Company: Advantex Professional Services
Posted on: October 14, 2020
Our client, a 501C located in the Morning Side Park area of
South LA are looking for an experienced Payroll Accountant. This
company offers a family oriented working environment with a great
work-life balance. We have placed many candidates at this company
over the years and the feedback we receive is outstanding.
Position Summary: Responsible for the maintenance of the Fixed
Asset ledger, the financial statement report writer module, and all
financial reports generated from the report writer module. Assist
in the maintenance and accuracy of the general ledger and financial
statements. Performs account reconciliation and prepares journal
entries with supporting documentation. Monitors daily cash flow and
prepares required cash statements for management. Provides support
for annual audit and assists in special projects as needed.
Major Position Responsibilities:
Maintenance and accuracy of the Fixed Asset ledger: Monitor and
confirm all additions, disposals and transfers of assets in the
fixed asset ledger. Tracks and record accumulated depreciation.
Tracks and capitalize all construction in progress. Responsible for
the fixed asset interface to the general ledger system by ensuring
accuracy and timeliness for month end close.
Maintains bank and investment accounts and daily cash flow
statements: Monitor and report daily cash flow for all cash and
investments accounts to management. Reconciles bank and investment
accounts. Maintain reconciled check files from bank.
Maintenance and accuracy of the general ledger and financial
statements: Preparation and input of journal entries assigned.
Maintenance of the financial statement report writer modules,
generated reports, and assist in system development and
improvement. Reconciliation of assigned general ledger accounts on
a timely manner and propose necessary adjustments. Reconcile with
the general ledger. Prints month end reports for Finance. Works
very closely with AR team personnel to ensure the accuracy of the
AR transactions and the recording of monthly activity to the
general ledger. Participate in annual independent audit by
preparing required client participation schedules.
Process and take the lead during the bi-weekly payroll process:
Calculate hours on each timecard according to pay policies and
practices. Summarize hours by pay code, and distribute hours to
proper cost center. Enter data into MS Dynamics Great Plains
system, and assure entries are balances. Complete all auditing
steps to assure that hours and dollars are properly recorded. Work
as a team to complete the payroll process according to prescribed
schedule. Assist in the check distribution preparation. Initiate
payroll processing for each bi-weekly, weekly and month end close.
Maintain garnishment rules, and other tables as required. Audit
payroll reports to ensure proper deductions are calculated (i.e.
FICA, Federal, State tax, benefits, etc.). Ensure system procedures
are followed by payroll personnel to ensure accurate and timely
payroll processing. Assess areas for improvement and work with
software vendors and in-house Information System personnel to
implement software revisions. Maintain and update detail procedure
list for Payroll processing. Ensure accurate reports are generated
and maintained for necessary audit trail. Maintain payroll set up
tables (i.e. pay code, pay class, pay summary group, deduction
code, etc.). Key person for developing payroll inquiry reports
either through Lawson report writer, or other query software.
Assists in special projects as requested by management: Assist with
processing payroll when needed. Function as a backup to the payroll
clerks. Other duties / special projects as assigned.
Safety and Infection Control Responsibilities Responsible to
maintain a safe and clean work environment, including unit based
specific safety and infection control requirements.
ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES, KNOWLEDGE, & EXPERIENCE 5 years general
accounting experience, required. Previous hospital accounting
experience, preferred. Understanding of all aspects of generally
accepted accounting principles, required. Demonstrate effective
written and verbal communication skills, required. Ability to work
with various levels of personnel (secretaries to senior managers),
required. High level of personal accountability for accuracy,
attention to detail and completion of work assignments, required.
Independent, analytical thinker who can move from detailed
transactions to big picture, required. Self-starter,
self-motivated. Also comfortable and confident working in a team
setting, required. Capacity to work under conditions of constant
change, deadlines, and scrutiny, required. High level of
professional demeanor required: appearance, confidentiality,
timelines, and prioritization, judgment, required.
Education: BS degree with emphasis on accounting field,
required.PandoLogic.Category: Finance, Keywords: Payroll
Keywords: Advantex Professional Services, Torrance , Payroll Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Torrance, California
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