Payroll Assistant II or III in Henderson, CO at MYR Group Inc.

Date Posted: 7/15/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are looking for a self-motivated individual who has a customer service focus to join our corporate payroll team! As a Payroll Assistant, your primary responsibility is to accurately compute and record earnings owed to designated employees and perform relevant data entry.

After our initial training period, we offer a hybrid schedule with 2 days of work from home and 3 days in the office per week.

Company Overview

With roots dating to 1891 and 7,200+ employees, MYR Group Inc. (MYR Group) is a publicly-traded holding company of specialty electrical construction companies. MYR Group and our subsidiaries provide large-scale electrical construction services throughout the U.S. and western Canada. The following values guide and inspire us and help to shape our behavior and culture: Safety, Respect, Responsiveness, Creativity, Integrity, Initiative, and Teamwork. We are contributing to a clean energy future while fostering a safe, supportive, and inclusive work environment. Our culture is built on shared values and mutual respect, where teamwork and collaboration occur naturally. 

Throughout our history, we have partnered with utilities, power companies, commercial clients, and developers to deliver some of the largest electrical infrastructure, notable commercial and industrial, and renewable energy projects. We are consistently recognized as one of the top five specialty electrical construction firms by Engineering News-Record. Our efforts and accomplishments received worldwide recognition as we were named to Fortune’s 2020 list of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies. 

Essential Functions

  • Review and enter timecards
  • Process unemployment claims
  • Prepare interim checks
  • Calculate, edit, and print payroll checks or facilitate electronic fund transfer
  • Prepare union reports and certified payrolls
  • Record and administer bonus payments
  • Review reports and correct errors in a timely manner while communicating with employees and management
  • Calculate deductions such as income tax withholding, Social Security payments, insurance, and union dues
  • Immediately record changes to relevant payroll records, including withholdings
  • Prepare accurate summary reports per pay period, as well as on a quarterly and annual basis
  • Assists Payroll management with pay-related matters and projects
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Essential functions of this position are to be performed in a Company-designated office or field location
  • Understand and comply with the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics Policy and other industry-specific professional and ethical standards, if applicable

Job Requirements

Qualifications & Salary Range (Level II)

  • Salary commensurate with experience ($19.27-$25.27/hour) with weekly pay. Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. MYR Group reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
  • Minimum 3 years of payroll operations experience is required. (experience with multi-state, garnishments, and/or in a construction environment is helpful)
  • High school diploma or GED is required.

Qualifications & Salary Range (Level III)

  • Salary commensurate with experience ($22.25-$29.25/hour) with weekly pay. Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. MYR Group reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
  • Minimum 5 years of payroll operations experience is required. (experience with multi-state, garnishments, and/or in a construction environment is helpful)
  • High school diploma or GED is required.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to learn and utilize payroll entry and tracking software
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word & Outlook), Excel (formulas and standardizing data)
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional oral, written, and interpersonal capabilities
  • Effective, tactful communication skills with the ability to assist employees at all organizational levels concerning pay and deductions
  • Ability to deal sensitively with confidential information
  • Ability to maintain focus and practice agility in prioritizing daily workload
  • Self-starter with a good attitude

Compensation & Benefits: 

  • Two days per week remote work option for non-field roles depending on position and performance. 
  • Medical, Basic Vision, Regenexx, Teledoc, Hearing (Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums) - $15 weekly premium for employee or employee plus family coverage.  
  • Dental – 100% employer-paid premium. 
  • ThrivePass Health & Wellness Reimbursement Program - $250 quarterly, $1,000 annually for health and wellbeing-related purchases. 
  • Annual Paid Time Off starting at 15 days plus 10 paid Holidays (Cultural Celebration Day is a floating holiday).  
  • Generous 401(k) Plan with 100% match up to 6%; immediate vesting, and Annual profit-sharing potential. 
  • Superior educational assistance program (support for educational costs, internal training, and more!). 
  • Company-paid parental leave program including birth and adoption.  
  • Company-paid short and long-term disability, life, and accidental death & dismemberment.  
  • Company-paid business travel accident insurance. 
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP). 
  • Various voluntary plans available including supplemental vision, accident and critical illness, ID theft, group legal, group auto & home, and additional voluntary life insurance plans for employees and dependents. 

Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process, contact our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.   

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects our family of brands. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, or other protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  

MYR Group does not sponsor applicants for work visas. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.  

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries do not work with any third-party recruiters or agencies without a valid signed agreement and partnership with the Corporate Talent Acquisition Team.

#apphigh