Job Description

Payroll Accountant

City: The Colony

State: Texas

Zip: 75056


CornerStone Professional Placement is seeking a Payroll Accountant for a client in The Colony, Texas. As the Payroll Accountant you will be responsible for processing payroll every other week for approximately 200 employees and you will also assist with account reconciliations, journal entries, balance sheets, entering bills, and month-end close. Qualified Payroll Accountants will have 2+ years of payroll processing experience, 1+ year of accounting experience, strong Excel skills (pivot tables and vlookups, required), and have experience with payroll and accounting software (Paylocity and NetSuite, helpful). A degree or college coursework in Accounting are strongly preferred. This is an exciting direct hire job opportunity with a family-oriented organization that offers a cohesive company culture and robust benefits.


Requirements for the Payroll Accountant:

  • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred, but will consider college coursework or additional experience in lieu of degree
  • 2+ years of payroll processing experience for 100+ employees
  • 1+ year of accounting experience including journal entries, General Ledger, balance sheets, account reconciliations. and month-end close
  • Experience preparing audit schedules and participating in audits, helpful
  • Strong Excel skills (pivot tables and vlookups, required)
  • Experience with a payroll and accounting software (Paylocity and NetSuite, helpful)


Compensation for the Payroll Accountant:

  • Direct hire
  • Monday-Friday 8a-5p (some OT anticipated, approx 45 hours/week)
  • Salary: 60-62K/year
  • Benefits: highly subsidized medical plans for employees, multiple medical plan options, dental, vision, life & disability, 11 paid holidays, PTO (19 days for 1st year, 22 days years 1-4, 25 days at 5 years), 401K with 4% match on 5% contribution, ESOP at a discounted rate, free fitness center on site

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