Payroll Tax Specialist Resume Samples

A Payroll Tax Specialist is hired to oversee and manage payrolls through analysis, audits, and reconciliation of payroll processing and employee payroll issues. The person will also be responsible for payroll tax activities. While the duties vary based on the needs of the company, the following are certain core tasks seen on a well-drafted Payroll Tax Specialist Resume – responding to questions and special requests from employees and regulatory agencies; researching laws and regulations regarding taxes and payroll; maintaining payroll system and processing payroll, checking tax forms, ensuring proper deductions and adjustments are made; and ensure accurate documentation of system functions.

The most sought-after skills for the post include – in-depth knowledge of IRS regulations, wage and tax balancing; skillful in applying employee state and local taxation, proficiency with relevant software, and a solid understanding of accounting fundamentals and payroll best practices. A degree in accounting or finance-related field is seen on successful resumes.

Payroll Tax Specialist Resume example

Payroll Tax Specialist Resume

Objective : Certified payroll professional with working knowledge of processing payroll and tax filing, utilizing in-house payroll systems and service bureaus. Assisted the payroll team at creating People Soft payroll tax data integrity database tool. This database was utilized to reconcile employee and employer federal, state and local taxable wages and tax.

Skills : SAP, ADP, Ceridian, Peoplesoft.

Description :

    1. Processed payrolls, imported, posted, and cash collected, payrolls into MasterTax.
    2. Sent daily wire transfers/deposits to bank.
    3. Processed daily tax payments, printed tax payment checks and coupons based on due dates.
    4. Completed daily balancing of payrolls for month and quarter end accuracy.
    5. Corrected tax issues at the employee level for accurate W2 reporting.
    6. Completed Pre-balancing for quarter end import into MasterTax.
    7. Handled federal, state, and local tax issues.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts


Sr. Payroll Tax Specialist Resume

Objective : Organized, self-motivated professional specializing in all aspects of finance from credit approval to documentation and collections, maintaining excellent customer service at all times.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Adp Master Tax.

Description :

    1. Prepared federal, state, unemployment, occupational privilege, and local payroll tax returns.
    2. Responsible for remitting tax payments to appropriate taxing jurisdictions in accordance to each states determined filing frequency.
    3. Processed payrolls, imported, posted, and cash collected, payrolls into MasterTax.
    4. Sent daily wire transfers/deposits to bank.
    5. Processed daily tax payments, printed tax payment checks and coupons based on due dates.
    6. Completed daily balancing of payrolls for month and quarter end accuracy.
    7. Corrected tax issues at the employee level for accurate W2 reporting.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts


Jr. Payroll Tax Specialist Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Payroll Tax Specialist with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Access, Account Management, Finance, Financial Analysis.

Description :

    1. Completed Pre-balancing for quarter end import into MasterTax.
    2. Handled federal, state, and local tax issues.
    3. Reviewed, maintained and ensured accurate interpretation of state, federal and local tax regulations in all 50 States of the  where we operate.
    4. Supported balancing of bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual payroll tax files.
    5. Reviewed federal, state and local tax returns and payments for the organization.
    6. Responsible for accurate set up and system maintenance of SUI rates, tax jurisdictions by work location, both state and local and verification of employee work-in / resident state taxes when they differ.
    7. Created interface files for third party vendor.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BS

Asst. Payroll Tax Specialist Resume

Objective : Proven ability to foster productive service-oriented team by utilizing problem-solving, time-management, training, and leadership skills. Ability to introduce benchmark techniques to foster simplicity and embrace rethinking routine.

Skills : Quickbooks, Microsoft Office, Blackbaud Financial Edge, ASI Profit Maker, Ceridian CSS, HPW, ADP Vantage, Virtual Edge.

Description :

    1. Processed employee wage garnishments.
    2. Ensured accurate reciprocal tax agreements; closure of inactive SUI, SIT and Local accounts and registration of new accounts when required Reconcile related payroll information for funding and wire requests.
    3. Supported Payroll Tax Manager and Corp Accounting office with analysis and reconciliation.
    4. Assisted with the preparation of data and reports for internal and external audited.
    5. Examined tax account records and compute tax owed according to prescribed wages, rates, laws, and regulations.
    6. Prepared and submitted multi-state payroll tax deposits according to prescribed rates, laws, and regulations.
    7. Provided outstanding tax services support by responding to and researching tax inquiries.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Business Management

Associate Payroll Tax Specialist Resume

Objective : Have a vast knowledge of Tax Accounting and General Ledger Experience from previous employment. Also an Adjunct Instructor for Business Classes at the Community College level. Have operated two businesses of own, a tax preparation business and direct sales consultant for Close to Heart.

Skills : Mocrosoft Excel; Word; Outlook, Mocrosoft Suite, 10-key By Touch Photocopier.

Description :

    1. Handled calls from employees regarding their paychecks.
    2. Completed forms for tax refunds.
    3. Advised management regarding effects of business activities on taxes, and on strategies for minimizing tax liability.
    4. Ensured that organization complies with periodic tax payment, information reporting, and other taxing authority requirements.
    5. Prepared and submits amended reports as needed.
    6. Enrolled new clients into EFT payments and E-file services.
    7. Organized and maintained tax records and conducts tax studies and special projects.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma

Payroll Tax Specialist III Resume

Summary : To secure a challenging leadership role in an environment allowing the utilization of problem solving, analytical thinking, management and interpersonal skills received through valuable work experiences.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Mainframe, Powerpoint, Peoplesoft, Outlook, Excel.

Description :

    1. Performed implementation testing of tax setup and integrations.
    2. Made timely federal and state withholding tax payments for bi-weekly, semi-monthly and off-cycle payrolls for three FEIN's.
    3. Prepared all state and local withholding and unemployment tax returns for over 25 states.
    4. Reconciled federal, state and local taxes on semi-monthly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
    5. Maintained employee database regarding residence, work location and unemployment tax authorities.
    6. Researched and resolve federal and state tax notices.
    7. Provided feedback to employees on tax issues.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business Management

Payroll Tax Specialist II Resume

Headline : To secure a position with a quality oriented company, which will allow career growth in addition of the utilization of skills, abilities, and experience to serve as an asset to the company.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Accounts Payable, Payroll.

Description :

    1. Assisted with special projects as requested.
    2. Tested and verified tax rate changes.
    3. Prepared and review sales & use tax, as well as other transaction tax compliance Prepares state and local taxes.
    4. Filed tax withholding returns and remit tax liability payments.
    5. Followed up with the taxing jurisdictions on all issues and discrepancies in a timely manner Research and prepare responses to federal, state and city notices.
    6. Managed and worked with tax firms to ensure timely and accurate completion of the quarter and annual income tax provision Preparation of tax accountant reconciliations.
    7. Filed state/local payroll tax returns online via state/local agency websites where available.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business Management

Payroll Tax Specialist I Resume

Headline : Experienced in all facets of Accounting/Bookkeeping and Management, capable of handling a great deal of responsibility. Able to work in a fast paced environment with ease and have never missed a dead line. Always eager to learn and welcome change especially if it involves speed and accuracy.

Skills : SAP And Peoplesoft Software, Open4 Software, ADP Software, Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Power Point, BNA, Symmetry Tax.

Description :

    1. Processed amendments for state and local agencies.
    2. Worked tax notices from state and local agencies to resolve issues.
    3. Processed tax payments through Insight system.
    4. Responded to questions from associates with respect to HR and/or payroll programs.
    5. Researched questions and communicates information to program participants.
    6. Prepared, reviewed and transmitted federal, state, and local tax filings and payments by due dates including quarterly and year-end returns.
    7. Prepared various reports and pay all associated taxes as mandated by federal, state, and local government agencies.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Lead Payroll Tax Specialist Resume

Objective : Possess strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills, as well as the ability to multi task on a superior level. Objective is to obtain a long term position within a company that will permit to utilize strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.

Skills : SAP, Excel, Excellent communication.

Description :

    1. Kept current knowledge of payroll software as pertains to setting up and maintaining deductions and liabilities for all taxing agencies.
    2. Established and maintained files and records, and computer databases of taxing agencies including federal, all fifty states, and local entities and make timely payments by check, wire, or online payment.
    3. Resolved tax issues, and handle tax notices and inquiries from all agencies.
    4. Researched and responded to all payroll tax correspondence.
    5. Maintained knowledge of all due dates and manage payment frequencies.
    6. Ensured compliance with all applicable state and federal wage and hour laws.
    7. Responsible for wage garnishments, child support withholding orders.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Payroll Tax Specialist Resume

Objective : Dedicated and focused professional who excels at prioritizing, completing multiple tasks simultaneously and following through to achieve project goals. Seeking a role of increased responsibility and authority.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Dreamweaver, MuniMagic Tax Software, MasterTax, Multi-Tasking, Community Relations, HTML.

Description :

    1. Performed various administrative duties, including: Filing, faxing, data entry, preparing inter- and intra-correspondence, daily logs and various payroll reports.
    2. Processed documents and ensure codes are correct prior to data entry.
    3. Recorded, analyzed and stored payroll information on company-specific software.
    4. Troubleshot and resolved tax withholding issues.
    5. Operated multi-line phone system.
    6. Maintained data security and integrity of company policy.
    7. Prepared master correction for moving wages/taxes to appropriate state.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Certificate In Health IT Workforce