Payroll Tax Analyst

Location: Phoenix Region
Category: Finance & Accounting
Employment Type: Contract To Hire
Contact: George.Miljevic@addisongroup.com

Our client located in downtown Phoenix has an immediate opening for a Payroll Tax Analyst with 3+ years of experience.

Responsibilities:

· Payroll Tax Analyst will be responsible for executing payroll tax related activities including payroll processing, tax processing, agency notice resolution and serve as a consultant to colleagues and employees on payroll related inquiries.

  • Perform all activities necessary to ensure payroll tax compliance including maintaining related records, filing tax reports, tax reconciliation and agency notice resolution.
  • Reconcile monthly, quarterly and year-end payroll taxes and related tax filing reports including 941s, W2s, etc.
  • Payroll Tax Analyst ensures accuracy and timeliness of federal, multi-state and multi-jurisdiction withholding tax payments, deposits and tax returns.
  • Verify service provider's tax deposits are in balance with payroll reports.
  • Audit and reconcile quarterly wages and tax to quarterly tax reports filed by service provider.
  • Payroll Tax Analyst will process payroll tax adjustments to correct/update employee and employer taxes for accurate reporting on employees' W2s, prepare W2Cs and related amendments.
  • Research, analyze and resolve payroll related tax notices and inquiries.
  • Analyze payroll and tax data resulting in preparation and filing of amended tax returns
  • Document and update procedures, and prepare special reports for management.
  • Execute the monthly and quarterly close process related to payroll tax filings in collaboration with service provider and functional leads.

Requirements:
  • Minimum of 3+ years of payroll & tax experience
  • Intermediate Excel
  • Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Skills:
  • CPP
  • Must have strong knowledge of multi-state tax reporting
  • Workday

Contractor Benefits:
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • 401(k)
  • Long Term Disability


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