Baker Hughes Payroll Tax Analyst (HR) - Houston, TX in HOUSTON, Texas

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Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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Role Summary:

Baker Hughes, a GE Company is hiring a Payroll Tax Analyst based in Houston, Texas.

In this position you will process domestic US payroll taxes for payment, and prepare tax return filings at the federal, state, local levels across 12 FEIN companies and 50 states, 200 localities, and 2 US possessions.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manages all employment tax payments and tax filings for assigned FEIN tax companies based on federal, state and local tax payment/tax filing schedules

  • Produces reports out of SAP to identify tax payment liabilities and reconciliation amounts

  • Supports employee questions by providing tax law explanations and calculations of taxes withheld;

  • Provides guidance to HR Service Center in setting up employee tax records according to current jurisdictional laws.

  • Liaises with Payroll USA and Payroll Dubai

  • Prepares year-end W2 statements and reconciliations along with required electronic filing of W2 files with the various tax authorities

  • Prepares payment requests according to tax liability type schedule

  • Reconciles tax liabilities with cash payments for GL

  • Prepares tax returns for all tax authorities for the FEIN at the federal, state, and local tax authority levels

  • Prepares and inputs state SUI tax rate(s) annually for assigned tax company states in BSI and prepares master SAP SUI rate update spreadsheets

  • Updates BSI Tax Factory Tax Tubs as required

  • Prepares Bureau of Labor Statistics’ monthly Headcount Report

  • Prepares quarterly 941 and annual 940 Reports and payments

  • Reconciles quarterly 941 reports to W-2’s

  • Prepares W-2’s in SAP

  • Processes W-2c’s in SAP

  • Resolves tax account issues with tax authorities and prepares abatement justifications

  • Prepare Multiple Worksite Reports

  • Prepares and pays Worker’s Comp premium payments and report filings as required per state requirements in affected state’s

  • Processes the GL Posting batch job to post payroll processing for on and off-cycle payrolls to the General Ledger.

  • On a quarterly schedule verifies social security numbers for new hires and regular employees to the SSA SSNVS.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • 5 years direct experience payroll taxes at the federal, state and local levels in a multiple FEIN company

  • Experience filing tax returns at the federal, state and local levels.

  • Some knowledge of locality taxes in PA, OH, IN, MI and KY and MD.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate tax guidance to people at all levels

  • Strong organizational skills with ability to work independently as well as part of a team

  • Good oral and written communications skills

  • Ability to calculate a gross to net payroll

  • Experience with Excel workbooks including tables and formulas

Desired Characteristics:

  • Recognized payroll certification preferred

  • SAP experience preferred (payroll / tax processing functionality)

  • Oil and gas/well servicing industry experience a plus

  • Tax return preparation experience a plus

  • Experience with tax payment and employer tax return preparation highly desirable

  • Knowledge of international payroll helpful

  • Advanced experience analyzing Excel data using pivot tables and RDMS management tools

Additional Details:

  • Travel not required

  • Occasional weekend and evening work required, especially at quarter end and year end


Houston, TX

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Job: Human Resources

Title: Payroll Tax Analyst (HR) - Houston, TX

Location: Texas-HOUSTON

Requisition ID: 1807751