Payroll Specialist and Bookkeeper

Billings & Company CPAs is a local CPA firm located in Elyria, Ohio. We are seeking an individual to specialize in payroll duties and perform other light accounting and tax preparation duties as needed.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Payroll processing, remittance of payroll taxes and filing periodic payroll tax returns
  • Gathering client payroll data across multiple sources & using various payroll software
  • Reviewing submitted time for accuracy and investigating irregularities when needed
  • Completing and filing of Annual Workers’ Comp true-ups
  • Filing new payroll account registrations as needed
  • Researching and responding to payroll tax notices received from various taxing authorities
  • Responding to notifications from governmental agencies & the required research needed to reply
  • Various light accounting, tax preparation and computerized accounts payable
  • Communicating with clients and assist with general office duties

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience in all facets of payroll processing in a multi-state, multi-city environment including the use of the Ohio Business Gateway as well as EFTPS and Workers’ Comp websites
  • Knowledge of regulations related to payroll and ability to keep current on same
  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize
  • Great analytical and research skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills needed
  • Must show initiative, have great organizational skills and be reliable
  • The ability to identify and resolve issues
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Must maintain professional appearance
  • Must be proficient on Microsoft Excel & Word
  • Must be able to work in a high volume atmosphere during tax season &  maintain a positive attitude
  • Some experience in bookkeeping would be helpful

Beneficial Experience:

  • Prior experience in a CPA firm would be beneficial
  • Prior experience using QuickBooks, Sage/Peachtree, Outlook, UltraTax, and Accounting CS


  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience
  • Paid time off including vacations and holidays
  • Flexible schedule available May through December
  • Business casual dress code
  • Friendly, fun office environment
  • Free parking
  • Lunch provided on Saturdays during tax season
  • End of tax season and holiday celebrations

This is a full-time position that would also require overtime during tax season including Saturdays. 

Please visit our website and Facebook page to familiarize yourself with our firm. Qualified candidates may forward a resume, including salary requirements, to Linda Reinhardt at