16 hours

Senior Payroll Tax Accountant

Chantilly, VA 20151
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The Finance team is responsible for all aspects of the corporate finance organization, including strategy, implementation, enterprise risk management and internal audit, treasury, tax, procurement and investor relations. These functional areas enable corporate profitability and success by ensuring cost savings and efficiencies, sound reporting of results and accurate forecasts.


Perspecta is hiring for an exciting Payroll Accountant position to join our payroll accounting team in Chantilly, VA. Ensures the accuracy of preliminary and final payroll reports, time sheets, spreadsheets, and funds distribution; responds to inquiries and requests for data and reports; provides timely and accurate payroll production; and may train and lead payroll clerks. Compiles statistical and payroll data from a variety of sources (e.g. time sheets/payroll, salary adjustments, benefits, leave balances, tax deposits, etc.) for the purpose of providing summaries to other personnel and ensuring compliance with established guidelines. Monitors assigned payroll activities and program components (e.g. County, State, and Federal agencies, tax laws, FMLA, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring compliance with established financial, legal and administrative requirements. Prepares a variety of payroll related documents (e.g. invoices for overpayments, retirement plan transfers, ACH transfers, voluntary and involuntary contributions, SUTA, W-2 controls, workers compensation checks, budget, risk management, verification of employment and salary, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, and conveying information. Reconciles payroll account balances (e.g. time sheets, direct deposits, wage attachments, benefits, voluntary and involuntary contributions, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining accurate account balances and complying with established guidelines. Researches discrepancies of payroll information and/or documentation (e.g. time sheets, leave time, salary, supplements, FMLA, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring accuracy and adherence to procedures prior to processing.


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree plus 8 to 10 years of progressive payroll related experience or a Master's Degree plus 6 to 8 years of progressive payroll related experience is required
  • Multi-state payroll tax experience is required
  • Hands-on payroll experience is required
  • Advanced level Excel proficiency is required
  • Strong analytical skills are required
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required
  • Costpoint experience is preferred
  • UltiPro Payroll experience is preferred
  • WorkDay HR experience is preferred

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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Posted: 2020-05-26 Expires: 2020-06-24

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