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HBO Payroll Tax Accountant

Job Title
HBO Payroll Tax Accountant Time Warner
HBO Industry Cable/Broadcast Television Networks
Film Production and Distribution
Television Program Production and Distribution
Area of
Finance/Accounting Location United States - New York - New York Requisition # 164593BR Position
Full Time Posting Job Description OVERALL SUMMARY:

The Payroll Tax Accountant is the main liaison with ADP on payroll tax issues to ensure federal/state/local tax compliance.  Leads the review and monitoring of tax payments for HBO legal entities; provides advice on payroll tax regulations, and recommends and implements new and/or updated policies, procedures and practices to ensure compliance. Reviews quarterly and year-end tax returns including W-2 and 941 forms.  Flexible to changing priorities, conflicting demands and frequent deadlines.

  • Ensure tax compliance in a multi-state environment; validate payroll system tax updates
  • Prepare state, federal and local tax payments
  • Review all quarterly and year-end tax reports including Federal 940 and 941 returns
  • Analyze all returns and payments for state income and unemployment tax and various local taxes. Scrutinize all year-end processing and reporting, including W-2’s and W-2c’s.
  • Coordinate and assist in resolving government notices
  • Process and reconcile daily stock option payrolls
  • Process journal entries and liability account reconciliations
  • Garnishment administration, verification of Social Security numbers and bank reconciliation research
  • Liaison for Payroll audits by internal or external auditors; special projects as needed

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPP preferred.
  • 5+ years of payroll experience
  • Solid technical knowledge of payroll tax law and procedures
  • Proficiency in ADP SmartCompliance and Workday payroll desired
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Detail oriented, organized, excellent problem solving and communication skills

About Us It's HBOSM

America's most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour pay television services—HBO®and Cinemax®. HBO continues to take advantage of the latest technological innovations with advancements that include the availability of HBO programming online though HBO GOSM and MAX GOSM, as well as HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand® in HD. Just as HBO is a company noted for its commitment to excellence in the products and services it delivers to consumers, it makes the extra effort to create a work environment in which fairness, equity, trust, and individual responsibility are valued. HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.

HBO is an equal employment opportunity employer. HBO does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. HBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.