Payroll Tax and Banking Accountant

OldCastle   •  

Atlanta, GA

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 39 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Position Summary

This position is for a Payroll Tax and Banking Accountant reporting to the Payroll Tax Manager in the Oldcastle Materials, Inc. Payroll Department.

Basic Functions

  • Initiate federal, state, and local tax payments for weekly, bi-weekly, semi-monthly and monthly pay frequencies for 57 legal entities (24,000+ employees).
  • Prepare payrolltax returns for withholdings in all taxing states except Alaska, California and Hawaii and unemployment payments and tax returns for all states except Alaska, California and Hawaii.
  • Validate employee tax setups to ensure they are accurate and the proper federal, state and local taxes are being deducted and remitted for all employees; in addition to validating unemployment calculations for all legal entities.
  • Analyze reports from payroll system to ensure tax deposits and filing of federal, state and local tax returns are accurate.
  • Review tax notices from federal, state and local jurisdiction and determine the necessary course of action required.
  • Actively participate in the annual year end process; including W2 processing, filing of fourth quarter and annual returns simultaneously, while reconciling and verifying the accuracy of all returns and payments.
  • Assist with responses to inquiries from management, taxing authorities and corporate accounting regarding tax withholding and unemployment payments and general ledger inquiries.
  • Responsible for timely submission of ACH, positive pay banking files, entering off-cycles checks, processing voids and other banking functions as required.



  • Bachelors degree in accounting or finance
  • FPC (Fundamental Payroll Certification) or CPP (Certified Payroll Professional) preferred


  • 5+ years in a multi-corporation, multi-state payroll environment
  • 5+ years of corporate accounting/finance


  • Solid grasp of payroll principles, wage and hour law, and payrolltaxes
  • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local withholding tax computations and deposit/filing requirements
  • Working knowledge of IN, KY, MI, OH and PA locals a strong plus.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills required
  • Must be able to multi-task between daily banking functions and payrolltax duties daily.
  • Must be able to able to work under time constraints and ensure deadlines are met
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to a changing work environment and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
  • PC literate: Windows, Excel, Word, Outlook, and mainframe payroll application experience
  • Intermediate/Advanced Excel skills a must.
  • Strong “customer service” focus

Job ID: 143564