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Payroll Specialist - Construction

MacDonald-Miller Seattle, WA
  • Expired: August 08, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

At MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions ("MacMiller") we make buildings work better. As the Northwest's leading mechanical contracting firm, we design, deliver and service HVAC, plumbing and automation system solutions for commercial buildings. With our 1000 employees across 8 offices - there is a breadth and variety of work to keep you engaged and inspired.
We enjoy a well-respected history of exceeding our customers' expectations and executing with distinction. Our clients trust their toughest projects with our integrated teams, including:

+ New construction - From an architectural 3D model to a completed 40 story urban building that is on time and on budget
+ Special projects - Updates/remodeling for existing commercial buildings for new efficiencies
+ Service - On demand and scheduled maintenance ensuring tenant comfort
+ Building performance - Control systems and automation for energy improvement and minimal surprises

People love to work at MacDonald-Miller, and it's because we all share the same Core Culture Values:

+ Collaboration - Diverse players, one team, a common vision. Collaboration is our foundation and critical to the success of the company. Every team member is valued and brings a diversity of strengths to help us meet our common vision.
+ Dedication - We are dedicated to personal and professional excellence. We execute with distinction by doing the right thing and following through on our commitments.
+ Safety - Everyone deserves a safe workplace. Safety is more than hardhats and boots, it's an attitude and the environment we create. Every day, everyone goes home to their families.
+ Community - We are proud to be part of MacDonald-Miller. We actively seek to build relationships and know each other as individuals. Together we create an environment that is welcoming, caring, and trusting.
+ Innovation - We are committed to continuous, creative problem solving. Innovation is how we stay an industry leader. We always strive to challenge and better ourselves.
+ Fun! - Take the work seriously, but never ourselves too seriously. It's possible to be both serious professionals and good-natured people you enjoy working with. We strive to be both.

Payroll Specialist: This is where you come in.
We're looking for a Payroll Specialist who will support Payroll as well as work alongside other members of the Accounting department to learn their areas of specialty and assist whoever needs help! This role would give amazing exposure to all areas of accounting for someone who has some experience in some areas but wants to learn more about others.The Payroll Specialist role reports to Val Smith / Payroll Manager.
Top 3 things to deliver in the first year to be a hero:

+ Complete certified payroll reporting quickly and accurately
+ Process payroll and be backup to Lead Payroll Specialist
+ Learn the workings of the other departments and assist however needed

Your Background: What kind of person will thrive in this role?
You should have...

+ Previous experience with certified payroll
+ Two years of prior Accounting experience
+ 2 year degree in Accounting, preferably!

And everyone you work with should describe you as...

+ Hard-working
+ Adaptable
+ Positive and helpful
+ Collaborative

And you should be motivated by...

+ Empowering yourself to learn how to do something. If you need a ton of handholding or a micro-manager boss, this is not the place for you
+ Working in a lean, results-oriented environment, where you'll be expected to do more, take on more, and achieve more every year
+ Having fun in an environment high on transparency, open to innovative new approaches with a supportive family feel

MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions presently provides employee coverage for:

+ Medical, dental, vision for employees (coverage available for dependents for shared premium).
+ 401k retirement plan including Company matching.
+ Vacation and Sick Compensation (PTO), and Holiday Pay!
+ Disability income protection including short term and long term disability.
+ Employee and dependent life insurance.
+ Wellness Program.
+ Employee Assistance Program.

Where you will work
Our Seattle HQ office (7717 Detroit Ave SW, Seattle WA 98106) in the SoDo area has easy access to Downtown and West Seattle, ample free parking and an onsite gym, not to mention great views! Neighborhood amenities include diverse and hip restaurants & breweries, nearby stadium events and convenient freeway/airport access.
Interested to learn more?
If you're ready for an adventure, and are interested in being considered for this role, click apply to start the conversation!



Seattle, WA
98194 USA