177558 - Accounting Clerk
Industry
ADM
Region
SC-South Carolina
City
Hilton Head
State
SC
Rate
$16 to $20.00 DOE
Duration
9 Months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking an Accounting Clerk for an opening in Hilton Head, SC.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for supporting all accounting related functions, which may include but not limited to: 1) special projects for SOX controls, ERP implementation, and policy creation or adoption; 2) payroll activities, preparing biweekly payrolls, payroll journal entries and preparation of payroll related schedules; 3) account payables, invoicing and receivables, research of payment issues, customer follow-up on cash collection; 4) general ledger entries and validation, audit and reconciliation of accounts; and 5) travel coordination and enforcement of travel procedures in accordance with anti-bribery regulations and Client policy. Assist and backup administrative duties.
•Special projects as assigned.
•Performs audits and reports for corporate.
•Assist with SOX controls for all Accounting functions.
•Verifies vendor invoices and ensures timely and accurate payment of vendor invoices.
•Investigates discrepancies where vendor invoices do not match purchase order amount.
•Responds promptly and professionally to internal and external inquiries regarding supplier invoices paid or unpaid.
•Reconciles A/P accounts assigned and maintains applicable files.
•Knowledge of payroll practices, IRS and State regulations, including tax, garnishment, and wage and hour laws.
•Posts labor transactions and prepares journal entry for payroll.
•Processes employee maintenance information into payroll system, such as pay rate and deduction controls for employees.
•Follows all labor charging procedures.
•Balance total paid hours prior to payroll processing.
•Prepare labor corrections for employees in a timely manner to allow processing in accordance with closing requirements.
•Prepare and post journal entries to record net pay, federal and FICA tax withholding and state tax withholdings.
•Analyzes, audits, reconciles and resolves complex payroll processing and employee payroll issues to ensure smooth payroll processing.
•Ensures payroll reporting and payments are compliant with company policy, generally accepted accounting principles, and federal, state and IRS regulations.
•Researches and interprets federal and state regulatory requirements and resolves tax, withholding, garnishment, and wage/hour issues for payroll processing.
•Clerical and administrative duties, including answering phones, screening calls, and documentation scanning.
•Ability to effectively communicate with employees at all levels within the organization.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
•Advanced usage of MS Excel, and ability to adapt to new software systems
•Prioritization of requirements independently
•Meeting required SOX control reporting and testing on a quarterly basis
•Professional demeanor in handling customer and vendor interactions for payment status
•Required Knowledge: Understanding of and experience with SOX; Payroll experience preferred
•Experience Required: Minimum 1 to 5 years of Accounting experience; Micronetics and/or Costpoint experience a plus.
•Skills/Abilities: Initiative; Persistence; Integrity; Critical Thinking; Time Management; Sound judgment and decision making; Effective Communication; Attention to Detail; Adaptability/Flexibility; Effective Problem Solving; Microsoft Office proficiency; Self starter with strong analytical skills and a passion for accuracy; Ability to effectively communicate with all levels; Ability to maintain confidentiality.

EDUCATION:
Accredited High School Diploma/GED; Associates Degree or Equivalent Experience; Bachelors Degree preferred

WORK HOURS:
9/80, 8:00am - 5:30pm
Full-Time

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Rochelle Anderson
randerson@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x280 or (800) 927-9318 x280

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.