Senior Payroll Tax Analyst

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Eugene Central Services - Finance Division
Location of position: 
Eugene, OR
$32.92 – $42.58 Hourly
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Closing Date: 
Monday, August 26, 2019
Job Description: 

• Does the idea of creating a new program from scratch appeal to you? • Would you look forward to meeting with community stakeholders, policy makers, the media and the public to explain a complicated new program? • Are you interested in working with a team that is high performing, collaborative, and well-respected? If you answered “yes” to these questions, then you might be the right person for an exciting opportunity with the City of Eugene, Central Services Finance Division which is recruiting for a Senior Payroll Tax Analyst. This position works as a team member in the Finance Division, operating in a collaborative work environment, to provide highly complex program development and operations for the newly- enacted payroll tax. The successful candidate will be responsible for start-up and ongoing management of the payroll tax program which may be administered directly by the City of Eugene, a third-party provider, or a combination of both. At the June 10, 2019 Work Session, City Council passed Ordinance 20616 enacting a payroll tax to provide long-term funding for community safety system improvements. The Senior Payroll Tax Analyst will be the primary staff responsible for all aspects of implementing administration of the new tax. Under general supervision, the position will perform a variety of analytical and technical tasks in the Finance Division to accomplish successful implementation of the payroll tax program. In doing this work, the ideal candidate will investigate and analyze complex operational problems, processes, and procedures; develop recommendations; and report findings and conclusions related to the payroll tax. They will also be responsible for ongoing revenue collection activities, developing explanatory materials and forms, explaining the program to a variety of stakeholders, answering complex tax questions and implementing the technical aspects of a revenue collection program.