Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC

Payroll Rate Coordinator

Location US-AL-Birmingham
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Brasfield & Gorrie, a recognized leader in the construction industry, has an exciting opportunity available for a Payroll Rate Coordinator in Birmingham, Alabama. The Payroll Rate Coordinator will focus primarily on contract labor rates and is responsible for managing the setup of contract bill rates and allocation of time to projects.


Responsibilities and Essential Duties include the following (other duties may be assigned):


  • Assist in managing the rate process for Brasfield & Gorrie
  • Assist in developing contract labor rates in accordance with the project contract
  • Assist in setting up contract labor rates in the allocation system
  • Support project teams regarding any labor rate questions
  • Ensure that employee timecards are properly approved and processed
  • Maintain and test labor reports
  • Serve as a point of contact for labor and burden questions, answering inquiries, researching and resolving billing labor issues and discrepancies
  • Correct labor and burden entries in job cost
  • Support, coordinate and provide reports and any other requested information for internal and external audits
  • Lead and implement additional payroll/job cost projects as needed
  • Assess current processes and suggest/implement improvement methods

Education - Skills - Knowledge - Qualifications & Experience

  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree required
  • Two or more years of payroll/accounting/finance or related experience
  • Labor billing rate experience
  • Construction accounting experience
  • Knowledge of payroll principles, practices, regulations and procedures
  • Knowledge of Oracle JD Edwards Enterprise One preferred
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong analytical and collaboration skills with a demonstrated ability to deliver process improvements
  • Results oriented, innovative, creative and pro-active leader
  • High degree of comfort with large amounts of data
  • Experience performing diagnostic tests and audits, as well as documenting processes
  • Ability to communicate with a variety of team members to improve processes and initiate change
  • Ability to develop and build reports
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication, analytical, mathematical and organizational skills
  • Ability to learn new computer software


The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job.  The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental, or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Building Your Brasfield & Gorrie Career

Start your career in a big way

No matter your starting point, when you join the Brasfield & Gorrie family, you open the door to a rewarding career at one of the most respected and dynamic companies in the industry. Here you decide your path and what you will make of your career—and your life.


We value everyone

At Brasfield & Gorrie, we see our purpose as building exceptional people, trusting relationships, great projects, and strong communities. Valuing everyone is essential to our purpose, so for us, valuing diversity and inclusion is more than a lofty company commitment; it’s a way of building relationships that helps us live our purpose in our daily work.


You’ll benefit from working at Brasfield & Gorrie

By offering a strong foundation of employee benefits, we ensure that you and your family have the tools and means to prosper. We’re proud to provide a competitive benefits and compensation package. Our employees have access to medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), wellness programs, career development classes, and many more benefits. We’re proud to be ranked by both Top Workplaces and Best Places to Work in multiple cities!


About Brasfield & Gorrie

Founded in 1964, Brasfield & Gorrie is one of the nation’s largest privately held construction firms, providing general contracting, design-build, and construction management services for a wide variety of markets. We're skilled in construction best practices, including virtual design and construction, integrated project delivery, and Lean construction, but we are best known for our preconstruction and self-perform expertise and exceptional client service. Brasfield & Gorrie has 12 offices and approximately 3,000 employees. Our 2020 revenues were $3.9 billion. Engineering News-Record ranks Brasfield & Gorrie 22nd among the nation’s “Top 400 Contractors” for 2020.


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