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Payroll Accountant

Company: The Execu - Search Group
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

A real estate organization in New Jersey is actively seeking a self-motivated and diligent professional to join their staff as their new -Staff & Payroll Accountant. In this role, the -Staff & Payroll Accountant will ensure accurate and timely processing and reconciliation of bi-weekly payroll for both exempt and non-exempt personnel in ADP Workforce Now. Responsibilities

The -Staff & Payroll Accountant will:

  • Process and track all payroll exceptions for new hires, separations, and pay/personnel changes -
  • Maintain Time & Attendance records in ADP -
  • Answer employee and management inquiries as relating to payroll and paid time off
  • Record periodic payroll expenses to general ledger and prepare reconciliation of payroll expenses to general ledger
  • Prepare monthly payroll accrual entries, including accruals for bonuses, benefits, and payroll taxes
  • Run reports/queries, including but not limited to GL file, defined benefits provider, FMLA usage, etc.
  • Process government quarterly and annual reports
  • Ensure compliance with relevant state and federal wage laws
  • Submit applications for new state withholding tax ID and unemployment ID
  • Prepare prepaid and accrual workpapers for corporate overhead related expenditures
  • Assist senior corporate accountant as needed Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree
    • 2+ years of related experience
    • Proficiency with computer platforms and applications
    • Demonstrated knowledge of payroll processes
    • Ability to multitask
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Highly organized
    • Strong interpersonal skills

Keywords: The Execu - Search Group, Jersey City , Payroll Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Jersey City, New Jersey

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