Senior Payroll Accountant

Irving, TX

Post Date: 01/30/2018 Industry: Accounting/Finance Pay Rate: 60,000-75,000


  • Financial and operational transaction processing in the General Ledger for business line operations.
  • Participate in accurate and timely closing of General ledgers on a monthly basis.
  • Complete reconciliations for assigned accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare and distribute reports and provide analysis/support as needed on a monthly basis.
  • Complete ad hoc projects.
  • Respond to questions and issues and communicate responses to operations and other functional areas in a clear and understandable manner.
  • Deliver results individually and as a key team member in a fast paced, high performance culture.
  • Identify process improvement opportunities as it relates to the individual’s area of responsibility.
  • Assist with compiling and preparing analysis, schedules, and financial statements for internal purposes and financial audits.
  • Special projects as needed



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience required in preparing complex reconciliations.
  • Good Understanding of accounting fundamentals and principles.
  • A proven track record in meeting deadlines, and working collaboratively as part of a team are essential.
  • Critical thinking and strong analytical skills.
  • Must have very good MS office skills to include data export and import into Excel, pivot tables, and lookups.
  • Oracle or other major ERP experience preferred
  •  Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
  •  Excellent analytical and organizational skills with attention to details.
  •  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral, or diagram form.
  • Must bring a desire and willingness to dive in and learn.
  • account reconciliations
  • Candidate should have good experience in month end close activities with general accounting background (payroll / benefit recons a plus).
  • A plus to have experience in working in a SOX compliant environment; understanding that along with normal day-to-day duties, there are always QTR end and Year end audit requests.
  • Experience with intercompany transactions; maybe background with a company with multiple ERPs or multiple legal entities
  • Must have solid excel skills.
  • Must be comfortable interacting with different levels of the organization and have good communication skills.  This position works a lot with HR/Payroll – fostering a good working relationship with them is always a win/win. 
  • Have solid time management skills.

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