Payroll & Tax Analyst

  • Location
    North Bergen, New Jersey
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Analyst

This position will begin at the Manhattan office during training, and then the position will move to North Bergen, NJ in September. There is a free shuttle between the Manhattan and New Jersey Offices

Main Accountabilities:
 Payroll Accounting
 Payroll Income Tax Processing & Reporting
 Balance Sheet Reconciliations

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Responsible for monthly payroll general ledger preparation and reconciliations.
• Maintain State Payroll Tax Identifications.
• Maintain the periodic liability reconciliation spreadsheet.
• Assist with compilation and preparation of quarterly payroll tax filing.
• Assist with Fiscal and Calendar year-end reconciliations and W-2 processing.
• Assists in resolving unique payroll problems which relate to general ledger account reconciliations.
• Audit payroll reports and activity to ensure accuracy between the payroll and financial systems.
• Gather payroll data for a variety of audits.
• Other related duties may also be assigned.
• Perform special payroll projects as assigned.
• Assist month-end close.
• Perform Accrual & GL analysis.
• Functions as an effective and positive team member.

Qualifications
• Bachelors degree in accounting or equivalent years of experience.
• Experience in an in-house payroll environment.
• Maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion.
• Excellent problem solving / judgment skills and high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
• 3 years experience using and understanding the flow of transactions in an integrated and automated payroll and accounting systems.
• 3 years experience reconciling and filing quarterly and year end payroll tax returns and employee earnings statements
• 3 years general payroll experience including multi-company payrolls.
• Advanced skills in MS Office Excel and Word
• Strong communication written and verbal communications skills
• Demonstrated ability to handle numerous tasks simultaneously and ability to adapt in a fast paced environment

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