Payroll Tax and GL Specialist in Boca Raton, FL by Bluegreen Vacations

Date Posted: 2/10/2021

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Job Description


This position is the primary liaison between our 3rd party taxing authorities, Ceridian Dayforce, and Internal customers. This person will be responsible for the financial analysis of all payroll tax data using our payroll system Ceridian Dayforce and how it feeds over to the General Ledger (Lawson). Ensuring we stay in compliance and follow all applicable policies. Also, will be responsible for managing the day-to-day general ledger adjustments in Ceridian Dayforce. In addition, the position will require learning payroll processing and act as the back up to Assistant Payroll Manager.


  • Responsible for ensuring that all federal, state, or local tax returns and related statements or records are validated and correct by reconciling all balances. This would include W2’s and any required filings.
  • Research, interprets, and understands existing or revised tax codes, laws, or forms. and suggests responses to changes in tax law, regulations, and guidelines. Maintains current knowledge of payroll tax laws and ensures compliance with federal and state guidelines and resolves any compliance issues with taxing authorities.
  • Answers all related payroll tax questions/email inquiries, and researches discrepancies.
  • Reconciles and analyzes general ledger transactions for the Finance/Accounting Department when needed
  • Prepares special projects as requested by Senior Management.
  • Validates reports and works with payroll provider and HRIS to ensure all information is captured.
  • Responsible for daily monitoring of agency notices and other tax related requests and correspondence. This includes updates made to SUI rates and other company specific setups.
  • Sets up new agency states/locals registrations when needed and maintains relationships based on employee demographics data
  • Provide Monthly/Quarterly/Annual reconciliations and analysis of filings (Includes W2’s, 940, 941’s)
  • Continually identify process and system improvements to increase efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Coordinate new account coding/mapping in payroll system.
  • Ensure accuracy of system integration files.
  • Assists in transmitting payroll files for processing, and reconciling payroll files.
  • Ensures that mandatory and voluntary withholdings and deductions are accurately calculated and reported for employee population
  • Maintains payroll related files and records including all tax filings and payments.


  • Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting required
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience processing payroll and working with the general ledger.
  • 5+ years of payroll tax experience
  • Payroll procedures and techniques.
  • Knowledge of Federal and multi-state laws, regulations related to payroll
  • Keen knowledge of multi-state and local payroll taxes.
  • Knowledge of filing quarterly 941’s, annual 940, payroll state income taxes, and state unemployment taxes 
  • Excel Mastery required of creating advance spreadsheets
  • Excel knowledge of creating pivot tables and formulas: VLOOKUPS, Index Match, creating macros, preferably VBA Excel coding
  • Knowledge of Power BI is a plus
  • Proactive
  • Self-Starter
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Analytical Thinking Skills required
  • Member of the American Payroll Association preferred
  • FPC/CPP preferred
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines while maintaining accuracy.
  • Excellent time management techniques, and quality service fundamentals.
  • Performs work under minimal supervision.
  • Handles complex issues and problems and refers only the most complex issues to higher-level staff.
  • Possesses comprehensive knowledge of subject matter.


Our goal is to improve the quality of work/life by providing equal employment opportunities for all candidates and team members. Bluegreen Vacations Corporation believes that diversity and inclusion is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a broad candidate pool. We are a drug-free workplace, and if offered employment, candidate must be willing to submit to a background check/drug test. EOE/DFW  

Other details

  • Job Family Payroll
  • Job Function Merit Only
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
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  • Boca Raton, FL, USA