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Payroll Administrator - Gardiner, ME

Maine Drilling & Blasting Gardiner Full-Time
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Payroll Administrator - Gardiner, Maine                 

The Payroll administrator’s primary responsibilities are to oversee and assure the accurate and timely processing of the company wide payroll. The individual in this position must apply a leadership approach towards payroll processing and actively work towards more efficient and accurate methods of performing this important employee services function.


Essential Duties:


  • Set-up/change union benefits/fringe rates, Davis Bacon, federal and state tax rates
  • Verify accuracy of field data entry of time, process and post weekly payroll
  • Provide customer service to employees by responding to appropriate pay, deduction and other system tracked items
  • Process and track travel advances/loan requests/promissory notes
  • Process weekly garnishments
  • Weekly 941/state withholding tax payments
  • Quarterly reporting of SUTA, 941; file electronically and paper
  • 1120 Tax payments and mailings- quarterly and annually
  • Prepare monthly 401K reporting and year end reporting
  • Print W-2s /yearly; filed electronically
  • AAtrix quarterly reporting
  • 401K/ESOP Audit support

Special Reporting

  • Certified payroll reporting
  • Monthly Union benefit reporting
  • Monthly report to Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • MSHA – quarterly report
  • Run special reports on an as needed basis


  • Minimum of a 2 year accounting or business degree
  • 3-5 years of experience with processing payroll in a multi-location and multi-state environment
  • Must have a solid understanding of state and federal payroll laws
  • Must have a solid understanding of Davis Bacon and union related pay practices
  • Must have solid computer skills with both the use of an advanced payroll system (Sage Timberline Office preferred) and Excel
  • Must have a solid understanding of general accounting practices
  • Must have solid customer service skills and a high level of confidentiality and diplomacy

Recommended skills

Customer Service
Computer Literacy
Data Entry
Quarterly Finance Reports
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
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