Staff Accountant


What we need

We are looking for conscientious, focused and professionally motivated employees to join our Finance team. A passion for helping others and a love of numbers is a must. The Staff Accountant is responsible for processing a biweekly payroll for 135 employees, along with monthly, quarterly and annual payroll reporting, 941 tax deposits, and bank reconciliations. Weekly and monthly 945 tax deposit calculations, along with assisting with daily and monthly cash management.


What you’ll do

  • Prepare biweekly payroll processing (file maintenance, calculating, uploading direct deposit, 457 tracking, paid time off hours reconciliation). Transmit direct deposit and 457 plan data electronically

  • Update salary budget-to-actual report. Prepare payroll tax EFTPS. Prepare monthly payroll reporting

  • Download monthly health insurance reporting. Prepare and reconcile monthly health insurance and cafeteria plan reports and process electronic payments

  • Prepare quarterly federal and state payroll reporting

  • Prepare annual group-term life calculations and W-2/W-3 forms

  • Responsible for daily cash reconciliation (alternating weekly with other Staff Accountant). Reconcile previous day activity. Update Cash Book

  • Prepare bank reconciliations

  • Monthly journal entries and account reconciliations

  • Transmit monthly retirement EFT file

  • Special projects and ad hoc reporting upon request


What you should have

  • A bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of accounting experience
  • 3+ years of payroll experience
  • Advanced experience in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with mid-market payroll system; prefer ADP
  • Experience with mid-market accounting/Enterprise Resource Planning system; prefer Microsoft Dynamics GP and BI360 financial reporting software

What you’ll get

TCDRS offers competitive salary, excellent benefits and a dynamic work environment in Austin, Texas. This is not just a job, but a chance to help thousands of Texans plan for the future. Living in the surrounding Austin area is not required since this position can be 100% remote. Currently, TCDRS is a 100% remote work environment until COVID-19 concerns are resolved.



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Submit your resume to employment@tcdrs.org.
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