Payroll Tax Analyst

  • Location
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Category
    Payroll / Benefits
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  • Job type
    Direct Hire

Accounting Principals has a position available for a Payroll Tax Analyst at a company that is currently remote but will be transitioning back into the office in September!  This is a direct hire position.  If you are someone who is looking for both home and in office work, this may be the job for you! Apply today for consideration!



- Review reports from payroll system, to ensure tax deposits and filing of federal and state tax returns are accurate.

- Directly communicate with tax agencies and division partners.

- Process federal and multi-state tax payments daily for 57 EIN’s (24,000+ employees)

- Verify that employee tax setups are accurate and the proper local, state, federal, taxes are being deducted and remitted for employees.

- Analyze tax notices from state, and federal jurisdictions and know the necessary course of action.

- Join in the annual W2 processing, reconciling and verification process.

- Aid with responses to inquiries from management, taxing authorities and accounting regarding tax withholding payments and GL inquiries.

- Support banking functions- Accountable for timely validation of ACH and positive banking files; responsible for entering off-cycle checks issuing voids and other banking functions as required



- Associates degree in accounting or finance, or minimum of 3 years’ experience in tax filing or payroll banking

- Understanding of local, state, federal withholding tax computations and deposit/ filing requirements

- Understanding of payroll principles, wage, hour law, payroll taxes

- FPC (Fundamental Payroll Certification), CPP (Certified Payroll Professional) certifications preferred


Work Requirements

- PC Knowledge- Microsoft OS (word, Excel, outlook)

- Must be 18 years or older

- Pass Pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check

- Follow safety requirements and procedures as outlined in Employee Handbook

- Work independently within a team environment and assist team with other duties as required

- Work under time constraints and ensure deadlines are met.

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