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Payroll & General Ledger Analyst - accounting / finance - job employment

City: Washington
Date: 13 Sep 2018
Category: Accounting & Finance

Essential Job Functions:

• oversees and guarantee disbursement of multi-state and international multi country payroll, including garnishments, benefits and taxes to 75+ employees consistent with federal and state wage and hour laws
• Possess the highest levels of professional ethics and confidentiality in this critical and highly confidential role
• Ensure the processing of new hires, temporary workers, transfers, promotions and
terminations is accurate and timely
• Critically review and analyze current payroll, benefits and tax procedures in order to recommend and implement changes leading to best-practice operations
• Audit W-4s, payroll balance sheets, YTD earnings, etc.
• Communicate actively with Operations, HR and Billing to review cross-departmental impacts and reconcile data sharing
• Partner with HR and benefits in aligning and implementing a more sophisticated payroll and benefits system
• Ensure systems are set-up and updated to reflect our current employee base, including wages, benefits, sick and vacation time in line with contracts
• Manage regular preparation of relevant management reports, including weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.)
• Supports budgetary management requirements and provides timely input on all budgetary matters.
• Supports General Ledger and Accounts Payable function as required
• Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills & Experience
• 7 plus years' experience managing a multi-state and international multi country payroll department
• Minimum of BS Degree in Finance or Accounting
• Extensive knowledge of Deltek Financial Accounting System, Costpoint and Cognos and SAP, S4Hana preferred
• ADP payroll hands on experience
• Proficient at MS Office (especially Excel)
• Working experience of payroll tax at the federal, state and local levels
• Must be a team player
• Must be highly organized
• Must be hands on
• Prior system conversion experience, a plus
• Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills.
• Proven organizational skills and a capacity to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines.
• The ability to interact effectively manage integrated teams to achieve sector and organizational goals and objectives;
• A demonstrated ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and process information in support of changing priorities;
• Ability to work closely with a diverse team of individuals in a highly dynamic work environment
• Team player with excellent interpersonal skills.

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