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Payroll Accountant for a cutting edge firm!

Company: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: March 23, 2020

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DescriptionOur client, a cutting edge firm in downtown Walnut Creek is looking for a Payroll Accountant, who will be responsible for a variety of financial functions including the month-end close, managing payroll, account and fluctuation analysis, audits, day to day accounting operations, accounting research and process improvements!JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for the monthly and yearly North America and Western Europe accounting close process. Review monthly journal entries and supporting schedules booked by accountants, including accruals, prepaid, fixed assets and payroll. Manage payroll staff, including the setting of priorities, the delegation of tasks and review of work products to ensure accuracy and timeliness in payroll processing. Preparation of North America, doit tre autoris travailler au Canada, and Western Europe account reconciliations between the general ledger and bank accounts and investigating any unresolved discrepancies. Review payrolls of GlobalLogic Inc and its subsidiaries in North America, doit tre autoris travailler au Canada, and Western Europe. Coordinate with the payroll service provider and regulatory agencies to maintain federal, state, and local taxing authority accounts. Responsible for taking the lead role in the execution, research, and review of payroll special projects such as the creation and/or streamlining of new department processes and procedures, implementation of new ADP upgrades or best practices recommended by ADP, or projects required by management. Prepare, develop, and update procedures to ensure that the department is in compliance with internal control requirements. Lead payroll accountant in continuous payroll and 401(k) process improvement programs to streamline, document and automate processes and enhance internal controls. Responsible for 401(k) audits, annual 401 (k) employer match true up and other required payroll governmental/statutory reporting. Maps payroll journal entries from payroll into the accounting system. Researches payroll journal entry exceptions and provide backup and solution. Reviewing, approving and ensuring appropriate general ledger coding of all payroll, benefit and related invoices.Please e-mail updated resume to Athena.Davis@roberthalf.comRequirementsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 4+ years of accounting experience. BA/BS in Accounting, Finance or related field. Strong working knowledge of U.S. GAAP and internal controls. Experience with integrated ERP and financial reporting systems ADP Workforce Now Experience is required. Experience with payroll processing (ADP) for North America and international entities. CPA license a plus.OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES: Advanced Excel skills including pivot tables, vlookups. Functional knowledge of additional Microsoft Office programs. Knowledge of multi-state rules and regulations (especially California) is a plus. Solid attention to detail with excellent communication skills. Desire to work across departments to improve processes and resolve issues. Able to multi-task and manage conflicting priorities while resolving problems quickly to meet deadlines. Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned. Interest in mentoring other accounting staff.Please e-mail updated resume to Athena.Davis@roberthalf.comRobert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professoinals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets. From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNEs Most Admired Companies list every year since 1998. Download our mobile app to take your job search on the go! Contact your local office at 888.490.5461 or visit www.roberthalf.com/jobs/finance to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada. 2020 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.Salary: $100,000.00 - $105,000.00 / YearlyLocation: Walnut Creek, CADate Posted: March 18, 2020Employment Type: Full-timeJob Reference: 00470-9502523818Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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