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Payroll Tax Senior Manager

Job Location: TN - Knoxville

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00549264


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Job Description


The Payroll Tax Senior Manager is responsible for the oversight of all payroll tax processes Federal, State, and Local and will be responsible for Corporate Payroll Stock Accounting.



 Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the payroll tax team in delivering customer service, including responding to inquiries related to payroll from our client, properties, workers and various internal departments
  • Ensure payroll tax compliance, including tax deposits, filings, and reconciliations to the general ledger are accurate and completed in a timely manner
  • Monitor tax law changes and partner with client on interpretation and implementation.
  • Oversee all tax filings for Fed, State and Local jurisdictions, provides recommendation to the client based on tax changes and publications.
  • Responsible for all payroll tax and stock accounting for all US based properties and US corporate offices.
  • Collaborate in development, testing, and troubleshooting of all system changes with the client, IT, etc. as it relates to payroll tax
  • Implement continuous process improvement to include the adoption of best practices, and updating standard operating procedures accordingly
  • Engage with senior management and be the subject matter expert for payroll and payroll tax-related matters, expatriates, 1099 reporting matters, payroll general ledger mapping/reporting.
  • Ensure the proper controls and procedures are in place, documented and followed as well as working with internal audit in testing the effectiveness of the controls


Position Requirement                                                                                                      



Must reside in or be willing to relocate to the Knoxville, TN area








Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree or a High School diploma and 4 additional years of Payroll and Payroll Tax experience.  
  • Minimum of 6 years of Payroll and Payroll Tax (state, local, federal) experience (40K + Associates)
  • Minimum of 4 years of supervisory experience


  • Understanding of Stock Taxation
  • Experience with payroll tax and accounting, both federal and state fillings working knowledge.
  • Experience with taxability rules for various states.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and have the ability to communicate with senior management.

  • Exposure to benefits plans and an understanding of the complete payroll process (health and welfare and/or pension plans).

  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) or ADP  


Professional Skill Requirements:

  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills

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 and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

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

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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