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Senior Payroll Administrator (Costpoint Required)

Kforce Finance and Accounting Herndon Full-Time
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Kforce has a client in Reston, Virginia (VA) is seeking a Senior Payroll Administrator. Responsibilities:
  • The Senior Payroll Administrator position is responsible for supporting the Payroll Manager and overseeing and processing company payroll and providing payroll related reports for multiple entities
  • Ensures accurate calculations of wages, tax withholdings and company deductions
  • Will ensure payroll taxes are properly managed across all entities
  • Will act as deputy lead point of contact with our payroll vendor to address payroll related questions, system issues, funding coordination/issues and other various matters
  • Provides leadership support to Payroll team ensuring accurate and timely payroll activities are conducted in accordance with all policies
  • Analyzes, prepares and inputs payroll data; Typically uses automated system to produce accurate and timely payroll
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable state and federal wage and hour laws
  • Prepares weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.) for management
  • Performs various account reconciliations and provides general ledger support
  • Maintains current knowledge of applicable state and federal wage and hour laws
  • Stays current on payroll systems to achieve alignment with HR benefits and other related and to ensure effective accounting support
  • Facilitates management and employee understanding of payroll procedures
  • Identifies process improvement opportunities across payroll and related processes
  • Collaborate with all levels of staff and management throughout the organization to accomplish the department mission


  • Bachelor's degree, preferably with business related major/minor
  • At least 8-10 years of experience with payroll systems and related software programs
  • At least 2 years managing employees
  • At least 2 years managing employees
  • Experience processing payroll taxes
  • Must be a team player
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Strong customer orientation with a strong sense of urgency when addressing payroll issues
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical abilities; strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and oral/written communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and show initiative
  • Ability to adapt quickly to change
  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint accounting system
  • Experience with IBM Cognos
  • Experience using advance features in MS Excel
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Skills required

Data Entry
Process Payroll
Payroll Systems
Payroll System
Distribute Payroll Check
Maintain Payroll Record


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Senior Payroll Administrator (Costpoint Required)
Estimated Salary: $78K
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Kforce is a professional staffing and solutions firm specializing in the finance and accounting functional areas of general accounting, audit services, SEC reporting, periodic financial close and tax preparation support. From CFOs and controllers with Big 4 experience to entry level transactional accounting positions, Kforce has been matching job seekers and employers since 1962. We are committed to “Great People = Great Results” and offer exciting job opportunities with top finance and accounting companies across the United States. Kforce continues to look for experienced finance and accounting professionals to join our team of great people! 

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