Payroll Tax Administrator

Finance Sandy, Utah


Headquartered in Salt Lake City and supported by 12 offices nationally, at Layton we're builders and we're family! Through delivering predictable outcomes, we've been inspiring confidence in our customers since 1953. We know that behind every project are the highly skilled people making it happen every day, which makes investing in hiring, developing, and retaining the brightest minds a top priority. We want the opportunity to help you achieve your career goals. 
Joining Layton isn't just a new job, it's a career move that will provide lasting success for you and your family! 
The Payroll Tax Administrator requires a great amount of confidentiality, attention to detail, a high degree of accuracy, technical competence, the ability to communicate verbally as well as written, and strong organizational skills. The Payroll Tax Administrator is responsible for day-to-day payroll tax operations and accurate and timely filing of tax reports to agencies. 


  • Properly handles confidential information.
  • Reconciles payroll tax reporting after each pay run to ensure accurate filings.
  • Manage filings of tax updates weekly.
  • Processes monthly, quarterly, and year-end tax reporting.
  • Reconciles payroll taxes to the general ledger and books journal entries.
  • Reconciles payroll reports to 941’s and W2’s.
  • Records changes affecting net wages, such as exemptions by updating master payroll record.
  • Records data concerning transfer of employees.
  • Prepares periodic tax reports.
  • Interfaces with other departments and employees to convey employee payroll information.
  • Solves problems concerning payroll, answers inquiries, and ensures compliance with payroll policies.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or needed.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, accounting, or finance plus 2-4 years payroll tax experience.
  • Strong accounting skills
  • Proficient in Excel
  • CMIC experience a plus but not required.
  • Must be able to create reconciliations that clearly communicate.
  • Experience with multi-state payroll tax reporting requirements.
  • Experience reconciling and preparing W-2 forms.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and in a constructive manner with management, peers, and coworkers.
  • Stresses compliance.
  • Is systematic, methodical, and thorough.
  • Excellent interpersonal relations: Communicates well with employees. Has a good working relationship with departments outside of Accounting.
  • Has a good understanding of Human Resource laws and policies as they apply to Payroll.
  • Establishes priorities and a course of action for handling multiple tasks.
  • Maintains the appropriate standards of ethics, conduct and organizational policies in job-related activities.
  • Experience in the construction industry preferred
Benefits: The Company offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Health Savings Account, Healthcare Flexible Spending Account, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, 401(k) retirement plan with employer match, Life & AD&D Insurance, Long-term Disability Insurance, Short-term Disability Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Home & Auto Insurance, Family Support, Pre-tax Paid Parking/Public Transportation, Paid time off, Time Away Benefits, Paid Holidays, Group Legal, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Identity Theft Protection, Group Legal, Pet Insurance, Employee Assistance Program. 
EEO Statement - Layton Construction is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.