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Tax Senior Associate

Company: EY
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Job Description:

At EY, you'll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we're counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.The Tax Senior Associate assists in the training, development, and support of the EY US Payroll Tax Compliance workstream by executing on the vision set forth by Payroll leadership. Responsible for performing day to day tasks within the tax function and help monitor the payroll processing to ensure timely compliance with tax agencies and adhere to established procedures. -The opportunityThe position provides opportunity to continue growth in your abilities relating to payroll tax compliance and the payroll system application. - -Your key responsibilities

  • Drives operational excellence and ensures personal accountability of results through collaboration with other workstream members
  • Able to review work of others on the team and recommend changes/enhancements. Strives for maximizing the use of the implemented technologies
  • Operates as the primary Subject Matter Resource (SMR) for Tax reporting for the EY US payroll team; this individual will create or advise on complex reports
  • Understands and identifies Segregation of Duties (SoD) in business processes and reports enforcement throughout the payroll teams
  • Promotes teamwork to enhance payroll compliance
  • Mentors, coaches, and provides a lending ear to other workstream coordinators -
  • Monitors and advises payroll team regarding accuracy and corrective actions
  • Assists the Tax supervisor in ensuring that proper payments and employee contributions are calculated and disbursed, as well as ensuring payroll process and work instruction documents are maintained properly
  • Supports the functional payroll team supervisors in ensuring processes are following current documentation -
  • Contributes to development and maintenance of Payroll Procedures per payroll policy and pay practice. As required by the Tax supervisor, may administer, and maintain procedures related to Tax functions, amendments, Quarter/Year End, tax filings, and shadow payrolls among other things
  • Performs W-2 reconciliation and W-2c processing
  • May assist the Tax supervisor with strategy, design, training, security, development, and distribution of payroll reporting for statutory agencies and internal consumers
  • Under minimal supervision, executes resolution of internal/external problems in a high volume, fast paced, and deadline driven payroll environment
  • Challenges existing policies, processes, and approaches (where appropriate) and offers innovative suggestions for process improvement efforts, helps to implement opportunities that improve operational efficiency or effectiveness of the team
  • Performs ad hoc requests or special projects as needed
  • Directs and assists in development of KPI development and reporting of the functional performance of the payroll team
  • Prepares regular status updates for the Tax Supervisor to then communicate to leadership regarding workstream results -Skills and attributes for success
    • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
    • A high level of confidentiality -
    • Ability to work efficiently and effectively while maintaining attention to detail
    • Strong knowledge of firm policies, procedures, and databases -
    • Strong communication skills (verbal, written, presentation and listening) -
    • Flexibility -
    • Initiative -
    • Strong teaming skills
    • Basic project management skills (e.g., managing multiple tasks and deadlines)
    • Ability to perform job responsibilities independently. -
    • Willingness to act as an advisor to peers and new team members -To qualify for the role you must have
      • Tax experience preferred or similar role in similar-sized organization
      • Has the payroll-specific knowledge and skills needed, ability to learn quickly, and act as a subject matter resource (SMR) to execute on the firm's vision of the Tax process and work as directed by Payroll leadership as well as with other stakeholders, where required -
      • Advanced proficiency with technology products including but not limited to: Microsoft Office Products, ADP GlobalView, ServiceNow, the Payroll Control Center and other payroll related applications
      • Must demonstrate both effective verbal and written communication
      • Utilize firm policy and procedure documents to train new members of the Tax team under supervision from the Tax supervisor while minimizing disruption of services; make updates to work stream documentation as needed based upon identified process improvements -Ideally, you'll also have
        • Bachelor's degree preferred
        • Minimum of 3 - 5 years or progressive related (Payroll) work experience
        • Payroll certification preferred (i.e. CPP - Certified Payroll Professional)What we offerAs part of this role, you'll work in a highly integrated, global team with the opportunity and tools to grow, develop and drive your career forward. Here, you can combine global opportunity with flexible working. The EY benefits package goes above and beyond too, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Your recruiter can talk to you about the benefits available in your country. Here's a snapshot of what we offer: -
          • Continuous learning: You'll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
          • Success as defined by you: We'll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
          • Transformative leadership: We'll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
          • Diverse and inclusive culture: You'll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.Please apply to this role only through the 'Apply' link (not through the local office). Your application will then be routed to the appropriate recruiting team. - -The exceptional EY experience. It's yours to build. -EY - Building a better working worldEY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.EY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer providing equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, including arrest and conviction records, in accordance with applicable law.EY is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and either need assistance applying online or need to request an accommodation during the interview process, please call 1-800-EY-HELP3, type Option 2 (HR-related inquiries) and then type Option 1 (HR Shared Services Center), which will route you to EY's Talent Shared Services Team or email SSC Customer Support at .

Keywords: EY, Alpharetta , Tax Senior Associate, Accounting, Auditing , Alpharetta, Georgia

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