HarperCollins Publishers

Payroll Accountant



HarperCollins is seeking an experienced Payroll Accountant.  Applicants responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, account reconciliations, SOX testing, ADHOC reporting, tax reporting, payroll processing.  Experience should include Accounting Degree, Overall knowledge of Payroll including processing and taxes


  • Maintain payroll related account reconciliations.

  • Maintain Taxes in UltiPro (powered by Ultimate software)
  • Prepare and balance standard journal entries for update to JDE General Ledger
  • SOX Testing
  • Work independently with external and internal auditors
  • Prepare and Maintain Employee Personal Use of Vehicle
  • Assist with the processing of multiple payrolls including data input, special payments, PRFP’s, and balancing reports.
  • Assist in testing payroll system updates, enhancements, etc. for the UltiPro Payroll system.
  • Develop ADHOC reports using the UltiPro Reporting System for outside agencies
  • Respond/Research user inquiries.
  • Will be expected to handle confidential records in a professional manner. 
  • Will work with support team at Ulti with any Payroll related issues.
  • May have contact with Federal and or State taxing authorities.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • Minimum of two years Payroll Accounting experience.
  • Prior Payroll Tax experience preferred.
  • Web Based Payroll experience preferred.

About the Company:


HarperCollins Publishers is the second largest consumer book publisher in the world, with operations in 18 countries. With nearly two hundred years of history and more than 120 branded imprints around the world, HarperCollins publishes approximately 10,000 new books every year in 17 languages, and has a print and digital catalogue of more than 200,000 titles. Writing across dozens of genres, HarperCollins authors include winners of the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Newbery and Caldecott Medals and the Man Booker Prize. HarperCollins, headquartered in New York, is a subsidiary of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) and can be visited online at corporate.HC.com.

HarperCollins Publishers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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