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Payroll Accountant at Robert Half

Payroll Accountant

Robert Half Seattle, WA Seasonal/Temp
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Ref ID: 04413-0011650612

Classification: Sr. Accountant

Compensation: DOE

Strategic Accounts is seeking a senior payroll accountant for a 4 month contract with a large software company in Downtown Seattle, WA. This s a remote opportunity starting ASAP. Remote candidates with the below experience are encouraged to apply! This individual must have strong experience with payroll processing, journal entries, stock runs and benefits withholding. Responsibilities • Works with the Payroll team to audit payroll reports and prepare journal entries to record payroll • Performs month, quarter and year-end reconciliations for all US and International payrolls • Works with the stock team to process all stock runs ensuring timely tax deposits • Prepares stock journal entries and reconciliations • Responds to complex accounting inquiries that require detailed explanation or interpretation using extensive knowledge of established guidelines, policies and procedures • Works cohesively and closely with the wider accounting and finance team during month end, quarter end and year end close • Prepares all requested information for payroll related audits • Perform other payroll related assignments when needed and special projects as requested
Basic Qualifications • Minimum of 4+ years of experience in payroll journal entry and reconciliation, accruals and month/quarter/year-end close process • Experience with stock payroll processing, journal entry and reconciliation • Must have strong Microsoft Excel skills Preferred Qualifications • Candidates must be customer service oriented, highly organized • Ability to work under pressure and meet or exceed targets • BS/BA Degree preferred • Possess a collaborative work style, while being equally able to operate independently • Ability to take direction and function as a team player • Possess analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills • Enthusiasm, curiosity, and a positive attitude are a must • Experience with ADP payroll system preferred • NetSuite or large ERP experience a plus Please apply ASAP and send your updated resume to [ Email address blocked ] - Click here to apply to Payroll Accountant for consideration!

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

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