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Payroll Tax Specialist in Jacksonville, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/21/2019

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Job Description

Vaco Staffing has partnered with a global service company and are hiring a new Payroll Tax Specialist.

Under general direction, this position serves as lead, subject matter expert and escalation point for all tax-related activities for their assigned client(s). Using their extensive payroll tax knowledge, will consult with client and internal teams to reduce potentially significant financial exposure to penalty, interest and fees associated with incorrect filings for the employer and their employees.

Essential Functions:

  • Daily, monthly, quarterly and annual reconciliation at the employee level
  • Preparation of periodic and amendment reporting
  • Tracking of client critical issues and hosting regular review meetings with the client(s), third party vendors and/or agencies to drive resolution and mitigation
  • Liaise with and provide oversight of tax payment and W2 vendors
  • Perform UAT for tax updates and system enhancements
  • Works hand-in-hand with Payroll Lead to ensure continuity of service delivery
  • Participate in cross-departmental initiatives to ensure proper consideration of tax-impacting changes
  • Address complex tax questions received via case from Employee Service Center
  • Serve as lead for all tax related project and M&A activity for assigned client(s)

Supervisory Responsibility: No

Required Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma / GED required
  • 8 years related experience in multi-state, multi-FEIN payroll tax administration required
  • 5 years related experience in payroll outsourcing role
  • Extensive experience engaging with federal, state, territory and local tax agencies for POA requirements, reporting/payment requirements and changes, notice resolution, and penalty abatement
  • 5 years related experience with 5,000+ Employees, multi-frequency payrolls, stock option processing, W2C processing (domestic and Puerto Rico), Retirees, client and management reporting of tax activity
  • SAP, Workday, Empower Software experience preferred
  • CPP Certification is a plus
  • Subject Matter Expertise in federal, state, territory, local payroll tax and reporting requirements, inpat/expat requirements and taxes, stock option exercise tax and reporting requirements
  • Client management expertise
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize tasks and set expectations for internal partners with competing priorities, in a fast-paced, deadline-driven organization
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel to include V-Lookup, Pivot Tables, Macros
  • Proficiency with Excel, Access and SAP preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced analytical and problem solving
  • Excellent research and problem solving ability

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree

Vaco Staffing
10752 Deerwood Park Blvd South
Jacksonville, FL 32256

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