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Payroll Tax Analyst

Requisition ID: R10068826

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location Icon Location: Irving, TX, USA   |  Irving, TX, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking qualified candidate for a Payroll Tax Analyst to work at our Corporate Office in Irving, TX or Bloomington, MN.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Amending Federal Tax returns as assigned
  • Amending State Income tax returns as assigned
  • Amend State Unemployment returns as assigned
  • Amend Local returns as assigned
  • Submitting W-2 corrections to federal and state entities and filing amended returns
  • Applying for state and unemployment withholding account by legal entity as needed
  • Ensuring compliance for timely and accurate reporting of all payroll taxes.
  • Assisting in maintaining the federal, state and local quarterly payroll deductions to tax payment reconciliations
  • Creating and filing the employee and employer federal, state and local payroll tax reporting and payments for amendments as filed
  • Tracking refunds based on amendments filed
  • Coding returned checks for deposit and GL postings
  • Maintaining changes in unemployment rates on ADP Smart Compliance
  • Maintaining states by entity information on ADP Smart Compliance
  • Reporting headcount to the Federal and State departments of labor
  • Responding to federal and state tax and wage inquiries
  • Researching and responding to Case workflow email notices for employee work and home address combinations
  • Reconciling tax reporting and payments made throughout the calendar year to the W-2 file
  • Assisting with the Analyzing merger, divestiture and acquisition activity, for tax entity impacts  and implementing resulting actions as needed
  • Assisting with the reconciling of tax accounts with Payroll Tax Accounting personnel and ability to analyze and take correction actions as necessary
  • Payroll tax electronic and paper record retention according to company and department policy, including filing.
  • Assisting with International tax filings and research as needed
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned

Qualities the successful candidate must possess:

  • Strong aptitude for system work, including spreadsheets and query reporting
  • Ability to support and lead payroll tax projects
  • Ability to cross train others in tax support
  • Ability to update process documentation
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues quickly
  • Ability to work both independently and in teams
  • Ability to work under pressure and in tight deadlines
  • High degree of accuracy and detail oriented
  • Strong math and accounting skills required
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to develop interpersonal relationships
  • Conflict management skills
  • Peer relationships skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Time management skills

Basic Qualifications:

  • Completed BS degree and 3 years of relevant experience OR a completed MS degree with 1 year of relevant experience OR a high school diploma and 5 + years of relevant experience can meet the requirement
  • 3-5 years Payroll tax experience and/or a combination of 3-5 years payroll tax/accounting experience required
  • CPP certification from American Payroll Association (must be completed within 1 year from hire date, test paid for by NGC)
  • Microsoft Excel/spreadsheet analysis experience required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Accounting degree preferred
  • Completed CPP certification
  • SAP payroll experience preferred
  • ADP Smart Compliance Tax Software experience preferred

    This position reports to Irving, TX, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Irving, TX, TX, USA.


    Salary Range: $67,000 USD - $100,400 USD

    Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

    The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

    Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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    What's great about
    Northrop Grumman

    1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
    2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
    3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


    Did you know?

    Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.