Payroll/Accounting Specialist

Department: Administration

Office: Grand Island, Nebraska

The Payroll/Accounts Payable Specialist will play an integral role in our continued growth and success. The Payroll/Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for a variety of highly sensitive and confidential duties including bimonthly and monthly payroll processing, reconciliation of general ledger accounts related to payroll, assisting with accounts payable and the payment process, as well as being able to work both independently and collaboratively while also prioritizing a diverse workload.

Summary of Essential Job Functions


  • Maintain employee records in the payroll and HRIS systems
  • Maintain payroll deductions, deferrals, and withholdings for all employees
  • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
  • Understand proper taxation of employer paid benefits
  • Process correct garnishment calculations and compliance
  • Process and post bi-monthly/monthly payroll and 401(k) deferrals, run corresponding payroll reports
  • Provide Accounting payroll reports to reconcile expenses and communicate ACH transfers.
  • Maintain monthly, quarterly and annual payroll reporting records
  • Manage year-end employee W-2 and employer ACA reporting
  • Review, post, and pay monthly employee expense reports through payroll
  • Process needed G/L journal entries related to payroll and benefits
  • Process needed G/L journal entries related to payroll and benefits, reconcile G/L accounts monthly
  • 401 (K) importing, reporting ACH amounts and expenses
  • Participate in special projects and initiatives and provide general support to Human Resources Director as needed


  • Perform bank reconciliations
  • File annual business licenses
  • Review and approve vendor payments
  • Assist in sales and property tax filings
  • Manage corporate credit cards, including coding to appropriate projects and general ledger accounts
  • Assist with general ledger account reconciliations
  • Other assigned duties as requested

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4 to 6 years’ experience processing multi-state payroll
  • 2 year undergraduate degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience
  • Proficient in financial accounting
  • Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations
  • Ability to quickly assess issues and relevant information to make effective decisions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Acute attention to detail and a dedication to providing high quality work productsExperience in handling sensitive/confidential information
Amur Equipment Finance is an equal opportunity employers. This application will not be used for limiting or excluding any applicant from consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Should an applicant need reasonable accommodation in the application process, he or she should contact

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