Construction Payroll Specialist
Lake Forest Direct Hire Accounting Management Up to 60K 05/19/2020

Job Description: 

  • Prepare and analyze weekly and biweekly payroll and payroll reports 
  • Maintain reporting as requested
  • Assist with annual audits; quarterly reviews and month end closing projects as needed
  • Perform prevailing wage research and payments to produce certified payroll reports and ensure we comply and aware of all necessary changes
  • Process weekly payroll and prevailing wages for 50+ hourly field employees to include shift differentials, zone pay, per diem etc.
  • Process biweekly payroll for approximately 100 management, sales and administrative employees including commissions
  • Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local tax and labor laws and compliance issues specific to public works construction projects
  • Calculate, prepare and submit union and/or apprenticeship reports as required for specific jobs
  • Prepare and calculate special checks on demand
  • Process payroll tax payments to Federal & State including reviewing and analyzing weekly, biweekly and quarterly tax filings and year-end W-2's and adjust as necessary
  • Audit timekeeping for completeness and accuracy


  • Must have proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office 
  • Experience with payroll systems preferred
  • At least 2-3 years in a payroll, preferably in the construction industry
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner
  • LCPtracker & DIR

Job #: 35294

Location: Lake Forest

Job Type: Direct Hire

Salary: Up to 60K