Global Payroll Accountant

Royal Bank Of Canada Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 1 week ago

What is the opportunity?

The Global Payroll Accountant is the primary point of contact for the administration of the Global Assignment and Cross-Border Commuter Policies in the U.S., and is responsible for accurate calculation and processing of earnings and taxes for W-2 and 1042S reporting. This role serves as a point of contact for all RBC employees subject to the Commuting Policy whether cross-border or interstate travelers. This position maintains a high standard of customer care, actively listening to employees to understand their need and point of view, and respecting privacy.

What will you do?

  • Global Payroll employee point of contact for all U.S. employees impacted by the Cross Border Commuting Policy and the Global Assignment Policy for short-term or long-term assignment

  • Global Payroll Business Partner point of contact works with tax firms, RBC Cross-Border Advisor, and RBC Global Assignment Advisor as needed to review and take proper action to resolve any issues related to W2, 1042-S, and/or TEQ

  • Database maintains listings of employees subject to the Cross-Border Commuting and Global Assignments

  • Tax Reporting

  • Immigration and Relocation

  • Payroll Processing for Cross-Border Commuting and Global Assignments

  • General Ledger: Reconciles tax benefit liability account monthly and makes adjustments via payroll system and/or journal entry to clear balances based on reimbursement or write-offs.

  • Invoicing payroll costs for expatriate employees including verification, funding, and GL journal entries

What do you need to succeed?

Must-have

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field, or a professional equivalent

  • 3-5 years payroll experience

  • 1-3 years global payroll experience with emphasis on relocation, and 1-3 years general ledger and reconciliation experience

  • Working knowledge of SAP

  • Solid knowledge of payroll taxes and GAAP accounting

Nice-to-have

  • 1-3 years payroll experience in multi-state environment

  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)

  • Strong Microsoft Office (Excel and Word) skills

  • Meticulous attention to detail

What's in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • Client First: We will always earn the right to be our clients' first choice

  • Collaboration: We win as One RBC

  • Accountability: We take ownership for personal and collective high performance

  • Diversity & Inclusion: We embrace diversity for innovation and growth

  • Integrity: We hold ourselves to the highest standards to build trust

About RBC

Royal Bank of Canada is Canada's largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 37 other countries. For more information, please visit rbc.com.

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Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment

RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.

JOB SUMMARY

City: Minneapolis

Address: 60 South 6th Street

Work Hours/Week: 40

Work Environment: Office

Employment Type: Regular - U.S.

Career Level: Experienced Hire/Professional

Pay Type: Salaried

Required Travel (%): 0

Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt

People Manager: No

Application Deadline: 04/06/2019

Req ID: 183881

Ad Code(s): None


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Global Payroll Accountant

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