Junior Accountant


30+ days agoFull-time

Commensurate with Experience

Job Description

Signet Maritime Corporation has an immediate opening for an Introductory level Payroll & Human Resources Assistant. The successful candidate must be detail-oriented, self-motivated and organized with the ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced, priority changing environment. This individual will have dual reporting responsibilities to HR and Accounting, and represent a corporate position working in the Ingleside office.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Daily operations, preparation and disbursement of the weekly and bi-weekly payroll using QuickBooks;
  • Updates payroll & HR records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job titles;
  • Assist the accounting department with specific payroll deduction reports;
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll & HR operations by keeping information confidential;
  • Communicates with multiple departments and divisions in collecting and verifying payroll data;
  • Manages employee documentation and department files;
  • Data entry of expense reports;
  • Assist with weekly check run;
  • Process large quantities of data efficiently and accurately on a daily basis;
  • Account reconciliations related to payroll & benefits;
  • Further assist A/P or Accounting as needed (audits, 1099s, projects, filing, mailings, etc.).
  • Credit Card reconciliations, distributing monthly statements to each credit card holder, monitor spending, accuracy, proper coding in accordance with Signet Policy & Procedures.
  • Works closely with HR on payroll and benefit related issues;
  • Ensures accurate benefit deductions and record keeping
  • Handles all garnishments, deductions and vacation/sick time balances.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as needed;


  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting is required with minimum GPA of 3.0;
  • Previous accounting and QuickBooks experience;
  • Experience in the Maritime industry is preferred but not required.

Additional Notes

  • Signet Maritime Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and promotes diversity in the workplace;
  • The selected applicant will be subject to successfully passing a pre-employment drug screening and criminal background check;
  • Signet Maritime Corporation is a tobacco free company.

Job Type: Full-time


  • accounting: 1 year (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)