Sr. Payroll & Tax Accountant

Atlas Roofing Corporation
22 Aug 2019
25 Aug 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Atlas Roofing Corporation, a privately owned company established in 1982, is an innovative, customer–oriented leading provider of high–performance roofing and construction materials that help build better environments to live and work. Atlas Roofing Corporation has grown from a single roofing shingle manufacturing facility in 1982 into an industry leader with facilities in North America and worldwide product distribution. Atlas Roofing Corporation is made up of 4 divisions: Roof and Wall Insulation, Shingles & Underlayments, Web Technologies, and Molded Products.Atlas protects because WE Care! Live, Work Play! We are seeking a Sr. Payroll & Tax Accountant for our shared–services Human Resources department. This position is in our Atlanta, GA office. Sr. Payroll & Tax Accountant Primary Responsibilities The Sr. Payroll & Tax Accountant is responsible for corporate payroll accounting as well as supporting field payroll administration for the company's manufacturing plants. Responsible for the audit of all Salary US and Canadian payroll and transmission of direct deposit, taxes and retirement ensuring that deadlines are met and data is accurate. Plus, ensures accuracy and completion of all post payroll activities, taxation, and other related tasks, including prioritization and resolution of complex processing issues. Payroll related responsibilities including but not limited to:Mexican tax submissionGarnishment fundingWSIB, Worksafe BC & EHT tax submissionUSD W–2's and CAN T–4's, tax related accounting and reporting as well as a variety of general accounting tasks, including month–end, quarter end, year–end close account reconciliation, Y/E Sui Rate Updates, preparing various internal and external reports, providing payroll data for various reports/calculations and special projects as needed.Responsible for all payroll tax deposits/filings for both USD and CAN payrolls including test and implementation tax updates to PeopleSoft payroll as well as PeopleSoft functional updates and enhancements.Partners with the Corporate Controller on the GL Interphase Implementation Project in PeopleSoftAnnual Workers Compensation Estimate calculationMiscellaneous reporting as requiredAssist with training the Payroll Specialist and HR Manager in all pre & post payroll procedures.Back up processor for Atlas Salary US and Canadian PayrollAssist in the maintenance of payroll and related records recording the accumulation and use of vacations, holidays, sick days, and miscellaneous leaves of absence for processing.Record keeping and processing activities, include computing wage and overtime payments, calculating and recording payroll deductions, processing requests for paycheck advances, and processing terminations. Sr. Payroll & Tax Accountant Experience5+ years' experience in accounting and/or payroll administrationManufacturing payroll/tax accountant experience preferredExcellent computer skills are required with high proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, specifically ExcelWorking experience using an ERP computer system is beneficial.PeopleSoft version 9, Kronos and ADP experience preferredSelf–initiative and excellent analytical skills required. Sr. Payroll & Tax Accountant Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Adaptability: The ability to remain fully functional while adapting to changing, unknown, and ambiguous circumstances.Communication: The ability to clearly express thoughts and ideas in verbal and written formats.Customer Orientation: The ability and willingness to identify the needs of our internal and external customers and to act accordingly.Financial Acumen: The ability to understand how decisions will affect Atlas financially and how to create and sustain value–added performance for Atlas stakeholders.Problem–solving: The ability to define problems; determine the cause of the problem; identify, prioritize, and select alternatives for a solution; and implement a solution.Quality Focus: The ability to set high standards to secure quality while striving for continual improvement.Teamwork: The ability to work effectively with others in order to achieve a common goal – even when the object at stake is of no direct departmental gain. Sr. Payroll & Tax Accountant Education, Licenses & CertificationsA four–year degree in accounting from an accredited college or university Additional InformationExercise high level of confidentialityProficiency in system reporting, data management and analytical skillsSkill in researching, evaluating and analyzing technical payroll activitiesKnowledge of payroll principles, practices, regulations and proceduresKnowledge of applicable state and federal payroll and related tax regulations, legislation and guidelines including, but not limited to: writs of garnishment, child support and leviesAbility to manage complex and competing priorities, attentive to detail and highly organized Total CompensationAtlas Roofing Corporation* offers a competitive compensation and vacation/holiday package as well as a comprehensive benefits program including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D/LTD insurance, 401k and Medical & Dependent Care Spending Accounts. Atlas Roofing Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. No calls or agencies please.