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Payroll Tax Manager - Atlanta, GA


Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

Company:  Oldcastle Materials Inc




Job ID:  149708


CRH's Americas Materials, a division of CRH, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, cement, asphalt, readymixed concrete and paving and construction services in North America.  Our operations span North America with 24,100 employees at close to 1,300 locations in 44 US States and 6 Canadian provinces.


Position Overview


As part of the global diversified building materials group, CRH, Americas Materials (AMAT) is currently recruiting for the position of Payroll Tax Manager within the Corporate Finance Payroll team based in Atlanta, GA. 


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


  • Manage and develop staff of one accountant and two analysts in processing of all payroll tax and banking related functions.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate payment of all employee and employer tax deposits.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate filing of Federal, state, and local withholding and unemployment returns for sixty legal entities.
  • Manage year-end process including all year-end filings, review and production of 26,000 W-2s, W-2Cs and amended returns as needed.
  • Manage banking-related payroll functions including transmission of direct deposit, positive pay, and prenote files in multi-bank/multi-platform environment.
  • Coordination with Payroll Processing team, Corporate Tax and other departments within CRH Americas Materials.
  • Conduct review of Payroll Tax and Banking processes, identifying opportunities for improvement and efficiencies
  • Maintain professional demeanor at all times while representing the company 
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required 
  • Other duties as required by management




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.




  • Bachelors degree in accounting or finance
  • CPP (Certified Payroll Professional) strongly preferred
  • 5+ years in a multi-corporation, multi-state, multi-pay frequency environment
  • 5+ years of corporate accounting/finance
  • Solid experience managing and developing payroll team
  • Working experience with Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Pennsylvania city, school district, and OPT taxes a plus.


Work Requirements


  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work independently within in a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Solid grasp of payroll principles, wage and hour law, payroll taxes
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong “customer service” focus
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to build effective relationships cross functionally
  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems
  • Must be able to able to work under time constraints and ensure all banking and tax deadlines are met
  • PC literate: Windows, Word, Outlook
  • Excel:  Expert level including pivot tables and v-lookup
  • Mainframe payroll application experience; Viewpoint experience a plus


Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


  • Able to communicate with others by telephone and in person.
  • Able to utilize a computer for word processing, email communication, and preparation of documents and presentations.
  • May require sitting for extended periods of time.


Work Environment


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 


  • Usually, normal office working conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
  • The position may require work outside of normal business hours.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


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CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


Date Posted:  Mar 22, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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