Senior Payroll Specialist

Employer
AMIDEAST
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Apr 17, 2018
Closes
Apr 18, 2018
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
Summary Job Description: The Payroll Specialist will process payroll, reconcile all payroll general ledger accounts, and manage and prepare annual W-2's. Responsibilities: * Process HQ Biweekly Payroll * Process FO FICA payment * Set up of employees new hire in Cost point and ADP * Prepare payroll journal entries * Provide support for the annual audit * Prepare annual submission for 401k non-discrimination testing * Reconcile monthly all payroll general ledger accounts and payroll bank account * Prepare and submit quarterly and annual payroll and tax related external reports * Manage and prepare annual W-2's * Assist in payroll systems upgrade initiative * Automate and streamline processes to enhance accuracy of data while minimizing manual efforts * Develop process documentation for all payroll processes * Other duties as assigned Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree and a minimum 3 years related experience preferred, or equivalent * Experience using Deltek Costpoint, Deltek Time & Expense, Ceridian, ADP or other automated payroll software * A solid understanding of payroll practices and general accounting principles * Demonstrated proficiency in MS Excel * Demonstrated ability to be proactive and resourceful in a team environment * Excellent problem solving abilities Key Competencies * Communication skills - verbal and written * Attention to detail * Planning and organizing * Information collection, analysis and management * Problem solving * Confidentiality * Customer service orientation * Teamwork AMIDEAST is Equal Opportunity Employer /Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation