Redpoint Financial Group
Position: Payroll Specialist
Location: Near Olde Town Arvada
This will be an extremely competitive and rewarding opportunity for the perfect applicant but please take the time to read through the job requirements and expectations listed below carefully before submitting your cover letter and resume. In an effort to reserve this opportunity for only motivated and qualified candidates, we have very strict job requirements and high expectations for the professionals that represent our Company. Candidates should be prepared for an extensive interview process (technical and behavioral), and candidates will undergo a thorough pre-employment background check. We are currently a team of high performing professionals and appreciate this hiring process since it supports the growth of a like-minded team that we can all rely on (and achieve success from). If you think you are a perfect fit for us, please take five minutes to apply to this amazing opportunity.
YOU = A motivated professional possessing a very strong work ethic and genuinely appreciates their role & responsibility as an experienced payroll professional and is someone who wants a lucrative opportunity with a smaller firm that is quickly growing.
· Ideal candidates should be described by employers, coworkers, and friends/family as: Independent (in thinking & execution), technical, confident, hard-working, detail oriented, a go-getter, honest, motivated, positive attitude, proactive, career-centered, professional, organized, personable/amicable, responsible, reliable/dependable, and ambitious.
US = High growth full-service accounting & tax firm with an awesome company culture looking for a professional that can help support and grow the practice.
· Our employees and clients describe us as professional, having a fun/energetic culture, responsive, cutting-edge (i.e. cloud-based applications and processes), appreciative, hard-working, respectful, thoughtful, and honest.
WHY ARE WE HIRING?
We are very fortunate in that we are currently facing a very healthy new client pipeline due to word-of-mouth referrals from our existing clients and referral partners. We are looking to control this growth by strategically hiring the right professionals to join our team. Our short-term goal is to double in size within the next two to three years. Our long-term plan (for now) is to maintain the feel of a smaller boutique-style CPA firm by employing the right team of high caliber professionals to serve the perfect client base, which we will eventually limit with strict client acceptance standards. We, therefore, are looking to bring on professionals that enjoy leading by example, learning new tasks, and teaching others in return. In short, building a strong company culture that focuses on client and employee satisfaction has become our number one priority.
Currently, our clients’ payroll needs are being fulfilled by internal accountants within our accounting services department. Moreover, our payroll-related work has grown to a point where we would benefit by consolidating these efforts across our staff to one professional. The Payroll Specialist role we are looking to fill will take ownership in all payroll-related work provided to our clients.
This role reports directly to the Manager of Accounting Services
Responsible for providing effective and timely communication with clients and internal management
Providing quality, technical payroll advisory services and/or in-depth technical guidance (written and verbal communication) for clients, and researching any issues to provide such guidance when warranted
Responsible for managing a variety of different payroll processing deadlines (weekly and bi-weekly), including associated federal and state tax returns & payments, while utilizing project management software
Complete monthly/quarterly/annual payroll filings & returns, i.e. DR 1094/1093 forms, Form 941/940, CO UITR-1, etc.
Responding to, and following up on, federal & state payroll notices on behalf of clients
Reconcile payroll summaries to our clients’ financials
Processing 401(k) and other various contributions each payroll
Complete workers’ compensation audit inquiries
Reporting key department metrics and milestones to management
Process all benefit-related deductions
Process special compensation incentives such as tip allocations, bonuses, commissions, etc.
Answering payroll-related questions from clients and government agencies
Assist in monthly/quarterly/annual bookkeeping deadlines such as being an integral part of the month-end close process & procedures
Adhering to internal (Company) and regulatory (Federal and Statutory) record retention requirements, client acceptance standards, and professional/ethical code of conduct standards
Take ownership and be responsible for other accounting and payroll-relates tasks, as needed
Associate’s or bachelor’s degree
Minimum of 3 years of payroll experience required
Minimum of 1 years of QuickBooks experience required
Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word
Extremely detailed oriented and strong organizational skills
Is great with maintaining client relationships
Ability to take the lead on tasks, work independently, efficiently, and accurately with minimal supervision
Excellent time management skills (deadline focused)
Demonstrate confidentiality and discretion when handling sensitive matters and information
Ability to work in fast-paced environment and adaptable to change
Comfortable listening and communicating (written and verbal) with people at all levels of the organization, and with a variety of personalities
Can process and transpose information very quickly and accurately (i.e. possesses an above average typing speed on keyboard & 10 key)
Positive attitude, dependable, and reliable
PLUSES (NOT REQUIRED):
FPC, CPP, and/or EA certification
Working knowledge of how to perform other (small business) accounting-related tasks, such as financial statement preparation & analysis, budgeting & forecasting, etc.
Possesses an interest in business development and growing a book of business
This position is a full-time salaried position with benefits and will be tailored to be extremely competitive based on the Candidate’s experience, credentials, and skillset
If this post hits home and you have the required skills, give yourself a shot. It'll be the first step on your path to be a part of an awesome team setting a new standard for CPA firms in the Greater Denver area.
If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to hearing from you!
Redpoint Financial Group