Lead Payroll Acccounting Consultant

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  • Posted: March 14, 2017
  • Reference ID: 46242-en_US



Job Location: United States : Pennsylvania : Johnstown  



MetLife is seeking an experienced Payroll professional to join our North America Payroll operations team. Candidates should have experience with multi-state, multi-organization employment taxes as well as an understanding of payroll impact on general ledger, including account reconciliations and intercompany accounting. Candidates must possess advanced understanding of Payroll Operations and must be detailed-oriented and have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Experience with PeopleSoft Payroll is desired.



  • Key liaison with Corporate Tax and Finance departments
  • Coordinate with Corporate Tax department on periodic, quarterly and annual tax filing data
  • Analyze and reconcile Payroll related general ledger accounts
  • Ensures proper posting of payroll data to general ledger
  • Ensure compliance with internal SOX reporting requirements
  • Coordinate with Payroll Manager on equity transactions and assist with annual BAU activities
  • Point of contact for external and internal audit work


  • 3+ years of relevant payroll experience
  • Experience with multi state tax filings
  • Experience with GAAP accounting of payroll transactions
  • Thorough understanding of payroll related regulations
  • Able to participate in high performing virtual teams
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, driven, detail oriented, focused, innovative, and motivated


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At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.



MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 46242 

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