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Payroll Accountant

Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

Posted: 03/25/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Category: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 26490

Job Description

Are you a self-starter? Check out this role! Dahl Consulting is currently partnering with a leading manufacturing company. We work one-on-one with great candidates to help connect them with employment opportunities. We are hiring a Payroll Accountant for a permanent role. Interested? Get more details below!
  • Worksite Location: Detroit Lakes, MN
What you’ll do as a Payroll Accountant:
  • Manage end-to-end payroll processing for employees, including data entry, verification, and distribution of paychecks or electronic transfers
  • Calculate and process employee wages, bonuses, commissions, and other compensation accurately and timely
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local payroll tax regulations, including filing payroll tax returns and remitting payments
  • Reconcile payroll transactions and resolve any discrepancies or issues promptly
  • Maintain accurate records of employee information, earnings, deductions, and benefits
  • Respond to employee inquiries regarding payroll matters, including tax withholdings, deductions, and pay discrepancies
  • Collaborate with HR and finance departments to ensure alignment between payroll and personnel records
  • Generate payroll reports and analyses as needed for management and regulatory purposes
  • Stay informed about changes in payroll laws, regulations, and best practices, and implement necessary updates to processes and procedures
  • Assist with year-end payroll activities, including W-2 preparation and distribution
What you’ll bring to the Payroll Accountant role:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Proven experience as a Payroll Accountant or similar role, with a strong understanding of payroll principles and practices
  • Proficiency in payroll software and systems, such as ADP, Paychex, or similar platforms
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local payroll tax regulations and reporting requirements
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • High level of discretion and integrity when handling confidential information
  • Familiarity with ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle)
Take the first step on your new career path! To submit yourself for consideration for this role, simply click the apply button and complete our mobile-friendly online application. Once we’ve reviewed your application details, a recruiter will reach out to you with the next steps! For questions or more information about this role, please call our office at (651) 772-9225.

As an equal-opportunity employer, Dahl Consulting welcomes candidates of all backgrounds and experiences to apply. If this position sounds like the right opportunity for you, we encourage you to take the next step and connect with us. We look forward to meeting you!

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About Detroit Lakes, MN

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