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Payroll Specialist

Location : Dunwoody, GA
Job Type : Temp to Direct
Compensation : 15.00 USD/HOUR
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2-4
Required Education : BBA in Accounting or Finance
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Office

Job Description :

The position is responsible for the preparation and processing of Bi-Weekly payroll for the employees. Work includes payroll,accounts receivable,pass sales entry, basic account reconciliations, data entry and all fringe benefits.


 


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:


 


1. Handles all payroll related work, including but not limited to:processing of all benefit requests; maintaining employee payroll deductions; preparing and distributing payments; inputting employee payroll hours into MCSJ,and all other related payroll items.


2.       Posts journal entries for payroll deductions and payroll taxes.


3.       Responsible for the preparation and processing of biweekly payroll for over all employees; review and ensure accuracy of approved timesheets; track and deduct all garnishments and other special payroll deductions


4.       Responsible for the coordination efforts between payroll, human resources, budget and other departments to ensure proper flow and maintenance of employee data (including preparation/distribution of detailed reports, e.g. gross payroll, hours, overtime, leave balances, head count, and retirement contribution reports)


5.       Handle the administration of the electronic timekeeping system. Monitor submissions of approved timesheets, ensure valid data transfers to/from payroll service


6.       Establish/maintain employee records; ensure that employee changes are entered correctly and made on a timely basis; review changes for proper authorization and adherence to policy including compliance with federal/state/local regulations 


7.       Responsible for Accounts Receivable to ensure timely and accurate billings and payments for the Accounting transactions with customers


8.       Maintain up-to-date billing system


9.       Generate and send out invoices


10.   Follow up on, collect and allocate payments


11.   Carry out billing, collection and reporting activities according to specific deadlines


12.   Perform account reconciliations


13.   Monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities


14.   Research and resolve payment discrepancies


15.   Generate age analysis reports


16.   Review AR aging to ensure compliance for 30,60 and 90 days


17.   Maintain accounts receivable customer files and records


18.   Follow established procedures for processing receipts, cash etc.


19.   Process credit card payments


20.   Prepare bank deposits


21.   Investigate and resolve customer queries


22.   Process adjustments


23.   Develop a recovery system and initiate collection efforts


24.   Communicate with customers via phone, email, mail and or personally


25.   Assist with month-end closing


26.   Collect data and prepare monthly ledger reports


 


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS,AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:


 


·         Knowledge of basic finance and accounting principles. Strong verbal and written communication skills.


·         Strong interpersonal skills and conflict resolution skills.


·         PC literate, intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite and Internet research. Ability to learn computer software associated with position.


·         Must be a self-starter; able to work independently.


·         Ability to communicate effectively with management, internal staff and external vendors.


·         Ability  to  establish  effective  working  relationships  with  co-workers, employees, customers, and the general public.


·         Uses sound, independent judgment in daily work activities and exercises discretion;has strong ethical standards.


·         Knowledge of accounts receivable


·         Knowledge of office administration and procedures


·         Knowledge of general bookkeeping procedures


·         Knowledge of general accounting principals


·         Proficient in relevant computer software


·         Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements


·         1-3 years accounts receivable and general accounting experience


Required Qualifications :

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance/Business Administration.


 


Three (3) years of directly related payroll experience desired.


 


An equivalent combination of education and experience that is determined to be directly related to the specific requirements may be substituted.


Skills :
Accounts Receivable Payroll
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