Entry Level Payroll Clerk

  • Remote
  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • Entry Level

1-800Accountant is a next-generation Accounting firm, focused on service and driven by technology! We build relationships based on integrity, responsiveness and solidarity, with the goal of making every client a client for life.

The Remote Payroll Specialist is an independent contractor position (1099) responsible for processing payroll, ensuring compliance with applicable payroll tax laws, and addressing all related accounting issues for 1-800Accountant’s clients. We are looking to hire competent and personable remote payroll specialists with experience working with multiple clients in a Business Services environment. This would be an ideal position for an ambitious and resourceful accounting professional who can build relationships with both clients and associates alike.

  • Process and “own” the payroll function for 1-800Accountant’s clients 
  • Build a trusted advisor relationship with clients by gaining an in-depth understanding of their business objectives and payroll needs 
  • Analyzes, processes and monitors payroll and payroll-related transactions. Reviews data for completeness and initiates corrections as needed.


  • BA/BS in Accounting (Preferred) 
  • Minimum 2 years of related payroll experience working with at least 100 clients/employees
  • Must have a business license and insurance (by start date)
  • Knowledge of leading payroll systems (Gusto Preferred)  
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to quickly learn new payroll systems 
  • Strong excel experience preferred 


Led by our CEO who was voted one of the country's 50 best CEO's in the United States by Glassdoor, 1-800Accountant is the country's largest virtual accounting firm serving over 40,000 clients.

1-800Accountant is changing the way business owners think about accessing accounting services. Our team-based model allows our members to utilize unlimited advisory services with well seasoned Enrolled Agents and CPAs across the country.  From entity selection to individual and business returns our clients are guided by top professionals and receive hands-on service.

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