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Payroll Accountant

Zimmerman Advertising - Fort Lauderdale, FL

The Payroll Accountant is selected and placed into the position by the Assistant Controller and Chief Financial Officer. This position works under self-direction, providing overview of end result; work is completed in tandem with human resources and accounting teams. Incumbent uses independent judgment and discretion to accomplish tasks, and plans/schedules/arranges own activities. Associate has considerable latitude of discretion and judgment within scope of position to develop varied payroll solutions. The objective of the Payroll Accountant is to ensure that employee payroll is processed and all payroll related expenses are properly recorded.

Ensure the accurate and timely processing of semi-monthly payroll and record the related general ledger the accounting systems.

Verify and enter approved payroll changes related to new hires, terminations and benefit changes.

Perform ledger reconciliations of payroll related accounts.

Manage and resolve company payroll tax issues, including registration of new states.

Process agency commissions for eligible employees.

Generate various monthly and annual payroll reports.

Submit payroll data requested for workers’ compensation reporting.

Assist in all payroll related audits including 401(k), worker’s comp, yearly external and Sarbanes audits or other general accounting duties as assigned.

Required Skills

Previous experience with managing payroll and associated payroll accounts and handling payroll tax related issues.

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or 5 years related similar experience in a corporate environment.

Familiarity with journal entries and general ledger accounting.

Experience with ADP Payroll, Report Writer, and Microsoft Excel.

Strong attention to detail.

Must be organized and able to manage multiple tasks.


Work with nationally recognized talent.

Work with premiere regional and national clients.

Excellent benefits package including full medical, paid vacation, holidays & sick/PTO, 401(k) to name a few.

3 days 18 hours ago

Zimmerman Advertising


Payroll Accountant Zimmerman Advertising - Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States


Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Company Profile:
Omnicom is the largest Marketing and Media company in the world which continues to set the performance benchmark for holding companies. Within Omnicom's portfolio are the best of breed agencies that are the envy of the industry. Each agency is provided unmatched resources and global access. Zimmerman, as Omnicom's retail specialist, has built an office infrastructure to support the nature of retail business. We have over 800 budget conscious, retail bleeding, merchandise loving, sofa sleeping, car driving, pizza eating, market activating, comp sales crazy, ROI focused Zimmerman team members in many offices around the country.