Payroll Tax Specialist

  • Location
    Katy, Texas
  • Category
    Payroll / Benefits
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  • Job type
    Direct Hire

Payroll Tax Specialist

Our Warehousing-based client is currently pursuing a tenured Payroll Tax Specialist with 3-5 years of in-house payroll experience for a role at their office in Katy, TX. This is a key opportunity to work with a purpose-driven and passionate team. This role encompasses many payroll processing responsibilities.


Our ideal candidate has the capability to process IN-HOUSE payroll tax, such as SUTA,FUTA, or SIT to name a few. They will ultimately be responsible for processing multistate taxes and accounting for monthly payroll account reconciliations. This candidate MUST have union experience. This person will not supervise any employees.  If you are currently in the job market for a new and FINAL job opportunity, please apply below AND send your resume directly to:



  • Prepares pay by verifying compiled payroll data including hours worked and deductions to be withheld; calculating checks or electronic transfers
  • Pay local taxes – all states
  • Pay and file SIT online weekly, monthly, quarterly
  • Monthly Payroll account reconciliations
  • Pay EFPTS Online
  • Manages weekly cash reports
  • Maintain file maintenance to correct employee’s YTD/QTD federal, state, and local records in eCMS.
  • Run weekly PR cash report
  • Keep manual record of wages and FICA tax on HC Price Foreign Affiliate
  • Balance quarterly reports, 941 log, upload wage listing for states, file federal, state (SUTA) and WC reports and make payments
  • Prepare journal entry request to correct accounts
  • Keeps annual file of all manual changes to employee earnings for tracking and audit purposes
  • Prepare ACH files to be sent to the bank
  • Other duties as assigned by management

    Required Qualifications:

  • Certified Payroll Professional Certification (CPP), preferred or in-progress
  • High School Diploma/GED Equivalency, required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related experience, preferred
  • 3-5 years – progressive experience as a payroll tax professional, preferably in the warehousing/storage Industry
  • Discretion working with sensitive information
  • Union experience, REQUIRED
  • Multistate taxes in: TX, WY, NM, AL, CO, PA, WV, and NC, required
  • In-house payroll experience such as SUTA, FUTA, SIT, or SUI, required
  • Long tenure with work history

    Employment Type:

  • Full-time | Direct Hire

    Must Have Skills:

  • Exceptional organizational skills |  Excels at meeting deadlines
  • Problem solving expertise | Self-Starter, minimum supervision
  • Great communication skills, verbal and written
  • Detailed-Oriented | Gets it right the first time
  • eCMS software

    Work Hours: M- F flex | 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM,  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, or 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM CST |


    Compensation: $70,000 - $75,000, dependent on experience | Discretionary Bonus: between $5,000 - $20,000

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