Payroll Tax Specialist
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 2/16/2019

Job Description

Payroll Tax Specialist

TEGNA is currently seeking a Payroll Tax Specialist for our Fishers, IN National Shared Services location. This position will report to our Payroll Manager and will be responsible for payroll tax compliance, coordination with our HR/Payroll system (UltiPro) and assistance with general payroll functions.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Review tax filings and payments made by third party provider and ensure they are timely and accurate.
  • Manage Tax Rates/Tax Code set up within third party provider software.
  • Communicate with taxing agencies to resolve tax notices and inquiries.
  • Coordination with third party provider for Wage Attachments/Tax Filing and Reporting
  • Conduct monthly, quarterly and W-2 tax reconciliations.
  • Ensure accurate reporting and compliance with federal and state laws.
  • Maintain SUI rate updates within UltiPro payroll software.
  • Prepare registration applications for State and Local Income Tax and/or Unemployment Tax IDs.
  • Maintain and resolve Ultimate Support Cases related to all tax issues/questions.
  • Respond to employee inquiries and Internal/External Audit queries timely and professionally.
  • Maintain accurate payroll/tax records and comply with the Company’s Record Retention policy.
  • Prepare Account Reconciliations for all assigned payroll general ledger accounts (i.e. Cash accounts, Tax Liability, Benefits Liability, etc.) and resolve variances timely.
  • Participate in the testing & implementation of UltiPro software updates.
  • Prepare and maintain SOX key controls related to this area.
  • Play key role during year end processing/filing, including preparing the payroll system for the new fiscal year.
  • Prepare government required reporting not supported by a third party (i.e. Annual Census Bureau Economic Survey, Bureau of Labor Statistics, etc.)
  • Provide assistance to other areas in the Payroll group during peak times or absences
  • Provide analysis and reporting support for internal/external business partners

 

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 3-4 years payroll tax/accounting experience
  • Proficient PC skills; Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent Communications skills (verbal/written)
  • Ability to interact positively and professionally with people at all levels, both internal and external
  • Flexibility to work non-standard hours, as needed
  • Ability to maintain highly confidential information

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPP Certification preferred
  • Previous experience with Ultipro payroll system is a plus

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About TEGNA
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 35 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

 

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About Us

TEGNA, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.