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Accenture Payroll Senior Analyst - Chicago

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00602075


- Job description

Organization: Corporate Functions/Geographic Services 
Location: Chicago, IL
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 435,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at
People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.
Job Description

The ideal candidate is results oriented, detailed, motivated, and committed to provide outstanding customer service every day.



  • Prepare, file and analyze Canadian tax returns making timely deposits as necessary

  • Resolution of all Canadian tax issues with the CRA and Provinces

  • Aid with the US tax reconciliation process. 

  • Manage and assist the Canadian Controllership Group with employment tax audits 

  • Canada Year End processing - responsible for balance/releasing T4’s

  • US and Canada amended W2C process – reconciliation and filing

  • Mange the incoming mail – distributing and tracking for US and Canada

  • Provide exceptional service by responding to notices/questions regarding remittances

  • Review and update internal process documents as needed

  • Assist with special projects as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma
  • Minimum of 3 years Payroll Tax Experience (US and Canada)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree, FPC, CPP
  • Proficiency with Office 10 - Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Broad US/Canada payroll employment tax
  • ADP Smart Compliance, Cyborg, Access, General payroll knowledge
Professional Skills:
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Occasional overtime
  • Flexible
  • Work well under pressure
  • Deadline driven
  • Organized individual
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize work
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

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. 

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
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