The Tax Specialist will assist the Tax Manager and other tax department personnel in all areas regarding accurate and timely filing of payroll taxes & related reporting, including but not limited to Unemployment, Worker's Compensation, Insurance, IRS, and internal audits. The Tax Specialist will assist the accounting department when needed.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
Reviews & maintains all tax rate changes in both Payroll and Tax Systems.
Review all tax payments before and after processing.
Assist in responding to Tax Notices.
Review all tax set up information in Payroll/Tax System
Reconcile tax data between Payroll System and Tax Software.
Insure that all tax monies have been impounded
Insure that all necessary POA's have been signed and filed from client base
Coordinate the distribution of W2's
File annual reconciliations and W2's with tax agencies at year end
Make BWC payments for State Fund and SI clients and bill clients
Apply for new tax accounts as needed
PEO state registrations and renewals including compliance reporting
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
Skills, Specialized Knowledge and Abilities
Skilled in Word, Excel.
Comfortable with learning new software.
Exposure to HR Pyramid (Prism) and/or Mastertax software.
PEO or payroll tax background would be a plus.
Familiar with payroll tax processing rules & regulations.
Comfortable working with tax agencies and clients both orally & written.
Physical & Mental Demands:
The working conditions are typically in an office environment, except during client visits. May require working after hours and occasional weekend to respond to emergency or non-emergency situations. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
Ability to sit for long periods of time.
The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Sheakley Group Of Companies