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Payroll Supervisor

Company: Knife River - Southern Oregon Division Department: Southern Oregon
Location: Central Point, OR Hiring Manager: Elisabeth K Buck
Closing Date: 12/13/2019 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Good pay! Good benefits! Good people! At Knife River, we take care of our team because we know it’s our people who make us successful. We are one of the 10 largest construction materials producers/contractors in the country, and we’re growing!

Knife River is seeking an experienced Payroll Supervisor to supervise a large volume, weekly multi-union payroll. This position will be located in our Medford/Central Point regional accounting office and will have direct supervisory responsibilities.

Major Responsibilities will include:
- Manage pay rate tables for public and private work, including BOLI, Davis Bacon and union pay templates.
- Review pre-payroll for accuracy of time entry for personnel, wages, fringes and compliance with applicable state/federal laws and collective bargaining agreements.
- Review accuracy of timecards submitted from field supervisors and help resolve discrepancies.
- Act as backup for payroll administrator/clerk for processing the daily payroll to include timecard entry, running related reports, preparing manual checks, submission of auto-deposit, processing final pay, and hand-off of payroll to corporate payroll department.
- Provide weekly/monthly certified payroll reports to appropriate internal departments, appropriate subcontractors and governmental agencies, and answer questions as needed.
- Answer employee questions of their payroll and research/resolve problems or concerns regarding the payroll function.
- Completion of monthly union trust reporting including accurately reporting hours, wages, fringes, vacation payouts, and overseeing annual audit requests.
- Ensure compliance with applicable wage/hour laws and collective bargaining agreements.
- Perform Sarbanes Oxley payroll-related responsibilities.
- Coordinate activities with Human Resources.
Minimum Qualifications:
- 5 years-experience managing a weekly, high volume payroll required.
- Experience with a high-volume weekly, multi-union payroll in the construction industry is preferred.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbally. This position will interact with all levels of the organization along with external customers, and agencies.
- High attention to detail with the ability to maintain accuracy in a fast-paced environment.
- Excellent math and problem-solving skills.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and electronic payroll systems; JD Edwards, Kronos and Heavy Job software preferred.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- You must be able to manage people and maintain constructive relationships with others.
- Ability to pass a criminal background check and drug screen.
Additional Information
Knife River offers a full benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life, 401k with matching contribution, profit sharing, paid holidays and paid time off. Hourly wage based on qualifications.

Veterans: Put Your Skills to Work with Us!
At Knife River, we are committed to helping our military transition to civilian life. We are constantly looking to add veterans to our workforce and want to make the transition as smooth as possible. There are many jobs within the military that are transferable to our Payroll Supervisor position:

Finance Specialist

Coast Guard:

Logistics Specialist
Accounting Officer

Finance Technician
Management Specialist
How To Apply
To be considered for this position, candidates must complete and submit an employment application at by the posting deadline noted above. If unable to complete an application online you may print and send completed application to any Knife River NW address or stop in one of our locations to complete an application.

Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.
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