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Payroll Accountant

Thompson Tractor Co.

Thompson Tractor is the full-line Caterpillar dealer for Alabama and Northwest Florida, and the Hyundai forklift dealer for most of Georgia. Thompson Tractor provides a diverse array of services to customers through our four divisions: Thompson Tractor Company, Thompson Power Systems, Thompson Lift Truck Company, and The Thompson Cat Rental Store. Thompson Tractor is headquartered in Birmingham, AL and has multiple locations across Alabama, Northwest Florida, and Georgia.

Description The Payroll Accountant at Thompson Tractor is responsible for preparing and processing all payroll journal entries, reconciling general ledger accounts related to payroll, the monthly financial statement review of accounts related to payroll, as well as reports for workers’ compensation audits. The position reports to the Controller. The ability to maintain confidentiality especially when dealing with employee records is a requirement for this position. The successful candidate will demonstrate attention to detail, initiative, commitment to team work, and dependability.

Essential Responsibilities & Expectations • Prepare and process all journal entries related to the payroll function. • Reconcile all general ledger accounts related to the payroll function. • Review financial statement results related to the payroll function on a monthly basis. • Post and apply payroll deductions to employee tool accounts and reconcile to the general ledger and payroll system. • Prepare workers’ compensation insurance audits. • Assist auditors with annual employee benefit plan audits. • Create payroll reports as needed. • Assist the Payroll Manager as needed. • Special projects as needed and other tasks assigned by management.

Education A Bachelors Degree in Accounting or related field is required.


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