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Payroll Accountant

Falcon IT & Staffing Solutions Arlington ,VA
  • Expired: September 22, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Falcon IT hasan immediate need for a Payroll Accountant to work in Arlington, VA . This position is remote during Covid-19 .

The Payroll Accountant will contribute to the overall success of the accounting department by performing all duties and responsibilities as assigned, supporting payroll processing and any/all other supporting activities related to payroll processing, performing all accounts payable tasks and setting up employees in our DCAA complaint time tracking system (Unanet).

**U.S. citizenship is required for this position (IAW government contracting requirements).

Responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:

  • Managing and performing all phases of the payroll process from timesheet collection, to review, and edits prior to transmitting payroll
  • Providing timesheet training and guidance to new and existing employees
  • Setup new employee profiles in Unanet
  • Review, attain approval and process all payables within 10 business days
  • Monitoring electronic timesheets and contacting department supervisors and/or employees for missing timesheets and/or corrections
  • Reconciles payroll account balances (e.g. time sheets, direct deposits, wage attachments, benefits, voluntary and involuntary contributions, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining accurate account balances and complying with established guidelines
  • Processing employees' PTO payout requests
  • Processing HSA and 401K contribution payments; obtaining overtime approvals; coordinating with HR to ensure employee data is entered accurately
  • Assisting with AAP compliance and reporting
  • Reviewing downloaded information for completeness and accuracy
  • Resolving payroll discrepancies by proactively collecting and analyzing information
  • Compiling payroll data (wages, garnishments, PTO, insurance, 401(k) deductions etc.)
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of Federal, State, and Local payroll regulations and taxation, including those related to employee benefits
  • Ensure monthly, quarterly, and year-end reporting for federal and multiple state agencies are filed accurately and on time
  • Ensure tax entities are filed appropriately; preparing various forms and associated filings; compiling various internal management reports; assisting with and supporting various audits; and generating payroll reports to include monthly, quarterly, year-end, and ad-hoc reporting
  • Requirements
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a government clearance
  • B.A. or B.S. degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or a related discipline
  • 3+ years of similar work experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a payroll administrator for a Federal contractor
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Unanet Admin required
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience processing payroll for a company with more than 100 employees
  • Federal government contracting experience required
  • Intermediate MS Excel skills such as pivot tables, filters, sumifs, and Vlookups
  • Solid understanding of payroll best practices
  • Experience with journal entries preferred
  • DCAA compliance experience preferred
  • Trustworthy with attention to confidentiality
  • Outstanding organizational ability with great attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong customer-focused attitude
  • This role is remote until during COVID-19
  • Benefits
    Our client is dedicated to obtaining and maintaining the highest level of employee satisfaction by offering a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision, short and long term disability, retirement plan and company match, a generous annual leave plan, and a commitment to providing a work/life balance for all employees.

    Falcon IT & Staffing Solutions


    Arlington, VA