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Payroll Tax Accountant

The Coca-Cola Company

  • Location: Atlanta, GA - USA
  • Post Date: 1/1/2019
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
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Job ID: R-18176

Position Overview:

The Payroll Tax Accountant is responsible for monitoring all U.S. (Corporate, CPS, retiree, mobility, and CCNA) payroll tax activities internally & externally. Including all tax correspondences & transactions with the 3rd party payroll provider. Monitors internal controls to ensure tax compliance

Function Specific Activities:


  • Payroll Taxes : Responsible for recording & monitoring all agency tax notices & tracers with 3rd party provider & government agencies to assure resolution, as well as validation of all responses.
  • Researches and remains current with payroll tax compliance laws and
  • Regulations covering the US Coca-Cola regions and provides payroll tax
  • Guidance & awareness of applicable changes & recommendations to the US payroll services team.
  • Filing and Deposits: Proactively audits and validates payroll tax filings / reports submitted on behalf of Coca-Cola by our 3rd party service provider. This position reviews & confirms that all payroll tax deposits are accurate and executed on-time to eliminate any late filing penalties.
  • Internal Controls: Provides recommendations for compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements. Confirms that all controls are functioning as designed and proactively identifies areas for improvement in internal controls.
  • Audit Support: Assists with quarterly and annual audit


  • 5 years relevant experience in a Payroll Tax Accounting role experience
  • General understanding of GAAP and how payroll transactions comply with those principles
  • 5 - 7 years at least
  • Bachelor's degree


  • Relevant work experience as well as Advanced knowledge of payroll tax reporting and compliance in a multi-state / large corporation
  • CPA preferred

Job Requirements:

Years of Experience:

1-2 Years Experience

Leadership Behaviors:

  • DRIVE INNOVATION: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business(encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation). 
  • COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to approximately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler).
  • ACT LIKE AN OWNER: Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders. 
  • INSPIRE OTHERS: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible. 
  • DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS: Develop self and support others' development to achieve full potential. 

Growth Behaviors:

  • GROWTH MINDSET: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
  • EXTERNALLY FOCUSED: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
  • PERFORMANCE DRIVEN AND ACCOUNTABLE: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
  • FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
  • EMPOWERED: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Apply
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