Medsphere Commercial

Payroll/General Ledge Accountant

Medsphere’s accounting/finance team is seeking a payroll/general ledger accountant with broad skills to process payroll and to assist with accounts payable and other areas of general accounting. The role requires proficiency in multi-state payroll and general ledger recording and a thorough understanding of how entries impact financial statements. The successful candidate will be self directed, detail oriented and a key member of the finance department. If you have the skills we’re seeking, your desk is waiting for you in our Sandy, UT, office.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Process payroll bi-weekly in a rapid, accurate and time-sensitive manner (approximately 50 percent of job tasks)
  • Demonstrate a firm understanding of payroll processing, regulations and reporting issues
  • Upload multi-state pay data to third-party payroll service based on pay type and GL coding
  • Reconcile the general ledger (roughly the other half of position responsibilities)
  • Identify, record and reconcile the following:
    • Prepaid expenses
    • Accrued liabilities
    • Salaries, bonuses, commissions, and benefits expense accounts
    • Expense accounts related to travel and other types of company reimbursements
  • Analyze pay data and accurately prepare and record biweekly journal entries
  • Reconcile payroll general ledger accounts monthly and annually
  • Assist with annual payroll audit/accounts payable audit
  • Process high-volume accounts payable
  • Accurately identify and record a wide range of expense types
  • Analyze and distribute company expenses according to GAAP and company budget
  • Review balance sheet and income statement for accuracy

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience processing ADP multi-state payroll for over 250 employees (WFN platform a plus)
  • Working knowledge of multi-state payroll compliance regulations
  • Minimum 4 years of experience with payroll processing, reporting and general ledger recording
  • Proven accounting skills with a detailed understanding of current GAAP standards
  • Highly skilled in MS Excel with the ability to quickly manipulate and build reports
  • Experience with enterprise level, web-based accounting software (NetSuite preferred)
  • Accounts payable processing experience a must
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with accounting/finance team members and across the organization
  • A self-starter able to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize and accomplish tasks

This position is in Medsphere’s Sandy, UT, office.

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