Payroll Tax Specialist

  • Location
    Plano, Texas
  • Job type
  • Category
    Education, Human Resources, Training - Payroll / Benefits

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search for an experienced Payroll Tax Specialist role in Plano, TX. Candidates must be local to Plano or within a reasonable commuting distance. We are only considering candidates that meet the qualifications listed below.


We are seeking candidates that are open to contract employment (possibility of extension) with a great client
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
Must be able to successfully complete a full background check, drug screen, employment verification, educational verification and reference checks required upon any offer

Summary: The Payroll Tax Specialist handles all payroll tax-related functions of our client. This position will be handling payroll tax questions and research, as well as completing any other tasks necessary for monitoring and overseeing the company's payroll tax process.


Oversee vendor in the submission of federal, state, and local tax filings on a biweekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis to ADP
Performs quarterly and annual tax reconciliation of quarterly tax returns and W2 filings following the documented SOX processes. Ensures that all tax returns have been filed correctly by ADP and that all filings are complete and accurate.
Prepare W-2 corrections as needed after the reconciliation of all state/local/federal agency returns are filed, and ensure any necessary amendments are filed in a timely manner.
Maintain up-to-date state unemployment rates in the PeopleSoft system, as well as outsource vendor system (ADP Smart Compliance)
Communicate with various levels of management and taxing authorities on a regular basis regarding tax-related information and associated research
Files state/local applications for registration in new jurisdictions for new or existing businesses. Maintains data base of all company ID’s. Completes “Add Jurisdiction’ forms as necessary. Submit name changes for existing companies when notified by the Tax department of any changes.
Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
Coordinates and oversees payroll tax audits conducted internally or by taxing authorities. Provides all reports, tax filings and other general information as requested by the auditors. Works with ADP to request reports as necessary. Provide additional information as required by auditors.
Forward all tax notices and letters to ADP as required
Issues W-2C’s when necessary. Performs all research and processes corrections along with the Payroll Operations Manager.
Receives all banking notification on any funds returned to the client resulting from a direct deposit reversal or a direct deposit rejection due to incorrect information submitted.

Requirements and Qualifications:

Payroll tax background in a multi-state environment, knowledge of regulatory compliance, reciprocity, and local tax rules (specifically Texas local taxes).
Strong computer skills and the ability to maintain highest level of confidentiality
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Standard business skills, team player vision and fact-finding ability required.
Possess excellent communication and customer service skills
PeopleSoft and ADP experience preferred
Must have the ability to react in a timely manner to tax issues. Ability to prioritize workload while meeting deadlines.

Pay: Market Rate/Competitive

Shift Start/End Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm.

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