Charlotte Chapter of the American Payroll Association

Payroll Tax Analyst

Job Description:
This position reports into the Finance Shared Services Manager – Payroll Tax Team.  The position is responsible for all activities related to Payroll tax, including coordinating with 3rd party vendors to prepare Federal, State, and local tax withholding deposits.  The position is responsible for auditing, identifying, and resolving tax variances as well as prepare funding requests for tax liability and payroll.  The role will support tax administration including the management of tax notices.  The role will coordinate with 3rd party vendors to conduct year-end payroll processing including W-2 and W-2C processing.  The role will coordinate with 3rd party vendors to support and process garnishments, as well as support and process relocation earnings.  Finally, the role is responsible for supporting complex payroll projects (e.g. integration, reorganizations) and supporting technical upgrades as required.

Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education:
. 2 years professional experience

· Experience in payroll required, including payroll accounting and payroll tax

· Experience and familiarity enterprise-wide payroll software

· Experience with Microsoft Office required

· Strong managerial and coaching skills

· Strong process and systems skills

· Able to articulate complex subject matter effectively

· Able to anticipate problems and respond accordingly

· Excellent entrepreneurial skills and ability to work independently

· Excellent interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills

· Excellent organization and follow-through skills

· Experience interfacing with 3rd party vendors or provider


Preferred Skills and Education:
· Demonstrated experience performing accounting services as a defense/government contractor in a regulated and compliant organization, specifically DCAA, is strongly preferred

· More than 2+ years’ experience preferred

· Experience with payroll tax in a multi-state, multi-jurisdiction environment

· Experience processing payroll and payroll tax across multiple legal entities

· Experience with implementations of payroll services and or payroll process changes

· Experience with PeopleSoft Payroll

· Payroll certifications (including FPC or CPP) preferred

· Experience in a shared service preferred

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About BAE Systems, Inc.:
BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. People are the greatest asset in any Company. BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression 

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 History: The Charlotte Chapter APA was founded in July,1995. We currently enjoy a membership of over 300 payroll professionals from Charlotte and the surrounding areas representing organizations of a wide variety of sizes and types.   

Meetings: Our Chapter meets monthly in Charlotte from February through October. Meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month and meetings are normally scheduled for one and a half hours. Our meeting agenda includes speakers on a wide variety of payroll-related topics, as well as other topics of general interest to the payroll professional, which provides you with an opportunity to earn recertification credit hours (RCH's). Vendors are also invited to participate, allowing them to offer their payroll-related products and services. Please check our calendar for updates and meeting information.

Special Events: Study groups are held twice a year in accordance with the testing schedule for Certified Payroll Professional and Fundamental Payroll Certification programs. National Payroll Week is celebrated the first Thursday after Labor Day in September. 

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