DuPont HR Payroll Tax Consultant in Johnston, Iowa

HR Payroll Tax Consultant (Job Number: 192846W-01)


The Payroll Tax Consultant is responsible for all corporate federal and state tax compliance and tax planning activities. Responsible for all associated payroll tax reporting and filings using SAP and ADP GlobalView. May also analyze and administer HR service delivery programs in areas such as case management, data and reporting, compliance, vendor integration and transactional services for employees, managers, former employees, term-vested employees, candidates and retiree populations. Investigates and resolves daily employee payroll service problems. May advise organizational personnel on payroll practices and procedures. Maintains payroll tax data and provides reports as needed.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage Payroll tax reconciliation reporting and approvals of the payroll runs including review and approval of funding for payroll tax remittances.

  • Manage new POA forms and tax authority set up – proactively run control reports to identify new work locations that require set up in SAP and ADP Globalview and with the agency.

  • Reconcile local tax set up to ensure employees are set up with the correct local tax jurisdiction code.

  • Work internally using SAP and/or with ADP to balance, reconcile and approve 941, 940, W2, W2c, 499W2 and 499W2c and amended returns as well as resolve any discrepancies.

  • Prepare a weekly cash flow report to complete funding to Treasury/Accounts Payroll for payroll and tax funding.

  • Actively identify and determine disposition of employee related retroactive taxes not taken (N records) to ensure the employer and where applicable employee adjustments are made following the HR Service Center and ADP process.

  • Provide Payroll Tax expertise to HR Service Center and Payroll vendors to identify and ensure new legislation is implemented into systems in a timely and accurate manner. Support mergers, acquisition and divestiture tax work as required.

  • Assist with monitoring the Wage Type listing, ensuring all new and existing wage types are set up correctly for income and tax reporting purposes.

  • Manage the payroll tax quarterly process, including updates, corrections and approval of quarterly tax forms for the US and Puerto Rico.

  • Provide support for and manage any payroll tax audits for the US and Puerto Rico. Provide reporting requirements, testing, and support per auditor requests. Remediate outstanding audit comments, providing proof of proper tax handling.

  • Provide Payroll Tax communications for employees at year-end (to communicate federal tax changes, both income withholding and FICA.

  • Manage tax issues and calculations involving expatriates, employee relocation tax processes or those not handled by vendor or systems.

  • Manage the payroll year-end tax process and conduct user acceptance testing on new tax changes in the systems.



  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field required

  • CPA and/or advanced degree strongly preferred


  • Minimum 3-5 years of financial reporting and/or tax experience required

  • Strong knowledge of financial reporting requirements and SEC experience preferred

Skills and Competencies

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to navigate computerized data entry system or other relevant applications

  • Demonstrated effectiveness and ability to work independently

  • Acts honestly and professionally, ability to handle confidential and sensitive information

  • Ability to prioritize and multitask

  • Demonstrated knowledge of payroll tax regulations

  • Strong written and verbal communication skill

  • Adaptable and flexible

  • Fluent in English with language proficiency in Spanish desirable

Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Johnston

Organization: Corporate

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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