Panasonic's vision of the digital future is driven by the needs and aspirations of our business customers and millions of consumers around the world who use our products every day. We share their dream to live a fuller life by providing ways of working smarter and enjoying the rewards of technological advances. At Panasonic, our success depends on every single employee's contributions - because the more we grow as individuals, the more we grow as a company.
Currently, Panasonic Corporation of North America (PNA) is seeking a Staff Payroll Accountant. The Staff Payroll Accountant conducts assignments involving payroll accounting projects. This position requires a broad knowledge of accounting practices and procedures, and a specialized knowledge of payroll and payroll tax accounting.
At Panasonic, we are constantly striving to improve and grow both personally and professionally. We put our customer first, and demand only the best. We are looking for those that share our passion.
Financial Data Management
Prepare journal entries to record payroll activity
Record month end inter-company /divisional transactions relating to payroll activity
Reconcile activity, and prepare funding to third party vendors (ADP print/garnishment/tax services, transit program, union dues, home./auto/pet insurance).
Prepare accruals and other adjusting entries
Record accounting treatment of payroll/tax/benefit transactions.
Maintain the general ledger chart of accounts (payroll and payroll tax related)
Maintain translation file (mapping of earnings and deduction codes) between Workday payroll and SAP g/l systems.
Maintain accurate account and data reconciliation, including supporting sub-ledgers, journals, and other financial documentation within a cost efficient operation.
Assist with year-end W2 adjustment process.
Controls and Compliance
Ensure full compliance with Parent Company and PNA policies, internal controls, and Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
Ensures protection of company assets in all areas through front line knowledge and experience.
Conduct initial internal control evaluations.
Follow payroll accounting policies and procedures
Ensure that all funding transactions are properly recorded to the general ledger (daily/weekly/quarterly/annual).
Control month end general ledger interface process.
Control monthly relocation gross up process
Assist with state and federal payroll, payroll tax and escheat audits
Identify, research, and resolve payroll deduction/benefit/tax g/l account discrepancies
Verify inter-company payroll assessments
Define and post reclass entries as needed
Review general ledger accounts and post correcting journal entries
Perform monthly balance sheet (payroll tax/deduction/benefit) variance analyses
Control general ledger postings
and interfaces. Overtime required.
Knowledgeable, organized, and
detail oriented individual, with a BA/BS degree preferred.
Five-years of payroll
accounting/payroll tax experience.
Knowledge of SAP & strong
competencies in Excel essential; Workday knowledge a plus.
Willing to travel for training.
and analyses are critical parts of the job. Analysis requires
assembling facts and evidence from a variety of sources, both internal and
external, using considerable latitude in applying the proper analytical
methodology. Ability to create solutions by drawing on formal education,
work experience, and outside resources.
frequent, and at times complex, explanation of reconciliation findings to
manager and to ADP Outsource Services.
strengths: Learning, Thinking, and Passion-Results
strengths: Accruals, Reserves, Liabilities
to an environment that’s as innovative as our products, we offer competitive
salaries and benefits.
We are committed to creating a diverse work environment and proud to be an
equal opportunity employer (m/f/d/v). Pre-employment drug testing is required.
Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to
candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in
the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.