Kforce Payroll Tax and Accounting Analyst in New York, New York

Kforce's client in Midtown Manhattan, New York (NY) is seeking a Payroll Tax and Accounting Analyst to join their team for a contract assignment. Responsibilities include the coordination, processing, verification and reporting of the payroll tax function, including new state setup and tax reconciliation and payment requests.Essential Functions:

  • Filing Canadian Taxes

  • Responsible for Local Payroll Tax Filing (Where not handled by ADP)

  • Responsible for Filing Zero Returns

  • Generating and Distributing T4s

  • Tax Vendor Management

  • Coordinate State Tax Registrations with our tax department

  • Lead for responding to Tax Agency Inquiries/Audit Requests

  • Monitoring Tax Tracers (penalties, interest/refunds)

  • Coordinating Unemployment Rate Updates

  • Quarterly and Annual Tax Reconciliation

  • Process prior year payroll adjustments (W2C's)

  • Responsible for the auditing of Month End, Quarter End and Year End taxes and reconciling/audit of quarterly federal, state and local tax returns including the federal 941's and the state and local equivalents

  • Completes Payroll Costing on weekly basis

  • Works closely with finance to research and resolve general ledger reconciling items

  • Coordinating the reconciliation of W2's for multiple companies and the filing of Canadian T4 and Rl1 Forms

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent work experience

  • Experience in Cloud payroll, tax processing and reporting expertise

  • Working knowledge of HCM or Oracle Fusion

  • Knowledge of payroll principles and best practices

  • Advanced knowledge of payroll tax at the federal, state and local levels

  • Advanced proficiency using MS Office: Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint

  • Ability to analyze information and use logic and process to address work-related issues and problems

  • Collaborative in nature

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

  • Extremely detail oriented

  • A passion for customer service and bringing that to life within the function

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours