Payroll Administrator I

Western Building Group is a Mesa, Arizona-based construction company looking for a person skilled in construction and job costing payroll in our Mesa, Arizona office. This position is eligible for health, dental, and vision benefits on the 1st of the month after 30 days of employment, paid sick and vacation time, a generous 401k match, and more. Employee cost of benefits is some of the lowest in the industry!! Come join our rapidly growing team and work with the most stellar employees you’ll ever meet!

In this position, you’ll be responsible for all aspects of payroll, including collection and verification of time, posting bank deposits, prevailing wage reporting, and verifying reimbursements, among other payroll related items. Duties associated with payroll include preparing payroll reports regularly, tracking and maintaining employee leave records, ensuring payroll withholdings (federal/state taxes, 401k, benefits,etc.) are transferred to the appropriate entities, complying with and enforcing federal, state, and local compensation and hour laws, and other duties as assigned.

Preference will be given to candidate with construction payroll experience. Must be able to work full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm and overtime as the schedule demands. Excel and general Microsoft Office Suite understanding is a must. This position requires a high level of self-motivation, ability to prioritize workload, confidentiality, and communication in verbal and written form. Candidate must be organized and detail-oriented. The ideal applicant demonstrates the ability to collect and interpret documentation and apply correct cost coding. Thorough understanding of payroll processing software, bank systems, state reporting, and labor laws is essential to the success of this position. Proven competence to meet deadlines and support established company policies and procedures is required.

Preferred Skills
Minimum of 2+years in construction payroll
Basic people skills
Strong math and computer skills

Physical Demands
Sitting all day, talking, able to hear, able to communicate with accounting team, employees
Office environment
Seldom exposure to loud jobsite or shop conditions – ability to see, move.
Use of computer, hands, fingers

Drug-Free Workplace
This position is not eligible for Visa sponsorship
This position is not eligible for remote work