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Redwire Space has a current opportunity in Jacksonville, Florida for a Payroll Staff Accountant with expertise in payroll processing and accounting. In this role as a Payroll Staff Accountant, you will support all payroll functions to provide assurance that the company is operating efficiently, effectively and economically; maintaining compliance with laws, regulations and policies; safeguarding assets; maintaining reliability and integrity of computer-generated data; and sustaining appropriate revenue management.

Summary of Role

  • Ensure payroll information is aligned with timekeeping source systems.
  • Importing, proofing, editing, and transmitting all payroll wages, bonuses, deductions, etc., consistent with federal and state wage and hour laws for multiple states.
  • Ensure that payroll is submitted and processed with the appropriate backup and respecting deadlines.
  • Maintain payroll files and backup consistent with the company policy.
  • Review new hire setups to ensure correct rates and deductions during payroll processing.
  • Review final checks for employees leaving the company to ensure correct rates and deductions during payroll processing.
  • Process garnishments in a timely manner, responding to both the garnishing agency and the employee being garnished.
  • Assist with payouts of special pay programs.
  • Complete account reconciliations for payroll related accounts.
  • Calculate and research Federal, State and local payroll tax liability as well as update changes.
  • Assist with year-end payroll tasks.
  • Respond to any payroll inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Communicate regularly with employees at all levels of the organization about payroll practices.
  • Establish and maintain a reliable and productive relationship with remote locations.
  • Review all payroll practices on a regular basis to ensure we are within state and federal compliance.
  • Create and run payroll reports as required and requested.

Ideal Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting.
  • 2-4 years of accounting and/or payroll experience.
  • Create general journal entries for payroll related transactions.
  • Assist in processing payroll, from start to finish, ensuring that all employees are paid in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Fundamental knowledge of GAAP.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel knowledge: pivot tables and lookup formulas.
  • US Citizen (Green Card holder and Visa sponsorship not accepted)


  • Deltek CostPoint ERP system experience strongly preferred.
  • Attention to details.
  • Government Contracting or Aerospace and Defense experience preferred.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a detail and deadline mindset.
  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to use judgement in unknown or difficult situations.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and positive relationship-building skills.

Grow with us as we innovate the next generation capabilities for a new era of space exploration!  We offer a highly competitive benefits package along with a commitment to our core values of Integrity, Innovation, Impact, Inclusion, and Excellence. 

Redwire Space is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Redwire Space is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

All offers of employment at Redwire Space are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and your ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the US.  Note that some positions will also require US citizenship or ability to obtain a security clearance due to requirements of a classified program.

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR Click Here

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Redwire Space
United States, Jacksonville, FL
Posted a month ago
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