Payroll Specialist

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Canonsburg, PA
COMPENSATION: $47k - $57k
POSTED: Jul 26, 2022

Our client is a mid-sized electrical contractor organization with a nationwide presence currently seeking to hire a Payroll Specialist to join their team.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$47k – $57k Depending on experience

Position Overview:

Our client is seeking a permanent, full-time Payroll Specialist to join the organization’s Accounting team to own it’s day-to-day payroll functions.

Responsibilities of the Payroll Specialist:

  • Process weekly payroll for 600+ multi-state, union, and non union employees
  • File weekly federal and state tax payments, 401k payments, child support payments, etc.
  • Process various payroll reports
  • Help maintain employee records in the accounting software
  • Assist the Accounting team with month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closes
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications of the Payroll Specialist:

  • 3+ years of payroll experience is preferred
  • Previous experience within the construction industry is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and the rest of the Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience with Foundation is a plus
  • Multi-state and union payroll experience is a plus
  • Strong organization skills
  • Strong ability to meet payroll deadlines

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma is required


  • Available
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 112172