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Paccar | Bellevue, Washington
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Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business. 
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Requisition Summary

The PACCAR Payroll Team is searching for a self-motivated, enthusiastic accounting graduate looking for a career in a company that encourages growth and development.  You will work with talented colleagues around the U.S gaining valuable payroll and accounting experience while discovering a culture built around integrity and respect. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Maintaining employee payroll records in SAP which includes auditing data inputs and reconciling and researching discrepancies
  • Processing manual, non-standard or correction transactions. Auditing and reconciling output.  Researching discrepancies.
  • Developing contacts and working closely with PACCAR divisions across the U.S. including Human Resources, Accounting and Benefits
  • Building a personal reputation for trustworthiness as well as diligent, quality and timely work results
  • Off-cycle payroll runs
  • Becoming a back-up to the Payroll Scheduler on regular bi-weekly payroll runs
  • Assisting with the month end payroll accounting close which includes creating journal entries and reconciling general ledger accounts
  • Auditing payroll personnel files for compliance with company policy, procedures and authorizations
  • Assisting with Sarbanes-Oxley audits
  • Assisting with any local physical inventory counts
  • Working to attain a CPA certificate, CPP certificate or MBA degree

Qualifications & Skills

  • Analytical skills in dealing with high volumes of data
  • Accounting review and reconciliations experience
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, research, analyze and resolve discrepancies
  • Identify, research and resolve data errors, understand and communicate impact to others
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Clear verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work with flexible priorities and sometimes short deadlines
  • High degree of professionalism
  • CPP Certification desired
  • SAP experience desired


BA or BS in accounting 

Additional PACCAR Website Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Paccar

PACCAR Inc, operates through two segments: design, manufacture and distribution of light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks and related aftermarket distribution of parts, and finance and leasing services provided to customers and dealers. The Company's finance and leasing activities are principally related to Company products and associated equipment. Other manufactured products include industrial winches. The Company and its subsidiaries design and manufacture heavy-duty diesel trucks, which are marketed under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. The Truck and Other businesses include a division of the Company, which manufactures industrial winches in two United States plants and markets them under the Braden, Carco, and Gearmatic nameplates. In North America, Australia and 16 European countries, the Company provides financing and leasing arrangements, principally for its manufactured trucks, through wholly owned finance companies operating under the PACCAR Financial trade name. (Source: 10-K)

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