Payroll Accountant

Job LocationOregon
Job TagAccountant
Location: Remote- Must reside in Oregon 


Pay Rate: $60,000 – $65,000

Hours:  Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Type: Direct Hire

About Cinder

CINDER is looking to change the community’s understanding of how a staffing company operates. Our purpose is to humanize the staffing process by connecting awesome people and providing them with the skills and tools they need to succeed in whichever job they find. We believe happy employees inspire commitment and community.

About Cinder‘s Client

A non-profit which helps people move beyond the limitations of poverty, inequity, and social isolation, using creative and proactive problem solving to build and sustain dynamic community-based programs and quality services.

About the Role

Under the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer, the Payroll Accountant is responsible for supporting the Finance Department. This position will oversee payroll, billing, general ledger, and provide back up support to accounts payable processing functions.


What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Process payroll on a semi-monthly basis using the Paycom Human Resources Information System
  • Assure payroll reporting is accurate including quarterly and annual tax documents
  • Prepare payroll for employees ensuring correct cost accounting information for programs is provided and recorded
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date payroll files and records
  • Researches and resolves employee questions, issues and concerns related to payroll processing
  • Supports Finance Department with various department needs such as client and contract billing, general ledger, financial reports and other needs as determined by the Chief Financial Officer
  • Supports Finance Department with audit needs as determined by the Chief Financial Officer
  • Work with the Accounts Payable to learn AP processing systems and provide back-up to Accounts Payable processing as needed
  • Work directly with the CFO to provide project management document department processes and procedures in a consistent and usable format


  • At least 2 years of accounting experience to include general ledger, financial statements, payroll, accounts payable and receivable is preferred
  • Degree in Accounting related field or equivalent experience preferred
  • Experience with HRIS systems (ideally Paycom)
  • Sound technical skills, analytical abilities, good judgement including ability to effectively use financial IT tools, systems and programs
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to employees and vendors, contractors and business partners
  • Well organized and self-directed
  • Values working in a multi-cultural, diverse environment
  • Ability to work within a team dependent environment
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively, both orally and in writing with a broad range of individuals, including staff, vendors, and volunteers
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and other public and private sectors within the community
  • Ability to effectively present and explain information in both group and individual settings, using both oral and written means of communication
  • Ability to proactively problem-solve and resolve conflict
  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality
  • Manual and physical dexterity allowing for performance of job functions, including computer use, phone use, copying, filing and using office equipment

Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the US. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment Visas.

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