PAYROLL ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT

Website Syntech

The Payroll Accounting Assistant is responsible for executing all assigned payroll operational steps, ensuring accurate and timely compensation payments to employees while adhering to internal policies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintains payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data from timesheets into database.
  • Process EFT payments, check deposits, and daily cash application.
  • Enters and verifies payroll associated data, maintains changes to employee tax withholdings and bank data.
  • Protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Provides employees with payroll information by answering questions and requests while maintaining employee confidence.
  • Resolves direct deposit issues and payroll discrepancies.
  • Processes special payments, performs final review of payroll, and produces appropriate journal entries.
  • Maintains and processes payroll records and reports for accounting of salary and wages due, accruals, deductions and other payroll functions.
  • Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.
  • Determines payroll liabilities by calculating federal and state income and social security taxes and employer’s social security, unemployment, and workers compensation payments.
  • Verifies updates to payroll records (i.e. changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers, etc).
  • Prepare assigned accounting records and reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to standards defined within the department.
  • Function in accordance with established standards, procedures, and applicable laws.
  • Reconciles various general ledger and payroll accounts.
  • Sustains payroll operations by following policies and procedures, reporting needed changes.
  • Participates in quarterly and annual audits.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Performs various administrative duties, as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in Accounting or related field of study preferred; will consider relevant experience in lieu of degree.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ general accounting and payroll experience.
  • Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Competency in Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Experience with a common accounting software system, preferred.
  • Detail oriented; ability to spot numerical errors and complete work with speed and accuracy.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, employees, and customers.

Syntech job descriptions are meant as summarizations only. They do not necessarily reflect all duties and responsibilities of a position.

Syntech is proud to be a drug/alcohol-free work environment EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled

 

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