Payroll Tax Accountant

  • Location
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Tax

Adecco is sourcing for a local PAYROLL TAX ACCOUNTANT for a 5 month contract (can be extended) in Milwaukee, WI  53203.  Apply immediately if you meet the qualifications below.



The Payroll Tax Accountant is the main liaison with ADP on payroll tax issues to ensure compliance with employee payroll tax and assist with 1099s and state/local tax compliance. 


  • Consult, plan and ensure compliance with employee payroll tax statutes. Review amended returns as necessary. Coordinate and assist in resolving government notices. Understand and document current processes, recommend areas for improvement. Respond to queries and minimize taxes and adjustments by communicating issues to the Payroll teams. (75%) 
  • Process tax deposits and prepare annual Form 945 tax returns. Research and resolve government notices related to these returns; assist with daily 1099 reporting functions, prepare and assist with federal, state and local tax returns. (25%) 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field, or equivalent work experience. It is desirable for the incumbent to have attained a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification. 
  • Requires proven payroll tax technical proficiency. 
  • Proficiency in working with numbers and large quantities of detailed information. 
  • Requires solid technical knowledge, including understanding payroll tax law and procedures. 
  • Payroll tax experience in a medium to large sized company. 
  • Excellent oral and written skills to effectively communicate complex payroll-related matters in understandable terms to all levels within the organization. 
  • Flexibility to changing priorities and creativeness and/or willingness to find solutions. 
  • Requires skill in building and sustaining relationships with individuals within and outside company.
  • Requires skill in software applications. 

If you have any questions regarding this position, please reach out to or 631-844-7037.


The Adecco Group is a global leader in HR services.  Our group connects over 700,000 associates with our business clients each day through our 6,600 offices in over 70 countries and territories around the world.  We offer employment opportunities at any stage in your professional career.  Contact us today to discuss available contract and direct hire positions.  Adecco Group provides one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry to contract workers to include Holiday, 401(k) and Insurance Benefit Plans.

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