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Payroll Processing Assistant

Posted: 06/11/2021

Berndt CPA LLC

TITLE: Accounting Services - Payroll Processing Assistant
CLASSIFICATION: Full-time hourly with complete benefits
REPORTS TO: Kristin McDaniel-CPP, SHRM-SCP-Senior Manager Payroll & HR Services
This position will provide payroll processing for the firms’ clients under the direct supervision of Senior Manager-Payroll & HR Services.  
  • Ensure timely and accurate delivery and quality of payroll services to clients by analyzing, preparing, and inputting payroll data and processing payroll for multiple clients; coordinating direct deposit transmissions and electronic fund transfers and preparing manual pay checks; preparing related tax information; compliance with court orders and garnishments; developing and adhering to internal systems, policies, and procures; responding promptly and thoroughly to client and worksite employee needs; and communicating effectively.
  • Provide payroll information and knowledge by responding to, researching and resolving questions and inquiries from clients and worksite employees; providing expertise of payroll system and procedures; compiling required and requested reports for budget, auditing, tax, unemployment insurance, workers’ compensation, and other purposes.
  • Maintain client and employee confidence and protect company operations by keeping client, employee and company information confidential.
  • Contribute to team effort by providing assistance with other payroll administration duties
  • Prior payroll and payroll tax processing experience and knowledge, with at least two years’ experience preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to relate to individuals at all job levels.
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment and ability to multi-task.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, especially Excel.
  • Strong attention to detail, organization, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Punctual.
  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism.
  • Ability to effectively operate office equipment and computer programs.
  • Must present a positive public image that enhances the client’s perception of the employee and the firm as a whole.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and webinars, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in payroll related professional organizations.
  • Frequent overtime hours are required in January.
  • Possession of a associates degree preferably in business
  • Possession of two years or more working in a business environment
  • Must have a strong technology utilization background
  • Possession of strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently on assigned task as well as to accept direction on given assignments.
  • Able to work effectively with staff members, clients, and vendors.
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Ability to prioritize & multitask
  • Strict attention to detail
  • Ability to deal with multiple deadlines
The above noted job description does not list all the duties of the job; you may be asked to perform other assignments and duties. This job description is intended to give a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations associated with the position. You will be evaluated in part based on your performance of the tasks listed above. The firm's management has the right to revise this job description at any time.

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