Payroll Accountant - Military veterans preferred

Panda Restaurant Group


  full-time   part-time   employee   contract

United States

At Panda, we all share a common mission: "Deliver exceptional Asian dining experiences by building an organization where people are inspired to better their lives." We invest in our people because great people run great operations that will exceed our guests' expectations. Talk to any of our associates and you will experience a culture dedicated to its mission and our five fundamental values- Proactive, Respect/Win-Win, Growth, Great Operations, and Giving.Panda Restaurant Group includes the original Panda Inn fine dining restaurants, Panda Express, our Gourmet Chinese food concept served in a fast casual environment, and Hibachi San, our Japanese grill concept. The family owned and operated company is still run by founders Andrew and Peggy Cherng.Panda offers competitive benefits and rewarding opportunities, from entry-level positions to management. We have restaurant positions available nationwide and support center positions in Rosemead, CA. Come join the nation's largest and fastest growing Asian restaurant company.The Payroll Accountant is responsible for preparing account analysis, accounting entries, statements, and financial reports for assigned Regions to ensure information is accurately and properly reflected in the organization’s financial accounting system on a timely basis. This position processes bi-weekly payrolls, prepares daily, weekly, and bi-weekly federal and state tax liability as well as sends daily tax liabilities to ADP. Essential Functions:The essential functions in this job description are not all-inclusive of this job’s duties and responsibilities. Reliable and dependable attendance is requiredProcesses the bi-weekly payroll for assigned Regions, ensures garnishment orders are properly handled and uploads vacation hours to Lawson. Prepares and uploads the safety shoe spreadsheet and check request.Provides customer service to Operations, responding to any inquiries related to payroll for assigned Regions. Handles incoming calls from stores in assigned Regions related to payroll issues.Prepares federal and state tax data for transmission to ADP and prepares journal entries for payroll tax liabilities for posting to the General Ledger system. Reconciles balance sheet accounts and quarterly tax reports.Processes bonus payments. Assists with quarterly filing for company’s federal and state payroll taxes and tax inquiries from state agencies.Assists in training Associate Accountants, Bookkeeper and Senior Clerks on processing payrolls.  Participates in special projects and proactively seeks to improve department processes.Reconcile balance sheet accounts as assigned.JOB REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with coursework in Accounting recquiredMinimum three years of related experience preferably in a retail/hospitality environment Successful completion of annual store training