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Payroll Tax Specialist

  • Location: Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Expiry Date: 16 September 2021

About Our Client: Our client is currently one of the largest banks in the Northeast, with branches spanning from Chicago to Vermont.  The bank is one of the leading provider of loans and mortgages to individuals and business in the markets they serve.  With over 1,500 branches within their network, our client has been a trusted name in banking since the 1800’s and currently has over $130 billion in holdings.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for all payroll tax activities, including compliance with local, state and federal regulations.

  • Responsible for assisting in the payroll tax related activities that are associated with mergers and acquisitions.

  • Ensure timely delivery of any time-sensitive tax notifications or inquiries to the vendor.

  • Assists with federal and state employment related tax audits.

  • Ensure all payroll tax related functions are in compliance with internal and external regulations.

  • Works independently to troubleshoot issues and conduct follow through to ensure proper controls, procedures and policies are followed.

  • Responsible for reconciliation and funding of tax and garnishments to vendors.

  • Assist manager in the testing of tax updates and projects related to payroll tax.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Application of basic accounting principles.

  • Extensive knowledge of payroll tax and overall payroll operations.

  • Experience with federal, state, and local tax laws.  Experience with US payroll systems.

  • Knowledge and understanding of current payroll government regulations and federal and state laws.

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and to prioritize a large number of conflicting and frequently changing priorities.

  • Associates Degree or Equivalent in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration preferred.

  • Minimum 2-4 years of Payroll Tax related experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a high risk, high volume, and high deadline driven environment

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Tools.

  • Excellent organizational skills as well as oral and written communication skills.

  • Employment tax and accounting principals and controls.

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.