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Payroll Tax Analyst - 993434

Apply Now Job Number: 505911
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: FOP-Payroll
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Budgeting, Auditing, Risk Management, & Payroll

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Job Title: Payroll Tax Analyst - 993434
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Exempt
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience
Pay Basis:


Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Assures that all Federal and state taxes are submitted timely and accurately; reviews all payroll reports for accuracy and detection of problems.

2. Works independently to solve payroll issues with all levels of staff, making complex decisions based on knowledge of payroll and tax laws.

3. Reconciles payroll liability accounts and determines any corrective actions that need to be taken to ensure general ledger liability balances. Prepares journal entries as needed.

4. Monitors and keeps current with government regulations regarding payroll and related issues to ensure that the University is in compliance with all applicable regulations and laws.

5. Oversees payroll withholding tax function to ensure that all proper tax filings are submitted timely and accurately to prevent costly penalties and fines from taxing authorities.

6. Assists the Payroll Tax Manager to provide NSU auditors and external auditors with information in the performance of all studies.

7. Supports the Payroll Tax Manager in all aspects of foreign payroll, complying with foreign tax requirements and labor laws.

8. Reconciles with W-2 process to 941s, and researches any discrepancies.

9. Determines the proper handling of consultant/employee payments based on tax law.

10. Uses accepted best practices and specific knowledge and experience in overall job performance.

11. Supports the payroll staff and the Director of Payroll in the discharge of the payroll function.

12. Researches and develops payroll procedures and policies, forms and practices to achieve greater staff production and to improve service to the campus community.

13. Works with the Payroll Tax Manager, Finance and Accounting to resolve payroll issues, including but not limited to EDRT.

14. Supports the Payroll Tax Manager on issues related to Non-resident Alien taxes for student workers and staff.

15. Supports the processing of W-2's and 1042's from Banner and distribution and production of corrected forms and reprints.

16. Performs other duties and projects as assigned by the Director of Payroll.
Marginal Job Functions: 1. Produces payroll during emergencies.

2. Backs up Payroll Tax Specialist in all duties related to taxes, garnishments and moving expenses.

3. Input and auditing of payroll when needed.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 1. Ability to orally communicate effectively with others.

2. Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

3. Ability to work and cooperate with colleagues and supervisory staff at all levels.

4. Knowledge of Payroll Processing.

5. Knowledge of FLSA, employment laws and tax laws and regulations.

6. Knowledge of Federal and State tax forms and filing.

7. Knowledge of garnishment and levy processing.

8. Knowledge of best practices and standard procedures for tax reporting.

9. Ability to analyze and solve complex problems.

10. Ability to perform basic and complex math functions.

11. Ability to meet all deadlines.

12. Ability to maintain full confidentiality regarding payroll and wage/salary data and issues, safeguarding the confidentiality of department or office administration by exercising discretion in communicating information to faculty, students and staff.

13. Ability to review, understand and apply concepts presented in training programs, conferences and/or professional literature.
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures:  
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: 1. Two (2) to four (4) years' experience working in payroll.

2. Internet proficiency.
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field.

2. Banner payroll experience.

3. Banner payroll knowledge.
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? No  
Pre-Employment Conditions:


Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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