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Senior Payroll Manager in Washington, DC at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 3/27/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/27/2019
  • Job ID:
    353851

Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Applies professional accounting principles and practices to a variety of work assignments involving the exercise of independent judgment and initiative within established procedures and regulations.
  • Assists with technical responses to inquiries from employees, network organizations and auditors regarding payroll and cash receipts
  • Supervise payroll personnel and manage payroll processes, time reporting, and systems. Ensures coordination of payroll activities with HR. Prepare and process payroll-related journal entries, account reconciliations, and labor cost on monthly basis.
  • Prepare quarterly census reports for applicable agencies as required.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the payroll staff.
  • Reconcile multiple FEIN's 940's, 941's, and W-2's
  • Support the Supervisor with auditing and regulatory inquiries.
  • Reviews and analyzes pension reports to prepare corporate Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan in compliance with federal tax regulations. Submits return for review by management. Supervises the timely filing of the return.
  • Prepare schedules for audit.
  • Assist external annual and pension audits.
  • Coordinates the processing and preparation of company payroll, including coordination with banking institutions
  • Responds to user questions regarding payroll/timesheets system.


SECONDARY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintains current knowledge of applicable Payroll regulations.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.


NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS
Company staff, external auditors, government and regulatory personnel, vendors and other representatives
TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS degree in accounting or business from an accredited institution of higher education and 5-7 years' experience in professional accounting environment, preferably involving governmental, not-for-profit or fund accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Thorough knowledge of payroll tax laws and regulations, particularly Fair Labor Standards Act, Equal Employment, and Affirmative Action regulations, and IRS code pertaining to payroll.
  • Strong knowledge of the accounting principles and practices of financial administration required
  • Proficiency with spreadsheets, database and word processing applications, such as MS Office required
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills required.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills required
  • CPP certification, preferred.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of Company information required.
  • Maintain regular and timely attendance.


PHYSICAL/SENSORY DEMANDS

  • Fast-paced working environment, extensive computer usage.


KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS



Task
Action and Time Frame
% To be completed

Payroll
Administer, process and maintain payroll to meet corporate requirements and federal/state compliance as required.
100%

Audits
Assist in the external audit process to ensure compliance with accounting standards, as well as meeting the timing requirement of 2 CFR 200 and annual report submission
100%



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