Payroll Tax Accountant

By | September 8, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Payroll Tax Accountant

Salary : 63000 per Year

Company : Accenture

Location : Remote US

Educational requirements : Associate Degree

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The Payroll Tax Accountant will work under various levels of supervision participating and/or leading some projects. You will focus in any of the following Shared Services disciplines: payroll tax support system applications employee service center and HRIS etc. You will also handle bank-reconciliation including check deposits and escheatment for US & Canada Payroll. Responsible for accurate & timely release of US Canada & Puerto Rico general ledger booking files to SAP. Process $500M+ manual wire payments annually to 3rd Party Vendors thru SAP and address any funding/reporting issues. Reconcile 20+ ledger accounts (Health Savings Account 401K Employee Loan Program Various Benefit Plans etc.) analyze variances submit vouchers in SAP update Blackline & co-ordinate with different business units to resolve. Perform other payroll accounting related activities as required for US Domestic Puerto Rico Canada Guam Bermuda-Locals & International Assignees.

What you’ll do:

  • Banking Activities: Handle check deposits over-payments pension payments manual wires to employees & vendors etc. Track banking activities and ensure timely update in Workday

  • Business & Finance Teams Globally: Analyze & resolve ledger inquiries handle g/l mapping issues and process vendor payments/reporting for US & Int’l Assignee payroll

  • Month & Quarter End Reconciliation: Reconcile payroll bank accounts and various g/l withholding accounts. Submit escheatment. Identify g/l account variances & process entries in SAP & update Accounting System-Blackline

  • Day-to-Day Accounting Activities: Perform gross-to-net balancing of g/l files for US & Canada Payroll. Prepare bank-reconciliation documents for management sign-off & IAD. Ensure accurate & timely release of g/l files for booking in SAP

  • Projects: Payroll-Accounting related projects

  • Support various payroll tax activities

This role is remote within the US.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in payroll tax

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Workday Payroll/Taxation for US Canada & Puerto Rico

  • Knowledge of SAP or equivalent Accounting Applications

  • Proven experience in HR Shared Services

  • Strong Excel skills required – handle large worksheets pivot tables V Look-up etc.

  • Manage projects and work independently to resolve day-to-day Payroll Accounting issues

  • Payroll Certification FPC or CPP desired

  • Associate degree

Professional Skills:

  • Strong integrity professionalism communication and accountability

  • Ability to work independently take ownership and manage ongoing responsibilities

  • Multitask & perform under high pressure environment

  • Experience working in a fast changing environment

As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set level of experience and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only the range of starting pay for this role is $48600 – 79099 and information on benefits offered is here.

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