About the Company:
A leading provider of technology-driven, communication services, serving Fortune 1000 companies and other clients in a variety of industries, including telecommunications, retail, financial services, public safety, technology and healthcare. For more than 30 years, the have been leading the way in hosted and cloud-based solutions.
Connecting people with each other and the right information is mission-critical. Our client develops innovative cloud-based technology to make it easier, more effective and more efficient to make the right connections. Their solutions put people in sync with each other and the right information, so they gain the insight needed to reach better decisions on the issues that matter most.
The Senior Payroll Tax Analyst will be responsible for processing and reconciling all payroll tax activity for U.S. and Canadian payrolls across multiple pay cycles and multiple legal entities. The Senior Payroll Tax Analyst will be responsible for North American payroll tax administration, including research and analysis of payroll related tax laws; payroll tax deposits and reporting; communication with Federal, State and Local jurisdictions and authorities. Supports the payroll team in the accurate and timely payment and reporting of payroll taxes for multiple legal entities in U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
Maintains accurate records of tax withheld, payments & reporting
Prepares withholding, unemployment, and other payroll related tax returns
Works with federal, state, and local tax agencies on audit requests
Maintains and adheres to schedule of payments & reporting
Monitors system controls of tax calculations
Prepares and carries out investigations into tax issues
Provides tax calculation explanation to employee inquiries
Works closely with payroll accountants in ensuring accurate liability validation.
Maintains related accounting information
Reviews and confirms accuracy of W2 data at year-end and communicates any changes or issues with ADP and various tax authorities
Prepares and initiates payroll tax funding requests
Manages new local and state accounts for wage and tax reporting purposes
Conducts tax register adjustments
Maintains up-to-date account registrations with taxing authorities
Seeks out continuous process efficiencies or improvements, solicits team for input and participation
Understands the end-to-end tax functional processes as well as how the tax functional processes integrate with the overall end-to-end payroll processes
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant payroll tax experience required
4-5 years of experience working with large volume payrolls and multiple legal entities is required
Experience in working in a multi-state environment
Knowledge of HCM and ADP, preferred
Strong local tax knowledge, including employee set up and reporting strongly preferred (Pennsylvania tax knowledge is a high priority)
Moderate skill-set in using Microsoft Office (especially Excel), required.
Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to complete projects timely and accurately
Must be detail oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills
Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment