Paychex General Ledger Support Specialist in West Henrietta, New York
Initiates, answers, and logs all client calls concerning the General Ledger Reporting Service; performs associated troubleshooting and assists users to maximize client retention, maintain relationships with referring CPAs, and to explain and maintain the integrity of accounting data supplied to clients and CPAs.
Supports the General Ledger Reporting Service by fielding inbound calls and making outbound calls to clients and CPAs. May also distribute product information internally to Paychex users. Meets goals for telephone and e-mail response time to ensure quality customer service.
Maintains knowledge of payroll and all ancillary products and services in order to assist branch personnel with general ledger and accounting issues.
Assists clients and CPAs with entry of new client information into the General Ledger Reporting Service to ensure accuracy.
Provides technical expertise regarding internet practices and PC functions in order to assist clients and CPAs with PC-related procedures, including file download, editing files, and import/export functions.
Supports clients and CPAs on accounting software such as QuickBooks, Peachtree, Creative Solutions, and Datafaction to assist with import/export, making/deleting transactions, adding to/changing charts of accounts, and other troubleshooting. Proficient in all other supported third-party accounting software packages and Microsoft Excel in order to support clients.
Utilizes familiar accounting terminology when speaking with accountants, but is also able to interpret the needs of clients with limited accounting knowledge to ensure that appropriate level of customer service is provided.
Manually creates accounting data for clients and CPAs when the system is unavailable to ensure timely receipt of information.
Develops, implements, maintains, and administers training programs for all new and current employees to optimize level of effectiveness and ability.
Logs phone calls and email in order to build and maintain a database of client and CPA interactions.
Ability to multitask including research and data entry while updating clients via phone, email, etc; especially during high volume seasons
2 years in a virtual service center, call center, or inbound client support function
Small business accounting, business tax, financial transactions or other related industry experience
Accounting software knowledge such as QuickBooks, Flex, or advanced Excel
Experience performing tasks such as payroll, balancing bank statements, budgeting, or monitoring cash flow
Experience as a Payroll Specialist
In the spirit of pay transparency, we are excited to share that the starting base pay range for this position is $14.05 - $22.07 hourly. Please keep in mind that this range is the base pay only and does not consider other components that make up the total rewards package for the position. If you are hired at Paychex, your overall compensation will be determined based on factors such as geographic location, skills, education, and/or experience which may result in total compensation outside of this range.