Payroll Associate Job in Pittsburgh, PA

Accounting Principals Pittsburgh, PA

Payroll Associate Job in Pittsburgh, PA
Fantastic Payroll Associate career opportunity with a top Pittsburgh employer available immediately through Accounting Principals! If you enjoy and have a passion for a team focused, community driven company, this is the ideal job for you. In this position, you will perform payroll related duties at the professional level and may carry out responsibilities in some or all of the following areas: payroll approval, benefits payments approval, create journal entries, assist with audit related requests, and general administrative duties.

• Review and approve payrolls based on changes requested by employees or management or other legal entities (garnishments)
• Approve all payroll deduction payments made to third parties
• Prepares all journal entries related to payroll
• Perform all payroll related account reconciliations
• Lead role for payroll related audits or audit requests
• Responsible for year-end setup
• Must ensure that payroll is compliant with all regulatory changes
• Other accounting and analysis functions as assigned/directed by manager

• Understanding of payroll and payroll tax laws
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• At least 5-7 years of experience in payroll administration with a company of 60 associates or more
• Experience with Ultimate Software required
• Knowledgeable in accounting as related to journal entries and account reconciliations
• Must be well-versed and experienced in Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel)
• Ability to work in a team environment

If you would like to be considered for this fantastic career opportunity to join a team of career-minded people, please apply today at


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