Sr. Payroll Tax Analyst 3 - Remote

Posted 22 September 2022
Location Irving, United States of America
Job type Contract
DisciplineAccounting & Finance

Job Description

Sr. Payroll Tax Analyst 3

Location: Irving, TX or Remote

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Amending Federal Tax returns as assigned

  • Amending State Income tax returns as assigned

  • Amend State Unemployment returns as assigned

  • Amend Local returns as assigned

  • Submitting W-2 corrections to federal and state entities and filing amended returns

  • Applying for state and unemployment withholding account by legal entity as needed

  • Ensuring compliance for timely and accurate reporting of all payroll taxes.

  • Assisting in maintaining the federal, state and local quarterly payroll deductions to tax payment reconciliations

  • Creating and filing the employee and employer federal, state and local payroll tax reporting and payments for amendments as filed

  • Tracking refunds based on amendments filed

  • Coding returned checks for deposit and GL postings

  • Maintaining changes in unemployment rates on ADP Smart Compliance

  • Maintaining states by entity information on ADP Smart Compliance

  • Reporting headcount to the Federal and State departments of labor

  • Responding to federal and state tax and wage inquiries

  • Researching and responding to Case workflow email notices for employee work and home address combinations

  • Reconciling tax reporting and payments made throughout the calendar year to the W-2 file

  • Assisting with the Analyzing merger, divestiture and acquisition activity, for tax entity impacts and implementing resulting actions as needed

  • Assisting with the reconciling of tax accounts with Payroll Tax Accounting personnel and ability to analyze and take correction actions as necessary.

  • Payroll tax electronic and paper record retention according to company and department policy, including filing.

  • Assisting with International tax filings and research as needed

  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications/Experience: For individuals to be successful in this position, they should have the following acquired and proven education and experience:


  • CPP preferred but not required depending on experience

  • 4 - year degree preferred

  • Accounting degree preferred


  • 10 years Payroll tax experience and/or a combination of 10 years payroll tax/accounting experience required

  • Microsoft Excel/spreadsheet analysis experience required

  • SAP payroll experience preferred

  • ADP Payroll Tax Software experience preferred

Qualities the successful candidate must possess:

  • Strong aptitude for system work, including spreadsheets and query reporting

  • Ability to support and lead payroll tax projects

  • Ability to cross train others in tax support

  • Ability to update process documentation

  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues quickly

  • Ability to work both independently and in teams

  • Ability to work under pressure and in tight deadlines

  • High degree of accuracy and detail oriented

  • Strong math and accounting skills required

  • Strong organization skills required

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Ability to develop interpersonal relationships

  • Conflict management skills

  • Peer relationships skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Time management skills