Payroll accountants are in charge of payroll operations in organizations. They usually report to the Director of Finance.
Payroll accountants prepare employee salary statements and process paychecks. They maintain payroll files and create reports. Payroll accountants ensure all payroll procedures are in line with governmental laws and policies.
Most payroll accountants have a degree in Finance, Accounting, or similar field. They usually hold a payroll certification as well, such as Certified Payroll Professional. When creating your own payroll accountant job description, make sure to mention these in requirements.
Use this Payroll Accountant job description sample to advertise your vacancies and find the best candidates. Feel free to modify responsibilities and requirements based on your needs.
We are looking for an experienced payroll accountant to overview daily payroll operations in our company.
Your primary responsibility will be to issue employee payments, considering deductions and withholdings. You’ll prepare payroll schedules and records and you’ll contribute to various accounting tasks, such as updating payroll files. To succeed in this role, you must have strong mathematical skills and knowledge of national and regional laws on payroll and taxes.
If you meet these criteria and you have a degree in Finance or similar field, we’d like to hear from you.