The Senior Payroll Associate is primarily responsible for the processing of weekly payroll in an accurate and timely manner. This includes but is not limited to employee record maintenance, union reporting and the reconciliation of related general ledger accounts. Also must rely on experience and judgment to make minor decisions regarding payroll issues and to provide guidance for Payroll Associates.
Actively support the Company's commitment to Safety and its "Core Values."
Represent the Company at all times with high moral standards while adhering to the company's "Code of Business Ethics."
Setup new payroll classes in Penta
Update union deduction and fringe benefit information ensure payroll procedures conform to terms outlined in collective bargaining agreements
Enter all employee transactions to database including new hires, rehires, job changes and terminations in a timely and accurate manner
Review timesheets to ensure accuracy
Process weekly payroll for 500+ employees
Print and distribute checks to employees
Quickly and accurately respond to and resolve employees payroll questions and problems regarding discrepancies in a timely fashion
Verify payroll accruals and prepare union reports
Run hour and cost reports for Project Managers
Provide wage information and employment verifications
Responsible for all aspects of union payroll audits
Prepare certified payroll reports
Provide training and guidance to payroll clerks
Perform other responsibilities as directed.
4+ years payroll experience in union environment
2+ years general accounting experience
Associates degree or 6-9 hours of college accounting preferred
Excellent computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
Strong organizational and communication skills required; must be a self-motivated individual.
Strong detail orientation; must have ability to analyze information and identify discrepancies.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, marital status, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristic or category.