Banking, General Ledger, & Tax Accountant – La Jolla, CA
Incumbent serves as the Banking, General Ledger, & Tax Accountant within the Payroll Division of Business and Financial Services (BFS). Incumbent is responsible for reconciling, analyzing and interpreting payroll tax withholding accounts, payroll clearing accounts, and banking accounts to the general ledger. This position makes recommendations and reports to Division, State, and Federal agencies. Incumbent is entrusted with accurately submitting monthly and quarterly, and annual wage and tax reports to the Internal Revenue Service, California Employment Development Department, California Franchise Tax Board and various Out of State Tax agencies. Accountable for analysis and reconcilement of various payroll-clearing and balance sheet accounts, certify balances each month. Accountable for summarizing and certifying payroll control totals involved in the payroll pay cycle processing. This position requires incumbent to be proactive in ensuring the financial soundness of the University by innovation and implementation of accounting procedures and accounting tools. Work with supervisor to comply with agency, federal and state regulations and University policies and procedure.
Work location: Torrey Pines Center South
~~Overtime may be required.
Graduation from college with a major in accounting and two years of experience in accounting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated knowledge or proven experience of accounting principles.
Demonstrated knowledge of Federal/State Wage and Tax reporting requirements
Proven experience with automated accounting/payroll systems.
Demonstrated experience and proficiency in the MS Excel application
Demonstrated experience in preparing periodic Tax/Financial statements.
Demonstrated experience of Payroll processes relating to compensation and how transactions and adjustments affect the accounting system.
Knowledge of UC Systemwide/UCSD campus policies and procedures, and UCSD IFIS accounting system.
LaJolla, CA 92093