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Black & Veatch 1279 - Payroll Associate in Des Moines, Iowa

1279 - Payroll Associate

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 41021

Job Title : 1279 - Payroll Associate

Location : USVRTL

Business Unit Sector : COR-CORP-FINANCE

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

This is an entry level payroll position that is responsible for assisting payroll processors and the payroll team. The team processes payrolls large domestic entities with bi-weekly and weekly pay cycles in a timely and accurate manner in compliance with FLSA guidelines and basic payroll principles. This responsibility ensures that Black & Veatch complies with all payroll procedures and tax mandated requirements. This includes quarterly and annual reports/audits of payroll tax; Provides resolution of basic issues; Serves as technical advisor to professionals and management related to payroll issues and programs; and Works under frequent supervision.

Key Responsibilities

Payroll Processing: Updates direct deposit information and bank cards for professionals Upload income withholding orders (IWO’s) into ADP website and/or set-up child support and garnishment orders and submit for payment for assigned entities Assist with IT testing for product updates/changes Update the Global Payroll SharePoint site and manage any necessary changes Develop and maintain TEAMS site for ETS Coordinators to improve communication between the payroll department and ETS Coordinator teams Coordinates various benefit/compensation file uploads with IT support staff Assists fellow co-workers in reviewing payroll output or reports Answers inquiries as designated from the Payroll general inquiry box Annually assists payroll manager with year-end vacation payout process Assists with additional projects, as assigned Compliance: Serves as a specialist having technical knowledge Reporting: Generates and provides various payroll reports (system providedandad hoc) and queries to Payroll Manager for reconciliation purposes Responsible for processing the balance and difference report and process Controls: Researches reconciliation issues Reconciles payroll payments for non-assigned entities Systems: Assists IT Support and Payroll Manager in testing program changes to the payroll system SupervisoryandResource Management: Supports continuous improvement efforts and the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvement Primary Internal Clients: Payroll team, Treasury, HR, Department Heads,andETS Coordinators Management Responsibilities: As a necessary aspect of the management, personnel or pay administration functions, this position has access to confidential personnel records and pay information not otherwise available This position is responsible for protecting and maintaining the privacy of such records and information

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

• Fundamental Payroll Certification or Certified Payroll Professional, preferred Preferred Technical Skills: • Data Entry • Microsoft Excel • Intermediate • Knowledge of payroll taxes and regulations • Knowledge of General Ledger Systems • Knowledge of Payroll Systems, Intermediate Preferred Non-Technical Skills: • Organizing • Planning • Written Communications • Informing • Peer Relationships • Problem Solving • Dealing with Ambiguity

Minimum Qualifications

Typically two years of experience or Bachelor's degree in relevant field. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment. Extensive keyboarding, no travel, limited overtime.


Action oriented

Customer focus

Salary Plan

FIN: Finance

Job Grade


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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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