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Payroll Tax Accountant


Job ID: 53427

Payroll Tax Accountant
Our Pacific Northwest client is looking for a Payroll Tax Accountant to support their team. This is an excellent opportunity to get a foot in the door at a well-established and respected company and grow your career.

Payroll Tax Accountant Responsibilities
Ensure federal and state payroll taxes are accurate and filed on time. 
Prepare calculations and benefit deductions for processing.
Serve as the subject matter expert and keep up to date with payroll tax changes.
Generates payroll reports and develops metrics for payroll functions. 
Support month-end and year-end processes including W2s. 
Audit payroll files for processing for accuracy. 
Assist with audits and serve as a contact for auditors.  

Payroll Tax Accountant Qualifications
4+ years of accounting with 2 years payroll experience.
Well-versed with payroll tax regulations and GAAP requirements.
Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or CPP preferred.
Knowledge of ADP, ERP systems, and MS Excel required.
Workday or PeopleSoft preferred.
Team player with strong communication skills.
Able to meet deadlines and manage multiple competing priorities.  
Quantitative mindset.


Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.