Payroll Accountant

MJ Morgan Group - Hunt Valley, MD

Seeking a Payroll Accountant in Hunt Valley, MD. The ideal candidate will provide accounting support to their Corporate Accounting team, with a heavy emphasis on accounting for payroll, payroll taxes, benefits, and stock-based compensation.

Payroll Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Weekly review of payroll costing transactions
  • Generate and review various reports to identify costing errors and communicate issues
  • Complete weekly/monthly reconciliation of payroll costing reports to the general ledger
  • Prepare journal entries related to other areas of compensation and benefits
  • Monthly balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Improve and automate the reconciliation of various payroll related accounts, specifically employee withholding and employer tax liabilities
  • Monthly bank reconciliation for payroll cash

Payroll Accountant Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree in accounting
  • At least 2-3 years of Accounting experience is required
  • Previous payroll experience is preferred
  • Working knowledge of the general ledger, financial statements, and financial systems
  • Experience with Oracle is a plus
  • Intermediate Excel skills are required

Posted On: Monday, August 19, 2019

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