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Payroll Accountant Job

Date: Jun 3, 2021

Location: Bellevue, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business. 
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Requisition Summary

PACCAR is seeking Payroll Accountant that is a self-motivated, enthusiastic individual looking for a career in a company that encourages growth and development.  You will work with talented colleagues around the U.S gaining valuable payroll and accounting experience while discovering a culture built around integrity and respect.

If you are a highly organized and experienced professional a Payroll Accountant is responsible for supporting weekly multi-state payroll functions, including related federal, state and local payroll tax reporting. This individual must have the ability to perform "hands-on" payroll processing. Ability to understand the big picture including general accounting practices, journal entries and general ledger accounts.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

Some of the responsibilities of a Payroll Accountant can be, but not limited to the following:
• Acting as payroll accountant and performs all related tasks associated with the processing of payroll, including processing manual, non-standard or correction transactions.
• Auditing and analytical activities involved in maintaining the accuracy and integrity of payroll.
• Ensuring garnishments and other statutory mandated deductions are processed accurately.
• Overseeing accurate payroll interfaces. Inspects automated systems output such as registers and reports.
• Maintaining employee payroll records in SAP which includes auditing and reconciling and researching discrepancies
• Preparing accounting transactions and documents.
• Accuracy and integrity of G/L Accounts applicable to payroll; reconcile payroll-related general ledger accounts and may assist with reconciling other general ledger accounts as needed.
• Providing payroll data for inclusion in financial statements; research and prepare special reports for management.
• Developing, documenting and updating procedures related to functional responsibilities.
• Working closely with PACCAR divisions across the U.S. including Human Resources, Accounting and Benefits; Participate in cross-functional project groups as necessary
• Reconciling payroll auditing reports prior to bank transmission and validates confirmed reports.
• Maintaining expert working knowledge of proper taxation of employer paid benefits.
• Building a personal reputation for trustworthiness as well as diligent, quality and timely work results
• Performing off-cycle payroll runs
• Acting as back-up to the Payroll Scheduler on regular bi-weekly payroll runs
• Auditing personnel files for compliance with company policy, procedures and authorizations
• Assisting with Sarbanes-Oxley audits


• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting preferred, qualified to sit for the CPA and if CPA certified that is a plus.
• Accounting review and reconciliations experience
• Demonstrated ability to identify, research, analyze and resolve discrepancies
• Identify, research and resolve data errors, understand and communicate impact to others
• Proficient in Excel
• SAP experience desired
• Clear verbal and written communication
• Ability to work with flexible priorities and sometimes short deadlines
• High degree of professionalism


Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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