As Festival’s store count continues to grow, our Finance & Accounting organization does too! Join us in this newly developed Payroll Accountant role, which will lead payroll process improvement and serve as the accounting lead in the payroll portal within our UKG HRIS system. If you have an accounting background with payroll expertise, a passion for systems, and are ready to make a difference – we want to talk with you!
Job Title: Payroll Accountant
FLSA Status: Salary
Reports To: Accounting Assistant Director
The Payroll Accountant’s primary focus is to manage the systems and procedures associated with preparation, review, processing and reconciling of payroll-related activities. This position is also responsible for general ledger account reconciliations associated with payroll and benefit accounts and for serving as the primary contact for payroll-related items on audits. The Payroll Accountant will work directly with our Human Resources and Accounting teams.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands and work environment described below is representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
The Payroll Lead is a full-time salaried position. The work schedule will include mornings and afternoons.
At Festival Foods we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all. We are dedicated to building a top-notch team of skilled, experienced and service-oriented associates who represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and talents. Festival Foods believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates, products, and our community strengthen our ability to serve our guests, as we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people.
Festival Foods serves guests in over 30 full-service, state-of-the-art supermarkets throughout Wisconsin. At Festival Foods, we're not simply selling groceries, we're on a mission! Every business decision we make is based on our "Boomerang Principle"--empowering our associates to make decisions and take actions that will "Bring the Customer Back". We are proud to be a family and employee-owned company.