Guidant Financial

Payroll Tax Specialist

  • Full-time
  • $50k-$75k/mo
  • 4 months ago

The Role

Guidant financial is currently looking for a remote Payroll Tax Specialist has a significant role in keeping the customer on-time with tax payments and filings to ensure that their payroll tax needs are met. The Tax Specialist utilizes leading edge processing platforms for payroll, tax, and HR solutions for our clients. The key elements of this role include oversight of quarterly and annual federal tax compliance and preparation of quarterly and annual tax provisions.

Essential Functions

  • Manage tax software and implement new features and updates
  • File Federal, State and local taxes with the appropriate tax authority based on the customer’s filing requirements
  • Calculate all appropriate adjustments, deductions and credits working with customers
  • Maintain current tax rate or frequency for clients to ensure accurate filing and payment
  • Calculate form preparation fees according to return complexity and processing time required
  • Respond to related tax correspondence and research issues as they arise
  • Maintain tax filing spreadsheets detailing returns to be used, dates to be completed and special client considerations
  • Assist customers in registering their business with applicable tax agencies
  • Register with state reporting agencies as we add clients to new states for payroll processing
  • Check data input and verify totals on forms prepared to ensure correct tax form completion

Additional Functions

  • Resolve customer concerns relating to tax, systems issues, and support resulting from our payroll processes.
  • Provide customer feedback on tax issues as needed
  • Remain current with software changes, trends in the payroll industry, and changes in wage and tax law
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • 3-5 years of tax specific experience required
  • Robust communication and writing skills to interact with various departments and outside reporting jurisdictions
  • Desire to be a strategic partner with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Knowledge of computer systems including Microsoft Office products
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to dig into details and draw insights from data to assist customers
  • Ability to work in an autonomous environment where you can be a self-directed, independent worker
  • Ability to create an inclusive workplace where everyone feels a sense of belonging by empowering all our employees to speak up, ask questions, and be seen.

Other Requirements

  • Must pass a background check
  • Complete continuing education based upon current certifications
  • Must meet work from home requirements to qualify
For this position there are minimum work from home requirements that must be met in order to perform the essential functions in a remote work from home (WFH) environment. These include 1) a space to work out of (i.e., home office) and 2) High speed internet.


  • Our People are Key to Success: Work with a team of smart, creative, fun and highly motivated people
  • When You Grow, We Grow: Continue to learn with ongoing training, career pathing, and supportive leaders. For the last three years, Guidant has promoted more than 20% of our organization into new and exciting roles!
  • Wellness: Top benefits and perks including comprehensive health coverage (with free premium option), competitive salary, and paid parental leave and a generous 401k match. Be able to disconnect with Paid Time Off of 3 weeks and 11 Paid Holidays.
  • Flexible Work Arrangements: Work from the enjoyment of your home office. We work with entrepreneurs every day; we want you to have autonomy within your work structure with company provided equipment.
  • Awesome Culture: Be part of Guidant’s award-winning culture and have the experience to connect through coffee with senior leaders or hit a home run being part of our company sporting events.
  • Empowering Equity and Inclusion: Be part of an inclusive work environment that gives employees a voice to speak up, be heard, and supported.
This is a fully and permanently remote work from home opportunity with a growing and stable company available in select states across the US: AZ, FL, GA, ID, KS, LA, MI, MN, NC, NE, TX, UT, VA
The wage for this position is 26.44/hr or 55,000 annually