Home Depot Payroll Tax and Accounting Manager in Atlanta, Georgia
Responsible for leading a team of associates, accountable for managing multi-national payroll tax processing, garnishment processing and payroll accounting for the company and its subsidiaries. Maintains legal and regulatory compliance for the company and ensures tight internal controls regarding these functions. Works with federal, state and local tax jurisdictions in providing requested information. Participates on special projects, such as testing of system upgrades/changes and benchmarking studies.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
-Leads a team responsible for tax funding, tax reconciliation, review and analysis of tax notices., W-2c processing, tax return filing, tax return amendments, payroll funding and payroll accounting. Maintain current knowledge of tax regulatory changes.
-Work closely with legal and HR to determine impact of changes as well as ensure all payroll systems reflect any changes. Develop a working relationship with our external tax processor to accurately and efficiently file and fund taxes for federal, state and local jurisdictions. Includes daily, weekly and quarterly review.
-Coordinate activities between external unemployment claims processor, external tax filing processor and internal production support to ensure that all tax tables in the payroll system reflect current and accurate rates
-Manage special projects relating to regulatory changes, improving processes and/or reducing costs. Project involvement may include analyzing, facilitating, and testing process changes and may include working with other internal departments and external consultant
-Monitor performance of staff members. Delegate tasks and organize work schedules for direct reports. Develop tax and accounting personnel to ensure effective, efficient, and quality processing of tax information
NATURE AND SCOPE
Accountable for direct supervision of the work activities of others.
In addition to personnel issues -- including selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development of subordinates.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 5 years
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
CPP or CPA Preferred
Successful trac record of leading people
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:Qualified candidates must have strong analytical and organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects.
Candidate must also have supervisory skills with an understanding of financial and accounting activities.
Must possess a thorough understanding of current payroll tax laws and regulations in a multi-state environment. Also, the ability to communicate effectively with management and personnel at all levels, and the ability to provide guidance and develop personnel is required. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.