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Ryder System Staff Accountant in Miami, Florida

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The Staff Accountant will work with the Payroll Accounting Department and will support and be responsible for the month end reporting and closing, following Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). They will participate in special projects and work with their Manager to ensure compliance with accounting policies and procedures. They will also work with the internal auditing process as it relates to their specific areas of responsibility


• On a monthly basis, prepare all journal entries and month end reconciliations for US payroll accounts

• Prepare payroll related check requests (SCS/DTS union dues, UNUM, United Way, PAC)

• Compile information for internal and PwC audits

• Complex calculations, data analysis, system updates, and research to assist with inquiries and discrepancies

• Participates in special projects as needed including assisting in the implementation of new financial reporting software including report development, research and assisting with Workday account posting rules for posting of payroll transactions to the GL

• Communicate with departments and external agencies with respect to payroll accounting related concerns

• Partner with Payroll department to reconcile payroll taxes from payroll completion to invoicing and GL Posting


• Performs other duties as assigned

• Supports special projects as required


Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field.


Three (3) years or more experience in an Accounting related field within a large corporation


• Ability to analyze and interpret financial data

• Ability to present information and ideas clearly and understandably to others

• Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to break down and figure out problems logically

• Ability to quickly respond to changing assignments, work settings and priorities

• Effective interpersonal skills

• Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)

• Ability to manage multiple assignments and tasks, set priorities, and adapt to changing conditions and work assignments

• Ability to easily calculate, compute, organize, understand and solve numerical and quantitative problems

• Ability to maintain confidential information

• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

• Ability to simultaneously handle multiple priorities

• Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills

• Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment

• Detailed oriented with excellent follow-up practices


General knowledge of U.S. GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley Controls; intermediate level.

Payroll knowledge; intermediate level

Microsoft Office; advanced level.

Advanced Level of Excel; advanced level.

Workday HCM/FIN preferred

ADP’s Smart Compliance reporting tool a plus

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Ryder operates behind the scenes, managing critical fleet, transportation and supply chain functions for over 50,000 customers, many of which make the products that consumers use every day. When you choose Ryder, you get access to industry-leading technology, one of North America’s largest fleet of trucks, an expansive infrastructure of maintenance facilities and warehouses, and some of the most talented people in the industry.