Payroll Tax Specialist

    • Philadelphia, PA

Payroll Tax Specialist
Marlton, NJ
9-12 Month Contract
Pay rate: $25/hr.
Responsibilities:

  • Set up new employees with the proper tax statuses for federal, state, local, and SUTA based on home and/or work location.
  • Update employees' tax statuses based on rehire or transfer.
  • Ongoing analysis of employee tax setups to ensure compliance with all laws.
  • Complete and file all tax returns.
  • Prepare and remit all tax payments.
  • Reconcile local, state and federal taxes monthly, quarterly and annually, as required.
  • Respond to notices and work effectively with tax jurisdictions as needed to resolve issues.
  • Partner with HR, Operations and General Ledger Accounting to identify and review items with cross-departmental impacts.
  • Utilize Cognos reports to manage and review payroll and payroll tax related information for analysis, problem solving and audits.
  • Support internal and external audit requests related to payroll taxes.

Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years of payroll tax experience preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office, especially Excel (vlookup, pivot table) required
  • Deltek Cost Point experience preferred

Characteristics:
  • Detail orientated individual with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service and the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form to a variety of people around the world.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and follow up as necessary to see tasks to completion.
  • Willingness to adapt processes and procedures to meet requirements of a dynamic company.
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously while working under pressure to meet deadlines.


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