Senior Payroll Tax Analyst at Wegmans Food Markets
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Senior Payroll Tax Analyst

Rochester, NY
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Full time
Morning, Afternoon, Evening.
Age Requirement
Must be 18 years or older
Rochester, NY
1500 Brooks Ave
$65340 - $81680 / year
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This position is based in our Rochester, NY offices.  We offer flexible work solutions including a hybrid work schedule

As a Senior Tax Analyst in the Income and Payroll areas, you will support all aspects of corporate income and payroll taxes, for all jurisdictions in which Wegmans operates.  You will provide tax research, analysis, reporting, and project coordination to ensure compliance with applicable tax laws.

What will I do?

  • Manage and develop a team of employees, building trusted relationships and providing the resources, feedback, and development opportunities they need to be successful 
  • Ensure accuracy and integrity of various aspects of Wegmans financial reporting for income taxes (ASC 740) including preparation of corporate tax accruals, deterred tax calculations, Fin 48 reserves and related footnotes for external financial statements, effectively communicate with all levels of management
  • Prepare federal and state income & payroll tax returns for legal entities within the company, compile tax information from various systems, analyze results to provide accurate information, assist with completion of tax filings
  • Collaborate with internal and external business partners, use expertise and knowledge to evaluate tax implications and risk of proposed business initiatives, advise on process improvement and ensure compliance
  • Gather data, perform research and analysis during audits, ensure accurate reporting, identify potential challenges, advise on appropriate tax alternatives
  • Respond to ad hoc requests for information and analysis, keep projects on schedule, communicate status and challenges, recommend solutions
  • Stay up to date with changes in tax laws, identify potential impact to Wegmans and work with management to design and implement changes

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field
  • CPA: Certified Public Accountant
  • 2 or more years of accounting and corporate tax experience at the management level
  • Possess understanding of accounting for income taxes and the tax code, technical aspects of tax preparation and compliance
  • Ability to think creatively when new business changes or laws are proposed to enable operations to remain cutting edge while minimizing the tax exposure
  • Advanced technical research skills with the ability to obtain accurate conclusions and make appropriate recommendations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 or more years of progressive tax compliance and/or tax consulting experience
  • Knowledge of multi state, multi-business tax complexities

At Wegmans, we believe that if we take care of our people, they’ll take care of our customers. That’s why, as part of the Wegmans family, you’ll have a package of benefits that covers your health, well-being, family and future.

  • Flexibility in scheduling—work-life balance
  • Employee discounts
  • Premium pay on Sundays and holidays

Comprehensive benefits*

  • Quality affordable healthcare coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Dental coverage (Available to Full-time only)
  • Pre-tax spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee wellness programs
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Wegmans retirement profit sharing plan
  • Scholarship Program

*Certain eligibility requirements must be satisfied

For 25 years in a row, our employees have put us on the FORTUNE magazine’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Discover what it means to work for a family owned, mission-driven, values-based company that believes in caring, respect, empowerment, high standards and making a difference in the community. Because with a family-like atmosphere of shared support, leaders who have your best interest at heart and growth as part of everything we do, Wegmans is the place for you to do what you love—and love what you do.

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Wegmans has great benefits and a true family atmosphere, which makes me feel appreciated and recognized for my hard work.

— Jackson

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