Payroll and Tax Specialist

Fulton Bank
Lancaster, PA
Sep 28, 2022
Oct 05, 2022
Audit and Tax
Full Time
Value Proposition: Our values define us and our culture inspires us to change lives for the better. Our employees are the heart and soul of our company and every success we experience begins with them. We hire team members who raise the bar, who are collaborative and inclusive, who build relationships, and who are looking for a long-term career with Fulton Bank. We strive to promote a culture of work-life balance, to unplug and recharge to be your best self, at work and at home. Overview: The primary responsibility of this position is to execute set-up and transactional activities related to payroll processing and administration of payroll deductions and taxes, including data entry, data import/export, data validation and reconciliation, standard tax report preparation and submission, and resolution of escalated employee requests and issues. The Payroll and Tax Specialist will generally complete assignments with a higher degree of complexity relative to the Payroll Specialist, such as preparation of 401(k) reporting, quarterly and year-end tax filing, and W-2 forms, reconciliation of monthly bank statements and ledgers, and providing backup for other accounting operations and advising junior staff. Responsibilities: Source data via download or export, review, validate, enter and import payroll and deduction related data into applicable systems as required, transmit direct deposit and payroll files, document activities according to established proceduresPrepare more complex payroll reporting including 401(k), quarterly and year-end payroll taxes and filing, annual W-2 forms, update and maintain tax proceduresReview and prepare check requests for benefits, deductions, and tax payments, set-up wage garnishment orders and payments, reconcile monthly bank statements and general ledger accountsResearch and resolve more complex and escalated employee issues, escalate the most complex issues to managementExamine, diagnose and execute testing for broader system issues and upgrades, complete assigned tasks associated with organizational change, mergers and acquisitionsTrain and advise junior staff Qualifications: EducationHigh School Diploma or equivalent. (Required)Experience4 or more years Payroll and/or Accounting. (Required) : This role may perform other job duties as assigned by the manager. Each employee of the Organization, regardless of position, is accountable for reading, understanding and acting on the contents of all Company-assigned and/or job related Compliance Programs, regulations and policies and procedures, as well as ensure that all Compliance Training assignments are completed by established due dates. This includes but is not limited to, understanding and identifying compliance risks impacting their department(s), ensuring compliance with applicable laws or regulations, and escalating compliance risks to the appropriate level of management. Sponsorship Statement : As a condition of employment, individuals must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship for a work visa by Fulton Bank currently or in the future. EEO Statement : Fulton Bank ("Fulton") is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. Fulton will recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles, and ensure that all other personnel actions are administered, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, gender, gender identity, age, genetic information, marital status, disability, covered veteran status, or any other legally protected status.