• Full Time
  • Madison, WI
  • This position has been filled
  • Salary: $18.00 - $23.00 / hr. – based on experience
Job ID: 137366


Are you a Payroll / Accounting Assistant who is looking for an opportunity to work independently and as a team? Are you a Payroll / Accounting Assistant who has the ability to handle multiple tasks at one time?

Our client is a financial services firm in the Madison area.


As a Payroll / Accounting Assistant, you will process payroll using Dynamics GP software for several clients.

  • Print payroll checks and prepare ACH disbursements for direct deposits
  • Maintain employee garnishments and child support records and remit payments to proper garnishment authorities
  • Complete, review and remit all payroll tax payments and prepare all required quarterly payroll tax reports
  • Keep all employee payroll records up-to-date and file all payroll related reports in GoFileRoom
  • Assist in preparing payroll information for issuance of annual w-2’s and assist clients with any needed wage statements or reports requested
  • Assist clients with bookkeeping
  • Eventually with process individual and business tax returns during tax season
  • Assist with any other duties as assigned


  • 1 year of payroll experience and some general accounting experience
  • Will consider a recent graduate
  • Experience processing multi-state payroll is a huge plus
  • Experience working in an accounting firm is a huge plus
  • Bachelor’s or Associate degree in Accounting or related field is a plus
  • Basic MSWD and intermediate Excel skills
  • Experience working with Dynamics GP, GoFileRoom or Greenshades is a plus
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Ability to work well independently and take personal responsibility for assigned duties
  • Ability to multi-task and manage workload of multiple clients concurrently and to shift tasks on a regular basis
  • Must display active listening
  • Must remain flexible and adaptable to ever changing priorities and assignments
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Flexible year round to work extra hours as needed to address client needs
  • Willing to help out wherever needed
  • Must maintain client confidentiality at all times
  • Ability to contribute ideas to improve the process of the firm’s workflow
  • Must understand job expectations and take action without being prompted


  • Casual dress Fridays
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • Flex spending
  • 401(k)


Hours: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Length: Temporary to Hire

Pay for the Payroll / Accounting Assistant position: $18.00 – $23.00 / hr. – based on experience

Location: Madison, WI

Job ID: 137366

Job descriptions may not include every responsibility or qualification of the position.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

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