Accounting Assistant - Payroll/Receivables

  • Location
    Davidson, North Carolina
  • Job type
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Accounts Receivable

Adecco is currently assisting a local premier client in their search to fill an immediate contract Accounting Assistant - Payroll Tax Support Specialist role out of Davidson, NC.

Apply now if you meet the specific qualifications listed below!

Accounting Assistant/Receivables/Payroll Tax Support Specialist
W2 Contract 6+ months
Davidson, NC
Pay Rate: $20.00 Per hour W2


As a Payroll Tax Support Specialist, you will be responsible for delivering world class customer service in support of the day-to-day operations of payroll tax. This role will support the preparation and processing of accurate and timely federal, multi-state and multi-jurisdiction withholding tax payments. This will include returns and reconciliations if applicable. Additional responsibilities include quarterly and annual filings by state and entity, processing tax credit paperwork, supporting quarterly unemployment and yearend W2 processes

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for all payroll tax activities, including compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.
Balance and upload daily tax transmission file to ADP.
Prepare wire requests for tax payments to ADP.
Research and resolve local, state and federal payroll tax issues for employees and local HR reps.
Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.
Weekly audits on payroll tax changes made in the PeopleSoft Payroll System. Research reconciling items for the payroll tax account.
Testing all quarterly tax update changes that are provided by PeopleSoft.
Review and validate all payroll related taxes for accuracy (this includes working directly with various tax agencies and/or ADP to resolve filing and deposit discrepancies).
Review and reconcile stock option exercises prepared by Stock Option Administrator for accuracy.
Collaborate with enterprise and external auditor representatives for compliance reviews. Analyze the reasons for tax errors and work with managers and Human Resources and line managers to resolve issues.
Review and reconcile relocation file for accuracy.
Research and work with Payroll team to resolve any tax related errors that occur during payroll processing.
Identify and recommend opportunities for improvement and partner with the appropriate parties to test and implement new improvements.
Respond timely to tickets and emails regarding inquiries or tax related issues.
Input tax balance adjustments into the PeopleSoft Payroll System
Assist with quarter-end filing, year-end reconciliations, W-2 and W-2C processing, investigate and resolve tax notices, handle inquires, claims, penalties, audit requests and questionnaire request from tax authorities
Ensure compliance with company policies, enforce approved pay practices, ensure compliance both at the state or federal levels as well as with government compliance.
Performs any control self-assessments to ensure controls are regularly tested and in place for the processes, and are compliant with governmental and internal rules.
Maintain internal control procedures to ensure compliance set forth by Audit Services. Including ensuring SOX compliance, segregation of duties and security access
Maintain standard work instructions for tax processes including responsibilities for payroll and other key stakeholders.
Provide back-up support to other team members as needed
Participate and/or lead projects as needed.


Payroll and tax knowledge required (3 plus yrs. experience preferred)
ADP and PeopleSoft payroll and general ledger experience
Demonstrated experience with MS Office Suite with advanced skills using Excel spreadsheets – ability to create pivot tables
Must have an understanding of State, Local and Federal tax regulations.
Good analytical and communications skills
Strong attention to detail including the ability to review daily reports and resolve errors/issues
High School degree and equivalent proven experience. College degree preferred.
2 to 4 years customer service related experience required
Excellent A+ customer service with client interface expertise
High interpersonal skills and visible positive enthusiasm
Ability to work independently and manage one’s time
Ability to accurately document and record information

Start Date: ASAP
Shift: 8am to 5 pm

**Must be eligible to work for any employer in the U.S. without sponsorship / NO corp to corp or 3rd party contracting arrangement / Adecco W2 only and not require relocation assistance.

***Successful completion of a full background check, drug screen, employment verification, educational verification and reference checks required upon offer.

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