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Payroll Tax Manager

Tacoma, WA, USA | Sound Physicians

  • Industry:
    Healthcare - Hospitals
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Accounting / Control
  • Experience:
    3-5 years
Job Description:
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The Manager of Payroll Tax is responsible for all payroll tax related items at both the individual employee and company level. This colleague must have the ability to communicate effectively and resolve colleague's questions with consistently demonstrated service excellence. The position will also provide close support to the regions regarding payroll tax inquiries as well as with Ultimate Software during our weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly processes.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:


- Performs as a subject matter expert for employee tax setup, agency inquires, and agency quarterly and yearly filings


- Assists with the planning, coordination and execution of year-end related items


- Provides operational oversight and ongoing mentorship of Payroll Tax Specialist colleagues and their daily activities


- Oversees the accurate processing of employee adjustments in UltiPro, amendments of quarters, and the issuance of W2Cs


- Researches and resolves payroll tax questions to colleague's satisfaction in a service oriented manner


- Maintains a strong working partnership with Ultimate Software and works to research, escalate and resolve payroll tax related items through the proper channels


- Maintains strong working relationships with Regional Operations, Regional Accounting Managers, Regional Finance Directors, People Support and Regional Controllers, to bridge payroll questions, issues and provide assistance during the month end close process and alert teams to potential issues


- Perform other related duties and special projects as assigned


SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, TRAINING, OR SPECIAL LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS NEEDED TO PERFORM YOUR JOB:


- Attention to detail and accuracy


- Excellent personal organizational abilities


- Excellent oral communication, good written communication skills


- Demonstrated service excellence (both internal and external customers)


- Able to handle confidential material in a professional manner


- Ability to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of organization


- Strong problem resolution skills among all levels of the organization


- Strong interpersonal skills to handle sensitive situations and confidential information


- Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, comfortable with other Microsoft Office Suite applications


- Knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, including COBRA, ERISA, HIPAA and FMLA


EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:


Education:


Minimum:


CPP certification required


College-level tax, business or accounting courses required


Preferred:


- BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance, Healthcare, Business Administration or related field


Experience:


Minimum: 3-5 years’ of payroll tax experience from previous payroll management or lead role(s) required


Preferred: 5+ years of payroll management experience in $25mm or larger organization with multiple business locations and operating units, in physician management or healthcare field


SPECIAL JOB OR ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS


- Indoor office environment


- Occasional work requirements on weekends or beyond normal daytime work hours associated with month-end closings (once monthly) and year end processes.


OTHER PHYSICAL AND/OR SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS ABOUT YOUR JOB:


- Sitting at desk for up to eight hours (w/breaks)


- Working on computer for up to eight hours (w/breaks)


- Moving/lifting file boxes (up to 25 lbs.) 


To be considered for employment, where permitted by applicable law (including any applicable reasonable accommodation, medical or religious exemption), candidates must be two weeks post full COVID-19 vaccination by start date


 


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