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Job Number: 2176679

Job Title: Payroll Accountant
Location: San Francisco
Compensation: $80-95k

Job Summary:

We are in search of a Payroll Accountant to join our client's team in San Francisco. In this role, you will take on the responsibility of overseeing payroll operations, which includes wage calculations, benefits management, and ensuring tax compliance. Furthermore, you will offer valuable assistance in general ledger oversight, accounts payable processes, and handling intercompany transactions. This position necessitates meticulous attention to detail, proficiency in payroll systems, and effective collaboration with our accounting team.

Job Title Responsibilities:
  • Review and verify time sheets, addressing questions or errors with the appropriate supervisors and reminding employees to complete timesheets.
  • Manage personnel action forms, including new hires, terminations, and garnishments.
  • Scrutinize all changes to salary, voluntary deductions, and mandatory deductions.
  • Process changes and time sheets using the payroll system.
  • Transmit payroll information accurately and on time.
  • Prepare check requests for garnishment payments.
  • Create payroll journal entries.
  • Address staff inquiries regarding payroll, tax status, voluntary deductions, and vacation and sick leave accrual.
  • Maintain payroll records and ensure proper general ledger allocations.
  • Provide necessary payroll data to assist Human Resources personnel.
  • Coordinate all year-end audit and tax return filings.
  • Administer Section 125 accounts.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive payroll procedures manual for the payroll system.
  • Prepare monthly 403(b) contribution statements.
  • Handle billing responsibilities for workers' compensation insurance.
  • Oversee the entire accounts payable process, from invoice entry to payment and reporting.
  • Manage inter-company related journal entries and perform reconciliations.
  • Maintain and input allocations into general ledger accounts based on entities, programs, development, and other coding structures.
  • Generate labor statistics and reports for grant applications.
Job Title Requirements:
  • 2+ years of Paylocity or ADP experience processing payroll for 100+ employees
  • 2+ years of payroll G/L experience, or 2 years of college accounting courses
  • Detail oriented with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records (if applicable)

Job Title: Payroll Accountant
Location: San Francisco
Compensation: $80-95k


About Nelson Connects:

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California Fair Chance Act and Beyond: Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with applicable regulations. We will consider qualified Applicants for employment, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and CA Fair Chance Act.

Temporary Associate Benefits Offered: Weekly benefits offered include Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, EAP, Life AD&D, STD, Commuter FSA, + state mandated benefits.

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