Assistant Accountant
Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute - San Francisco, CA

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Assistant Accountant (AA): Reporting to the Controller, this position is permanent and funded at 60% time.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Prepare, analyze and process semi-monthly payroll. Payroll is processed through ADP and the AA is responsible for all aspects of processing the paperwork/data for payroll, including all deductions, vacation, sick pay, quarterly tax reports (ie, 941), etc.
The following additional responsibilities are part of the AA job responsibilities:
  • importing and processing the payroll in the accounting system.
  • maintaining employee data in the accounting system.
  • preparing semi-monthly time and effort reporting, acquiring all the necessary signatures and approvals and maintaining the records.
  • journal entries associated with the payroll.
  • Providing payroll information to all agencies that require it.
  • other various accounting-related duties, including but not limited to, bank reconciliations, journal entries, etc.
  • all other tasks as assigned by the Controller.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting with a solid understanding of accounting principles.
  • 5-10 years of in-depth payroll processing experience.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Impeccable attention to detail is critical.
  • Must be adaptable and a team player.

Full health and dental/employer pension plan/life insurance and competitive salary schedule - 22 months ago - save job - copy to clipboard