Since opening in 2000, the culture at Alliance has been one with an entrepreneurial spirit that consistently pushes the evolution of the multifamily industry. As a result, we’ve revolutionized the apartment living experience and continue to be recognized for delivering world-class services and exceptional customer experiences. And that’s really why we are here in the first place – to build homes, lifestyles, and opportunities for those who call Alliance home. It’s this mission that propels us forward each day, motivating us to craft work environments that are engaging, empowering, and dedicated to professional advancement.
If you’re looking for a fast-pace, ever-evolving career that rewards grit and perseverance, you’ve come to the right place. Welcome home.
As our Payroll Accountant, you will be responsible for acting as the liaison between the payroll and accounting departments. The Payroll Accountant will be responsible for facilitating the accurate and efficient flow of information and data between the payroll and accounting departments. In addition to a variety of payroll and accounting tasks, the Payroll Accountant will be significantly involved in auditing, reporting, trouble shooting and analyzing payroll information to and from the payroll and accounting departments to establish and maintain high functioning activities for both departments.
Act as the main point of contact/liaison between the payroll, benefits and accounting departments on all relevant issues impacting the company’s financial data.
Review and provide input on all payroll process and impact on the reporting to the accounting department
Guarantee precision of company payroll and benefits information by reviewing and validating data and reports
Assist in all relevant tasks leading up to and after the processing of bi-weekly payroll, including but not limited to, reclasses, adjustments, and reconciliations.
Perform regular audits and reviews of the payroll data, benefits data, systems and general ledger for accuracy and proper coordination of data from payroll and benefits to accounting and vice versa
Make all relevant corrections and modifications to data to balance all financial amounts/accounts
Reconcile and analyze payroll, benefits and accounting affiliated balance sheets
Oversee and coordinate necessary payroll tax payments, review and approve all income tax withholding statements and other necessary deductions and payroll tax filings, communicate with relevant state agencies and the payroll vendor regarding same and reconcile and resolve issues as they arise
Create, run, audit, review and disseminate all required reports for payroll and accounting bi-weekly and monthly, including but not limited to, reimbursement reports, GL reports, bank files, personnel reports, and reconciliation reports
Assist with, create and disseminate relevant benefits reports, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, and 401k reports
Oversee the allocation of salaries and wages through the organizational structure and develop payroll reports and audit tasks for the payroll and accounting departments
Evaluate payrolls for conformity with organization structure and billing needs, policies, withholding regulations such as internal revenue service policies for withholding and reporting, as well as record keeping assessments
Participate in the processing of personnel and pay documents for employees to guarantee precise integration of such documents with the payroll and accounting systems
Perform all tasks related to unclaimed property and escheatment of funds to relevant state agencies and/or vendors.
Complete accurate data entry into the payroll, benefits and/or accounting systems; ensure that data is entered correctly
Specialize in payroll issues and perform system upgrades and/or establish workflow processes to ensure adherence to internal policies and principles
Responsible for Year-End accurate and timely reporting, reconciliations and adjustments. Review the W-2s, W-3, Form 940, and other year-end reports prepared by outside vendors and assist with modifications and corrections when needed, including but not limited to creation and dissemination of W-2cs
Any other tasks assigned or directed
Minimum of 5 years of experience in a position performing accounting functions.
Minimum of 1 plus years of experience in a position performing payroll related or other financial type functions.
Bachelor or Associates degree in accounting or related field, or equivalent level of experience
3-5 years of previous experience as a Payroll Administrator/Coordinator
Previous experience with Ultimate Software
Professional and upbeat work environment
Paid training and professional development opportunities
Generous paid time off including vacation, sick, birthday and volunteer time
Medical, dental and vision coverage
401k program with Company match
Housing discounts (When available)
Company-paid life insurance
Short and long term disability coverage
Team building events
Associate wellness program
Regional and National Award programs
Associate referral program