Payroll Staff Accountant in Columbus, OH at Installed Building Products

Date Posted: 1/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Roles & Responsibilities

  • Prepares required journal entries for month-end processing and analyzes and balances monthly general ledger activity as it relates to payroll - Acts as first line of contact for labor distribution questions raised by regional controllers.
  • Account Reconciliation research and preparation to be provided to Director of Payroll for approval.
  • Takes a leadership role in creating reports and performing analysis for management – both in response to inquiries and in a proactive manner to help them analyze payroll expenditures.
  • Prepares quarterly accrual information for bonuses and vacation.
  • Uses report writing software to extract data for review and analysis as it relates to management requests and compliance.
  • Performs other related duties and special projects as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Job Requirements

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting with 2-3 years’ experience
  • Should be familiar with interpretation of computer-generated payroll and accounting reports.
  • Ability to research, formulate and implement solutions where required. Exhibit a high degree of flexibility and possess good communication and organizational skills.  Have the ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Advanced experience using Excel – pivot tables, look-ups, macros, etc.
  • Experience in using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with payroll and/or payroll-related accounting processes
  • Advanced experience with report writing software and databases
  • Experience with mergers and acquisitions
  • Experience with accounting involving multiple general ledgers/intercompany

*Position requires a Drug Test and Motor Vehicle Report to be completed, contingent upon employment.

Physical Demands

Physical Demands

The 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 may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Must be able to drive a car and lift light to moderate weight.

Work Environment

Work Environment

Works in an office environment.


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