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Payroll Accountant

Tampa, FL 33610

Posted: 06/03/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Accounting/Finance Job Number: 19952 Earning Potential: $60,000-$70,000

Job Description

Job ID 19952 – Payroll Accountant

Location:  Tampa, 33610 – This position is onsite

Pay: $60,000-$70,000

Type: Direct hire

Job Description:
  • Updating and harmonizing payroll and accounting records, including the general ledger and tax documentation
  • Investigating and resolving discrepancies in payroll
  • Managing the allocation of payroll general ledger accounts across multiple entities
  • Conducting reconciliations of funding for net pay, garnishments, and payroll taxes across systems
  • Executing precise tax withholdings
  • Compiling payroll and tax reports for federal, state, and local authorities as needed
  • Ensuring adherence to government regulations regarding payroll and taxes
  • Participating in payroll audits, encompassing quarterly and year-end finalizations
  • Preparing accounting documentation, records, and timetables
  • Assessing the company's payroll system and proposing enhancements
  • Concluding various HR/Payroll initiatives promptly
  • Fulfilling additional responsibilities as assigned

Nice to have:
  • FPC or CPP
  • An associate's or bachelor's degree in accounting (or related) or relative experience

  • Must have (1) recent year in a payroll accounting position (must have handled both payroll and accounting)
  • Basic understanding of taxes
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Background check required
  • Drug screening required

Expected Outcomes:
Week 1 – Understand day-to-day and general workload, company culture
30 Days – Learn and understand the nuances of multi-state system, taxes, etc.
60 Days – Should feel comfortable being relied on by both payroll and accounting department.
90 Days - Able to cover all aspects of the department, and neighboring departments.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jennifer Cutrono-Teixeira
Client Services Manager

Hi,  I'm Jennifer from Hiregy's Client Service Team. Please feel free to contact me for assistance on this position and I look forward to a successful working relationship with you on your career search. 

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