Payroll Accountant


Denver CO

Industry 1: Computer Software
Industry 2: Renewables & Environment
Industry 3:

Job ID: EB-1563458458
Category: Interim Accounting & Finance
Location: Denver, CO

Payroll Accountant (Contract-to-Hire)

Location: Downtown Denver
Work Location: Hybrid (Monday & Thursday in-office, plus a flexible 3rd day)
Hourly Rate: $30-33/hour
Start Date: ASAP

Company Description
The Company combines the renewable energy industry with advanced computing for a truly unique and cutting-edge mission. If you’re excited about the future of computing & energy capture as well as a start-up/entrepreneurial environment, look no further! The Company offers a great opportunity for growth as the company grows and an opportunity to participate with equity!

Job Description

The ideal candidate will have payroll experience, an analytical mindset, and excellent communication skills. The candidate will interact with many groups within the company in a highly visible position.


  • Manage payroll data entry for about 400 employees
  • Reviewing and reconciling timecard data for bi-weekly payroll
  • Review PTO
  • LOA or Short-Term Disabilities
  • Checking deductions to make sure employees don’t get overpaid/underpaid
  • Send Sr. Payroll Accountant the payroll registers to review
  • Assisting employees with payroll related issues
  • Communicate with HR/Benefits
  • Ad-hoc reporting as requested

Must Have Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or higher
  • Analytical/process improvement mindset to look at data and want to investigate discrepancies
  • Experience processing payroll for hourly employees and salaried employees
  • Experience auditing contributions that were deducted from employees every month
  • Customer service experience with internal employees
  • Automated ERP such as SAP, Oracle, SAGE Intacct, NetSuite, etc. (Not QuickBooks)
  • Payroll software experience such as APS, Ripling, Ceridian, ADP, SAP, Workday, etc
  • Excel (V-lookups, SUMIFs, Pivot tables from scratch)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Journal Entry experience
  • Vanguard RockyMountain Reserve experience
  • GoogleSheets experience

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