Duties & Tasks
Reconcile payroll tax reports to ensure accuracy.
Prepare payroll tax reports to submit to Federal, State, and Local tax agencies.
Submit payroll tax files for processing.
Monitor the daily payroll tax liabilities and make corresponding payments.
Audit payroll tax reports against the General Ledger tax accruals to ensure the correct amount of taxes incurred are paid.
Prepare daily, weekly, semi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual tax returns for state withholding and unemployment.
Assist with the auditing and corrections to the payroll tax data used in the preparation of quarterly returns.
Research and respond to unemployment inquiries and verify earnings.
Respond to audit inquiries and complete audit forms.
Assist in the timely production and distribution of W-2s and annual state tax reconciliations.
Perform additional or special tasks or projects as requested.
Assist with support for incoming phone calls and inquiries as needed.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Interaction with colleagues, team members and other department staff as well as management and executives in a professional office setting.
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English; ability to communicate clearly and concisely with tax agencies, callers, colleagues, and staff.
Knowledge of bookkeeping.
PC Computer skills including Outlook, Word, and Excel, and ability and willingness to learn new and/or proprietary computer applications as required.
Attention to detail and analytical skills.
Flexibility and multi-tasking abilities.
Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
Willingness to work overtime, including weekends and holidays when necessary, especially during quarterly and year-end tax reporting periods.
Experience with internet state tax filing, and electronic data transfer preferred, but not required.
Credentials, Experience & Education
Minimum 3 years experience with payroll tax multi-state filings/W2 reporting
Minimum Educational Requirement: High School Graduate, two years of college preferred.