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Accounting - Payroll Specialist

Company: Cincinnati Insurance Company, Inc.
Location: Petersburg
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:


Make a difference with a career in insurance

At The Cincinnati Insurance Companies, we put people first and apply the Golden Rule to our daily operations. To put this into action, were looking for extraordinary people to join our talented team. Our service-oriented, ethical, knowledgeable, caring associates are the heart of our vision to be the best company serving independent agents. We help protect families and businesses as they work to prevent or recover from a loss. Share your talents to help us reach for continued success as we bring value to the communities we serve and demonstrate thatActions Speak Louder in Person.

If youre ready to build productive relationships, collaborate within a diverse team, embrace challenges and develop your skills, then Cincinnati may be the place for you. We offer career opportunities where you can contribute and grow.

Start your journey with us

The Payroll department is currently seeking a payroll specialist to perform payroll, tax and accounting duties to support the Payroll department.

This position will report directly to the senior accounting manager and perform many payroll functions including payroll software testing and accounting tasks for a company that employs for more than 5,700 associates.

Be ready to:

test tax and software updates for People Soft HR in test environment before it moves to production
update ADP with new tax localities, rate changes, research tax notices, quarterly balancing between ADP and People Soft reports and annual People Soft and ADP W2 processing
create accounting journals, reconcile general ledger payroll transactions
overall knowledge of bi-weekly payroll processing including balancing timecards, payroll changes, run reports and organize information from other departments
conduct weekly data audits, resolve payroll issues and correct errors accordingly
run reports to support business needs
run reports, create queries and audit payroll data
take on special projects as requested
ensure compliance with internal pay policies and practices
answer associates payroll questions and facilitate timely resolutions to discrepancies
accurately process detail-oriented work
work overtime as needed

Be equipped with:

minimum 5 years experience with in-house payroll for large corporation
ADP tax processing experience for multiple companies, states and localities
strong knowledge of payroll software and payroll processing to test software updates
accounting knowledge to accurately process payroll transactions in the general ledger
the ability to efficiently organize workload and adapt quickly to change
strong work ethic and team player
the ability to work independently and proactively in a time sensitive environment while using good judgment
strong attention to detail and confident decision making skills
the ability to maintain strict confidentiality
proficient in Microsoft Excel
high degree of professionalism with all levels of associates
strong verbal and written communication skills
strong decision-making, problem-solving and analytical skills


certified Payroll Professional designation or Fundamental Payroll Certification
bachelors degree in accounting
knowledge of PeopleSoft HR

Enhance your talents

Providing outstanding service and developing strong relationships with our independent agents are hallmarks of our company. Whether you have experience from another carrier or youre new to the insurance industry, we promote a lifelong learning approach. Cincinnati provides you with the tools and training to be successful and to become a trusted, respected insurance professional all while enjoying a meaningful career.

Enjoy benefits and amenities

Your commitment to providing strong service, sharing best practices and creating solutions that impact lives is appreciated. To increase the well-being and satisfaction of our associates, we offer a variety of benefits and amenities. Learn more about our and packages.

Many departments at our Headquarters in Fairfield, Ohio, offer hybrid work options, empowering associates to work from home several days a week. Depending on your role and responsibilities, hybrid options may be available.

Embrace a diverse team

As a relationship-based organization, we welcome and value a diverse workforce. We provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race; creed; color; sex, including sexual orientation, gender identity and transgender status; religion; national origin; age; disability; military service; veteran status; pregnancy; AIDS/HIV or genetic information; or any other basis prohibited by law.

Keywords: Cincinnati Insurance Company, Inc., Cincinnati , Accounting - Payroll Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Petersburg, Ohio

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