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Payroll and Tax Analyst
At Piedmont Airlines, our strength is in the way we deliver industry-leading service to our customers and airline partners. To continue our standard of excellence, Piedmont is seeking a reliable, motivated and knowledgeable Payroll and Tax Analyst to join our team . The Payroll and Tax Analyst is responsible for analyzing current C ompany liabilities, reconciling to process tax filings and auditing employee level records. The successful candidate has strong local tax knowledge, including employee set up and reporting and possesses a Bachelor's d egree or equivalent relevant payroll tax experience. This position reports to the Payroll Manager .
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Analyze current liabilities owed by the Company
Reconcile to process tax filings with a primary goal of ensuring the Company pays the correct amount of taxes
Audit employee level records to ensure all employees are paid accurately
Assist with processing payroll, maintaining accurate records of tax withheld, payments and reporting
Reconcile withholding unemployment and other payroll related tax returns and work with federal, state and local tax agencies on audit requ ests
Monitor system controls of tax calculations, prepare and c omplete investigations, provide tax explanations to employee inquiries and maintain related accounting information
R eview and confirm accuracy of W2 data at year-end, prepare and assist with year - end and quarter-end filings and processing, validate tax configurations and audit payroll records for accuracy
Seek ou t continuous process efficiencies for improvements, solicit team f or feedback, participation and work with other projects
Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant payroll tax experience
Four years' experience working with large volume payrolls
Experience with working in a multi-state environment
Strong local tax knowledge, including employee set up and reporting
Understanding of end-to-end tax functional processes a nd how the tax functional processes integrate with the overall end - to - end processes
Moderate skills in Microsoft Excel
Proficient in Microsoft Office S uite
Strong initiative, sense of urgency and ability to manage multiple projects
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to complete projects timely and accurately
Detail oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills
Ability to work with others in a fast paced dynamic environment
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team orientated while building strong working relationships
Experience with Work d ay Payroll
Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
Standard office environment, use of computers and other office equipment
Willingness for flexible schedule to meet processing demands
Occasional lifting to 25 pounds
The above statements provide a brief description of the general nature of work performed and not intended to be a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position. Duties and expectations are subject to change as needed.
Employment is contingent upon a clear Driving Record, 10-year Criminal History Records Check, and Drug Screen as required. We also require proof of High School or GED completion.
Benefit package includes paid training, holiday pay, 401(k), vacation, family travel on the American Airlines network, medical and dental available.