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Payroll Processing and Tax Sr. Analyst

Company: Accenture
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Organization: Corporate Functions/Geographic Services

Location: San Antonio, TX Preferred

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services - all powered by the world's largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 674,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at

People in the Corporate Function contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.

Job Description

The Payroll Processing and Tax Senior Analyst serves as a subject matter expert for complex multi-state tax and processes. The ideal candidate understands and demonstrates knowledge in multi-state payroll taxation by reviewing and ensuring data integrity

Duties include:

+ Research and reconciliation of employees' multi-state records

+ Analyze employee records for appropriate set up and configuration

+ Provides customer service to employees' tax questions.

+ Works with payroll vendor for tax questions and setup.

+ Utilize historical and current data from multiple systems to determine if updates are needed to set up, process or configuration.

+ Prepares employee W2Cs in legacy systems as necessary

+ Assist in audit preparation and proceedings for both internal and external auditors

+ Apply and produce standard correspondence using existing templates

+ Respond to information requests by researching, compiling, and summarizing results in requested format

+ Provide general ledger accounting support to controllership

+ Serve as a technical/functional resource or super user to other team members

+ Assist & coordinate the work of a small team in areas of high-volume transaction processing

+ Assist in training, knowledge sharing and education of new and or more junior team members on established operational, procedures, policies and methods

+ Participate in special projects and process improvement initiatives as assigned

+ Maintain up to date knowledge of state and local regulatory requirements

+ Document all new learnings or change in processes in the standard format and seek relevant approvals on a periodic basis

+ Meet established goals and objectives

Onsite CF Roles - This role will require you to work in the office

Basic Qualifications:

+ High School Diploma

+ Minimum of 2 years of US/Canada Payroll Tax and/or Payroll experience

+ Minimum of 2 years of experience in customer service

+ Minimum of 2 years of experience in analysis and solving of complex problems in compliance with payroll policies and regulatory guidelines

+ Minimum of 1 year of project management support experience

+ Advance Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

+ FPC, CPP Certification

+ Bachelor's Degree

+ Basic US payroll experience

+ Experience utilizing Corporate and/or Customized Payroll Systems

+ Case Management Application experience

+ Workday HRIS experience

+ Canada payroll experience

+ Operational team management experience

+ Experience working in a complex organization

Professional Skills:

+ Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

+ Great problem-solving abilities

+ Excellent customer service skills

+ Strong organizational skills

+ Flexibility in work schedule

+ Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

+ Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $71,172 - $117,800 and information on benefits offered is here. (

COVID-19 update:

The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually.

Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

What We Believe

We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here (

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement (\_acnmedia/Careers/PDF-9/Accenture-Annual-Policy-Statement-Regarding-EEO-2018-Applicant.pdf) .

Requesting An Accommodation

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email ( or speak with your recruiter.

Other Employment Statements

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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