Payroll Tax Associate - Temp to Hire

Location: Tampa, Fl Office

Recognized on the Inc. 5000 Honor Roll of fastest growing companies in the nation - Engage PEO is a leading, national Professional Employer Organization (PEO) - and we continue to grow! We are seeking a Payroll Tax Associate to join our dynamic team. This position will be a part of the Finance - Tax team to assist with a temporary project.  The Payroll Tax Associate will report directly to the Michael Waibel Manager.


  • Processing tax payments on a daily basis
  • Reconciling tax payments and tax liabilities on a daily basis
  • Filing tax returns
  • Running reports for clients on an as needed basis
  • Help with tracking tax credits for clients, compiling information to update payroll tax filings, and communicating with internal partners when additional is needed.  
  • Assist with limited auditing of information, as well as pulling reports for both clients and internal partners.
  • Amending 941 returns to capture retroactive credits for clients
  • Compiling information regarding client tax credits
  • Providing clients with requested tax information


  • Attention to Detail
  • Strong analytical skills and accounting skills
  • Must possess superb Excel skills and be familiar with Microsoft Office Applications
  • Ability to learn quickly and having excellent memory retention due to the amount of detail involved
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate an open-minded, team-oriented, and collaborative work style
  • Ability to work in dynamic, rapidly changing environment, adapting to changing requirements and collaborating with a wide range of colleagues to quickly deliver solutions
  • Extremely detail-oriented with demonstrated ability to self-direct, prioritize work, and meet deadlines


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field, or
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in both Payroll and Accounting Experience.
  • Prior Payroll Tax experience is preferred
  • Prior Payroll experience is preferred but not required
  • Prior PEO experience is preferred but not required
  • Prior reconciliation experience is preferred
  • ClientSpace and PrismHR knowledge is a plus

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Please send your resume and salary requirements to:

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