Florida East Coast Railway

  • AP & Payroll Manager

    Job Locations US-FL-Jacksonville
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Requisition Number
    # of Openings
    Retirement Plan
    Close Date
    Apply early as this job may be removed or filled as soon as there are sufficient applicants.
    Union Position
  • Responsibilities

    • Process and review weekly, bi-weekly, semi-monthly payroll, including off-cycles and bonuses
    • Review weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual payroll returns and payments
    • Monitor changes to federal, state, local and railroad taxes and reporting
    • Review monthly and quarterly Sales & Use tax returns
    • Analyze Sales and Local Discretionary Tax in response to Purchasing policies
    • Prepare and review month-end journal entries and account reconciliations for accuracy and completeness
    • Review Owner Operator Settlements
    • Coordinate with Finance and HR to develop annual payroll budget
    • Responsible for Pacific Timesheet and Paperless Ticket timekeeping systems
    • Responsible for Enterprise One (E1) payroll configuration and testing process
    • Prepare periodical payroll-related analysis and projections
    • Resolution of payroll issues
    • Create ad hoc accounts payable and payroll reports upon request
    • Program Administrator for Purchasing Card Program
    • Provide excellent customer service to all employees and outside vendors
    • Work with Operations management and Corporate personnel on accounts payable and payroll issues
    • Responsible for coordinating documentation to auditors
    • Maintain training documentation and departmental policies
    • Improve departmental processes
    • Supervise, train, and mentor staff
    • Other duties as assigned


    Education / Experience Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
    • Prior Payroll Enterprise One (E1) experience required
    • 3+ years payroll, 1 + years supervisory experience preferred
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Strong knowledge of Excel
    • Strong interpersonal and excellent organizational skills
    • Prior experience in the railroad industry or with Rail Road Retirement a strong plus


    Job Skill Qualifications:

    • Consistently exceeds expectations
    • Able to problem solve independently by researching and identifying the cause of the problem and taking the appropriate corrective action
    • Maintains positive attitude and focuses on the goals of the Company
    • Self-starter, handles multiple projects/tasks with minimal supervision
    • Able to respond quickly to changing demands and short deadlines
    • Demonstrates the ability to work effectively in a team environment taking on a leadership role
    • Offers help to co-workers to finish tasks on time
    • Leads by example, frequently sought out for advice by their co-workers
    • Offers suggestions on improving the department to make processes more effective and efficient
    • Able to work overtime, nights and/or weekends when needed


    Qualified applicants will be considered for vacancies without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by prevailing state and federal laws, regulations and ordinances.


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