Payroll Accountant

Employer
ServiceSource
Location
Oakton, VA
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Closes
Oct 16, 2017
Function
Accountant, Finance
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Purpose To maintain payroll-related accounting as well as the reconciliation and accuracy of those accounts. This includes payroll, taxes and garnishments. In addition to this, researches and advises payroll staff concerning the accounting and tax treatment of complex transactions. Perform periodic internal audits of payroll and prepare materials for external or internal auditors. Salary for this position is $52,000 - $55,000 annually plus benefits. Essential Duties and Responsibilities The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. These five duties and responsibilities will be rated on the Annual Performance Review. 1. Payroll Accounting Complete posting to GL accounts after payroll is finalized each pay period. Reconcile all payroll liability accounts monthly. Analyze and resolve errors in a timely manner; support payroll variance with proper documentation. Maintain payroll-related accounts and determine the need for new accounts and revisions in the account structure. 2. Tax Administration Reconcile payroll taxes to ADP SmartCompliance per payroll, quarterly and annually. Responsible for all payroll tax activities, including compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. Respond to regulatory agencies regarding tax notices. Research laws and regulations regarding taxes and payroll withholding procedures and advise payroll staff on the treatment of complex transactions. 3. Wage Garnishment Administration Reconcile wage garnishments to ADP SmartCompliance per payroll, quarterly and annually. Responsible for all wage garnishment activities, including compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. 4. Payroll Duties Act as a backup to payroll specialists. Run payroll related reports and processes to calculate, print and finalize payroll. Assist in the preparation of checks for distribution. 5. Auditing Reconcile/Report stale dated checks. Perform periodic internal audits of various payroll areas. Prepare materials for external or internal auditors. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities * High School Diploma or GED and 3 years of payroll/accounting experience is required. * Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance is preferred . * Fundamental Payroll Certification or Certified Payroll Professional is preferred. * Knowledge of payroll and tax laws and regulations. * Knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). * Experience with Workday Payroll​, ADP Tax Compliance and Microsoft Dynamics is a preferred. * Highly skilled in the use of Excel spreadsheets. * Ability to perform several tasks simultaneously. * Ability to prioritize and plan work activities efficiently. * Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills. * Excellent verbal and written communication skills. * Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment. * Excellent analytical ability to gather and summarize data for report and problem solving. * Ability to work in a team environment or independently. * Ability to get the job done. Safety and Health Responsibilities ServiceSource is committed to providing and maintaining a safe, secure and healthy work environment for all employees, persons-served, volunteers and visitors. As part of this commitment, ServiceSource has developed safety, security and occupational health policies, practices, guides and standards. With this understanding, all employees are required to: . Adhere to all local, state and federal safety and environmental codes, ordinances, standards and laws. . Adhere to all corporate and local safety plans, policies, practices and standards. . Be aware of and follow all safety rules of your work site. . Report any unsafe conditions or accidents to your supervisor. . Practice standard precautions (formerly universal precautions). . Participate in mandatory or available safety training. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.