Government Relations Analyst

| Chicago
At Paylocity, we create software that makes companies – especially their HR teams – better, faster, and stronger. We give clients the tools they need to make their companies run, and give our employees a rewarding company culture – all putting us in a category of our own. Join us and learn what makes us unique!
We’re a fast-growing company ready to revolutionize the payroll and HR world for hundreds of thousands of businesses by delivering innovative technology and support. We seek the best and brightest to help us create the future of our talent solutions – enabling our customers to better develop their employees. Our own employees are equally important to us: We work hard to provide the best work environment for our employees, and are dedicated to giving back to the communities in which we live and work.
Paylocity Inc processes payroll for clients in all fifty states down to the local level where applicable. Our clients depend on us to stay up to date on new trends in tax reporting in all jurisdictions. We also strive to influence Government Agencies towards adopting policies which benefit our operations as well as our client’s ability to conduct business and grant us authority to act on their behalf.
 
We are seeking a Government Relations Analyst to join the Government Relations Team. This position reports to the Sr. Manager of Government Relations and performs research and analysis of regulatory trends and also establishes relationships with Government Tax Authorities
 
The Government Relations Team is relied upon by all facets of the organization including sales, new client implementation, client support and finance. Government Relations Team is primarily responsible for monitoring the legislative environment for regulatory updates and maintaining strong relationships with Government Regulatory Agencies.
 
Position Overview
The Government Relations Analyst III performs tasks under the guidance of the various members of the Government Relations Team. The Government Relations Team is relied upon by all facets of the organization including sales, new client implementation, client support and finance. 

Performance Objectives:

  • Provide Comprehensive Analysis for Regulatory related issues impacting Employment Tax and Payroll and HR Reporting.
  • Provide Industry Impact and Risk Analysis related to new or changed regulations impacting HR and Payroll Outsourcing.
  • Participate in Industry Agency Relations groups (i.e., IRS RAF Team, NPRC, etc).
  • Establish, enhance and maintain contacts with various government agencies to ensure compliance in payroll processing, Affordable Care Act Compliance, tax filing & deposits, W-2 and 1099s.
  • Stay abreast of upcoming legislative changes that impact Payroll Processing and Payroll Tax Preparation.
  • Communicate feature enhancements to Product Development Teams around Payroll Tax Processing.
  • Prepare communication to internal partners and Paylocity website explaining legislative changes.
  • Work with Tax & Compliance Management Team to assist with execution of changes required by legislative changes.
  • Over time, expand role to include team of direct reports.
  • Other related responsibilities at the discretion of management

Experience and Skills Required:

  • 7+ Years Payroll Tax Compliance or Related Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Taxation or related field desired
  • Enrolled Agent (EA) desirable
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) desirable
  • IRS or State Agency Experience Preferred
  • Previous Exposure to Payroll, Banking or Tax Software desirable
  • Payroll service bureau experience 

Bench marking the Best:

  • Excellent Attention to Detail
  • Team Player
  • Independent Self-Starter
  • Customer service focused
  • Outgoing and engaging
  • Relationship building
  • Organized
  • Always wanting to learn more

Most Important Tasks:

  • Monitoring new legislative trends
  • Editing and Publishing Newsletters
  • Supporting Senior Analyst in Building relationships with Tax Authorities and Representing Paylocity
  • Providing research support to Senior Analyst 

Our award-winning culture has made this the place employees want to be. We have plenty of opportunities for you to grow your career within Paylocity, and offer benefits like Tuition Reimbursement so you can continue to learn and develop your skills. You could say our growth game is strong. We also reward hard work with a flexible, casual work environment and plenty of perks. From picnics, to game nights, to holiday parties, there’s no shortage of ways to have fun.
We also offer the following benefits and perks:
· Competitive pay
· Comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, vision, 401k)
· Flexible work hours
· Paid Parental Leave
· Ample volunteer opportunities and events
· Health and wellness program
· Stock purchasing options (NASDAQ: PCTY)
Visit Paylocity.com/careers to learn more about working at Paylocity. Also be sure to check out what past and present employees have to say about us and our CEO on Glassdoor. Check out our many Awards here!!
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At Paylocity, “We” is what makes us different. We are committed to fostering a culture that honors diverse opinions, perspectives, and backgrounds, knowing that each makes us stronger and collectively unbeatable together. We actively cultivate these differences as we engage each other in driving innovation in the software and services we provide our customers. Paylocity is an equal opportunity employer. 

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Location

We just moved into a larger, more modern space across from the bustling Woodfield Mall area in Schaumburg, accessible to plenty of bars & restaurants.

What are Paylocity Perks + Benefits

Paylocity Benefits Overview

Our commitment to hiring the best and brightest employees with a “talent anywhere” strategy means that no matter where you’re located around the country, you can be a part of our growing tech department

• Enjoy an attitude of trust to work remotely, manage your own schedule and be productive
• Work in small, cross-functional product-oriented teams
• Showcase development progress in two-week sprints with strong executive involvement
• Embrace the freedom to innovate, voice opinions and share new ideas

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We have a talent anywhere culture, where employees can work anywhere in the US and/or work from one of three US offices located in Illinois, Florida, and Idaho
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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