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Job Title: Fiscal Deparment Payroll Accountant - Yakima, WA

Posted on November 28, 2017

Employer: OIC of Washington

Job Description:
This job description is not an all-inclusive list, but is intended to summarize the duty responsibilities. OIC retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of this position at any time. OIC is an at-will employer and employment may be terminated at any time or any reason including, but not limited to, performance deficiencies and funding restrictions. OIC is an equal opportunity employer and provider of employment and training services. Auxiliary aids/services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. For TTY relay, call 1-800-833-6388.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. BA degree in accounting or business related field and two years’ experience in mid-level accounting positions. OR
2. AA degree in accounting or business related field and four years in mid-level accounting position and 1 year payroll experience. Additional accounting classes and training is desirable.
3. Additional years’ of experience and education will be considered in lieu of BA and AA degree.

Analyzes, prepares and inputs payroll data. Processes and reconciles insurance, tax and other payroll related expenses. Typically uses automated system to produce accurate and timely payroll. Ensures compliance with all applicable state and federal wage and hour laws and relevant grant requirements. The Payroll Accountant may also perform other accounting duties such as, accounts payable, accounts receivable and other related tasks.

1.Process and issue employee and participant paychecks and statements of earnings and deductions in a timely and accurate manner;
2.Maintain up-to-date knowledge of applicable federal and state wage and hour laws, OIC policies and grant regulations as applicable to payroll activities and ensure compliance with all such requirements;
3.Enter all payroll related data necessary for proper payment into payroll system; Ensure accuracy of data input and output to/from payroll system, and manual, process;
4.Maintain payroll systems in a manner that ensures the accuracy and confidentiality of employee and participant information necessary for proper payroll processing and reporting;
5.Ensure the accuracy and completeness of each payroll process; including, but not limited to: employee and participant timesheets, wage computations, salary adjustments, payroll deductions, and W-2 data; and immediately correct any inaccuracies and discrepancies;
6.Maintain and update all paid time off usage and accruals for all employees on a monthly and year-to-date basis, by type, and maintain accurate current balances and historical records;
7.Maintain proper tracking and reporting of individual’s pension records, and ensure accuracy of data;
8.Prepare/review journal entries, account reconciliations and take other actions as necessary to ensure accuracy of payroll and general ledger information and balances;
9.Maintain complete and accurate documentation that supports all payroll and related transactions as per regulatory requirements and OIC policy;
10.Provide training and education to co-workers, at all levels of the organization, as needed, to ensure accurate, timely and complete information necessary to properly process all payroll related data;
11.Provide assistance to employees and participants regarding their payroll records; assist supervisory personnel in proper time reporting, budgeting/forecasting of program costs; and use of accounting systems for monitoring and tracking of payroll and other expenditures;
12.Maintain up-to-date knowledge of OIC’s payroll and accounting systems; and Provide leadership and training relative to maintaining and/or updating payroll computer systems.
13.Monitor and maintain proper coding and processing of payroll computer system to ensure accurate processing of payroll data; enlist assistance of Information Technology personnel, when needed;
14.Administer employee medical benefit payments and related cost allocations; identify and correct any discrepancies on a monthly basis;
15.Prepare all necessary and required reporting to internal and external parties, per federal and state regulations, OIC policies and as may be requested from time to time;
16. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, management, clients, business partners and all whom you come into contact with;
17.Work closely with OIC business partners to ensure payroll related information is provided according to OIC policy and in an accurate, timely and confidential manner, (examples of business partners include, but are not limited to: employee medical insurance companies, employment security dept., Labor and Industries; court personnel, collection agencies, auditors, monitors, consultants, investment firms, third party administrators, and vendors);
18.Perform general accounting tasks such as tracking, monitoring and/or allocating revenue and expenditures; performing accounts payable and/or accounts receivable tasks, as assigned;
19.May fill in for other members of Fiscal Department as needed to provide support during times of peak workload or temporary absences;
20.Abide by all OIC policies, established procedures and instructions;
21.Other duties as assigned.

1.Ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.
2.Demonstrated ability to utilize sound judgment, work effectively and calmly under pressure and maintain high level of confidentiality.
3.Excellent people skills, including maintaining composure and calm during stressful situations, such as disciplinary and discharge actions.
4.Demonstrate the ability to process complex problems, reviewing relevant information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
5.Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple complex projects with critical deadlines.
6.Ability to use deductive reasoning skills.
7.Ability to work as a member of a team; providing support and assistance to co-workers as needed.
8.Able to demonstrate a genuine concern and respect for all cultures and diverse populations served by OIC.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:
The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
1.Frequently required to stand, walk, and sit.
2.Frequently required to talk and hear.
3.Occasionally required to lift up to 10 lbs.
4.Required to drive a motor vehicle for a significant amount of time.
5.Occasionally required to reach, push/pull, and stoop.
6.Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or move objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms.
7.Noise level in this work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Additional Conditions of Employment:
1.Successfully pass a Criminal History & Background Check.
2.Successfully pass a pre-employment drug test.
3.Maintain a current driver’s license, required motor vehicle insurance, reliable vehicle and good driving record.
4.Employment is conditional on CEO approval.

Contact Person:
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ

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