Payroll Tax Analyst - Financial Services - New York

Job Title: Payroll Tax Analyst - Financial Services - New York
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Manhattan, New York County, New York, USA
Salary: US$55.00 - US$60 per hour
Reference: BBBH22207_1568379488
Contact Name: Robynne McPadden
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 13, 2019 13:58

Job Description

A global media/tech firm who are currently revamping their Payroll process. As part of this major project, they are looking for a Senior Payroll Analyst with extensive understanding of Payroll Tax processes to join the team on a 2 year contract.

Role overview:

  • Assist with the payroll preparation and production process for US and Canadian entities (c11,000 employees)
  • Liaise with the external vendor to ensure compliance with tax and regulatory reporting standards at local, state and federal levels
  • Become and integral team member of payroll professionals as well as regularly interact with an internal projects team who are rolling out a new payroll system
  • Perform FICA audits; handle expat 401k
  • Advocate for best practice when it comes to payroll tax policies and procedures, as well as making recommendations for improvements as required


  • Highly organized with an excellent attention to detail and the ability to juggle multiple projects as well as ensuring accurate delivery of BAU deliverables
  • Excellent working knowledge multi-state taxation policies and procedures
  • Experience with large volumes of payroll processing having worked within a complex, multi-national environment
  • Demonstrate excellent internal and external stakeholder management skills, as well as a strong customer-centric approach
  • Experience of Ceridian Dayforce as well as either Workday, PeopleSoft or similar

This position would be a two year contract with the potential for conversion to full-time upon successful completion of the initial contract.

For further information, please reach out ASAP to Robynne McPadden at Twenty Recruitment.