Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC

Payroll Specialist

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 Specialist in Birmingham, Alabama. The Payroll Specialist is responsible for the processing of multi-state payroll including computing wage and overtime payments, calculating and recording payroll deductions, processing requests for paycheck advances and processing terminations. 


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

  • Process payroll using JD Edwards Oracle Enterprise One including but not limited to keying hours, entering tax and direct deposit information
  • Set up and process professional services time entry charged to construction jobs
  • Work with Human Resources to determine deductions and benefits
  • Provide customer service about payroll related questions to our jobsites and employees
  • Answer inquiries and provide information; research and resolve payroll issues and discrepancies
  • Assist in resolution of issues presented by payroll staff
  • Calculate and distribute manual checks and bonuses
  • Verifications of Employment
  • Issue stop payment requests
  • Provide reports and any other requested information for internal or external audits
  • Set up and correction of Federal, Multi-State and Local Tax issues
  • Assist with payroll tax preparation and filing
  • Set up and respond to wage attachments such as child support and garnishments
  • Assist with Owner Audits
  • Research and respond to Operations/Project Team regarding labor and burden questions
  • Correct labor and burden in job cost
  • Research and resolve issues from the check reconciliation
  • Others duties as assigned


Education - Skills - Knowledge - Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelors degree in accounting, finance, business or related field required
  • Two or more years of payroll/construction job costing or related experience preferred
  • FPC or CPP certifications preferred but not required
  • Commercial construction experience a plus
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships
  • Knowledge of payroll principles, practices, regulations and procedures
  • Must be a team player
  • Excellent communication, analytical, mathematical and organizational skills
  • Proficient in MS Office, advanced MS Excel to include pivot tables and vlookups preferred
  • Familiar with Microsoft Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to learn new computer software
  • Knowledge of Oracle, JD Edwards, and Enterprise One preferred but not required


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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