Payroll Company Inc
  • Madison, WI, USA
  • Full Time

Payroll Tax Accountant


The Payroll Company of Middleton, WI is seeking to hire a full-time Payroll Tax Accountant to join our accounting team. Are you an accounting professional who wants to get on a unique and exciting career path with a forward-thinking company that is experiencing tremendous growth? Would you thrive in a small, casual, and friendly work environment which offers the exciting challenge of working with diverse clients from across the country? Are you a passionate, resourceful optimist who takes pride in their work? If so, please read on!


We provide excellent benefits including full employee benefit offerings including a commutative paid time off (PTO) plan, opportunities for continuing education, an employee appreciation and engagement program, an open door policy, a flexible schedule, and an overall positive work environment. If this sounds like the opportunity to further your career in accounting that you've been looking for, apply for this Payroll Tax Accountant position today!




Founded in 1999, we are a payroll and full HCM service provider that offers an array of cloud-based solutions that integrate HR, payroll, talent, time, tax and benefits administration, 401(k) record-keeping services, and regulatory compliance expertise. We highly value customer service and strive to help empower our clients to have ownership of their internal HR and payroll, as we assist them in streamlining their procedures.


We are committed to exceptional personal service, and that requires hiring the right people. Along with competitive compensation and benefits, we offer leadership and career progression opportunities, continuing education, and flexibility. At our company, recognition doesn't just come from leaders. It's part of a culture where we take pride in our colleagues' accomplishments as much as we do our own. So, come for the opportunities, and stay for the people!




As our Payroll Tax Accountant, you are critical to ensuring our clients' compliance with federal, state, and local tax and employment laws. In collaboration with our HCM Operations Manager, you oversee the overall activities of the payroll tax function, including all payroll processing activities. You are never satisfied with the status quo and always working toward the continual improvement of processes and our company as a whole. You are always proactive, tracking and monitoring changes to the payroll tax and labor laws as well as trends in the industry.


You accurately respond to and resolve tax notices in a timely manner for our clients. You also keep on top of filing all monthly, quarterly, and annual tax payments and returns based on current jurisdiction rules and regulations. And, you oversee and resolve reconciling items related to tax processing. Your attention to detail ensures that you are conscientious about abiding by the requirements of multiple agencies and keep up-to-date records of client and bureau tax data. You handle confidential information with the utmost care and respect.


Though you spend much of your time working independently, your interpersonal and communication skills come in handy as you act as the primary company liaison with the tax vendors and Payroll Support Group. You work closely with them to develop ongoing processes to streamline for efficiency, accuracy, and compliance in the payroll tax and processing areas. You also teach and mentor the entire payroll team as needed. You feel good about contributing to the success of our company which impacts so many other companies across the nation!




  • Experience with payroll software and processing
  • Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Familiarity with tax and labor laws


Are you service-oriented and able to handle a variety of situations with professionalism and each client's perspective in mind? Do you work well both independently and as part of a team? Are you organized and able to prioritize tasks effectively? Do you demonstrate a commitment to professionalism and integrity at all times? If so, then you might just be the person to join our accounting team!




This is a full-time Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm position. We can be flexible within an hour or so of the start and end time. There may be possible required overtime on filing months or if other urgent issues arise.




If you feel that you would be right for this Payroll Tax Accountant position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

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