Payroll Tax Analyst in Hoffman Estates, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 8/1/2019

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    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 981954BR
Employing Entity: Transform SR Holding Management LLC
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Human Resources
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

The Payroll Tax Analyst owns the processes for payroll tax liabilities and associated returns ensuring the integrity of employee wage and tax data reported on the W-2 for an organization with a large employee base and multiple FEINs. Strong negotiator with states, localities and agencies to eliminate or reduce tax liabilities for the organization. This position will partner closely with agencies, vendors, and the Payroll Operations team to ensure payroll tax accuracy to avoid penalties and fines.

Job Requirements

  • Balance weekly PeopleSoft payroll tax transmissions
  • Run and work PeopleSoft queries to ensure accuracy of employee wage and tax data
  • Balancing quarterly and year-end payroll data to vendor
  • Ensure the accuracy of state reporting for assigned tax jurisdictions
  • Research and resolve open issues for assigned tax jurisdictions
  • Ensure accuracy of W-2s, W-2Cs and associated journal entries
  • Resolving vendor invoice issues
  • Research and resolve associate tax issues
  • Prepare files for all tax jurisdictions
  • Work with agencies regarding tax notices
  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting strongly preferred
  • CPP certification (Certified Payroll Professional) preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience as a payroll tax analyst in a multi-state environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Familiar with PeopleSoft Payroll
  • Successful history of problem solving and analytical skills