Payroll Accountant

Payroll Accountant

Payroll Accountant

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Accentuate Staffing is looking for a Payroll Accountant that is needed to join a finance team in Cary.  This role is Direct Hire and an awesome opportunity!



  • Payroll
    • Process bi-weekly payroll for approximate 250 employees
    • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely (including new hire, terminations, salary changes, garnishments, time & attendance)
    • Validate payroll from pre-processing reports prior to submitting payroll
    • Understand proper taxation of employer paid benefits
    • Process accurate and timely year-end reporting when necessary (W-2 etc.)

    General Ledger Accounting

    • AP duties
    • Assist with bank reconciliations
    • Assist with accounts receivable for intercompany transactions
    • Aid in implementation of an Accounts Receivable module within MRI accounting system
    • Record general journal entries as needed
    • Reconcile intercompany balances monthly
    • Aid in compiling the internal monthly reporting package


  • 3+  years experience processing multi-state payroll.
  • 1-2 years min Accounting experience
  • Functional knowledge of payroll best practices in a payroll environment.
  • Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations.
  • General accounting knowledge
  • Accounting degree preferred
  • Knowledge of GAAP Standards
  • Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material.
  • Decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills.