Accountant - Payroll

Fulltime, Finance Functions

Texas, Houston, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice



Nouryon has an outstanding opportunity for a Payroll Accountant in Houston, TX.



  •  Executes RTR accounting activities
  • Provides reliable, timely and complete transactional accounting, as well as archiving and documenting work as required for effective accounting and internal control

Supports in implementing improvements and global guidelines

  • Executes transactional accounting activities, which will include many of the following activities:
    • Posting of manual journal entries and recurring entries
    • Work closely with Business Partners, BU and HR to ensure their needs are being met
    • Responsible for payroll bank account reconciliations, payroll account reconciliations, and other payroll related activities
    • Assist with the monthly payroll accounting for a large multi-legal entity and expat payroll accruals
    • Posts and analyzes the salary upload
  • Provides reliable, timely and complete transaction accounting:
    • Is responsible for specific own part of transactional accounting activities
    • Manages own workload and priorities to ensure all activities are performed on time, especially during month end close
    • Follows up on clearing of suspense accounts, and reconciliation of payroll accounts
    • Provides reports and BS reconciliations
    • Is the contact with internal departments like controlling, reporting, other accounting teams, in-house bank, and HR
  • Supports in implementing improvements and corporate guidelines
    • Actively supports efficiency projects, e.g., by applying Lean Six Sigma improvement methodology
    • Aims to learn from other team member, or teach others, to harmonize processes and improve overall performance
  • Supports further improvements of the organizational framework, procedures and work processes, in compliance with governance laws, IFRS and corporate directives



  • Education and Experience (Functional Technical Capabilities):
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
    • 3-5 years of experience in accounting transactions
    • Good knowledge of accounting in ERP systems, preferably SAP
    • Knowledge in specialized Payroll accounting areas
    • Experienced in using Microsoft Office (especially excel)
  • Experience with ADP or other similar payroll system (preferred)
  • Skills and Competences:
    • Fair analytical skills
    • Fair written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong ‘hands-on’ mentality
    • Able to work with deadlines and pressure, e.g., during month closing
    • Is a team player
    • A full understanding of US payroll activities

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