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Payroll Staff Accountant

Optimal Inc.
Plymouth, MI
  • Expired: October 15, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Location: Plymouth, MI

Fulltime opportunity

Compensation: Salary with Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Vacation, PTO, 401K, Etc.,)

Reports to CEO or Controller

Payroll Staff Accountant

We are seeking Payroll Staff Accountant with minimum of 3-4 years in Manufacturing industry. This dynamic position requires the ability to anticipate needs, think critically, and offer solutions to problems with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. An ideal candidate is responsive, thoughtful, self-directed, positive, and seeking a challenging role.

About us:

Optimal-EV is into the commercial EV sector with industry-leading performance, features, comfort, and durability. We integrate the best components through world class partnerships. Optimal-EV is the market leader in design, engineering and manufacturing of zero-emission electric low-floor shuttle buses and related mobility solutions. The Optimal-EV advantage ensures your zero-emission commercial, or shuttle bus fleets exceed expectations and deliver an unparalleled experience for companies, transit agencies, and passengers alike.

Job Description

  • Prepares reports by compiling summaries sector of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.
  • Payroll responsibilities include collecting timesheets, New Hire Entries, utilizing 3rd party payroll system (Dominion Systems), preparing, and processing employee payments, and maintaining accurate payroll records. Full cycle Payroll.
  • Assist Auditor with IRS Annual 401(k) Audit Fee Disclosures, Plan Documents, Non-discriminating Testing & Form 5500
  • Knowledge on payroll liabilities of federal and state income and social security taxes and employer's social security, unemployment, and workers compensation payments.
  • Banking: Monitor and reconcile bank transactions daily. Enter ACH activity and bank charges. Inform CEO of any unidentified transactions
  • Monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Monthly Line of Credit reporting preparation.
  • Ensures the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions.
  • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Maintain and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions, resolving discrepancies.
  • Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.
  • Summarizes financial status by collecting information, preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements.
  • Avoids legal challenges by complying with legal requirements.
  • Secures financial information by completing database backups.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Process all the company's financial statements and bank reporting.
  • At the end of each month, a trial balance is run to verify that general ledger accounts are in balance and review accounts to be sure entries are accurate, recorded as required by GAAP on a timely basis.
  • Prepare and entry all journal entries as required for pre-paid expenses, assets, accrual of liabilities, payroll and benefits, and other journal entries as needed.
  • Maintain financial reports, records, and general ledgers; prepare and analyze budgets; and perform general bookkeeping.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting required.
  • 3-4 years of relevant experience in accounting and payroll.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • 3+ years of experience with QuickBooks.
  • ERP (NetSuite) experience is a plus
  • Detail oriented with results-driven problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced proactive environment.

Optimal Inc.


Plymouth, MI
48170 USA


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