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Accounting Specialist

Company: Maxtec
Location: West Jordan
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description Maxtec is a leading innovator of products for respiratory care, specializing in oxygen sensors and analyzers. Medical professionals and patients value Maxtec's variety of products for their quality and accuracy. We are a worldwide leader in the manufacturing of oxygen sensing, delivery, and analysis equipment. Maxtec continues to pursue excellence in the development of new products, committing to the principle that oxygen must be measured with the utmost accuracy. We strive to continue to produce better methods of measuring oxygen and protecting patients worldwide. Maxtec was awarded the " Best Place to Work " at the ChamberWest 2020 Awards Gala and we can't agree more Come join us in making a positive impact in the world around us. Job Description To be successful as an Accounting Specialist, you should have an affinity for numbers and a passion for promoting business operations. An outstanding candidate will identify and correct payroll-related errors before these affect the salary run. This Accounting Specialist will be responsible for all payroll functions and should have experience in that area. Essential Job Functions: Gathering and examining timesheets to ensure their validity. Capturing approved annual vacation, PTO and sick leave. Ensuring that compensation for overtime work is calculated at the appropriate rate and that annual leave is calculated accordingly, if applicable. Confirming that legally-mandated and optional deductions have been processed correctly. Maintaining awareness and adherence to current and future changes in payroll laws and regulations. Assuring all proper payroll approvals have been received and maintaining the approval documentation. Preparing and distributing hard copy or electronic paychecks. Performing all tasks well before the pay run to ensure that staff members are compensated and notified on time. Addressing queries about payroll-related issues. Working to resolve discrepancies in payments as a matter of urgency. Responsible for the payroll forecasting process. Able to monitor the payroll spend verses budget and report variances to the Controller Responsible for the creation and maintenance of payroll reports required as part of the month end process. Able to manage all payroll related projects, including changes in payroll providers, increasing automation in the payroll process, and making suggestions related to future payroll process improvements. Maintaining payroll SOP and training documents. Assisting the Accounting department with reporting, spreadsheet creation and data entry. General understanding of 2-sided accounting transactions and general ledger accounts. Qualifications Associates Degree preferred, but will consider GED with at least 3 years' relevant experience. Completion of a bookkeeping or similar course is highly advantageous. Previous experience as a Payroll Specialist, preferably within a company of a similar size. Familiarity with payroll software. Excellent data entry, data cleaning, and math skills. Knowledge of legislation and procedures pertaining to salary deductions. Capacity to keep track of numerous ongoing tasks. Adherence to all prescribed ethical guidelines, including confidentiality. Strong sense of integrity. Competencies: Integrity & Honesty Well organized Planning & Organization Problem solving skills Ability to meet deadlines Accuracy & attention to detail Excellent Communicator Flexibility Team Player Willingness to learn Aptitude for Numbers Reliability Salary range - $40,000 - $50,000 dependent upon experience Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Maxtec, West Jordan , Accounting Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , West Jordan, Utah

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