Staff Accountant-General Ledger/Payroll

Keller is the world leader in geotechnical construction and deep foundations. With a North American presence of over 100 years, we operate as the market leader with over 50 offices throughout the US and Canada. By connecting global resources and local experience, Keller develops innovative, practical, and cost-effective solutions to geotechnical challenges. Our values of integrity, collaboration, and excellence enable us to lead the industry in providing the optimal solution for our clients.

Keller is looking for an experienced Staff Accountant-General Ledger/Payroll based out of our Rockaway, NJ location.


  • Process payroll on a weekly basis
  • Review and approve office, shop and field payroll crews in ERP system
  • Send office, shop and field payroll crews to Corporate Payroll so they can calculate checks
  • Review earning postings for shop and field crews once Corporate Payroll calculates checks (verify rates, benefits, taxes)
  • Enter, approve, and review earning postings for off-cycle checks
  • Review and submit Corporate HR new hire paperwork for union employees
  • Certified payroll reporting - weekly and monthly reporting using ERP reports, special forms and databases
  • Monthly reporting for contractor/owner-controlled insurance programs (CCIP/OCIP)
  • Accounts payable and expense processing
  • Review and post project billings in coordination with project management teams
  • Prepare general journal entries
  • Job cost accounting and monitoring


  • Experience with processing:
    • Payroll/entering time
    • Prevailing wages
    • Unions- rates/benefits, contracts (OT vs. DT pay, holidays)
    • Certified payroll
    • OCIP/CCIP reporting
  • Must be detail oriented, self-motivated, and organized
  • Experience with online payroll reporting (LCP Tracker, First Source, Skillsmart, EMARS, LCM, COR, etc.) and certified payroll reporting a plus
  • Outstanding Excel skills
  • Accounting Degree, Associates Degree or equivalent experience preferred

Keller is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage qualified women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others to apply.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Full time
Rockaway, NJ 07866, US