Payroll Accountant
Belmont North Carolina Direct Hire Apr 17, 2024
Payroll Accountant

Summary: One of the top 25 plastic producers in North America is looking for a Payroll Accountant to join their team. Operating in Belmont for the last 50 years, this company offers amazing benefits and the opportunity to growth within the company. As a Payroll Accountant you will be responsible for processing payroll for 650 employees while reviewing and maintaining payroll systems to ensure accurate payroll processing. In addition to the payroll responsibilities, you will also be responsible for processing journal entries and assisting the Senior Accountant in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements. If you are looking for the opportunity to combine both your accounting and payroll skills, this is just the role for you! 

Opportunity: Direct Hire
Compensation: $70,000-75,000 annually
Location: Belmont, NC (100% onsite)
Schedule: Monday - Friday 8am-5pm

  • Processing payroll including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions.
  • Process payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and pay changes.
  • Create and submit 401k, FSA, and HSA benefit information.
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state, and  local payroll, wage, and hour laws.
  • Reconcile monthly group medical insurance invoices and prepare Accounts Payable.
  • Process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded.
  • Assists in processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements.
  • Prepare and submit weekly and monthly reports. 
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field or equivalent experience required 
  • 3-5 years of previous accounting and payroll experience required 
  • Knowledge of payroll functions including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes required 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (word, excel) required
  • ADP experience preferred
Category Code: JN001