Temp to Perm Payroll Associate - #440041

RailWorks Corporation


Date: 09/15/2021 11:30 AM

City: Cherry Grove, New York

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Job ID: 10043
Position Summary
Gathers and inputs employee information needed for maintaining HRIS data and processing weekly/bi-weekly payroll, doing so within prescribed timelines and with accuracy, quality, and efficiency, and performing various payroll-related tasks; maintains employee records for assigned employee group(s); performs various tasks related to administering the automated time collection back office. Assists with other accounting/administrative tasks and backup to other regions payroll, as required.
Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties
The Payroll Associate administers and supports Payroll and Human Resources processes for hourly employees including but not limited to: * Enters payroll and employment information in a timely and accurate manner; ensures the integrity of payroll data * Inputs new hires, changes, and terminations; confirms required documentation/approvals have been received * Involved in the onboarding and new hire/rehire documentation process * Balances and reconciles payroll records; analyzes reports to identify errors and resolves and adjusts discrepancies * Researches and resolves routine payroll questions and issues from managers and staff * Complies with payroll company standards and practices * Maintains a consistent information flow between payroll, HR, and other operational departments as needed * Generates regular and ad hoc payroll reports, prepares and files Record of Employment and other required documents or remittances * Responsible for administration of the Austin Lane back office * Maintains employee records and assists in administering HR programs and processes * Acts as a subject matter expert for Canadian payroll.
General/Other Responsibilities and Duties

  • WCB filing * Maintains payroll files and records and performs payroll-related clerical tasks * Prepares and submits monthly pension payment for AB hourly employees * Provides backup to other regions payroll as needed.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Completion of a post-secondary program in a related field; PCP or CPM designation preferred. * A minimum of 3 to 5 years payroll experience, preferably from the construction industry * Organized, detail oriented and able to meet deadlines * Ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive information and to perform with a high level of professionalism and integrity * Strong understanding of payroll principles and standards with an emphasis on Alberta, BC and Ontario requirements * Ability to carefully follow procedures and policies * Effective written and oral communication skills * Strong customer service skills * Familiarity with payroll systems/software such as JD Edwards * Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office suite with strong Excel skills...

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

  • Works in an office environment * Frequently sits for long periods of time * Frequently speaks, reads, writes and uses a computer keyboard * May require occasional standing, walking, lifting, stooping, or bending.

This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position. There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.
As a US Department of Transportation contractor, RailWorks is required to comply with all current Federal DOT regulations, including drug testing. At this time, Federal DOT drug tests do not allow for the use of marijuana, even in states that allow medical and/or recreational use. Accordingly, candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test that includes marijuana prior to being hired.
RailWorks Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment with RailWorks without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.
Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty

Job Type: Temporary

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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