Northwell Health Spclst Tax & Vendor in Westbury, New York

Req Number 001U8Z

Job Category Finance

Job Description


Possess working knowledge related to the reporting and payment methods used for analyzing and processing for payment employee and employer payroll related deductions. Familiar with technical and specialty payroll taxation rules (federal, state, local). Participates with others to implement processes related to the proper administration of tax laws and garnishment laws relating to various operations and systems within the department. Analyze the appropriateness of the amounts processed.


  1. Process for payment Payroll-related taxes.

  2. Process the payments for union dues, benefit contributions, and other payroll related withholdings.

  3. Monitor General Ledger interface.

  4. Maintain escheat files.

  5. Prepare reports required to be filed with state and federal governments annually and processes the steps needed to make related payments as required.

  6. Perform detailed analysis and document preparation for the resolution of payroll tax problems.

  7. Provide assistance in development and/or presentation of training programs relating to taxation.

  8. Develop and/or prepare reports requested by management, Tax Counsel, Tax or Accounting/Finance Departments.

  9. Review, as needed, the accuracy of system tax updates.

  10. Review, and process garnishments, levies and child support. Payments to be reviewed by Management prior to processing.

  11. Review PeopleSoft updates on garnishment process.

  12. Escalate problems related to garnishment, levy or child support to management.

  13. Provide compilation and analysis of garnishment information for management reporting.

  14. Maintain knowledge on current federal, state, and local payroll tax laws and resources.

  15. Review payment remittance reports.

  16. Review on routine basis information utilized for Vendor payments for accuracy and completeness.

  17. Assist in developing methods to update, simplify, or enhance processes, procedures and technologies related to defined duties.

  18. Reconcile transactions from Finance and Accounts Payable

  19. Ensure accurate processing and reconciliation of employee tax and filing (W2, union reports, payroll information and payments to all third party vendors).

  20. Work closely with HR Information System’s team on criteria needed for proper vendor payment and reports.

  21. Perform related duties, as required.

*ADA Essential Functions



· Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field, required.

· Minimum three (3) years Payroll Accounting experience, required. Hospital experience, preferred.

· Knowledge of PeopleSoft, call center and shared services environment, preferred.

· Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local regulations, required.

· Ability to identify, analyze and resolve problems logically and systematically as well as communicate effectively.