International Payroll Accountant, Arlington, VA

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International Payroll Accountant, Arlington, VA

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Company Profile:**

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program to national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

Position Summary:

MSI is seeking a self-starting, motivated team player for the position of International Payroll Accountant. This role will be an essential member of the Accounting team working on running payroll for multiple countries across the world. The successful candidate will also be tasked with coordinating with the field offices on monthly payroll and working within Celergo ADP, the international payroll system.

Responsibilities:

  • Working directly with Celergo, MSI home office, and field offices to process existing international payrolls
  • Review and audit timesheets, manage payroll cutoff deadlines, and ensure that payrolls are processed correctly
  • Reconcile monthly payroll payments, including entry into Oracle
  • Review of monthly payroll documentation to ensure compliance
  • Assist in payroll implementation in new countries
  • Data entry of new long-term field employees into Oracle and Celergo
  • Monthly updating and maintaining employee records in Oracle and Celergo, ensuring information is in sync
  • Assist the Accounting Manager and Accounting team with multiple other projects as assigned
  • Review of Accounts Payable submissions, when needed
  • Monthly updating and maintaining employee records in Oracle and Celergo, ensuring information is in sync
  • Assist the Accounting Manager and Accounting team with multiple other projects as assigned
  • Review of Accounts Payable submissions, when needed

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of related experience Payroll, HR or within an accounting department; Government contract accounting experience preferred.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree. Degree in accounting or finance preferred
  • General Ledger experience and understanding of accounting concepts a plus
  • Experience with Celegro or another international payroll system preferred
  • Strong computer proficiency including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Advanced experience in Microsoft Excel required
  • Exhibits excellent time management, scheduling, and organizational sills
  • Demonstrates ability to manage multiple priorities, work independently and meet tight deadlines with a high level of accuracy
  • Must be customer service oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with employees located globally
  • Fluency in English required, proficiency in second language preferred

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

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Reasonable Accommodations:**

MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please email MSI.Dept.HRRecruiting@tetratechinc.onmicrosoft.com with “Reasonable Accommodations” in the title. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.

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