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Lead Specialist Payroll

Apply Now Job ID: R0000071084 job family: Payroll schedule: Full time Location: Target Corporation India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, Karnataka, India, 560045;

Lead specialist  is responsible to process the various components of Tax deductions, setups & Adjustments, Monthly/Quarterly/Annual tax filings, Tax queries, W2Cs, W4 and Tax reports ensuring compliance with Federal and State tax requirements

Duties and responsibilities

  • Responsible for all US payroll tax activities, including compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and filing local, state, and federal payroll tax returns.
  • Responsible for US Payroll tax audits, balancing, determining and correcting out-of-balance conditions.
  • Responsible for handling requests from employees and regulatory agencies, researching the laws and regulations regarding taxes and payroll withholding procedures.
  • Responsible to assist in quarter-end and year-end processing, all quarterly and annual employment tax returns including Forms 941,940, state filing, Forms W-2,
  • Responsible to administer multi state payroll tax data on payroll processing system; multi state tax compliance, reconciliation and penalty resolution.
  • Responsible of US Payroll Tax filing and Amendment in timely and accurate manner
  • Responsible of process tax adjustment, employee correction and W2C.
  • Handling Payroll tax deductions, setups & Adjustments with 100% Accuracy
  • Working on reports, notices, Indexing , letters related to Payroll Tax
  • Posting changes in pay tax codes, status and miscellaneous changes
  • Build subject matter expertise in partnership with analyst and provide support in handling projects.


Communication with partners as per business requirement and to ensure the team is updated on all process changes, also on system issues and adhering to escalation path in troubleshooting to get the issue resolved.


Generate ideas to streamline the process, which can save time and increase efficiency and encourage TM’s by providing process expertise in generating value added ideas.

Reporting/ working relations

Reporting to Manager and working closely with SME and flexible in working on different areas of payroll line example Tax, Garnishment, Pay run processing and Banking

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 3-4 years of professional experience
  • Exposure to US Payroll Tax reporting including compliance with all Federal, State and local payroll tax laws.
  • Exposure the annual preparation and delivery of Form W-2s, Tax Amendment.
  • Exposure to US payroll Quarter and Yearend task
  • Exposure to ADP Master Tax would be preferred 

Desired requirements

  • 2+ years of payroll experience & exposure to US Tax reporting including compliance with all Federal, State and local payroll tax laws
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Experience working on MS Excel
  • Attention to detail, accurate and professional communicator

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