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Payroll Tax Specialist

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August 11, 2017

Payroll Specialist

Payroll Tax Specialist
Tacoma, WA

Job Details

What you’ll do

  • Responds to questions and special requests from employees and regulatory agencies.
  • Prepares local, state and federal tax payments.
  • Prepares payroll tax related journal entries.
  • Researches and resolves outstanding issues.
  • Analyzes problems, prepares reports and forms for review by the Payroll Tax Supervisor as well as those generated by outside agencies.
  • Resolves outstanding issues.
  • Investigates and resolve tax notices in a timely manner to minimize the risk of potential interest and penalties liabilities.
  • Analyzes and compiles data of W2s and W2cs for any necessary tax amendments.
  • Prepares quarterly local, state and federal withholding and unemployment returns.
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual state tax reconciliations.
  • Practical knowledge of payroll processing, general payroll policy, government regulations and payroll tax requirements

What you bring to the table

  • Preference for a bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field
  • 1-2 years payroll tax related experience
  • Strong analytical skills, oral and written communication skills, and attention to detail
  • Practical knowledge of general payroll laws, government regulations and payroll tax requirements
  • Goal oriented self- starter with strong interpersonal, organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated strong customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle numerous tasks simultaneously and ability to adapt in a fast paced environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access. 
  • Experience with accounting software systems and internet usage.

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