McVac Environmental

Staff Accountant

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the preparation and processing of payroll for McVac; review and ensuring accuracy of approved time; track and deduct all garnishments and other special payroll deductions or additions.
  • Responsible for coordinating efforts between payroll, human resources, and other departments to ensure proper document and information flow and maintenance of employee data (including preparation/distribution of detailed reports, such as leave balances, head count, and retirement contribution reports)
  • Establish/maintain employee records; ensure that employee changes (i.e., status changes, tax withholdings, benefits deductions, time off accruals, etc.) are entered correctly into all applicable systems, and that information is updated on a timely basis.
  • Review changes for proper authorization and adherence to APA policy including compliance with federal/state/local regulations.
  • Initialize journal entries and balance out accounts. Submit bi-weekly 401(k) contributions and reconcile health insurance deductions to monthly statements.
  • Responsible for administration of McVac’s Union payroll and benefits for all locations and all unions.
  • Additional Accounting responsibilities as assigned


  • Must have 2 years experience in a payroll or similar accounting environment.
  • Must have at least two years of benefits administration experience.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications and general computer operations and have extensive experience working with MS Excel spreadsheets and accounting information databases.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients and all levels of management, office and field employees.
  • Must be multi-task oriented and have strong time management, organizational, communication and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work in excess of regularly scheduled hours when necessary.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • In lieu of a Bachelors Degree, a minimum of five years of payroll and benefits administrative experience may be substituted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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