Payroll Administrator & Corporate Accounting - Houston, Texas (Full Time)


Commensurate with Experience

Job Description

Signet Maritime Corporation has an immediate opening for a Payroll Administrator for our Houston Headquarters. The successful candidate must be detail-oriented, self-motivated and organized with the ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced, priority changing environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Daily operations, preparation and disbursement of the weekly and bi-weekly payroll using QuickBooks with optimal accuracy;
  2. Updates and maintains payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job titles;
  3. Assist the accounting department with specific payroll deduction reports;
  4. Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential;
  5. Communicates with multiple departments and divisions in collecting and verifying payroll data;
  6. Manages employee documentation and department files;
  7. Assist with weekly check run;
  8. Respond to inquiries and requests from vendors and operations;
  9. Process large quantities of data efficiently and accurately on a daily basis;
  10. Assist AP/AR or Accounting as needed (audits, 1099s, projects, filing, mailings, etc.);
  11. Print and distribute W-2's annually for all company employees;
  12. Assist the managing of 401k elections, contributions and loans;
  13. Manages paid time off records for company employees;
  14. Works closely with Human Resources on payroll related issues;
  15. Ensure accurate benefit deductions and record keeping;
  16. Handles all garnishments, deductions and vacation/sick time balances;
  17. Perform other duties and special projects as needed;


  1. Bachelor Degree in Accounting is required with minimum GPA of 3.0;
  2. Previous accounting and QuickBooks experience;
  3. Experience in the Maritime industry is preferred but not required.

Application Instructions

Interested applications should e-mail their application to Careers@SignetMaritime.com.

Additional Notes

  1. Signet Maritime Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and promotes diversity in the workplace.
  2. If selected for employment, the successful applicant's employment will be subject to passing a routine drug test and criminal background check.
  3. Signet Maritime Corporation is a tobacco free company.
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