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Payroll Tax Specialist

Company: Thread
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary

The Payroll Tax Specialist is responsible for managing and executing payroll tax compliance, reconciliation, and maintaining data quality for thread clients, as well as helping monitor internal company processes for improvement. The Payroll Tax Specialist is responsible for managing the preparation of the organization's multi-state payroll ensuring accuracy within required deadlines. This includes oversight of the company's payroll processing procedures and the company's adherence to all payroll related federal, state, local and other applicable tax laws and procedures. This person is also responsible for resolving client tax issues through proactive monitoring and provide communication and resolution with federal and state agencies. The Specialist also acts as champion of change management as the organization implements new technologies to help streamline payroll & tax processes to better serve the customer and increase company profitability and efficiency.

Top 5 Responsibilities

+ Tax Payment & Filing- Responsible for managing federal and multi-state compliance for all thread clients and managing appropriate deadlines to ensure 100% accuracy and timeliness.

+ Tax Notice Research & Resolution - Responsible for researching and resolving all tax notices with proper communication to agencies, clients, and internal staff.

+ Daily Compliance & Reconciliation - Perform daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly tax processes to ensure tax compliance for all clients. This includes, but not limited to daily banking reconciliation of the tax impound account, initiating wires, manual transactions & payroll adjustments, resolving client NSFs, tax payments & filings, and overall client tax compliance monitoring. Also responsible for monitoring and managing weekly data sync for discrepancies between MasterTax & iSolved Platform.

+ Tax Knowledge & Training - Perform regular tax research to stay ahead of state and federal tax changes and properly train thread ops employees on changes to better serve our clients.

+ Proactive Process & Compliance Improvement - Monitor internal company processes and provide recommendation of increased speed, accuracy, and efficiency to help the company maximize the client experience as well as improve profitability.


Core Requirements

+ 3+ years Payroll Tax experience

+ MasterTax Software Experience (Required)

+ Accounting Experience (Preferred)

+ Process Improvement & Process Excellence

+ High attention to detail and precision

+ Customer Service Focus

+ Strong Understanding of Technology and Business Processes

+ Makes thorough, well-researched decisions that are compatible with, overall goals and priorities of the company

+ Understands and applies procedures, regulations, and policies related to areas of specialized expertise.

+ Bachelor's degree preferred

+ Strong attention to detail and highly organized

+ Ability to adapt to a fast paced continually changing business and work environment while managing multiple priorities

+ Strong written and oral communication

Culture Requirements

+ Deliver Wow - Strong repeated ability to go above and beyond for clients, partners, and other team members.

+ Own it! - Ability to demonstrate ownership and resourcefulness to improve the overall client experience and internal processes.

+ Make it Better - We believe in the freedom to take existing systems and improve upon them without the worry of someone taking offense when we challenge the way things have always been. Must show flexibility and willingness to change along with actively take part of process improvement, best practices, and find innovative ways to solve problems to help the company perform better.

+ Have Fun - Ability to bring a positive and playful attitude each week and add to overall company culture and client experience.

+ Attitude of Gratitude - Show a strong sense of gratitude and stewardship to clients, partners, and other team members.


Consider joining our amazing culture and experience some of the perks:

Base Salary + Performance Pay

+ Salary Range from $52k to $62k + Performance Bonus


+ Unlimited "Take What You Need" Team Managed Vacation/Sick Policy

Comprehensive Health Care

+ 100% Employer Paid (no cost to the employee)

+ 50% Employer Paid for dependent care

+ Medical Open Access Plans with Prescription Drug coverage

+ Dental Open Access Plans

+ Vision

Income Protection

+ 100% Employer Paid Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

+ Worker's Compensation Insurance

Retirement Benefits

+ Comprehensive 401(k) Plan with Employer Match (100% up to first 2% of salary, 50% of the next 2%)

Group Term Life Insurance

+ Employee Basic Life Insurance ($50,000 Policy)

+ 100% Employer Paid

+ Voluntary AD&D

Additional Misc. Benefits

+ Gourmet Coffee & Drinks

+ Unlimited Snacks and Sweets (we stock your favorites each month)

+ Beer & Wine Always on Tap (two local options)

+ Employee Referral Bonus

+ Company Performance Bonus Plans

+ Quarterly Company Outings

+ Flex Hours

Keywords: Thread, Alpharetta , Payroll Tax Specialist, Other , Alpharetta, Georgia

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