Payroll Accountant

Job ID 2022-24467
Job Location US-TX-Houston
Category Sales Management
Type Regular Full-Time

More Information About This Job


The Business Support Center is part of the fast growing Group 1 Automotive, a leader in automotive retail.  We are looking to add a qualified Payroll Accountant to our team. Group 1 is a Fortune 300 company that owns and operates automotive dealerships and collision centers in the United States, United Kingdom and Brazil.  We offer our associates a team environment, great benefits and ongoing training and support. If you are in alignment with our values of integrity, transparency, professionalism, teamwork and respect - now might be the time for you to accelerate your career as part of the best company in automotive retail. Apply today or refer a qualified friend.

In addition to competitive pay, we offer our associates the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid Time-Off
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Employee Vehicle Purchase Program
  • Professional work environment, with job training and advancement opportunities


Reconcile payroll bank accounts.

• Prepare journal entries and distribute ACH transactions from payroll provider to appropriate department.

• Reconcile ACH transactions with taxes, net pay, agency and stale checks.

• Perform and distribute final reconciliations to Dealership Accounting Managers by deadline.

• Maintain log for processed tax amendments.

• Reconcile and distribute employee benefit schedules, including 401k, ESPP, medical benefits,
deferred compensation, and other benefit-related accounts.


  • Excellent communication, verbal, written and organization skills
  • Time management with excellent attention to detail
  • Proficient with payroll software.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Office, Word, Excel and Internet applications
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field required.
  • At least three to five years of related payroll experience required.

*All applicants must pass pre-employment testing to include:  background checks, MVR, and drug testing in order to qualify for employment*

Group 1 Automotive is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer