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Settlement Fund Tax Specialist in Minneapolis at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 8/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

How AWESOME are you at handling payroll tax reporting and requirements for Qualified Settlement Funds? Pretty Awesome, you say? Well we have the job for you. SNI has partnered with a multi-state firm that manages processing for complex regulatory and legal compliance programs. This is a Contract To Hire job.

Here's who we are looking for:

* High School Diploma required. Degree in business, accounting or closely related field or related experience.
* Minimum of 2 years' experience processing multi-state corporate payroll; in-house processing experienced preferred.
* 2 years' experience completing multi-state corporate payroll related tax filings.
* Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) is preferred but not required.
* Demonstrates solid written and oral communication skills. Demonstrates the ability to interface with both internal and external customers.
* Demonstrates critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills, with the ability to troubleshoot problems in a timely manner.
* Demonstrates required numeracy skills and the ability to perform reconciliations and analyze/manipulate data sets.
* Customer focused and demonstrates dedication to producing quality error-free work.
* Demonstrates ability to consistently produce accurate results within restricted time constraints.
* Shows meticulous attention to detail -extremely organized with project management skills.
* Desire to continuously improve processes based upon evolving business needs.
* Acts professionally. Demonstrates a high level of integrity and discretion when dealing with sensitive, confidential information.
* High proficiency with sensitive, confidential information.
* High proficiency in Microsoft Excel, with demonstrated ability to manipulate data with Excel.
* Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook.

Here's the Job:

* Applies for federal and state tax ID numbers and corresponds with state tax authorities related to employment tax rates.
* Prepares and files employment tax returns on a monthly/quarterly/annual basis
(940/941/945 and State Withholding/Unemployment), files annual returns
associated with Qualified Settlement Funds (1120-SF) and issues 1099s and W2s.
* Analyzes, interprets and manipulates data extracts for payroll filings.
* Reviews Settlement Agreements, Final Approval Orders &other court related documents in order to ensure that distribution calculations are accurate and that
we are adhering to all tax related requirements that are outlined by the court.
* Prepares and handles the reporting of unclaimed property (Escheats).
* Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.
* The employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.

Cognitive and physical demands:

* Must be able to work under stressful situations.
* Use of a computer and keyboard required. Must be able to operate computer and other office equipment.
* Must be able to sit at a desk for more than one hour at a time.
* Must be able to work flexible and/or required extra hours when critical issues arise or
as a convenience to business users.