Jacksonville Symphony – Payroll Accountant

Posted Nov 17, 2022 Jacksonville, Florida


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Expires Dec 16, 2022


Position Title: Payroll Accountant
Status: Full Time/Exempt
Reports To: VP & CFO

Position Summary:

The Payroll Accountant will take the responsibility of the organization’s payroll functions, ensuring pay is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with government regulations.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities: • Implements, maintains, and reviews payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions. • Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates. • Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions. • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices. • Facilitates audits by providing records and documentation to auditors. • Identifies and recommends updates to payroll processing software, systems, and procedures. • Upload employee’s documents into Paylocity. • Set up triggers for alerting senior staff of due dates on reviews and performance evaluations. • Reconciles monthly group medical insurance invoices and prepares for A/P • Backup for A/P and A/R • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Skills/Abilities: • Extensive knowledge of the payroll function including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes. • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software. • Proficient with payroll software programs. • Must be self-driven, demonstrate initiative, and be able to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities. Physical Requirements: • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

Education and Experience

Education and Experience: • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field required. • Three to five years of related experience required.


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