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Experienced, Payroll Administrator - Specialty Construction

Job Title
Experienced, Payroll Administrator - Specialty Construction
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Near St. Charles,  IL
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Company Information:

  • Multiple offices in the Chicagoland area, near St. Charles and Darien
  • 40+ years’ history of extensive growth and financial stability
  • Over $75 million annual revenues
  • Privately owned and operated – experts in various specialty contracting services 
  • Nationwide customer base with strong expansion opportunities
  • Excellent reputation for integrity and quality construction services 

What the Company Offers You:

  • Rare opportunity to participate in an employee stock ownership plan
  • Excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, disability, life and more
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Reasonable work hours
  • Tight-knit group of core employees - most with 10-20 years’ tenure!
  • Autonomy and flexibility to perform your role
  • 3-4 months training with retiring payroll administrator
  • Exceptional leadership team
  • Respected position by the entire team
  • Family-oriented culture with emphasis on integrity and respect

Your Role with the Company:

You will report directly to the accounting manager with a strong dotted line to Controller/CFO handling all payroll, including field and office.  The size of the payroll is typically around 150 employees, most of which are union employees located in multiple states throughout the Midwest.  You will be responsible for all payroll activities from new employee set up and payroll processing to garnishment paperwork and payments.  You’ll prepare union payroll reporting monthly for up to 30 unions and state filings in 5 to 7 states.  You’ll also prepare certified payroll for those jobs that require it and handle various administrative tasks related to new employee onboarding and administration.  You’ll have accounting manager backup for vacations.

Background Profile:

  • 3+ Years of payroll experience
  • Background with union and certified payroll helpful
  • Exposure to in-house payroll helpful
  • Experience with the latest office software technology

About DK Cole and the Process:

DK Cole is a privately-owned executive search and consulting firm that specializes in construction, and we have been hired on retainer to conduct this confidential search by the client company.  We will share all the details on our client company during the initial phone call, if the role makes sense for you, and your qualifications are suitable.  Maintaining your confidentiality is a priority, so your resume will only be submitted at your approval and direction.  We will keep you updated at every step in the process and appreciate your time and consideration of this opportunity.  Please send your resume in Word, including a personal email address and mobile number where we can text or leave voicemails for you during 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. hours.  

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