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Robert Half International Payroll Accountant in DAVENPORT, Iowa


A full-time Payroll Accountant position has opened up with a highly reputable client of Robert Half in the Education industry. As the Payroll Accountant, you will guarantee the timely and accurate payroll production for 800+ employees on a biweekly basis. You will succeed in this role if you have the ability to communicate effectively and deliver strong internal customer service while working in a deadline-driven environment. This challenging Payroll Accountant role provides exceptional benefits and as well as the ability to work with an industry leader. Submit your credentials today! This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Davenport, Iowa area and will be filled as soon as possible. After you apply, call 563-499-9022 and ask for Emily McDaniel.

Payroll Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Verify deductions, prepare and submit payment and reports for federal and state taxes

  • Balance payroll deductions and salaries to the general ledger

  • Prepare journal entries for budgeting, payroll salaries, and fringe benefits

  • Prepare year-end payroll accrual journal entries

  • Ensure all applicable tax tables are current with in the payroll system

  • Process manual checks as necessary

  • Prepare, process, and distribute W-2s to all employees

  • Coordinate with bank on various state and federal tax authorities as necessary


Payroll Accountant Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in accounting, business administration, or related field

-5+ years of recent payroll processing experience

-Strong knowledge of federal and state payroll tax regulations, filing, and compliance requirements

-Experience with journal entries and general ledger reconciliations

-Strong communication skills (verbal and written)

-Ability to work independently as well as within a team

-Strong attention to detail

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