Payroll Analyst

New York, New York | Freelance | Job ID #60081 |
Posted Earlier this month

Global Music Entertainment company in NYC is seeking a Payroll analyst to join them for a contract engagement with long term potential and possible perm placement.

What you will do:

  • Ensure accurate quarter and year end processing included but not limited to federal, state and local tax reconciliations, W-2 and 1099 issuance
  • Handle escalated issues, tax notices or tax audits for federal, state and local taxes
  • Establish best practice for tax administration
  • Research and communicate information about current and proposed payroll tax legislation and company procedures to ensure compliance and customer understanding
  • Keep up to date on compliance for payroll procedures as they relate to Federal regulations and company policies
  • Be responsible for semi-monthly and off cycle payroll processing for Americas
  • Process daily stock option exercises, RSU and NSO and ISO’s
  • Assist with additional ad hoc projects as outlined by the Payroll team lead
  • Provide superior customer service to employees with questions relating to their payroll

Who you are:

  • Strong knowledge of Payroll Tax Compliance
  • Experience with WorkDay
  • Experience with ADP SmartCompliance
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance. CPP/CEP Preferred.
  • Able to work in a high pace environment
  • Experience with multi-state a HUGE plus
  • Knowledge of Equity is a plus
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive data
  • Excellent organization skills with attention to detail and completeness
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Business process improvement skills and a mind for automation
  • Hands on, strong work ethic and can-do attitude. Ability to adapt and change when needed

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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