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Company: UCPath Center
Location: Riverside
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

For UCOP internal applicants, please login to the internal candidate gateway at: https://jobs.ucop.edu/ UCPATH CENTER At the University of California (UC), your contributions make a difference. A world leader producing Nobel and Pulitzer prize recipients with over 150 years of groundbreaking research transforming the world. Choose a career where you can leverage your knowledge, skills and aspirations to inspire and support some of the greatest minds in the world, and those who will follow in their footsteps. Working at the University of California is being part of a unique institution, and a vibrant and diverse community. At the University of California, Office of the President, we propel our mission through impactful work locally, in government centers and systemwide. We are passionate people, serving the greater good. The University of California, one of the largest and most acclaimed institutions of higher learning in the world, is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and public service. The University of California Office of the President is the headquarters to the 10 campuses, six academic medical centers and three national laboratories and enrolls premier students from California, the nation and the world. https://www.ucop.edu/about The UCPath Center is the University of California's shared services center in Riverside, CA. The UCPath Center manages the payroll, benefits, and other human resources transactions for more than 200,000 UC employees working across ten UC campuses, five medical centers, three national labs and more. The staff at the UCPath Center work in a variety of areas including business operations, customer service, quality management, technology, training, human resources and communications. https://ucpathjobs.org/ POSITION SUMMARY Working independently with minimal direction, the Senior Payroll Tax Analyst monitors, manages, and reconciles multi-state and local payroll taxes at the employee and employer level for UCPath Center. This role is responsible for preparation, compliance, and timely filings of employment tax returns as well as reconciliation and issues resolution with tax agencies, external and internal auditors. This position leads the Finance Tax team to handle tax filing and reporting processes. This position provides support and guidance to subordinate team members for payroll tax law and regulation compliance. The position is responsible for complex projects associated with the maintenance of tax records and the preparation of all or specifically assigned tax returns and related reports at the Federal, State, and local level including but not limited to audits by internal and external tax entities which require research, analysis, and negotiation skills. The position works with federal, state, and local tax agencies as well as Corporate Teams, IT Teams, and various UCPath Teams in individual and combined functional audits. Responsibilities 25% Assists payroll staffs and other interested parties to interpret and apply payroll tax laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. 20% Answers inquiries and provides required data to internal and external auditors as needed. Provides recommended solutions to management for identified problems. 15% Supervises and trains the Tax team that are assigned individual portions of the return to ensure accuracy, completeness, and adherence to both UC policy and IRS regulations. 20% Reconcile and submit payroll tax reporting to ensure accurate filings. Prepare returns for tax agencies, including amended returns. Research agency notices and prepare response, as applicable. 5% Coordinates payroll tax audits, meeting on-site or virtually with auditors as required. Collects data, documents processes, analyzes requirements, and mediates resolutions subject to management approval. Assist in preparing documentation for internal and external audits. 15% Accountable for tax table database in concert with payroll vendor. Generate reports as needed. Perform other special tax projects as assigned. Required Qualifications --- 8 years of related experience; multi-state payroll tax analyst and compliance role experience preferred.--- Has advanced knowledge of tax compliance function.--- Is able to extract, verify and compile tax information from a variety of sources.--- Has an understanding of the interrelationship of procedures and desired results.--- Requires ability to present complex tax related information in a clear and concise manner, both in writing and verbally.--- Must be experienced in the application of tax compliance and related software systems, as well as related policy, accounting and regulatory compliance requirements.--- Must be skilled in use of Microsoft Office and common desktop/web applications. Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), PeopleSoft, Notepad++. Preferred Qualifications --- Advanced knowledge of UC payroll system.--- Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills.--- Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure--- Thorough knowledge of payroll system and reporting tools--- Self-directed, needs little supervision.--- Progressive tax compliance experience in a university environment with multi-state and international taxes--- Certified Public Accountant (CPA)--- Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) Certification by American Payroll Association. Education --- Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field, OR equivalent work experience. SALARY AND BENEFITS Salary: The recommended salary range is $104,000 - $120,800. Commensurate with experience. Payroll Title: Tax Cmplnc Anl 4 Job Grade: 24 Benefits: For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by UCPath Center visit: https://ucpathjobs.org/ucpath-center/#working-benefits HOW TO APPLY Please be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume with your application. JOB CLOSE DATE For first consideration, please apply by:11/01/2022. The position will be open until filled. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Background Check Process: Successful completion of a background check is required for this critical position. https://www.ucop.edu/local-human-resources/manager-resources/hiring-process/background-checks.html Smoke Free Work Environment: The University of California, Office of the President, is smoke & tobacco-free as of January 1, 2014. https://www.ucop.edu/safety-and-loss-prevention/environmental/program-resources/uc-smoke-free/uc-smoke-tobacco-free.html August 2021 Update: The University of California has issued a policy requiring employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID -19 before physically accessing the University location or programs. Upon hire into a UCOP position, you will be provided detailed instructions on how to comply with this policy including access to the COVID vaccination at no cost. New hires to UCOP who work onsite or will come onsite for any activities at a UCOP or other UC location must comply with this policy within 8 weeks after their start date. The policy allows for employees to request approval for an exception or deferral. https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19 EEO STATEMENT The University of California, Office of the President, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction. The University of California, Office of the President, strives to make this job board accessible to any and all users. If you have comments regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at: https://www.ucop.edu/accessibility/index.html or email the Human Resource Department at: epost@ucop.edu

Keywords: UCPath Center, Riverside , SENIOR PAYROLL TAX ANALYST (UCPATH), Professions , Riverside, California

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