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Shaw Industries Inc Payroll Tax & Accounting Specialist in Dalton, Georgia

Job Title

Payroll Tax & Accounting Specialist

Position Overview

This advanced position is located in a fast-paced, highly analytical, and dynamic environment and operates under the general direction of the Manager, Payroll Tax and Accounting. The position is required to maintain compliance with complex Federal, State, and Local payroll tax laws and regulations for 22,000 associates located in all 50 states. This person must possess extensive broad knowledge of all aspects of payroll including creating, reconciling, and analyzing payroll reports. The position requires advanced knowledge of General Accounting and payroll tax reporting practices.


  • Responsible for all Federal, State, and Local payroll tax deposits processed through ADP

  • Responsible for balancing and reconciliation of

  • quarterly Federal 941 reporting/filing

  • annual Federal 940 reporting/filing

  • quarterly State Unemployment Insurance reporting/filing

  • all State Income Tax reporting/filings

  • Responsible for month end general ledger close processing including

  • general ledger labor balancing

  • labor journal entries

  • Performs general ledger account reconciliations for various payroll accounts

  • Responsible for completing Payroll Settlement Process and related integrations

  • Performs tax law research in order to maintain compliance with all federal, multi-state, and local tax jurisdictions and regulations regarding taxes and payroll withholding procedures.

  • Performs year-end W-2 reconciliation and processing

  • Conducts monthly Federal and State tax audits


  • Execute action plan by ensuring work is completed efficiently and on time

  • Demonstrate good judgment by evaluating problems based on data and developing potential solutions

  • Initiate action by being proactive and taking prompt action to accomplish work goals


  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or similar field OR High School Diploma and 3+ years of related experience as outlined in the responsibilities

  • Working knowledge of general accounting practices

  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office and Google

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • FPC or CPP

  • Working knowledge of Federal, Multi-State, and Local payroll tax laws and resources

  • Payroll/accounting/tax experience

Special Requirements:

  • Willing to work all Mondays including holidays. Willing to work weekends and evenings as needed. Must be able maintain a high level of confidentiality and have good organizational skills. Incumbent must be able to prioritize tasks and have the ability to work under time constraints to ensure deadlines are met. Must be able to maintain accurate record keeping.

Work Shift

8 hour, day shift

Shaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we might determine the need to postpone in-person interviews to ensure the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and the community. In this case, we can accommodate with a phone or video interview, and will schedule an in-person interview for a later date. The method by which you interview does not impact your standing as a candidate for this position.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex, COREtec, Patcraft, Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit

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