Payroll Specialist/Bookkeeper

Duluth, Minnesota
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 15.00 - US$ 19.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Kvale, Sarah, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion is partnering with a local, established accounting firm to fill their Payroll Specialist/Bookkeeper position! This is a full-time, permanent position with working hours on Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm. Pay range is $15 - $19 per hour based on experience.

--Process weekly, bi-weekly, semi-monthly, and monthly payroll using QuickBooks and Peachtree
--Process payroll in high volume multi-client environment with the ability to manage multiple deadlines
--Process semi-monthly, monthly, and quarterly payroll tax payments
--Assist with sales tax and unemployment tax reporting and payments
--Communicate and explain payroll rules to clients
--Prepare quarterly and annual payroll reports
--Integrate new clients into the firm?s system
--Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with clients and coworkers.
--Research and resolve client payroll account issues.
--Reconcile and process year end payroll returns including W-2s and 1099s.
--Bookkeeping duties
--Assist with the tax prep during tax season
--Work closely with the partners and managers to draft letters in response to notices
--Administrative tasks as assigned

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

--Must be proficient in QuickBooks and Peachtree
--Must be proficient in Microsoft Suite, including Outlook Email
--Must be able to work quickly and efficiently in fast paced environment while manage multiple deadlines
--Must have excellent organization and time management skills


1-4 years

--3-5 years? experience in payroll processing
--At least 1 year experience with bookkeeping

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Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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