Payroll Specialist

Bethesda, Maryland
Jan 16, 2018
Feb 20, 2018
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time

Looking for an entry level accounting role at an energetic & passionate company? Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman, a Bethesda, MD CPA Firm is in search of a Payroll Specialist to join our team.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in bi-weekly payroll processing
  • Manage the weekly check run
  • Prepare manual checks as and when required
  • Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures
  • Prepare batches of invoices for data entry
  • Record all checks and prepare vendor checks for mailing
  • List all vendor checks in the log book
  • Maintain listing of accounts payable, maintain the general ledger and maintain updated vendor files & file numbers
  • Print and distribute monthly financial reports
  • Assist with banking for petty cash and travel advancements
  • Help prepare billing for clients when needed

Other Functions:

  • Assists in monthly and year end procedures for financial reports and database updating
  • Coordinates with production staff to cover front desk breaks, vacations and unscheduled absences
  • Other duties as may be assigned

Working conditions:

  • Occasional overtime hours and weekend work required


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2 years or more of related experience. Courses in accounting or business preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Proficiency with computer spreadsheet software and calculator
  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive firm and client information
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities and timelines
  • Ability to work independently, use sound judgment and prioritize tasks
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

This is a full time position. Our office is located 2 blocks from the metro. Our benefits include a company 401(k) plan, paid individual medical and a culture that fosters flexibility and career development. We look forward to hearing from you!

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