Payroll Accountant

Chesapeake, VA

Posted: 02/29/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Accounting - Staff/Senior Job Number: 3406 Pay Rate: $60,000 - $65,000

Job Description

Payroll Accountant – Construction – Chesapeake – Pay to $65K

 

Role and Responsibilities:

A successful and growing mechanical and plumbing contractor is seeking a PAYROLL ACCOUNTANT to join its corporate team.

The Payroll Accountant will process and manage all aspects of weekly payroll for 350 hourly and salaried employees; and will work with AP and AR including processing customer payments, subcontractor invoices, and monthly reoccurring expenses such as utilities.

This is an ideal role for an experienced payroll and accounting professional that enjoys a fast pace and a variety of responsibilities, with a desire to learn and do more in a long-term role with an industry leader!! 

Company offers strong learning and growth opportunities, a full benefits package, and a positive and collaborative work environment!

 

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Full-cycle in-house payroll including timesheet review, entering weekly payroll including ensuring payroll is coded to correct jobs and pay rates, and ensuring all deductions and taxes are accurate
  • Certified payroll for government jobs
  • W-2s and other year-end filings and reports
  • Set up and termination of employees in payroll system
  • Work closely with HR to implementing payroll review procedures and design process efficiencies
  • Work closely with AP and AR, including processing customer payments, subcontractor invoices, utilities, rent, benefits, garnishments
  • Assist controller with payroll reporting and analysis

 

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience with all aspects of in-house payroll
  • 2+ years of experience in accounting operations including accounts receivable and accounts payable, or strong understanding of accounting concepts and general ledger
  • Degree in a business-related field preferred
  • Experience with certified payroll and Davis Bacon Acts highly preferred
  • Strong knowledge of federal and state labor laws
  • Exceptional computer skills including strong Excel and experience with accounting and HR systems
  • Proven ability to track and reconcile payroll and accounting records
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment, with commitment to accuracy
  • Keen attention to detail, developed problem-solving skills, and desire to work in a collaborative, team environment
  • Experience implementing new processes and systems a big plus

 

Apply today or call me directly, Barbara Field, President, Finance & Accounting, 757-477-4957.

 

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Job Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience with all aspects of in-house payroll
  • 2+ years of experience in accounting operations including accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Degree in a business-related field preferred
  • Experience with certified payroll and Davis Bacon Acts highly preferred
  • Strong knowledge of federal and state labor laws
  • Exceptional computer skills including strong Excel and experience with accounting and HR systems
  • Proven ability to track and reconcile payroll and accounting records
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment, with commitment to accuracy
  • Keen attention to detail, developed problem-solving skills, and desire to work in a collaborative, team environment
  • Experience implementing new processes and systems a big plus

Additional Information

This is an ideal role for an experienced payroll and accounting professional that enjoys a fast pace and a variety of responsibilities, with a desire to learn and do more in a long-term role with an industry leader!! 

Company offers strong learning and growth opportunities, a full benefits package, and a positive and collaborative work environment!

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