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Payroll Tax Analyst in Green Bay, WI at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 2/1/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Green Bay, WI
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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


WI Green Bay Willowbrook

Job Type:

Human Resources Payroll

Job Posting Title:

Payroll Tax Analyst

Job Description:

Primary responsibilities of this position are to analyze and interpret tax regulations and prepare required tax reports so that the organization meets its employment tax obligations and objectives.  Maintain tax information and records; prepare tax returns using Mastertax software and other required reports so they are submitted accurately and on time.  Analyze and interpret tax laws and regulations, communicating changes that impact the organization. Manage cross border employee tax data and work with external consultants on data they need to prepare employee tax returns.  Prepare correspondence with external tax agencies and auditors. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the preparation, review and timely filing of payroll tax activities, consistently ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and balancing, payment and filing of local, state, and federal payroll tax returns, including annual filings, such as W2 reconciliations and assisting with W2 processing.
  • Coordination and management of tax audits; including compiling necessary information upon initiation of audit and maintaining Power of Attorney where necessary
  • Manage cross border employee tracking, completing appropriate government forms and working with our external consultants who file our employee tax returns.
  • Maintain Mastertax software with tax rates, state id numbers, reviewing variances and setting up security for new users. 
  • Perform tax research for transactional tax matters; notices received from local, state and federal government tax authorities
  • Maintain active communication of tax results and issues including maintaining an issues log and refunds due the company
  • Play a lead role in the testing and implementation of patches and upgrades for all employment tax related systems.
  • Assist with continuous process improvements and integration of various aspects of the tax function to achieve optimal efficiency, effective controls and quality.
  • Develop and maintain relationships throughout the Finance organization to increase understanding of the business and keep current with other changes/activities that may affect tax.
  • Play a lead role in the integration of acquisitions or divestitures including, but not limited to tax set up within the system, testing and opening or changing paperwork with tax authorities
  • Identify and solve root causes of discrepancies in payroll and tax related matters.
  • Support coordination, planning and scheduling of new and existing tax projects; serve as a subject matter expert and communicate status, define and track milestones by developing project plans, along with effective collaboration with all affected areas of the organization.
  • General Ledger reconciliation of payroll tax accounts.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required: Accounting, Human Resources, or Finance
  • CPP (certified payroll professional) certification strongly preferred
  • 3-5 years minimum experience processing multi-state payroll/tax
  • Accurate and attentive to detail
  • Possess strong analytical skills
  • Must be able  to communicate effectively within and between departments and to all levels within the organization as well as external customers; critical in all aspects of payroll/tax related project management to keep all areas informed
  • Possess good judgment and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a cross functional team
  • Balance team and individual responsibilities by effectively prioritizing workload to meet payroll and project related deadlines
  • Possess good planning and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Adapt quickly and efficiently to new situations, cope effectively with pressure and deadlines
  • Ability to work with and maintain confidential information
  • Ability to train and/or mentor new employees, team members and Field HR
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Ability to generate reports requested for both internal and external customers
  • Workday and Mastertax system experience preferred

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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