The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) is the world’s largest organization dedicated to improving mathematics education for all students. NCTM is the public voice of math education, providing vision, leadership, and professional development to teachers.
NCTM is seeking an experience payroll professional who will work a full-time position doing work as both a Payroll Administrator/Staff Accountant. In the payroll function, the employee will coordinate and process all aspects related to NCTM’s biweekly payroll, oversee general ledger activities, prepare annual & ad hoc reports, including compliance, provide data and act as liaison for payroll related audits. The candidate selected will also perform staff accountant duties including monthly reconciliations, analysis, and complete journal entries for various accounting functions. Accuracy and strong analytic skills are key to success in this position.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but not limited to, the following:
Perform all activities necessary to process an accurate and timely payroll.
Oversee bi-weekly payroll with third party payroll vendors including timesheets, payroll processing, payroll deductions, retirement contributions, taxes, FSA, levies, and garnishments.
Responsible for timely electronic transfer of data related to payroll/banking.
Create and maintain all required payroll reports including journal entries and reconciliations.
Prepare annual and ad hoc reports as required by management, auditors, and external agencies.
Ensure NCTM is compliant with all current regulatory requirements both in processing payroll and administering policies.
Staff Accountant Duties
Monthly reconciliation and analysis of financial reporting for investments and other general ledger accounts.
Budgeting and Chart of Accounts: assists Director with annual budget process including analysis and inputting budget data into GP Dynamics, running reports in Management Reporter. Assisting with allocation calculations.
Work on projects as assigned by the Director.
Work with AP team in timely and proper filing of 1099 and 1042 forms.
QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated payroll knowledge and experience is the most important requirement for the position. The top candidates will be asked to demonstrate this knowledge by American Payroll Assn. Knowledge Assessment Calculator http://www.payrollkac.com/apa/jsp/index.jsp. Additional experience with general accounting functions is a plus.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) required. Experience working with payroll platforms, such as PNI and iSolved is a plus.
A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in business or accounting, 3-5 years payroll experience with a payroll of at least 40 employees, and working in a financial role, preferable as a Staff Accountant or equivalent.
Be able to organize work to meet critical deadlines.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required.
High attention to detail required.
Work independently with minimal supervision.
Be able to multi-task and have excellent attention to details.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Must be able to communicate effectively through written and verbal communication in a professional manner and maintain confidentiality.
Supervisory Responsibilities: n/a
NCTM is conveniently located in Reston, VA, near Metro’s Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station on the Silver Line. NCTM offersa generous benefits package, including comprehensive health, dental, and life insurance and much more. All NCTM staff is currently WFH due to the pandemic.
To be considered for this opportunity, send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to email@example.com , ATTN: PA/SA-ASAE. Salary requirements must be submitted to be considered. Please mention where you saw this ad. No phone calls please. NCTM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NCTM participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.
Additional Salary Information: Hourly pay rate annualized is $60-$65K
Internal Number: 2021-02 PA/SA
About National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
NCTM is conveniently located in Reston, VA, near Metro’s Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station on the Silver Line. NCTM offers an outstanding benefits package, including comprehensive health, dental, vision, life/disability insurance, tuition assistance, free parking, and much more.
To be considered for this opportunity, send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Salary requirements must be submitted to be considered.
Please mention where you saw this ad. No phone calls please. NCTM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NCTM participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.