Full Time Job

Payroll Tax Manager


New York, NY 06-09-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the US television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution, and advertising solutions.
Overview and Responsibilities:

Responsible for timely and accurate remittance of Federal, State, and Local payroll taxes for US entities doing business in multiple states and localities to third-party vendor

Responsible for the maintaining the accuracy and integrity of the data provided to third-party vendor

Preparation, reconciliation, and filing of monthly, quarterly, and annual withholding and unemployment tax returns

Manage State audits for all entities

Preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual reconciliation of W2 wages and withholdings for all entities, including reconciliation of third-party vendor files/reports to source system

Preparation, reconciliation, and review of Forms W-2C and amendment of associated payroll tax returns

Monthly reconciliation of payroll balance sheet accounts

Quarterly and annual reconciliation of employee equity

Manage preparation and reconciliation of data related to Casualty Insurance renewals

Provide analytical assistance to divisional Accounting Departments for matters related to payroll tax and deduction liability accounts

Manage the process to add or deactivate jurisdictions for all entities including divisional entities on external payroll

Responsible for execution and documentation of SOX tests

Research and respond to payroll tax related inquiries from employees, agencies, and other third parties

Provide support on matters related to external unemployment advising

Act as liaison with Treasury Department regarding transfers of all related payroll tax payments

Manage testing of all payroll tax system upgrades and improvements prior to production implementation, including detailing of test scenarios and scripts

Special projects as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

Experience with ADP Smart Compliance or other third-party provider preferred

Experience with SAP ECP Payroll desired, but with a large-scale ERP required

At least five years' experience with high volume multi-state payroll tax

Demonstrated understanding of and experience with Federal, State, and Local payroll tax regulations and filings required, with strong State experience in NY and CA

Strong knowledge of current compensation rules

Additional Qualifications:

Must be meticulous with excellent analytical skills

Proficiency with personal computers and Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel

Ability to maintain strict confidentiality

Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

Proactive with excellent follow-up skills

Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure!

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0e3ke-3-238-24-209-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Nickelodeon, now in its 40th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does.