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Public Partnerships LLC Tax Accountant 1 - Remote US in Topeka, Kansas

About Public Partnerships LLC

Public Partnerships LLC supports individuals with disabilities or chronic illnesses and aging adults, to remain in their homes and communities and “self” direct their own long-term home care. Our role as the nation’s largest and most experienced Financial Management Service provider is to assist those eligible Medicaid recipients to choose and pay for their own support workers and services within their state-approved personalized budget. We are appointed by states and managed healthcare organizations to better serve more of their residents and members requiring long-term care and ensure the efficient use of taxpayer funded services. Our culture attracts and rewards people who are results-oriented and strive to exceed customer expectations. We desire motivated candidates who are excited to join our fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, and who want to make a difference in helping transform the lives of the consumers we serve. (learn more at www.publicpartnerships.com ).

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Applies demonstrated project management skills to ensure project deliverables and expectations are met on a daily basis.

  • Remains current on all applicable tax withholding laws, regulations and requirements in each active location.

  • Coordinates and administers multi-state payroll tax compliance.

  • Calculates, documents and validates tax files, remittances and ensure accurate settlement of daily tax deposits.

  • Prepares regular payroll tax filings to IRS and state agencies, monthly, and quarterly.

  • Maintains and executes work plan to produce accurate, timely year-end information for W-2 and 1099M, through data scrubbing.

  • Performs special projects that are designed to explore ways to improve accuracy, efficiency and the timeliness of timesheet data submission.

  • Identifies bank reconciliation discrepancies and work with finance staff to execute a solution.

  • Performs support ticket transaction resolution tasks.

  • Responds to incoming departmental support tickets to solve outstanding issues, within contract requirements.

  • Manages tax notice response process.

  • Responsible for Account balancing for SUI, FUTA, FICA and SIT.

  • Establishes and maintains excellent communication with tax agency staff at local, state and federal levels.

  • Improves processes that will either eliminate or reduce tax notices.

  • Prepares correspondence to address tax notices and other communications received from clients and tax agencies to resolve outstanding issues.

  • Performs User Acceptance Testing when need is identified.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills

  • Effective ability to prioritize and manage multiple activity streams

  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to work in a team situation and autonomously with minimal supervision.

  • Detailed and process improvement oriented

  • Experience project management skills

  • Working knowledge of balance sheets

  • Excellent PC spreadsheet and database skills

  • Ability to reconcile tax filings

Qualifications:

Education:

Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience required

Experience:

1+ years progressive experience with automated financial operations center projects, 1+ years

prior tax; and financial administration experience

Compensation & Benefits:

401k Retirement Plan

Medical, Dental and Vision insurance on first day of employment

Generous Paid Time Off

Tuition & Continuing Education Assistance Program

Employee Assistance Program

and more!

The base pay for this role is between $50,000-$67,100; base pay may vary depending on skills, experience, job-related knowledge, and location. Certain positions may also be eligible for a performance-based incentive as part of total compensation.

Public Partnerships is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PPL, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PPL will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

PPL does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, protected veteran status, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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