accounts manager and payroll manager about payroll related issues. Knowledge and Skills: 1) Solid knowledge of accounting. 2) Have an eye for detail and accuracy. 3) Good computer skills. 4) Mastery over numbers and being quick with numerical calculations. 5) Knowledge of salaries, wages and bonuses of different categories for employees of the organization. 6) Have a high level of integrity, as they will know about the earnings of many employees. Educational Qualifications and Experience: 1) Bachelor's degree in accounting. 2) Two-four years of experience in accounting. 3) Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) or Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) from the American Payroll Association may help in getting better job prospects. 4) A master's degree in accounts or business administration with accounts concentration leading to promotions to the level of accounts manager. We are looking for your TOP candidates to join our Salaried Professional Services consulting practice. This is a unique career opportunity for accounting professionals with experiences including but not limited to: . Compiling and analyzing of financial information . Preparing bank reconciliations . Preparing financial statements . Managing account groups within the GL . Development and implementation of policies as well as management of the day-to-day accounting functions. . Audit preparation . Budgeting/Forecasting . Financial Reporting . Versatile ERP/Software experiences such as SAP, Oracle, Great Plains/MS Dynamics, Deltek (Costpoint, GCS), JDEdwards, QuickBooks, etc. Robert Half Salaried Professional Service is the premier provider of accounting and finance professionals on a long-term and recurring basis. Our salaried professionals are employees of Robert Half and receive "Fortune 500" quality benefits, including paid vacations/holidays, tuition reimbursement, and competitive benefit options. We can offer you challenging job opportunities in various industries, new skills development and occasional travel if desired. As a Salaried Professional, you don't just do fill-in work; you have an opportunity to be a part of different teams working on diverse projects.Requirements: BS in Accounting with 4+ years of industry experience. Public Accounting and/or CPA highly preferred. Versatile ERP/Software experiences such as SAP, Oracle, Great Plains/MS Dynamics, Deltek (Costpoint, GCS), JDEdwards, QuickBooks, etc. Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Economics To Apply: Please send resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resume]Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills - helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named first in our industry on Fortune(R) magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.All applicants applying for US job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada. (C) 2017 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.