Kelly Services Payroll Accountant in Springfield, Missouri

Job Description

Kelly Services is hiring for a a Payroll Accountant in Springfield, MO

Please apply to this posting or call 417-883-0830, option 1 to apply

Job Details:

-This position is responsible for all functions associated with the successful completion of payroll processing in a multi-jurisdictional environment.

-Performance of these time sensitive responsibilities requires experience with third party payroll processing software, having a detail-oriented mindset, ability to use sound critical thinking skills, and possess an aptitude for process improvement. -

Essential Duties:

-Processing of bi-weekly payroll, including salary, bonus, commissions, benefits and taxes ensuring compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations.

-Act as a coordinator for all employee payroll activity as well advise employees on payroll rules and regulations

-Maintain third party payroll software module in conjunction with HR; ensuring applicable updates to maintain federal, state and local compliance and alignment with HR processes and best practices.

-Setup and maintain proper mapping of personnel expense and liability accounts from payroll software to general ledger.

-Maintain and reconcile all personnel related expense accounts on company general ledger to payroll system on a bi-weekly basis.

-Prepare monthly payroll accrual for financial statements.

-Critically review and analyze current payroll, 401k and tax procedures in order to recommend and implement changes leading to best-practice operations; updating and documenting procedures.

-Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.

-Partner with HR in 401(k) administrations, census requests, and other confidential reporting


-Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience including 2 years working with a third party payroll software

-Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field preferred.

-Multi state payroll experience.

-Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and a high level of attention to detail.

-Strong critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

-Advanced knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office tools with a strong focus on excel.

As a Kelly employee, you will have access to world-class perks:

-Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available to eligible employees

-Group insurance options*

-Service bonus plan

-Holiday pay plan

-Weekly electronic pay options

-Online training campus that provides more than 3,000 free courses to help improve and develop skills

-Exclusive online employee community

-Employee assistance program available at no cost

-Corporate discounts

-Transportation Spending Accounts

*Offered and administered by Leslie & Associates, these plans are not sponsored by Kelly Services.

Please Apply Today!

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About Kelly Services ®

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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.