Job Locations:
Provo, UT
USA-Remote Location

Job Description

Our mission is to redefine the home experience with tech and services to create a smarter, greener, safer home that saves our customers money every month.


The Payroll Tax Supervisor is the team member responsible for providing expertise regarding all payroll tax, compliance, regulatory reporting, and audit issues. The Payroll Tax Supervisor will be charged with responsibility for all processes, analytical procedures, regulatory filings, research and resolution to all tax and compliance issues both in the United States and any relative foreign tax jurisdictions. This team member will also be responsible for working cohesively with other teams and departments throughout Vivint such as Payroll, Benefits, HR, and others, to drive process improvements and increase team and Company efficiencies.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Reconciles payroll tax reporting after each pay run to ensure accurate remittance of tax data
  • Manage timely resolution of tax notices
  • Support the testing and maintenance of tax configuration in the payroll system
  • Apply for and maintain new state applications and system maintenance
  • Research and maintain compliance for all Federal, State and Local payroll tax laws and data
  • Unemployment tax rate management
  • Ability to review and understand statistical data retrieved from Workday Payroll.
  • Troubleshoot issues related to payroll tax and provide recommendations on solutions or possible courses of action
  • Maintains all tax procedures and compliance.
  • Partner with the Stock Administration to manage stock-based compensation processing in payroll, including stock option exercises, RSUs and ESPP, to ensure payroll tax compliance.
  • Stay up to date with labor legislation and any changes in employee insurance and tax regulations, strong knowledge of FLSA and federal and state pay practices.
  • Train payroll team on tax regulations and best practices
  • Ensure quarterly and annual filings and reports are reviewed, approved, reconciled, and filed timely and accurately (941s, W2s, 1042s, etc.)
  • Register in new jurisdictions. Ensure filings in new jurisdictions are done on a timely basis.
  • Proactively work with HR to maintain accurate work location addresses. 
  • Review company level tax setups to ensure correct account numbers, deposit frequency, filing frequency and rates are being used.
  • Request special filings and amendment reporting as needed.
  • Work on special projects and research as assigned.
  • Assist management with various audits.

Required Skills:

  • Strong Payroll/Payroll Taxes skills, detail oriented.
  • Demonstrated error-free work.
  • Critical thinking skills along with sound judgment and decision-making abilities.
  • Ability to resolve problems and set priorities.
  • The ability to be flexible/adaptable to a changing and unpredictable workflow.
  • Knowledge of US tax laws relative to State and Local Withholding taxes.
  • Knowledge of Canadian payroll taxes.
  • Ability to research tax law.
  • Proactively identify tax problems and correct as necessary.
  • Ability to work reliably and efficiently under deadlines

Required Education/Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years multi-state payroll/payroll tax experience.
  • Experience working with Workday payroll a plus.
  • FPC or CPP is a plus.

Learn about the Vivint Culture and why it’s a great place to grow your career!

Here are some highlighted perks you should ask us about:

  • Free daily lunch and drinks on site
  • Paid holidays and flexible paid time away
  • Employee/Friends/Family Discounts
  • Onsite health clinic, gym, gaming tables
  • Medical/dental/vision/life coverage & 24/7 Medical Hotline
  • 401(k) + Employer Match
  • Employee Resource Groups


This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


Vivint enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe working environment.  Each new employee is responsible for completing all training requirements.  Additionally, the employee must accept they have responsibility for maintaining the safety of themselves, their co-workers, and the public.  Employee must adhere to all written and verbal instructions, promptly report and correct all hazards or unsafe conditions, question non-standard operations or unmitigated hazards, and provide feedback to management on all safety issues.

If you are an active Vivint employee, please apply through Workday by searching “Find Jobs”.