Junior Accountant / Payroll Clerk

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Temp to Hire
LOCATION: Hamilton, NJ
COMPENSATION: $20/hr - $25/hr
POSTED: May 26, 2023

Our client is a leading transportation company based in Hamilton, NJ, specializing in providing exceptional services to their clients in the industry. With a focus on efficiency and professionalism, they are dedicated to delivering superior transportation solutions. They are currently seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Junior Accountant / Payroll Clerk to join our dynamic team.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$20/hr – $25/hr (Based on experience)

Position Overview:

As a Junior Accountant / Payroll Clerk, you will play a vital role in the Finance department, specifically in month-end closing activities and processing payroll for esteemed clients in the transportation industry. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of experience in these areas and possess a solid educational background in accounting, economics, or finance.

Responsibilities of the Junior Accountant / Payroll Clerk:

  • Assist with month-end closing activities, including journal entries, reconciliations, and financial reporting.
  • Prepare and process payroll accurately and timely for the transportation industry clients.
  • Maintain payroll records, including deductions, adjustments, and employee information updates.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure accurate and efficient payroll processing.
  • Stay up-to-date with payroll regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Assist in general accounting tasks and support other finance functions as needed.

Qualifications for the Junior Accountant / Payroll Clerk:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in month-end closing and payroll processing.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and practices.
  • Proficient in payroll systems and software.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with integrity.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance, or a related field.


  • Atrium Care Package available, upon eligibility (including healthcare plans, discount programs, and paid time off).
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Candidates who apply for roles through the Atrium website will be added to our candidate pool and may be considered for additional roles of a similar title. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 124038