Accounting Assistant- Payroll/Benefits $45k-$50k

Location
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Salary
$45k-$50k DOQ
Posted
Mar 30, 2018
Closes
Apr 29, 2018
Ref
GTW-ACT
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Staffing Partners Inc is working with a growing client on an Accounting Assistant- Payroll/Benefits opening! This person will be responsible for performing all duties relating to labor entry and payroll processing, and perform various accounting and office administrative functions. We are looking for someone who has experience with payroll/benefits, ADP and enjoys working in various areas of accounting. This person needs to be dependable, hard-working, and able to work well with others. If this sounds like you then please submit your resume today! 

Responsibilities:

Payroll Processing:

  • Labor Entry: Print weekly employee data recorded reports by team, work with team managers to resolve labor errors, correct daily labor entries in ERP system and provide accurate labor reports
  • Identify users creating labor errors for subsequent resolution
  • Maintain employee payroll records, enter new employees in ADP, ERP system and other accounting/benefit worksheets, update information for current and past employees, process bi-weekly payroll and special payrolls
  • Maintain benefit records and process deduction payments to third parties
  • Calculate garnishment withholdings and remit
  • Provide payroll and labor reports to management

Benefits Administration:

  • Assist the Human Resource Department by processing and administering new employee enrollment and process changes for existing employees
  • Complete benefit reconciliations for terminated employees before last payroll
  • Employee Benefits: Complete semi-annual audit of employee benefits, and update the upcoming benefit goals
  • Maintain benefit records and process deduction payments to third parties

Administrative Support:

  • Payroll Training and Personnel Support: Train, review, and monitor payroll    duties of the Accounting Assistant – Payroll/Benefits
  • Provide support to accounting and management team members as needed
  • Special project support and Ad-hoc reporting

Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years of payroll and benefits experience in manufacturing environment.
  • Proficient in MS office (Word, Outlook, etc.
  • Advanced Excel experience preferred
  • Superior organization skills
  • Ability to effectively work under multiple priorities and deadlines
  • High level of computer and software skills; Experience with Made 2 Manage (preferred) and ADP (required)
  • Professional communication skills.
  • Excellent decision making and problem solving skills

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