Payroll Tax Analyst II in San Diego, CA at Pyramid Consulting, Inc

Date Posted: 6/29/2020

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Job Description

Immediate need for a talented Payroll Tax Analyst II with experience in any industry. This is 18 Months Contract opportunity with potential to hire and location is San Diego, CA (Remote till Covid-19 situation). Please review the job description below.
Job ID: 20-21541
Job Description:
  • Payroll Tax Analyst II is responsible for assisting the Payroll Tax Manager with the oversight/governance of the US employment tax portfolio within the Global Payroll organization, and requires independent thinking and actions in handling the employment tax analysis.
  • This role is also responsible for proactive collaboration with customers and key internal and external business partners. The individual must be able to creatively think of ways to connect and combine large volumes of data from a variety of sources, interact, filter and mine data to share insights and ensure a compliant payroll.
  • Knowledge of labor and employment tax regulations, Federal and State Tax legislations, and the ability to process tax adjustments, W-2s, and W-2c’s is critical.
  • Must be able to handle ambiguity, be self-motivated to figure out the total picture, and propose resolutions or make appropriate decisions. Determine process improvement actions, work with system integrations, and develop plans to implement those actions with an end-to-end mindset. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Verify compliance with government payroll/tax requirements; stay current with changes in the law; implement/audit current processes to ensure compliance
  • Assist with daily/monthly/quarterly wage reconciliations and tax filing requirements, including year end reporting, W-2s, W-2c’s and amendments
  • Research, determine root cause, and resolve incoming tax notices from various agencies
  •  Perform audits of data prior to payroll completion and follow all established controls
  • Complete post payroll audits and reporting, prepare metrics and track errors using technology and reporting tools
  • Assist with internal or external audits of records, workers compensation, tax filings, SOX, and other related documentation
  • Evaluate federal, state and local tax treatment of employee fringe benefits and executive compensation
  • Partner closely with corporate accounting & tax to ensure accurate GL & tax reporting
  • Respond to complex payroll related inquiries from employees and/or key stakeholders
  • Research and produce complex reports which may require in depth analysis
  • Support transitions in mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures
  • Communicate effectively with various levels of management to ensure high level of customer support and positive customer interactions
  • Work in a team environment coordinating with other team members in the processing of payroll
  • CPP/FPC certification a plus
  • Minimum of three (3) years of payroll employment tax experience; combination of public and private preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to hold information confidential with excellent judgment
  • Solid understanding of payroll knowledge and principles
  • Understanding of payroll processing within a shared services environment
  • Solid time management skills, ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments in a dynamic work environment
  • Ability to learn processes quickly for more efficient and effective results
  • Ability to shift gears comfortably in an evolving environment
  • Ability to troubleshoot payroll processing issues, run and analyze reports
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, positive attitude, flexibility, and a willingness to learn new things
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently under pressure
  • Advanced Excel level, proficient with all other Office applications
  • Experience with Workday and ADP systems highly preferred
Our client is a financial software company and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration


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