Tax Filing Implementation Lead - Virtual

at Alight Solutions LLC in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Our story
At Alight, we believe a company's success starts with its people. At our core, we Champion People, help our colleagues Grow with Purpose and true to our name we encourage colleagues to "Be Alight."

Our Values:
Champion People - be empathetic and help create a place where everyone belongs.
Grow with purpose - Be inspired by our higher calling of improving lives.
Be Alight - act with integrity, be real and empower others.

It's why we're so driven to connect passion with purpose. Our team's expertise in human insights and cloud technology gives companies and employees around the world the ability to power confident decisions, for life.

With a comprehensive total rewards package, continuing education and training, and tremendous potential with a growing global organization, Alight is the perfect place to put your passion to work.

Join our team if you Champion People, want to Grow with Purpose through acting with integrity and if you embody the meaning of Be Alight.

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As a Tax Filing Implementation Lead duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

Communicate clear and effectively with both external clients and internal groups
Ability to manage multiple project plans and projects at one time
Able to perform root cause analysis on issues that come up during projects with taxes
Setting up company in the tax system
Creating Power of Attorneys for all jurisdictions
EFT Setup and Testing
EFT Registrations to tax agencies
Registration support for new clients
Payroll System to Tax Filing System Integration Testing
Bank Testing (both internally and with external client)
Ensure smooth landing of new client projects
Strong reconciliation skills
Support offshoring initiatives
Support and investigate regulatory and compliance issues when needed
Support teams and clients on Mergers and Acquisition type projects
Liaison with Payroll Client teams and Clients during projects
Manage Vendor Work that is assigned
Assist on SOP changes needed and communicate to appropriate teams
Recognize need for process improvement and communicate to appropriate teams
Supports formal internal and external audits and understands legislated requirements pertaining to such.


Ability to manage projects to implement new clients in Tax Filing
Ability to Multitask and prioritize without supervision
Ability to manage projects to a successful outcome
Advanced Excel knowledge including tables, pivot tables, formulas, etc.
Proven ability to research issues directly with tax agencies
Self-starter that is well organized
Tax Filing Experience
Basic understanding of payroll, tax, project management and/or related subject matter desired
Basic understanding of regulatory and legislative guidelines desired
Ability to work under tight deadlines managing multiple tasks
Customer service/client facing communication
Detail oriented

Flexible Working
So that you can be your best at work and home, we consider flexible working arrangements wherever possible. Alight has been a leader in the flexible workspace and "Top 100 Company for Remote Jobs" 5 years in a row.

We offer programs and plans for a healthy mind, body, wallet and life because it's important our benefits care for the whole person. Options include a variety of health coverage options, wellbeing and support programs, retirement, vacation and sick leave, maternity, paternity & adoption leave, continuing education and training as well as a number of voluntary benefit options.

By applying for a position with Alight, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Alight's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Alight is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We celebrate differences and believe in fostering an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported. We know that diverse teams are stronger,... For full info follow application link.

Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an

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Job Posting: 11928394

Posted On: May 25, 2024

Updated On: May 25, 2024

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