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International Payroll and Tax Specialist in Washington, DC at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 1/29/2020

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Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:
§ Work with Human Resources in conjunction with our in-house ERP system to ensure all necessary changes are included timely for payroll processing.
§ Act as the main point of contact for employee questions regarding payroll in all offices outside of the U.S.
§ Understand/research proper taxation of employer paid benefits and country specific payroll tax laws.
§ Assist in creating and maintaining SOP/Checklists and ensure that policies and procedures are being adhered to - keep written procedures updated.
§ Institute, follow, and audit tight process controls to ensure data integrity and minimize errors.
§ Research and investigate payroll discrepancies and employee payroll issues; perform audits of payroll reports prior to final transmission and validate confirmed final reports.
§ Load imported files received from various vendors; research and email appropriate audience of any file issues or discrepancies.
§ Provide timely general ledger data to Accounting and assist in payroll GL account reconciliations where applicable.
§ Work with federal, state, and local tax agencies to ensure filing compliance; respond to notices and maintain good account standing.
§ Create practices to minimize company risk pertaining to payroll tax compliance both domestically and abroad.
§ Work closely with our current tax compliance vendor to ensure the data integrity of information passing to and from the Firm.
§ Become well-versed in all relevant systems and portals pertaining to payroll processing both internally and externally.

§ Bachelor's degree preferred
§ Minimum of 3-5 years global payroll experience.
§ A solid understanding of payroll processes and state, local, and international laws pertaining to payroll administration.
§ Payroll certification and training is strongly preferred.
§ Mid-large law firm or professional services experience strongly preferred.
§ Experience working with Workday, ADP, and/or Safeguard is preferred.
§ Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.).
§ Meticulous attention to detail and strong organizational, time management, and prioritization skills.
§ Proven ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.
§ Excellent customer service skills.
§ Maturity, discretion, and experience dealing with highly confidential information.
§ Excellent communication and analytical skills.