Junior Accountant

Premier Farnell Plc Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 4 weeks ago

Nature and Purpose: This position is responsible for payroll ADP & general ledger activities for Newark US & Canada, assisting with Newark US & Canada accounting month-end, property taxes and specific projects as required. This position is key to correctly recording the US and Canada payroll information into the respective general ledgers.


  • Collaborate with the Avnet payroll team for all related payroll activities.

  • Maintain and update new earnings/deductions codes in ADP and insure correct mapping of these codes to the general ledger.

  • Collaborate with Avnet Treasury function to insure funds accessibility.

  • Download various ADP reports as validation for wages and related journal entries. Download ADP information to the Newark/Canada general ledgers. Review and verify that the wage information in the GL is correct. Investigate unusual items. Keep SOX related documentation.

  • Create all month end journals relating to employee benefits and PTO accrual; Create all month end journal entries necessary to recharge wage and related expenses to the correct entity. Create month end journal entries for the Avnet intercompany accounts and works with the Avnet team to resolve any intercompany differences. Reconcile all wage and related balance sheet accounts monthly.

  • Produce detailed payroll information from Crystal reports as requested from business units. Assist with analysis.

  • Administer the Newark & Canada Runzheimer auto program, preparing monthly payments to employees.

  • Maintain and update documented procedures related to the payroll and Runzheimer processes.

  • Other accounting month-end responsibilities and special projects as assigned.


  • Two to three of accounting and general ledger experience.

  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills.

  • Must be proactive.

  • Independent analyical / logical/ deductive reasoning required.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast paced environment


  • Bachelors degree in accounting is desireable.

  • Proficient experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and Access

  • Prior experience with ADP software.#LI-POSTLR1

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Junior Accountant

Premier Farnell Plc