Payroll Specialist

<p>As part of their continued growth and sustained vision to remain a leader in their sector, our client is looking for a Payroll Tax Specialist to join their team.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

Brighton, MI

Hunt Search Group

Hunt Search Group is a professional staffing firm providing direct hire and contract staffing solutions to companies across all industries. We accelerate organizations&rsquo; growth by attracting, assessing and placing specialized expertise in finance &amp; accounting, IT and engineering to precisely deliver talent for critical positions, enhancing the competitiveness of the organizations and people we serve.

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Experienced Payroll Specialist

Overview: <p>The Payroll Tax Specialist is responsible for providing effective day-to-day processing of payroll taxes for our clients.&nbsp; This includes but is not limited to tax funding, tax reconciliation, review and analysis of tax notices, processing EFT Credits to the banks, W-2/W3 and W-2c/W3c processing, tax return filings, and tax return amendments</p> <p>What the company can offer you&hellip;</p> <ul> <li>Diversified company who is experiencing a period of exciting growth within strong and stable market sectors</li> <li>Excellent work/life balance including half day Friday&rsquo;s during Spring and Summer.</li> <li>Amazing corporate culture; they treat each other as family and find that close collaboration creates the biggest ideas</li> <li>Supportive leadership</li> <li>Casual atmosphere and autonomy in making decisions</li> <li>Career progression</li> <li>Opportunity to resolve challenging problems</li> <li>Competitive salary and benefits</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Preparation and submission of timely, accurate tax deposits and reports, and remain in compliance with all employment tax laws</li> <li>Interacts with various federal, state, and local taxing agencies regarding compliance with regulatory guidelines as well as resolving issues</li> <li>Prepares daily federal tax deposit including processing reports, preparing check requests and tax coupons, coding check requests for the general ledger, filing paperwork, and performing electronic payment submissions</li> <li>Prepares state and local income tax deposits for all states with various filing requirements including processing reports, preparing check requests and tax coupons, coding check requests for the general ledger, filing paperwork and ensuring deposits are mailed and submitted electronically in a timely manner</li> <li>Ensures accurate payment and general ledger coding of all check or ACH payments for state unemployment taxes and all client accounts in states requiring client level reporting</li> <li>Prepares all returns for state income tax, state unemployment tax, and various local taxes</li> <li>Assists in all year-end processing and reporting, including W-2s and W-2Cs</li> <li>File amended returns as needed to correct state income and unemployment taxes</li> <li>Researches client FEIN issues and corrections due to erroneous information being given</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree and 2-4 years of payroll tax experience preferred</li> <li>Strong analytical skills, organizational skills, and ability to manage multiple priorities</li> <li>Highly effective verbal and written communication with external clients, internal management, and personnel at all levels</li> <li>Ability to speak with taxing authorities</li> <li>Strong attention to detail with a customer service focus</li> <li>Thorough understanding of current payroll tax laws and regulations, including multi-state experience</li> <li>Be resourceful and results oriented; driven to achieve goals and objectives</li> <li>Excellent time management skills</li> <li>Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and other common business software</li> <li>Work well under various demanding situations and with multiple departments</li> </ul>