Accounting Coordinator/Payroll

The Kaizen Company
Washington, DC
Oct 12, 2021
Oct 14, 2021
Full Time
The Accounting Coordinator/Payroll reports to the Associate Manager/Accounts Payable and performs a variety of accounting and bookkeeping duties related to Kaizen's contracts with federal and private-sector customers. This position is responsible for processing of payroll and some AP/GL-related tasks, such as entering T labor hours into Costpoint. The Accounting Coordinator role is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious candidate looking to help enhance accounting systems and to grow with Kaizen.Kaizen is hiring highly motivated early career professionals who are looking to create social impact in a fast-paced and rewarding work environment.+ Manage monthly timesheet process and coordinate timesheet corrections with employees+ Review and process payroll for a company with 70+ monthly timesheets+ Maintain payroll files+ Set up and maintain employee records in Costpoint, including salary information, leave balances, active status+ Calculate USAID and other Agency allowances (COLA, Post Differential, etc.) for internationally based staff+ Keep track of running list of Payroll-related actions from month-to-month+ Track employee FSA and transportation benefits+ Track employee leave balances+ Serve as primary liaison with external payroll processor+ Serve as primary point of contact for Kaizen staff who have questions Payroll-related questions+ Prepare payroll reconciliation for coding in Costpoint+ Support to periodic audits+ Other tasks as assigned by supervisorQualifications:+ Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field+ At least 2-3 years of experience in payroll, bookkeeping, accounting or accounting support role; candidates with more experience are encouraged to apply+ Experience with federal clients, including USAID and the Department of State+ Proficiency using Microsoft Excel required+ Experience managing USAID and other Agency allowances (COLA, Post Differential, etc.)+ Familiarity with Costpoint Foundations Time & Expense or willingness to learn+ Professional, punctual, dependable, reliable, with a desire to learn+ Authorized to work in the US without sponsorship+ To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter. For candidates applying for positions based in Kaizen's office in Washington, DC, we utilize to mitigate bias in the recruitment process. Upon submitting an application, candidates will receive an email from, prompting them to go through the anonymous screening. In order to be considered for a role, candidates must respond to and proceed with the application. We do not currently use for project positions outside of the United States. At Kaizen, A Tetra Tech Company, we find strength in our diversity. We are committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive working environment in which everyone has an equal opportunity to fulfill their potential. We know that we can only do development differently if we are open to and inclusive of new and unique perspectives. We encourage candidates of all abilities, ages, gender identities and expressions, national origins, races and ethnicities, religious beliefs, and sexual orientations to apply. Further, we urge parents and non-parents, married and unmarried, those from different or non-traditional educational backgrounds, and persons of all other diverse identities or experiences to apply. Kaizen is an equal opportunity employer. Powered by JazzHR

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