Bookkeeping And Payroll Services
The most common task that is performed by payroll accountants is the calculation of employee paychecks. Payroll accountants must keep track of employee time cards, requests for paid and unpaid leaves of absence, as well as other factors that are essential to accurate payroll calculation.
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Employers that wish to keep payroll in-house and at a high level of professionalism may wish to require payroll staff to become Certified Payroll Professionals (CPP). This certification can help to ensure that payroll staff members have advanced knowledge of payroll, payroll software, and applicable payroll legislation.
Becoming A CPP
Before applying to take the CPP certification, participants must meet certain criteria. Applicants must have been employed in specified payroll positions for at least three of the five years preceding the exam, have been employed in a payroll position for two years and completed a course specified by the American Payroll Association (APA), or have been employed in a payroll position for 18 months and completed an intensive training program offered by the APA.