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Payroll & Accounting Specialist - Peoria Job

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Help Wanted: Payroll & Accounting Specialist
Accountemps is immediately seeking a Payroll & Accounting Specialist to join a bustling manufacturing firm. This company has excellent tenure amongst its staff and prides itself on rewarding excellent work and valuing employees on all levels. Opportunity is immediately available to start and offers a path to long-term for the right individual with competitive compensation, benefits and perks. The Payroll & Accounting Specialist is responsible for the accurate and timely disbursement of payroll checks, benefit payments, and other related payments. You will perform payroll processing while efficiently managing daily work priorities that come with full-cycle payroll processing in a non-union manufacturing plant. This position is part of a the Accounting Department and offers cross-training opportunities to support Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions.

Payroll & Accounting Specialist Responsibilities:
• Perform full-cycle of payroll processing for 300+ employees, including but not limited to the items that follow
• Receive, record, input, and process data required to produce the payroll
• Review time and attendance system records and imported data to detect and reconcile payroll discrepancies
• Record employee information, such as exemptions, leaves of absence, transfers and resignations, to maintain and update payroll records
• Compiles and maintains individual files and records on pertinent payroll data necessary to perform the financial and statistical reports related to assigned area
• Participate in the development of desk manuals and work instructions, system purging, filing and archiving of payroll information and records
• Interprets and applies rules, policies, procedures, and regulations to analyze and assure compliance relative to payroll
• Participate in the development, maintenance and innovation of payroll-related processes and procedures, and related system setup and implementations, with a focus on creating efficiencies
• Respond in a timely fashion to employment verification requests
• Maintains a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality when dealing with staff information
• Interacts with team members and other employees in a collaborative manner
• Cross-train to support Accounts Payable and/or Accounts Receivable functions
• Various project assignments as needs arise

There’s much more to share about this dynamic, fast-moving opportunity. Contact Accountemps today at click to display phone number! Resumes may also be submitted via www.Accountemps.com and by emailing Emily McDaniel at [email protected]

Payroll & Accounting Specialist Qualifications Sought:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field preferred (related experience also considered)
• Five years of progressive payroll/accounting experience
• Skill in using analytical methods and techniques
• Ability to produce accurate work in a sometimes stressful environment with frequent deadlines and interruptions
• Ability to work independently, prioritizing tasks to meet deadlines while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
• Advanced computer skills including PC applications such as Excel, Word, Outlook, accounting and payroll systems experience
• Ability to work harmoniously as part of a team; ability to provide excellent customer service and to communicate appropriately and effectively
• Maintain excellent attendance to meet the ongoing payroll deadlines
Employment Type:
Employee - Full Time
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Employer Information:
Robert Half
Morton, IL

Date Posted: 2017-03-29
Job ID #: 10520
Valid Through: 2017-07-27

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