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Accounting Payroll Specialist 

About the Organization For over 60 years, The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region has helped people with intellectual and developmental disabilities build better lives one person at a time.

We provide support services and advocacy to 400 adults and children and their families in Harford and Cecil Counties. The Arc supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to create lives that mirror yours and mine: students attending neighborhood schools, adults going to work and living in their own homes, and individuals enjoying the social and recreational opportunities in their communities. We are a private, non-profit local chapter of The Arc of Maryland and The Arc of The United States, the largest volunteer organization in the world devoted exclusively to improving the quality of life for all adults and children with developmental disabilities.

The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.  
Category Accounting/Finance  

Position Summary:

The Accounting Specialist - Payroll's primary responsibilities include but not limited to payroll processing and maintenance, payroll reporting, Personal Used Funds(PUF) & Petty Cash reconciliations, and accounting support for the Finance department.

Position Duties & Responsibilities:

In a manner, consistent with supporting The Arc NCR Mission Statement the Accounts Specialist -Payroll shall do the following:

Quality Support

  • Efficiently and effectively reconcile PUF & Petty Cash for the agency:
    • Reconcile PUF & Petty Cash for completeness, accuracy and timeliness
    • Review reconciliation sheets for reasonableness and appropriateness related to PUF requests.
  • Prepare bi-weekly Outstanding PUF & Petty Cash reconciliations

Engaged Team Members

  • Participate in the telephone team to support administrative functions at the reception desk
  • Monthly follow-up of outstanding payroll checks of the Agency

Financial Excellence

  • Process, maintain, and submit payroll required reports and documentation in a timely manner.
  • Prepare bi-weekly payroll journal entries
  • Maintain and file all supporting documents in a timely manner
  • Provide routine or as needed accounting supports that contribute to the effective functioning of the Finance Department
  • Provide support to the overall functioning of the Finance department:
    • Act as backup for Accounts Payables
    • Participate in the audit process

Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

Education, Training and Experience:
• High School Diploma is required; Associates or Bachelors in a financial related area and/or Certified in Payroll Specialist preferred
• Three (3) years of experience in Payroll Maintenance within a high volume fast paced environment required
• Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel at an intermediate level, Outlook, etc.)

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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