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Payroll Specialist

R.H. White Construction
Auburn, MA
  • Expired: December 02, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Position Summary:

The Payroll Specialist is responsible for all payroll related responsibilities including compiling payroll data, entering timesheets, performing quality control procedures, reconciling errors, processing payroll, printing checks and direct deposit notifications and transmitting direct deposit file to financial institution. The position is also responsible for entering local and federal Prevailing Wage rates into payroll system and the generation of Certified Payroll reports. Work is performed independently with direction from the Accounting Manager and Controller.

Essential Functions/Position Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to and promote all Company Safety Policies and the Company Code of Conduct.
  • Maintain the highest levels of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Process and reconcile timesheets for a multi-location, high volume weekly payroll within established deadlines.
  • Check timesheets for accuracy and verify against work order, cost codes, Prevailing Wage, or other criteria.
  • Perform quality control procedures through use of audit reports to ensure all timesheets are accounted for and data entry errors are corrected.
  • Process correct garnishment calculations and compliance.
  • Process and calculate checks/adjustments to include any miscellaneous deductions and taxable adjustments as required. Prepare required withholding reports, tax status, etc.
  • Enter prevailing wage rates into payroll system.
  • Timely resolution of payroll issues and inquiries with supervisors, employees, and administrators.
  • Print, prepare, distribute weekly payroll checks, and upload direct deposit notices.
  • Contribute towards special projects as needed.
  • Perform miscellaneous other duties and responsibilities as required.

Hiring Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent including courses in business administration.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience processing payroll.
  • CPP preferred but not required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software applications and automated Payroll systems required.
  • Knowledge of general payroll/ tax practices required.
  • Possess problem resolution skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding pay rates, wages, deductions, and any other sensitive matters.
  • Ability to follow procedures and identify process improvements.
  • High degree of professionalism. Detail oriented with a high level of accuracy.
  • Strong communication, customer service and organizational skills.

R.H. White is a family-owned construction management and general contracting company that has been in operation since 1923. It has five primary business divisions: building construction, construction services, mechanical construction, utility construction and water utility management and operations. In addition to its Auburn, Massachusetts corporate headquarters and training center, the company also has multiple locations throughout New England.

We are proud of our workforce's long record of loyal service which we believe is directly correlated to our family culture and focus on employee safety and training. R.H. White has received numerous awards including the Massachusetts Employer of Choice Award from the Employer's Association of New England (EANE) and the Massachusetts Family Business of the Year Award from Northeastern University's Center for Family Business. Additionally, we've received multiple STEP (Safety, Training, Evaluation Process) Awards from the Associated Builders and Contractors of Massachusetts (ABC) and the Gould Construction Institute (GCI) over the last decade.

A business does not grow without investing in its employees and we recognize that our team members are the foundation of our success. So, if you're looking for a dynamic and rewarding career with a diversified and growing business, consider joining R.H. White.

R.H. White is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.

R.H. White Construction


Auburn, MA
01501 USA


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