Accounting Assistant

Job Number:



Vancouver, WA 98661


M-F, 8-5PM
  • Detail Oriented, work requires a high degree of accuracy
  • Able to work under pressure, including intense pressure for 2-3 days per month
  • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions and well established procedures
  • Must be able to work with a variety of personality types
  • Exhibit tact and diplomacy
  • Must be able to meet deadlines without fail
  • Must be reliable and dependable, able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Self-starter who can work under moderate supervision preferred.
  • Must be accountable to work performed
  • Requires knowledge of state and federal payroll and tax regulations
  • Minimum 3 years working in Accounting & Payroll
  • Experience with in house payroll required
  • Knowledge of compensation, benefits, and tax issues
  • Familiarity of working with collective bargaining contracts preferred

Essential tasks fo payroll for 450 employees composed of 9 unique pay classes:
  • Entry and quality check of employee time details
  • Data entry of changes to W4, direct deposits, PDO and sick cash outs, referral incentives, prenotes, garnishments and other adjustments
  • Process and quality check proofs
  • Monitor and respond to garnishments as needed
  • Finalize payrolls, prep and disperse pay checks
  • Process accounts payable for payroll
  • Proof and prepare W2 forms
  • Respond to customer (employee) inquiries and questions
  • Maintain payroll files
  • Reporting to government entities relating to payroll, including 457c, taxes, PERS, veba
  • Process quarterly returns, including Oregon State Tax, 941, Unemployment, Workers Comp

Other accounting duties as assigned, including insurance and uniform reconciliations, bank matching, monthly and year end closing processes, and collections.

Education: Bachelor?s degree in Accounting, Finance or a closely related field

Essential skills: 10 key, Microsoft Office, including intermediate Excel skills, computerized accounting systems, MS GP Dynamics strongly preferred, excellent written and verbal communication skills

Job Requirements

Education Required: Bachelor
Experience Required: 1-3 Years
Last updated on 03/09/2019

Additional Information

Pay Rate:

17.00 - 21.00


Full+Time Hrs/Week


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