Payroll Specialist

  • Location
    Denver, Colorado
  • Category
    Payroll / Benefits
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Accounting Principals has teamed up with a successful construction company in Denver, CO for a direct hire opportunity!  Our client is seeking a Payroll Specialist for their small, but energetic payroll team!  This is a high volume, fast paced environment, thus we need someone who has the tenacity to learn and hone their Payroll skills. 


Payroll Specialist:

  • Generate reports to calculate weekly payroll taxes and 401K contributions
  • Maintain documents for auditors at city/state agency to support fringe schedule
  • Understanding payroll overrides for shift/wage/OT differentials, pay codes, craft/class and journeyman/appr ratios
  • Set up and respond to all weekly garnishments, student loans, tax levies and child support orders
  • Processing leave of absence on all eligible employees
  • Train Operations team regarding expectations and processes for missed time, manual checks, payroll deadlines, DOL compliance and Prevailing Wage projects.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles, set up job phases, correct phase codes and GL practices GL to PR reconciliations
  • Ensure compliance with weekly certified payroll reporting on contracts subject to the Davis-Bacon Act
  • Complete and submit all WH-347 forms each week
  • Upload certified payroll weekly transcripts into LCP Tracker, eMars and Ecomply systems for 70 + weekly Prevailing Wage projects
  • Understand and comply with DOL requirements on Federal Prevailing Wage projects
  • Review, correct and resubmit all Prevailing Wage rejections and process restitution when necessary
  • Requirements:

  • Recent grads welcome; degree is a plus
  • Up to 3 years experience in Payroll and Accounting
  • Experience with software system Viewpoint is a plus but not necessary
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to pick up new software quickly
  • Eagerness to learn and jump into a successful team long term
  • Pay: $55k - $62k, based on experience

    Location: Denver, CO; Onsite/hybrid (after training)

    Starts: September 30, 2021

    Direct Hire


  • Beautiful office, lounge, local stores and restaurants
  • Three medical plans with HSA and FSA options for you and your family
  • 401(k) plan with company match that is 100% immediately vested
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability plans available after one year
  • Company provided life insurance and AD&D with options for supplemental buy-ups.
  • Impressive national awards


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