Payroll Tax Specialist

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00020439
Date Posted:Apr 27
Category:1 - Accounting & Finance
Metro Area:

Our client in Brighton, MI needs to hire a PAYROLL TAX SPECIALIST to provide support.

POSITION TYPE: Full time. Immediate work. Contract to Direct hire.

PAY: $55,000-$70,000 Annual

ENVIRONMENT: Hybrid Remote/In office position. Candidates need to live in driving distance from Brighton.

SCOPE: Assist a busy PEO (Professional Employer Organization) by filing multi-state Payroll Taxes for their client base.


  • Tax funding, tax reconciliation, review and analysis of tax notices, processing EFT Credits to the banks, W-2/W3 and W-2c/W3c processing, tax return filings, and tax return amendments.
  • Submission of timely, accurate tax deposits and reports, and remain in compliance with all employment tax laws.
  • Interact with federal, state, and local taxing agencies regarding compliance as well as resolving issues
  • Prepare daily federal, state and local tax deposit including processing reports, preparing check requests and tax coupons, coding check requests for the general ledger, filing paperwork, and performing electronic payment submissions
  • Assists with partnership and corporate tax return filing.
  • Assists in all year-end processing and reporting, including W-2s and W-2Cs.
  • Verify that tax reports and payments from MasterTax program reconcile with HRP/Prism system.
  • File amended returns as needed to correct state income and unemployment taxes.
  • Works with the Implementation team with new or terminated clients.
  • Research client FEIN issue and corrections due to erroneous information being given/entered into HRP/Prism.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2-4 years of payroll tax or state and local tax experience
  • Experience in MasterTax and/or HRP/Prismis a plus but not required
  • Ability to speak with taxing authorities
  • Strong analytical skills, organizational skills, and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Thorough understanding of tax laws and regulations, including multi-state experience.
  • WILL CONSIDER: Candidates with Payroll Tax filing experience, Candidates with pure Tax experience, Candidates with a strong background in multi-state payroll who would like to learn to file Payroll taxes.

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to apply to this job and email your resume to

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