• Rochester, NY, USA
  • Full Time

MP is currently looking for a detailed oriented Tax Specialist who will focus on working within our quickly growing tax department. This role is responsible for assisting the Tax Department in tax compliance activities as they relate to state tax registrations, obtaining TPA and PTP authorization, and tax reporting regulatory requirements. This position will assist in ensuring payroll tax accounts are compliant, minimizing penalty assessments. This position also provides insight into the current registration process and makes suggestion for improvement.

This position can be done remotely.


  • Register clients with state and local tax agencies.
  • Work with agencies and clients to establish TPA and PTP authorization.
  • Create and maintain process documents for registration and TPA, PTP authorization.
  • Communicate payroll tax issues orally and in written form with team and clients as required.
  • Filing tax returns as assigned.
  • Coordinate printing of payroll tax returns, checks and/or notice resolution documents.
  • Faxing, Copying and/or mailing documents.
  • Address Tax team emails and cases and manage internal/external cases meeting or exceeding service level agreements (SLA's).
  • Make calls in order to resolve tax notices, correspondence or communication received from clients or governmental agencies.
  • Participate in the monthly, quarterly and yearly processing of tax returns, which includes reconciling tax amounts, and filing returns through various methods. Continuously review filing and payment methods every quarter and work to make the process more efficient.
  • Cross-reference information in payroll, tax and CRM systems to ensure accuracy.
  • Review data at quarter/year end for accuracy and document as required for organizational requirements.
  • Work with Supervisor for continued development and training
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Prior experience in accounting tax or payroll environment
  • MasterTax experience
  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • Solid interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Consistent and sustained quality in data entry and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Highly organized and exceptionally detailed oriented.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast paced, constantly evolving business and work environment while managing multiple priorities.
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize tasks and projects.
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality.
  • Ability to complete tasks with little supervision.
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Suite
  • Experience with web-based payroll, tax and CRM software preferred.


Become a part of our growing team and join us in creating better workplaces through cutting edge HR and payroll services and technology. We deeply value our people. MP encourages creativity, welcomes entrepreneurial mindsets, and fosters a highly collaborative work environment. We are committed to delivering five-star customer service to both our customers and to each other as colleagues. MP has experienced explosive growth since we began in 2004. We've been consistently named to the Boston Business Journal's Pacesetters/Fast50 list for the last seven years, as well as the Inc. 5000 list. Our team loves working here and so will you (just check out our Glassdoor reviews). Learn more about what it's like working at MP on our website.

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