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Payroll Accountant

April 15, 2021

AHL, formerly Architects Hawaii Ltd. is a local, award-winning, and internationally recognized architectural firm with over 75years experience in architecture, planning, interiors, sustainability, and  historic architecture. With a passion for creating designs that inspire, AHL delivers innovative and thoughtful designs through careful consideration of each project and client’s history, culture, and environment. AHL provides services for projects in all market sectors including high-rise residential, commercial mixed-use, healthcare, education, hospitality, retail, industrial, institutional, and military.

AHL’s office in downtown Honolulu is seeking a Payroll Accountant to join our highly creative and collaborative team.  The successful candidate for this position will be a highly-organized, energetic, and team-oriented. This person will assist the Chief Financial Officer in all phases of accounting as required.

AHL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex including gender identity and expression, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, status as a qualified individual with a disability, status as a victim of domestic or sexual violence, marital status, sexual orientation, credit history or arrest and court record, or any other status protected by federal or state law.

education

Associate degree (A. A.) from two-year college or technical school in Accounting preferred. Minimum of 3 years of accounting/bookkeeping experience.  

knowledge/skills

General knowledge of project accounting and accounting procedures. Knowledge and confidence in using accounting software programs and other programs, i.e. Deltek/Vision, Excel, Word, Adobe, and Outlook.

typical duties
  • Payroll and Job Cost System – responsible for all facets of the system including time sheets payroll deductions, payroll checks, labor distribution, budget reports, blueprint and miscellaneous costs, new job numbers, new employees, work in progress printout update.
  • Taxes – responsible for federal withholding, FICA, FUTA, and SUTA tax returns and payments.
  • Accounts Payable System – responsible for all facets of the system including PO's, invoices, coding, posting, payments, and reconciliations.  Responsible for processing sub-consultant billings as it pertains to projects and reconciliation of consultant agreements to payments.  
  • Accounts Receivable System – responsible for all facets of the system including billings, posting, rebilling and interpret contracts and proposals for billing purposes. Submittal of Tax Clearance and other contractual requirements on State, City and Federal projects. Completion of Lien Waivers as required.
  • Petty Cash Fund – responsible for cash distribution, replenishment, recording and reconciliations.
  • Insurance – responsible for health insurance, TDI, Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance.
  • Assists Accounting on project accounting as needed.
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AHL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex including gender identity and expression, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, status as a qualified individual with a disability, status as a victim of domestic or sexual violence, marital status, sexual orientation, credit history or arrest and court record, or any other status protected by federal or state law.