ACCOUNTING/PAYROLL CLERK

Overview

Date Posted:
7/14/2021
Job Code:
AF0600
City:
Motley
State:
MN
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Financial Services



Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to have grown to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide. Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle, but has processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, talented employees and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit. Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the Seafood industry.


Description

 

Job Summary: Computes, classifies, records, and verifies numerical data for use in maintaining accounting and payroll records by performing the following duties.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Compiles payroll data such as hours worked, deductions to be withheld and employee identification number from time sheets and other records.
  2. Reviews wages computed and corrects errors to ensure accuracy of payroll.
  3. Records data concerning transfer of employees between departments.
  4. Prepared periodic reports of earnings, taxes and deductions. May produce labor and production reports.
  5. Updates bills of materials in JD Edwards while analyzing the usage and price variances in inventory.
  6. Compiles and sorts documents, such as invoices and checks, substantiating business transactions.
  7. Verifies and posts details of business transactions, such as funds received and disbursed, and totals accounts to ledgers or computer spreadsheets and databases.
  8. Investigates problems that vendors or purchasing agents have with obtaining payment for bills.
  9. Reconciles general ledger accounts with various registers.
  10. Extracts general ledger information.
  11. Maintain and reconciles petty cash reporting any discrepancies.
  12. Codes invoices for input to financial data processing system according to company procedures.
  13. Reconciles report discrepancies and problems.
  14. Codes data for input to financial data processing system according to company procedures.
  15. Assists employees or vendors by answering questions related to accounts, procedures, and services.

Additional Responsibilities

  1. Performs other similar or related duties as requested or assigned.
  2. Assists switchboard in implementing plant security procedures for visitor admittance.
  3. Acquires knowledge of Trident’s Environmental and Safety Policies by completing required training programs and performing designated work activities in accordance with training and procedures/work instructions.
  4. Notifies designated personnel of any environmental or safety incidents or risks not previously documented, in accordance with Environmental Awareness and/or safety trainings.

Minimum Requirements

 

Experience:

  • 2 to 4 years experience with payroll and general accounting duties

Education:

  • Associate's degree (A. A.) Accounting

Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Detail-oriented, professional attitude, reliable
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Basic accounting principles knowledge
  • Is flexible in working schedule per department needs
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high-volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills

Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.