This is a US based role – candidates outside of the United States will not be considered.

What’s the role?

Our Client, one of the Big Four Accounting Firms, is seeking a highly detail-oriented Senior Payroll Coordinator to join their Payroll Tax team. As the Senior Payroll Coordinator, you will assist with ensuring accurate Payroll Tax compliance for multiple jurisdictions; deposits and returns and support with the biweekly payroll for the firms employees. The successful candidate will be organized and have high level of attention to detail. This position requires experience in dealing with federal, state, and numerous local tax jurisdictions. You will be required to be flexible, adaptable and multitask whilst ensuring quality throughout.

What’s in it for YOU – Benefits & Perks:

  • Medical
  • 401(k) Retirement savings plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Sick Time (in geographies where legally required)
  • Professional development program

Tell Me More:

  • Location:  Onsite at the office based in Hermitage, Tennessee
  • Hourly Rate: Up to $40 p/hr DOE, (which if worked full time for a year is the salary equivalent of $83,200/yr)**this role is to be paid based on hours worked**
  • Work Pattern: Monday-Friday, standard business hours
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Contract Length: 12 months

Your day-to-day activities will include:

  • Ensure compliance with US federal, state, and local payroll tax, unemployment, disability insurance regulations and requirements by balancing the biweekly payroll taxes and making all regulatory deposits and filings
  • Aid in the preparation of all required quarterly and annual returns including the preparation and dispatch of W-2’s, W-2c’s, 941’s, 940’s, and State and Local Reconciliations
  • Complete all tax returns and deposits via latest technology possible including Internet, EFT, and manual filings
  • Maintain a customer service center providing payroll tax support and SAP system expertise to Payroll Resource Team
  • Research unusual employee situations involving complex payroll tax issues
  • Support on other tasks and responsibilities as and when needed

What knowledge, skills, and experience we need:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required, Associate degree or Bachelor preferred
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in multi-state withholding and multi-state unemployment tax filing, preferably in a large corporate setting
  • Must have working knowledge of a multitude of payroll and payroll tax laws and procedures
  • Must possess working knowledge of multi-state regulations for reciprocal agreements
  • Outstanding analytical skills, including experience with various Microsoft Office software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player who is able to consistently meet rigorous statutory, firm, and department deadlines

Preferred Skills:

  • MasterTax (ADP) software experience is a plus
  • Experience with Puerto Rico and/or Canada payroll tax is a plus
  • Experience with SAP HCM Payroll is a plus
  • Fundamentals of Payroll Certification (FPC) or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) is a plus

Next steps

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Tell me more

  • Location: Onsite at the office based in Hermitage, Tennessee
  • Rate: Up to $40/hr, DOE
  • Work Pattern: Monday – Friday, standard business hours
  • Start Dates: ASAP
  • Duration: 12 months