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The Payroll Accountant will work under various levels of supervision participating and/or leading some projects. You will focus in any of the following Shared Services disciplines: payroll, tax support, system applications, employee service center and HRIS, etc. You will also handle bank-reconciliation including check deposits and escheatment for US & Canada Payroll. Responsible for accurate & timely release of US, Canada & Puerto Rico general ledger booking files to SAP. Process $500M+ manual wire payments annually to 3rd Party Vendors thru SAP and address any funding/reporting issues. Reconcile 20+ ledger accounts (Health Savings Account, 401K, Employee Loan Program, Various Benefit Plans, etc.), analyze variances, submit vouchers in SAP, update Blackline & co-ordinate with different business units to resolve. Perform other payroll accounting related activities as required for US Domestic, Puerto Rico, Canada, Guam, Bermuda-Locals & International Assignees.
What you'll do :
Banking Activities: Handle check deposits, over-payments pension payments, manual wires to employees & vendors, etc. Track banking activities and ensure timely update in Workday
Business & Finance Teams Globally: Analyze & resolve ledger inquiries, handle g/l mapping issues and process vendor payments/reporting for US & Int’l Assignee payroll
Month & Quarter End Reconciliation: Reconcile payroll bank accounts and various g/l withholding accounts. Submit escheatment. Identify g/l account variances & process entries in SAP & update Accounting System-Blackline
Day-to-Day Accounting Activities: Perform gross-to-net balancing of g/l files for US & Canada Payroll. Prepare bank-reconciliation documents for management sign-off & IAD. Ensure accurate & timely release of g/l files for booking in SAP
Projects: Payroll-Accounting related projects
Support various payroll tax activities
This role is remote within the US.
- Minimum of 3 years of experience in payroll tax or payroll accounting
Knowledge of Workday Payroll/Taxation for US, Canada & Puerto Rico
Knowledge of SAP or equivalent Accounting Applications
Proven experience in HR Shared Services
Strong Excel skills required - handle large worksheets, pivot tables, V Look-up, etc.
Manage projects and work independently to resolve day-to-day Payroll Accounting issues
Payroll Certification FPC or CPP desired
Strong integrity, professionalism, communication, and accountability
Ability to work independently, take ownership and manage ongoing responsibilities
Multitask & perform under high pressure environment
Experience working in a fast changing environment
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