Aprio Cloud - Payroll/HR Associate
Job Details
Fully Remote
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Human Resources

Join Aprio's People Advisory team and you will help clients maximize their opportunities.  Aprio, LLP is a progressive, fast-growing firm looking for a Experienced Payroll Associate to join their dynamic team.



Work with a top 50 CPA-led advisory firm that is passionate for what’s next. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Aprio has more than 700 team members working in offices and remotely across the U.S. Come serve national and international clients doing business in and out of 50 countries with team members that speak more than 30 languages. At Aprio, you’ll discover a culture grounded in 31 fundamental behaviors that guide our interactions with each other and our clients every day. We are proud to be a “Best Place to Work” and have the highest ranking on Glassdoor among the top 50 public accounting firms.



Position Responsibilities:

  • Processes client payrolls (weekly, bi-weekly, semi-monthly, and monthly) in an accurate and timely fashion
  • Provide support related to payroll processing, payroll systems management, and state employer requirements
  • Provide consulting regarding payroll compliance for fringe & employer benefits, retirement, and PTO
  • Establish client work within internal project management tracking system and maintain accurate records of client data
  • Work with clients as needed to run special off-cycle payrolls
  • Coordinates with client on employee benefits including open enrollments, renewals, changes, and terminations for benefits programs including medical, life, dental, disability, and 401k that affect payroll processing
  • Prepares various payroll other ad-hoc reports as requested
  • Collaborate with others and contribute to great team member relationships
  • Have a continuous learning mindset on new aspects and areas of compliance in payroll, benefits, and human resources 

Qualifications Needed:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred; 3 to 5 years experience working in a public accounting firm or payroll processing company a plus
  • Proven experience in payroll tax reporting and reconciliation
  • Knowledge of payroll regulations, methods, and procedures; apply labor laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to payroll and benefit administration
  • Understand proper taxation of employer-paid benefits and multi-state jurisdiction tax withholding.
  • Experience with new client implementations and preparing clients payroll from start to finish including the verification and payment of federal, state & local taxes.
  • Able to solve practical problems while dealing with a variety of variables in situations
  • Act as point of contact to address employees’ inquiries concerning payroll deductions and accruals, wage garnishments, preparation of manual checks, and employment verifications.
  • Working knowledge of  software applications such as Xero, QBO, Gusto, JustWorks
  • Microsoft Office knowledge and strong Excel skills a plus
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work (and thrive), in a remote team organization
  • Eager to learn in a fast-paced environment



Why work for Aprio:

Whether you are just starting out, looking to advance into management, or searching for your next leadership role, Aprio offers an opportunity to grow with a future-focused, innovative firm



Perks/benefits we offer:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance on the first day of employment
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401k with Profit Sharing
  • Discretionary Time Off structure
  • Parental Leave – coverage for both spouses
  • Summer Hours/Flextime
  • Tuition Assistance Program and CPA support program with cash incentive upon completion
  • “Dress your Day” – jeans casual to business professional depending on your day
  • Discretionary incentive compensation based on firm, group and individual performance
  • Incentive compensation related to origination of new client sales



What’s in it for you:

  • Working with an industry leader: Be part of a high-growth firm that is passionate for what’s next.
  • An awesome culture: Thirty-one fundamental behaviors guide our culture every day ensuring we always deliver an exceptional team-member and client experience.  We call it the Aprio Way.  This shared mindset creates lasting relationships between team members and with clients.
  • A great team: Work with a high-energy, passionate, caring and ambitious team of professionals in a collaborative culture.
  • Entrepreneurship: Have the freedom to innovate and bring your ideas to help us grow to become the CPA firm of choice nationally.
  • Growth opportunities: Grow professionally in an environment that fosters continuous learning and advancement.
  • Competitive compensation: You will be rewarded with competitive compensation, industry-leading benefits and a flexible work environment to enjoy work/life balance.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Aprio is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; national origin; sex; pregnancy; sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; age; disability; genetic information, citizenship status; military service obligations or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.