Accountant (Payroll and Timekeeping)


St. Louis, Missouri

5 days ago

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Accountant (Payroll and Timekeeping)
St. Louis, Missouri

5 days ago

Job Description

Job Title: Accountant (Payroll and Timekeeping)
Duration: 12 Months
Location: Renton, WA or St. Louis, MO (Hybrid: Individual will work remotely the majority of the time but must be available for on-site meetings with the team whenever required)
Shift Timings: 08:00 AM -04:00 PM

Job Description:
This position is with the client's International Payroll and Timekeeping group. The individual will represent Payroll and Timekeeping and support payroll-related activities for different country payrolls in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and South America. Client is partnering with an external payroll vendor and the selected individual will partner with the vendor to ensure all employees are properly and timely paid.
This individual implements, maintains, and documents effective internal controls and processes. Identifies and resolves accounting system issues and identifies process improvements. Develops new accounting systems and tools. Analyzes, interprets, prepares, and reconciles financial information. Prepares standard and ad hoc internal and external financial reports for management. Reviews and analyzes relevant contract terms, conditions and accounting source documents. Reviews, analyzes and interprets company directives, policies and regulatory requirements. Establishes, monitors, maintains and reviews internal control systems and documentation for compliance. Regular and predicted attendance is required.

• Partners with the Payroll provider and other organizations to ensure correct information is provided for their use in calculating pay.
• Validates complex payroll data received from Payroll providers to ensure quality and timely output for employees.
• Prepares complex payroll and timekeeping management reports.
• Analyzes and helps interpret sophisticated, policies, and payroll per in-country regulatory requirements.
• Oversees payroll and timekeeping implementations at new business locations.
• Supports cross-functional teams to enhance existing payroll and timekeeping processes and tools.
• Addresses employee inquiries.
• Ensures system compliance by improving internal controls and guidelines to regulatory requirements.
• Teams with other organizations (e.g. Human Resources, Compensation, and Benefits, Business Support Managers in the region) to address and support cross-organizational payroll process.
• Serves as organizational point of contact for special projects.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
• 5+ years of relevant work experience in International payroll environment.
• Strong written and oral communications in English.
• Proficiency in Excel.
• Experience working with Workday.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Excellent communication & collaboration skills.
• Critical thinking skills.
• Analytical skills.

Bachelor's and typically 6 or more years’ related work experience, a Master’s degree and typically 4 or more years’ related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $41.85/hr.