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Payroll Tax Specialist Charlotte, NC   
Posted:  2/4/2019
Job Description

The Tax Analyst is responsible for moderate to complex level Tax accounting/withholding, reporting, analysis or audit activities to ensure the accurate and timely reporting of financial results for internal and external purposes and help provide work direction to team associates. This role is the technical and functional subject matter Tax expert for their client(s) and continually works with their team to identify opportunities for improvement and implements solutions.

Specific Tax Responsibilities

Analyze and consistently take corrective steps on defensive queries related to tax
Ability to calculate retroactive tax, gross to net calculations including tax withholding
Prepare and balance and release W-2 files
Tax Data Integrity Assurance for tax filing
Process Improvement recommendations and implementations
Process W-2 Corrections and Reissues in accordance with IRS Regs
Payroll Tax Update Analysis/Testing
Provide client support for Escalated Tax and Accounting issues
Maintain employee master tax data including tax data integrity assurance activities
Coordinate load of tax data by mechanical input feeds
Process mass tax updates
Provide problem (SR) resolution support for tax related issues
Provide support for mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures
Assist team leaders with complex payroll tax issues
Analyze gross to net calculations for accuracy including tax withholding calculations
Review Payroll Tax error reports and defensive queries related to Tax
Calculate workups retroactive tax
Validation and balancing of tax data
Monitor payroll interface file and resolve any rejects related to tax fallout

Reconcile payroll related balance sheet accounts (taxes)
Maintain employee tax records
3rd Party Vendor Coordination for tax filing and W2 related activities

Responsibility Areas:
Accountable for partnering with the internal and external teams to deliver client service with quality
Record, classify, summarize or audit financial transactions and data in accordance with generally
accepted accounting principles and/or domestic tax code/law
Enforces and support meeting/exceeding RSL’s and KPI’s and other performance quality objectives
Accountable for adherence to the various internal and external audits requirements
Manages day-to-day service delivery within the team in a multi-client, multi-shore environment
Handles service escalations from internal and external clients
Monitors daily workflow of client team
Proactively looks for resolution of potential service delivery issues
Provides reports to clients and account team as required
Manages special projects required or need to support client ongoing delivery
Trains team associates and act as Subject Matter Expert
Leads adherence to standard practices and client contractual commitments

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field

Knowledge & Experience:

5 - 7 Years Payroll Tax Experience
Knowledge of payroll and related HR subject matter
Strong attention to detail and execution
Strong verbal & written communication skills
Strong business acumen, e.g. ability to interpret and apply financial data/information to business decisions

Technical Skill

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
Strong business partnering skills
Detail-oriented, organized and capable of prioritizing workload to complete multiple tasks and meet aggressive deadlines
Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively as a member of a team
Ability to work independently and apply sound judgment
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Windows, Excel and PowerPoint

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