Location: Woodbury, NY
Date Posted: August 05, 2016
Employment Status: Full-Time

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About Valiant

Valiant services over 3,000 companies across the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. We are committed to maintaining our position as the finest and most responsive workforce management solution provider in the industry. Our mission is to help our clients achieve verifiable cost savings and margin improvement while automating and streamlining operations, increasing efficiency and implementing best practices across their organization.

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The Tax Analyst reports to the Tax Manager and is responsible for the daily production of Valiant’s Tax Filing Service. This position will involve significant interaction with office staff as well as customers. This is a non-exempt position.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Department with tax research and correspondence
  • Prepare and upload periodic/quarterly/year-end tax files to tax system
  • Assist with research and response to Agency, Payroll Operations, and Client inquiries in a professional, accurate, and timely manner
  • Review quarterly edits; Determine validity of taxes due or over-payments
  • Assist with remitting / amending tax returns timely
  • Assist with processing Federal/State/Local/Territory tax agency remittances
  • Assist with validation of deposit frequencies and tax rates
  • Identify areas of opportunity and provide solutions to improve level of service provided
  • Assist Compliance Department with research and testing
  • Complete special projects as assigned by management

  • Education

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • AA/AS, BA/BS degree preferable

  • Experience

  • Minimum 2 years payroll tax experience
  • Minimum 1 year customer service experience

  • Skills/Licenses/Certifications

  • Excellent interpersonal / customer service skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong working knowledge of payroll, tax deposit and filing requirements
  • Strong analytical and math skills with attention to detail and problem resolution
  • Ability to function and excel in a time sensitive environment
  • Excellent follow up, organizational and resource planning skills
  • Self-motivated; able to work independently with minimal direction

  • Additional Comments/Critical Success Factors

  • Must be self-motivated and support a changing environment and culture
  • Position will require off-hours and weekend work – as defined by department management
  • Travel Less Than 10%
  • Need to lift up to 10 pounds
  • A successful employee will contribute and exchange knowledge and skills to meet group needs and goals and participate in resolving issues.
  • A successful employee will consistently and reliably produce an acceptable volume of work, effectively prioritizing and organizing work to get results and meet deadlines. Employee will inform others when problems occur or when commitments cannot be met as planned.
  • A successful employee will actively seek out assignments, guidance, and feedback that are needed to develop for current or future positions.

  • Policy

    It is the standard of Valiant to give all applicants for employment equal consideration regardless of race, color, sex, age, marital status, religious creed, national origin, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status or any other factor covered by applicable federal, state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.

    Valiant will not accept resumes from recruiters, headhunters, placement agencies, or any other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us.