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Croell Inc. Payroll Specialist in New Hampton, Iowa

Company Overview:

Croell, Inc. is a privately-held regional construction company with over 100 multi-state locations. We are a major producer of concrete and asphalt road construction in the Midwest and an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Affirmative Action (AA) employer!

Position Overview:

The Payroll Specialist will be responsible for multi-state payroll administration and will be based out of our New Hampton, IA location. This is a full time position, reports to the Payroll Manager and has no supervisory responsibility.

General Duties and Functions:

  • Be prompt and timely for all assigned shifts, schedules and projects

  • Be aware of and familiar with the Company Handbook and abide by the employment policies and regulations

  • Teach, coach and work with team in a constructive manner

  • Consistently keep desk area clean and organized to promote professionalism and efficiency

  • Actively participate in any recommended or mandatory trainings

  • Maintain a positive working relationship with co-workers and management

  • Additional duties as assigned by management, as this job description is non-exhaustive

  • Willingness to perform duties outside normal scope of work (i.e. work outside normal hours)

    Essential Duties and Functions:

  • Review and enter weekly timecards into payroll software

  • Prepare and process weekly payrolls

  • Process garnishments

  • Review Job cost, equipment and hours

  • Print and distribute earnings statements

  • Calculate wages for federal jobs

  • Update and maintain payroll files to reflect payroll changes

  • Verify correct individual and state taxes

  • Occupational and Worksite Reporting

  • Assist Payroll Lead as needed with payroll tax filings

  • Process unemployment claims and decisions

  • Process Accounts Receivable employee benefit payments

  • Communicate with employees and outside resources

  • Coordinate with other depts. including Benefits, Accounts Payable, Human Resources, Accounting and Operations

  • Cross-train with applicable positions

    Position Requirements:

  • Consent to authorization of a pre-employment background check

  • Must be able to pass a drug test

  • Two year degree in accounting or equivalent experience required

  • Possess a solid understanding of multi-state payroll practices

  • PC proficiency (specifically Microsoft applications) required

  • Self-directed and motivated to exceed expectations

  • Work with employees, managers and government agencies regarding issues and questions

  • Maintain confidentiality

  • Detail and deadline oriented

  • Excel in both the technical and customer service aspects of payroll

  • Strong time management, organizational and problem solving skills

  • Possess excellent communication skills in both written and verbal forms

    Preferred Skills and Knowledge:

  • Certified payroll experience

  • Minimum three years of payroll experience

    Physical Requirements:

    The physical requirements to successfully perform the job functions are:

  • Ability to reach below/at/above shoulders

  • Pushing/Pulling

  • Twisting/Bending

  • Sitting/Standing

    Croell, Inc. Benefit Offerings:

  • Salary Range: Hourly wage based on experience and education

  • Health – Dental – Vision Insurance

  • Company paid Life Insurance

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Company Paid Short Term Disability

  • Voluntary Long Term Disability

  • Paid Time Off

  • Holiday Pay

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • 401K with Company Match

  • Bereavement Pay

  • Potential for Advancement