• Staff Accountant

    Job Locations US-MN-Rochester
    ID
    2020-1114
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Coordinate and implements company Payroll & HR policies, procedures, and practices. Performs complex and confidential administrative functions to facilitate operations within the Accounting Department.  Completes all daily, weekly, and monthly payroll and assigned accounting duties.

    Responsibilities

    ·         Coordinates collection and preparation of operating reports, such as time and attendance records, terminations, new hires, transfers, budget expenditures, and statistical records of performance data.

    ·         Displays excellent personal relation skills and takes initiative to greet internal and other guests in a friendly manner.

    ·         Prepares reports including conclusions and recommendations for solution of payroll and related problems.

    ·         May compile, store and retrieve management data.

    ·         Process, verify and securely maintain personnel related documentation

    ·         Explain company personnel policies and answer routine payroll inquiries from internal and external customers.

    ·         Record and/or maintain data for each employee, including such information as hours worked, salary information, sales reporting, tips, gratuities, etc.

    ·         Prepare and/or accurately input information from payroll action forms into the payroll system, coordinate posting of payroll deductions such as garnishments, union fees, 401K, employee purchases. 

    ·         Compile and transmit bi-weekly payroll data accurately each week for affected entity.

    ·         Generate payroll reports and file related human resources and payroll documents in a timely manner.

    ·         Prepare individual property and/or group payroll reports including, but not limited to productivity and labor reporting, on a daily and/or periodic basis as assigned.  

    ·         Maintain confidentiality of proprietary information and protect company assets.

    ·         Reconcile payroll related and other Balance Sheet Accounts as assigned.

    ·         Assist and/or prepare general ledger downloads and journal entries to accurately accrue payroll and record stats for monthly financial statements.

    ·         Prepare intercompany payroll reports and record employee hours worked in non-home department or home-hotel positions.

    ·         Assist in training of non-accounting managers and provide recommendations for procedural and process improvement.

    ·         Oversee union fee deductions and preparation for remittance of collected funds.  

    ·         Other duties as assigned.

    ·         Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report accidents, injuries and unsafe work conditions to management; complete safety training and certifications. Ensure appearance is clean and professional.

     

    Qualifications

    DESIRED COMPETENCIES, WORK SKILLS, AND KNOWDLEGE REQUIRED

    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies. Other competencies not listed may be required for specific positions.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

    • Logically make decisions based on personal experience as well as facts and figures.
    • Interpret information in mathematical, written and diagram form, such as statistical reports, profit and loss statements, financial statements and credit regulations.
    • Understand the effect politics and economic trends will have on company or organization’s plans.
    • Speak to colleagues, department managers, senior managers and corporate personnel regarding payroll and accounting practices.
    • Speak and write clearly and with authority.

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

     

    • High school Diploma required
    • At least a 2 year College degree required

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

     

    • Two years minimum accounting experience required with payroll focus

     

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 

     

    During the course of performing the physical demands of this position, associates are expected to observe and adhere to safety and security procedures, promoting a safe work environment.

     

    Physical Demands: 

    Description:

    Frequency:

    Comments:

      Lifting

     Occasionally

     0

      Bending

     Occasionally

     0

      Twisting

     Occasionally

     0

      Push/Pull

     Occasionally

     0

      Sitting

     Frequently

     0

      Standing

     Frequently

     0

      Walking

     Occasionally

     0

      Other

      Never

     0

     

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    • Office environment is typical.

    Low to moderate noise is expected.

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