Payroll Staff Accountant

Payroll Staff Accountant Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Payroll Staff Accountant to join our team.


  • Respond to tax notices, wage orders, and governmental correspondences;
  • Perform other AP and General ledger functions as assigned;
  • Review and prepare for sign off quarterly and annual payroll tax filings;
  • Support various internal and external audits;
  • Ensure compliance with statutory regulations, company policy, and internal SOX controls;
  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects as required by senior management;
  • Review and reconcile quarterly payroll tax report (941);
  • Manage and coordinate expatriate employees’ tax and immigration related matters in both host and guest countries;
  • Act as a business partner to the Global Human Resources team, providing guidance and support in the implementation of corporate initiatives;
  • Ensure timely and accurate payroll processing for both US and expatriate employees by managing and reviewing semi-monthly / monthly payrolls;
  • Manage new system implementations related to payroll process. Perform user testing.


  • Previous JD Edwards experience;
  • 1+ year US/Canada payroll related experience;
  • CPA or pursuing certification.