Senior Accountant Payroll Reconciliations
Finance / Accounting
Washington DC Contract Feb 2, 2023
Employment Enterprises Inc. is supporting one of the leading providers of transportation services in the DC Metropolitan area. We are searching for a Senior Accountant Payroll Reconciliations to join the Payroll branch. You will support the branch by providing analysis, accounting services, and a variety of other functions.
Senior Accountant Payroll Reconciliations Responsibilities:
  • Preparing general ledger entries and reconciling payroll related accounts in support of the month-end close.
  • Prepares accurate records and reports of payroll transactions.
  • Support various internal and external audits inquiries by providing records and documentation to Auditors.
  • Identifies and recommends updates to the payroll accounting software, systems, payroll processes and procedures.
  • Analyze and ensure accuracy of payroll transactions occurring between sub-systems. Accurately, timely, and thoroughly identifies and resolves differences resulting from reconciliations and initiates, or facilitates, correcting adjustments, when necessary.
Senior Accountant Payroll Reconciliations Qualifications:
  • Four (4) years minimum of accounting experience, with a bachelor’s degree, preferably in Accounting.
  • Experience in preparing monthly financial and closing statements as well as performing detailed account reconciliations.
  • Skilled at establishing and maintaining effective working relationships and dealing in a customer-oriented, business-like and professional manner with whom interface is required.
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft products including advanced Excel skills, Access, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Desirable proficiency using PeopleSoft Financials.
  • Skilled at documenting accounting related policies and procedures. Strong written communication skills desired.
  • Thorough knowledge, or the ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge, regarding programs, current collective bargaining agreements and policies affecting the payroll branch functions.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of management and accounting analysis.
  • Experience analyzing and preparing complex accounting results; performance measures; and cost-benefit, earned value, or other measures of financial or qualitative performance to inform management decisions.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of applicable best practices; federal, state, and local laws; and other rules.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of financial analysis techniques, financial planning and management, performance measurement, project management techniques and change management and process improvement.
  • Experience using automated accounting systems in a governmental or commercial accounting environment.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft Financials and with Federal funds
  • Stated experience in performing detailed financial and account analysis 
What we offer:
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Medical and dental benefits for qualifying professionals
  • Flex spending account
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Voluntary Supplemental Insurance

“Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: Employment Enterprises, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, assign, train, compensate and promote without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, U.S. Veteran status, or any other protected category under applicable law.”