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Payroll Accountant
Celerity Consulting Group, Inc.

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Payroll Accountant

Celerity Consulting Group, Inc.
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Job Type
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Job posted 22 days ago
Job Role
Payroll Specialist
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Job Description

Are you an all-star payroll accountant? If so, we are looking for you! Celerity Consulting Group has an immediate opening for a payroll superstar!

Celerity Consulting Group, Inc., is an information management consulting firm that helps companies, law firms, regulated entities, and public agencies resolve their litigation, risk and compliance, technology deployment, and restructuring challenges. 

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Reporting to the Director of Finance, responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:  

· Process/manage semi-monthly payroll through ADP Workforce Now 

· Semi-monthly multi-state payroll 

· Accounts payable and backup accounts receivable 

· Bank and credit card transaction reconciliations  

· Assist with month-end close, related accruals, and general ledger reconciliations  

· Assist with annual tax preparation  

· Maintain the tax calendar and timely filing of monthly, quarterly and annual tax returns  

· Annual 1099 processing  

· Other projects as assigned  


The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications: 

· Relevant payroll experience (ADP Workforce Now is preferable)  

· Understanding of, and a respect for, the payroll calendar 

· Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline  

· A minimum of 4 years of payroll experience in a mid- or large-sized company  

· SAP experience, preferably Netsuite (OpenAir) is a plus  

· Proficiency in Microsoft Excel ( LOOKUP, Pivot Tables)  

· Must be highly organized and detail-oriented  

· Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills  

· Ability to be flexible, analytical and willing to handle challenging assignments  

· Strong team orientation and effective interpersonal skills  

· Strong knowledge of payroll protocols, particularly with IRS regulations, federal, state and local tax and labor laws, and worker’s compensation 

· CPP Designation is highly desirable  


Other requirements:  

  • Must be able to use a computer, mouse, keyboard, and phone for extended periods of time 


Note: This position is in San Francisco and does not qualify for relocation or visa sponsorship.  Celerity is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veterans’ status or other status protected by applicable law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.   

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