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Payroll Tax Accountant

Kelly Services
Phoenix, AZ 85067
**Payroll Tax Accountant Phoenix, AZ**

Kelly Services is seeking a Payroll Tax Accountant for a large company located in Northwest Phoenix. This is a contract position that could possibly be extended.

Title: Payroll Tax Accountant

Location: Phoenix (85027)) *will work remotely until pandemic is over. Must be local.

Pay: $26 hr.

Hours: standard

Duration: Contract, possible extension or hire

Job Responsibilities:

+ Prepare accurate and timely payroll tax reconciliations and payments with ADP for the company and its subsidiary companies.

+ Work with ADP, federal, state, and local governmental agencies, third parties, internal and external auditors, corporate tax, and other internal departments.

+ Responsible for balancing, reconciling, and performing weekly analysis of general ledger pertaining to assigned jurisdictions.

+ Maintain balance sheet account reconciliations

+ Take the lead on projects requiring research, organization, communication, and problem resolution.

+ Responsible for coordinating and ensuring all tasks are completed on time.

+ Coordinate audits conducted by internal/external entities on accounting practices/processes, reporting, and tax return.

+ Accountable for maintaining department applications and systems functionality requiring ahigh level of decision making and technical abilities.

+ Handle accounting period-end close duties such as booking journal entries, review balance sheet balances and perform P L analysis.

+ Responsible for providing guidance to internal/external customers.

+ Train and assist associates in specific accounting tasks and the use of systems.

+ Support team members on all accounting issues.

+ Look for areas of opportunity to create enhancements and efficiencies within existing systems and processes.

+ Make recommendations for system and process improvements.

+ Prepare periodic financial statements/reports for management.

+ Analyze financial ledger using QMF, MS Access, Lawson DME, and Peoplesoft query tool

+ Complete other payroll tax related duties as required.

+ Handle conflict and issues while maintaining the self-esteem of others.

+ Participate and support all departmental functions while continuing to motivate others

Qualifications: The following are preferred or desired unless specifically stated:

+ Four year Business degree in accounting or related field.

+ Four to six years accounting experience in a larger organization with mainframe based accounting systems.

+ Oracle Finance and/or HCM is preferred.

+ Three to five years payroll tax experience working with governmental agencies is desirable.

+ Prior ADP Payroll Tax Compliance application experience is desirable

+ Minimum three years compliance knowledge in the following areas: multi-state, federal, state and local payroll and employment taxes and laws, filings such as 940 s, 941 s, W2, W2C,W3, and payroll processing for exempt and non-exempt associates is desirable

+ Theoretical and practical knowledge of GAAP

+ Intermediate level PC skills with knowledge of Windows and Microsoft software applications.

+ Strong account reconciliation skill Knowledge of reporter writer systems and SQL helpful

+ Team Player, Analytical skills, independent decision maker

+ Superior customer service attitude and interpersonal skills

+ High degree of initiative, intensity, and accuracy

+ Honest and trustworthy, exhibiting sound business ethics

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

+ Detail-oriented

**Apply now for immediate consideration!**

**_Please do not contact your local Kelly branch office as they are not filling this position._**

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-09-10 Expires: 2021-10-11

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