Payroll Tax Specialist - Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold Maryland

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Anne Arundel Community College

Arnold, Maryland

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Payroll Tax Specialist is responsible for the processing and payment of all payroll liability accounts, taxes, voluntary/involuntary deductions and retirement contributions. The Payroll Tax Specialist provides advice on payroll tax regulations, and recommends and implements new and/or updated policies and procedures to ensure compliance. The Payroll Tax Specialist monitors tax records, prepares quarterly and year-end tax forms, including 941, W2 and 1099 forms. The Payroll Tax Specialist is responsible for ensuring successful completion of all payroll cycles in a timely and accurate manner and the communication of disbursement related accounting policies, practices, and procedures with department and College managers. In addition, the Payroll Tax Specialist prepares, analyzes and adjusts financial entries, documents, and reports. Serves as the daily back up in the absence of the Disbursements Manager.  

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in accounting or business related discipline required.

Minimum of 5 years of professional tax and/or payroll accounting experience which includes experience using large complex automated payroll systems.

Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite software.

Intermediate knowledge of disbursements related rules, regulations, and laws including:
Federal state and local tax, reporting, and documentation requirements
All facets of payroll principles, methods, systems and procedures as applied to public institutions.
All relevant payroll, employment, and income tax laws, regulations and operating guidelines.
Payroll aspects of employee benefit policies, procedures, and reporting requirements.

Ability to work well under pressure with attention to details and deadlines with minimal supervision.

Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with students, administrators, faculty, staff, vendors, consultants, governmental agencies, and the public.

Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Demonstrated experience with collaborative and team experiences.

Ability to mentor, counsel, and motivate others; ability to lead and facilitate process improvement teams; and ability to initiate and execute special projects.  

Preferred Qualifications

CPP or FPC certification
Previous supervisory experience  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Resume and cover letter are required

As a condition of employment and in connection with your employment application process, Anne Arundel Community College shall conduct a background check on all candidates selected for employment. The information contained in such background reports shall be used for job relevant employment purposes. All offers of employment are contingent upon the favorable results of a background check screening

While we appreciate your interest in employment with Anne Arundel Community College, we regret that we are unable to sponsor employment Visas for job applicants at this time.  

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: See Job Description