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.
A Day in the Life:
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.
What You'll Do:
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
What You'll Need to Succeed:
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
OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITITES:
Ability to efficiently solve problems by utilizing quality communication skills
Excellent excel and other computer/pc skills
Excellent communication skills, both in-person, in email and over the telephone
High degree of confidentiality and trustworthiness as well as attention to detail and follow-up skills
Ability to work in a high paced environment and manage stress with work under pressure, while multitasking when meeting deadlines with a positive, helpful attitude
Ability to work a schedule during normal work hours and that may be other than Monday-Friday, 8-5. Work in excess of 40 hours per week is likely
Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and perform all tasks within those required deadlines
Ability to work with others on the team to perform all required tasks to successfully complete the payroll process and the accounting reconciliations and billings
What You'll Receive:
Professional and upbeat work environment
Competitive compensation and incentives
Paid training and professional development opportunities
Generous paid time off including vacation, sick, holiday, birthday and volunteer time
Low Premiums for Medical, dental and vision coverage; including access to telemedicine
Paid parental leave for eligible new parents
Flexible spending account
Health saving account with Company match
401k program with Company match
Housing discounts (When available)
Flexible hours and remote positions (when available)
Company-paid life insurance
Short and long term disability coverage
Team building events
Associate wellness program, including financial wellness (partnerships with Gradifi and Bank of America)
Regional and National Award programs
Associate referral bonus program
Internal Number: 10165
About Alliance Residential
Alliance is one of the largest private U.S. multifamily companies with offices throughout the West, Southwest, South-Central, Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. We have invested in more than $3 billion of real estate and manage a $9 billion portfolio with a focus toward superior local leadership and a comprehensive national support infrastructure.
Headquartered in Phoenix, AZ with 26 regional offices nationwide
Active buyer, builder and manager across 15 states and 24 metropolitan markets