SCI Shared Resources LLC Corporate - Payroll Tax and Compliance Specialist in Houston, Texas
Overview & Responsibilities
Performs research to identify and clarify regulatory requirements affecting payroll recording, taxability, tax calculation, tax payment, tax reporting forms, and all means of electronic tax filing and data exchange.
Ensures the accuracy of all system settings for compliance to tax regulations and legislation.
Audits the accuracy of payroll tax filings.
Assist in the resolution of out of balance situations.
Subject matter expert for associate payroll tax issues.
Collaborates with taxing agencies and proposes solutions for payroll tax issues.
Ensure employee tax set-ups and wage adjustments are accurately recorded in the payroll system and are yielding the correct tax withholdings.
Create and review a variety of payroll tax integrity reports
Monitor payroll tax filing and calculations to ensure balancing of tax records.
Assist with the daily funding requirements.
Monitor and audit the monthly, quarterly and annual tax filings prepared by ADP
Ensure that the tax reconciliation process yields accurate annual statements of earnings (W-2, W-2pr, T4s and RL1s).
30% Research & Analysis
Investigate and resolve tax notices in a timely manner to minimize the risk of potential interest and penalty liabilities.
Perform complex tax reconciliations between ADP and Workday to ensure that quarterly tax filings are being sent to federal, state and local taxing authorities.
Research and assist with efforts to implement new tax jurisdictions and legislative changes by;
Developing business requirements
Assist with defining the test plan, ensuring the expected results are demonstrated through the testing process, and verifying the business change is correctly implemented
Communicate changes to associates affected by change.
Assist with set-up and loading of pre-acquisition data related to mergers and acquisitions.
Assists Manager in the development and implementation of payroll business processes.
Assist with test cases and test plans that are needed to validate that systems compute and behave properly.
Executes test cases and monitor success and failure throughout the development life cycle.
Core / Critical Competencies
Demonstrates a Commitment to Services Excellence, Trustworthiness and Integrity
Builds trust with others by following through on commitments
Conducts oneself ethically in personal and business interactions
Brings perspectives and approaches together, combining them in creative ways
Generates and champions new ideas and initiatives
Pursues challenging goals; Shows a strong drive to achieve meaningful results
Anticipates potential roadblocks and challenges. Proactively resolves issues when they arise
- Works productively in the face of multiple demands, shifting priorities, and rapid change
Conveys information clearly and concisely in written and spoken communication
Expresses self clearly and appropriately in group and individual interactions
Listens actively, acknowledges and summarizes others’ comments to ensure understanding
Conveys facts and information clearly in written and spoken communications
Collaborate with Others
Readily involves others appropriately to accomplish individual and group goals
Invites and builds on the ideas, input and feedback received from others
Build Productive Relationships (Internal / External)
Initiates and develops productive relationships with others; relates to others in an open, respectful and approachable manner
Manages disagreements tactfully, working toward win-win situations
Requirements & Qualifications
- Some college coursework
- 2-5 years related experience required
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Working knowledge of US, Puerto Rico and Canadian payroll tax regulations
Strong computer skills preferred
Understanding of regulatory and legislative guidelines
Excellent documentation and communication skills required
Proficient knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite
Excellent interpersonal, presentation, written, and other communication skills
Self-motivated, creative problem solver with good time management skills, the ability to meet deadlines and strong attention to detail
Ability to grasp concepts quickly, demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks
Understanding of payroll, tax, and accounting and/or related subject matter
Who we are. What we do.
We’re more than North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe.
We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. We believe creating meaningful ways to pay tribute to a loved one begins with compassion and is shaped by the understanding that each life is truly unique. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.
Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)
401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match
Vacation and sick time
Funeral discounts, and more
SCI offers advanced on-line training resources, career advancement opportunities in the largest organization in the industry, attractive benefits, and a wonderful community to serve with plenty of culture and personality. For additional information regarding our company, please visit our corporate site at www.sci-corp.com .
As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.
Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V
Associate Requisition ID Req.67428
# of Openings 1
Category (Portal Searching) Finance and Accounting