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Payroll Specialist, AMER

Company: ElasticSearch, Inc.
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

At Elastic, we see endless possibility in a world of endless data. And we use the power of search to help people and organizations turn that possibility into results. Elastic is the leading platform for search-powered solutions. With solutions in Enterprise Search, Observability, and Security, we help improve customer and employee search experiences, keep critical applications running smoothly, and protect against cyber threats. Elastic enables organizations worldwide to use the power of Elastic, including Netflix, Uber, BBC, Microsoft, and thousands of others. Elastic was built on a foundation of being free and open, which trickles down to how we work. We're a distributed organization and have been from the beginning. Being distributed isn't just a way of doing business-it's a mentality that is at the core of our culture. Elasticsearch is seeking an expert Payroll Specialist to join our AMER Payroll Team! The ideal candidate is an intermediate level payroll professional with previous payroll processing, internal service and employment tax experience, ready to tackle new initiatives and responsibilities. As part of our growing organization, the Payroll Specialist will cover the AMER regions of Employment Tax, Data Management and Payroll Customer Service. This role will support the Sr. Tax lead, able to build working partnerships with payroll vendors, related agencies and partners for the company tax administration in Workday and Ceridian. As Payroll Specialist, you'll enjoy performing key tax administration duties to support and maintain the tax master process and organizational structure with adherence to payroll, labor, tax governance and compliance. This role is knowledgeable in payroll withholdings, employment tax forms, statutory filings, audit and reconciliation and will be the backup for AMER regional payroll processing, also supporting initiatives for the broader team. What You Will Be Doing: This position will support payroll tax, workers compensation, backup processing, payroll communications and reporting for our AMER region. Other duties may be assigned, but priorities include: AMER Employment Tax & Data Administration Perform Payroll Tax Audit and Reconciliations Perform Tax Adjustments Maintain payroll tax master files, folders and mail Supervise regional payroll compliance and ordinances Directly communicate over the phone and email with Tax Agencies and Vendors Audit tax payments and statutory filings for accuracy Support Quarter-End, Year-End, and Annual Tax Year Processes Use Excel, Tax Portals and Payroll Data solutions Supervise and respond to Payroll Customer Service Tickets and Emails Backup on and off-cycle payroll processing (REG, SUPP, ADJ, STOCK, etc.)What You Bring Along: Experience managing and meeting multiple critical deadlines Understanding of Federal, State and Local Employment Tax Understanding of Equity and Stock related transactions Communicates well both verbally and in writing with all levels of roles across organization Demonstrates cross-cultural sensitivity, you can work within a global population Strong attention to details and follow-through on assigned tasks and commitments Strong organizational skills, you can effectively disseminate information in a clear manner Proven experience in payroll with multi-state populations, having performed payroll processing with responsibilities in quarter and year-end, W-2 issuance, and Payroll Taxes. Experience working through Merger & Acquisitions, thats a plus. Previous experience with Workday required. Experience with Tax Registration, TPA and POA process. Experience with Ceridian and ADP Smart Compliance is a plus. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite with Advance skills in Microsoft Excel is required. Payroll Courses, Certifications and Designations are a plus: CPP-Certified Payroll Professional; FPC-Fundamental Payroll Certification, PCP-Payroll Compliance Practitioner This is a remote position! Addi

Keywords: ElasticSearch, Inc., Newark , Payroll Specialist, AMER, Human Resources , Newark, New Jersey

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