Hiring Organization / Company: Youthcare
Basic Salary: To Be Discussed
Employement Type: Full-Time
AT YOUTHCARE: YouthCare envisions a community where no young person experiences homelessness, all young people have the opportunity to thrive, and the systems that oppress them are dismantled. YouthCare serves young people of many racial and ethnic backgrounds, abilities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and religious beliefs, and we seek a workforce that reflects that diversity.
ABOUT YOUTHCARE: YouthCare works to end youth homelessness and to ensure that young people are valued for who they are and empowered to achieve their potential. Founded in 1974, YouthCare was one of the first programs to serve runaway and homeless youth on the West Coast. The goal was to help young people find safety today and build a future for tomorrow. Over four decades, we’ve defined best practices and developed programs that are a national standard for excellence. Using a youth-centered approach, we ensure that young people experiencing homelessness ages 12-24 have the hope, skills, and confidence to gain long-term stability.
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Accounting Manager, the Payroll/Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for managing the payroll process, assisting with department reporting and records, and is an essential team member of the Finance & Accounting Department. The Payroll/Accounts Payable Specialist is also responsible for assisting with Accounts Payable with processing invoices, reconciling vendor accounts, and developing relationships with staff, internal customers, and external customers.
- Implement, maintain, and review payroll processing and accounting system to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions
- Working in conjunction with the Human Resource Department to ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, direct deposits, and changes to pay rates
- Process and issue employee paychecks and statements of earnings and deductions
- Performs and assists with month-end close, records month-end accruals based on information from multiple departments
- Review time sheets, work charts, wage computation, and other information to detect and reconcile payroll discrepancies
- File and maintain journal entries for internal and audit purposes
- Prepares monthly account schedules and reconciliations, including, but not limited to, prepaid expenses, other assets, accrued liabilities, other liabilities
- Supports external audit requests by providing account analyses and support for selections
- Assist Account Payable with data entry and invoice processing
- Reconcile payable reports each month to confirm that all amounts paid were accurate
- Keep track of credits owed to the company and ensure all credits are properly applied to vendor payments
- Performs other duties as assigned by Accounting Manager and serve as appropriate backup for the accounting team.
This job description is not intended to cover every aspect of your job at YouthCare. We are a team that works together to meet the needs of our clients and every member of the team is expected to pitch in and help even beyond the specific responsibilities listed in this description.
- Associate Degree in Accounting, Finance, or 2-5 years relevant Payroll experience
- Ability to use Microsoft productivity software such as Excel and Word
- Excellent attention to detail
- Ability to display great customer service while promoting professional relationships with internal and external parties.
- Strong organizational ability
- Effective corporate communications skills
- Ability to consistently meet all deadlines
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- Must be able to provide I-9 supporting documentation for employment.
- Successful completion of any pre-service training as required by contracting agency.
- Computer software skills including Windows, Microsoft outlook, Microsoft Word.
- Initiative, creativity, reliability, flexibility, thoroughness.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills with good quality spelling, grammar and punctuation.
- High integrity when dealing with a broad array of cultures and restricted and/or confidential information.
- Ability to coordinate overall program functioning.
- Ability to accurately maintain and produce files, records, logs and reports.
- May be required to assume responsibilities or duties within the agency not specifically delineated in this job description for short periods of time or on an infrequent basis.
- Commitment to YouthCare’s initiative to build cultural proficiency across the agency. Acceptance of a variety of lifestyles, behaviors, and cultural and spiritual practices.
Ability to perform range of physical motions, exerting up to 50 pounds. Lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds; standing, walking, sitting for long periods of time, kneeling, squatting, and stooping; running for brief periods of time; and go up and down stairs.
WORK SCHEDULE: This position is full-time regular, and exempt. Hours may vary and may require working nights and weekends.
BENEFITS: YouthCare provides a competitive benefits package to full time employees including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, short-term disability, life insurance, 401(k), vacation, paid holidays, and sick leave after successful completion of the 90-day Introductory Period.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT: YouthCare is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs and YouthCare is committed to recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, regardless of actual or perceived sex; race; color; religious creed; national origin; ancestry; age; marital status; pregnancy; nursing parent status; physical, mental or sensory disability; medical condition; genetic information; sexual orientation; gender (including gender identity or expression); military or veteran status; or any other basis protected by federal, state and/or local laws. People of Color and Members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply.
Job Location Information:
Location: Seattle, Wa 98105
Date Posted: 2021-09-15
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