Analyst, Payroll Tax - GXO Logistics at XPO Logistics Supply Chain Corporate Services in Portland, Oregon

Posted in General Business 7 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

At GXO, we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels, who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. You know that a positive work environment creates happy employees, which boosts productivity and dedication. On our team, you'll have the support to excel at work, and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.

Logistics at Full Potential.

This role will support the recently announced GXO part of the organization, which represents the intended spinoff of our global contract logistics business. GXO stands for 'Game Changing Opportunities'; with ~100,000 people comprising GXO's global team, we are on a journey toward a new era, together. We're a bold, future-focused company, driven by technology. If you're excited about reaching your full potential, we have an opportunity for you.

As the Analyst, Payroll Tax, you'll prepare government reporting, develop planning strategies and oversee compliance to ensure we meet our legal payroll tax obligations and fiduciary withholding/payment requirements. You'll research and recommend methods for processing company tax, withholding and transaction information to enhance internal controls, streamline operations and increase efficiencies.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Prepare and submit federal, state and local tax submissions to ADP; prepare and submit Canadian tax returns

  • Conduct research and analysis on payroll tax issues as needed; identify issues and provide possible solutions for review by managers

  • Perform payroll tax accounting functions, including monthly account reconciliations

  • Monitor current developments affecting government reporting and payroll taxes

  • Conduct audits and reconciliations of executive compensation, including stock options, incentive pay, deferred compensation and other miscellaneous perquisites

  • Process daily, monthly, quarterly and annual payroll tax remittances and reporting via ADP

  • Correspond with IRS, state, local and Canadian agencies in the normal course of business to ensure issue resolution

  • Support special projects, system and process testing, and other business needs

  • Provide administration of Mexican payroll disbursements and corresponding accounting entries

  • Run SAP queries to ensure employee records and systems are calculating taxes accurately

What you need to succeed at GXO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent related work or military experience

  • 1 year of progressively responsible experience in government reporting or accounting

  • Systems knowledge and experience, including proficient use of Microsoft Office and ADP software

  • Experience conducting tax research using the internet and other published sources

  • General knowledge of and experience with state and local tax laws and regulations and GAAP

It'd be great if you also have:
  • Systems knowledge and experience, including Oracle Financials and SAP

  • 2 or more years of progressively responsible experience in government reporting or accounting

  • Experience understanding and interpreting tax laws/regulations and applying them to operations

  • Good communication skills (verbal and written); experience communicating effectively with regulatory agencies, tax reviewers, state and local auditors, independent auditors, lawyers, support peers, end users and all levels of corporate management

Be part of something big.

GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

GXO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with GXO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here.

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