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Tax Accountant

Posted 5 days ago

BROAD FUNCTION:

The main purpose of this position is to assist payroll by voiding checks, running check printing, and balancing the taxes to be paid to ADP.  This individual is also responsible for maintaining the unemployment tax rates and working with Equifax to get information to and from concerning the tax rates and payments made to the states.  They will work closely with ADP to ensure that all discrepancies are reviewed and resolved. They will also be helping to file various local tax returns as well as working on special projects.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understand state unemployment tax and maintain the current tax rates in PeopleSoft
  • Send tax files to ADP
  • Reconcile taxes ADP is billing to payroll tax reports
  • Request wire for payment of taxes
  • Balance quarterly tax filings
  • Work with ADP to resolve any tax issues with the states/track issues via access
  • Assist with tax compliance testing and reporting
  • Additional tax filings for miscellaneous taxes not paid by ADP and monopolistic work comp state payments
  • Review and track moving/relocation payments
  • Numerous department of labor reporting
  • Regular and reliable attendance required
  • Ability to work onsite in an office environment with limited remote work alternatives, consistent with applicable law

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • PeopleSoft payroll experience would be a plus but not necessary
  • Proficient in word processing and spreadsheet software applications
  • Ability to interface well with other internal departments and outside customers
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment

 

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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