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Payroll Administrator

at Jordan & Skala Engineers

Posted: 6/26/2019
Job Status: Full Time

Job Description

Jordan & Skalas team of talent is what distinguishes our company from the rest.

If a fast paced, collaborate environment is one in which you thrive in and you are ready to be part of one of the top ranked MEP consulting engineering firms in the United States, then we want to start a conversation with you!


The Payroll Administrator reports to the Controller and is in our corporate headquarters in Norcross, GA. The role will be responsible for administering a multi-state payroll with 260+ employees.



  • Follows payroll procedures and policies

  • Maintains up to date knowledge of payroll requirements regarding taxation of salaries, benefits, etc.

  • Maintains confidential information

  • Resolves payroll variances

  • Administers and tracks garnishments

  • Supports and responds to employee questions regarding payroll

  • Gathers and reviews semi-monthly timesheets for company payroll policy compliance

  • Uploads payroll data into third party payroll service

  • Maintains basic payroll data in ERP job costing system

  • Creates and posts journal entries into General Ledger from third party payroll provider

  • Apply for and maintain unemployment and withholding tax accounts with multiple state agencies

  • Process and verify appropriate pay for both exempt and non-exempt payroll

  • Processes benefits invoices

  • Manages benefit deductions to include 401K, HSA, FSA, Medical, Dental and Vision

  • Supports external CPA with annual 401K audit

  • Serves on the 401K Committee

Skill / Requirements


  • Certified Payroll Professional preferred

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or commensurate

  • Proliant Ready Pay Online software experience is a plus!

  • Strong mathematical skill set

  • Excellent organization ability

  • Minimum 3 years experience with payroll administration

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, etc.)


  • Detail oriented

  • Dedicated to accuracy

  • Pleasant and possess a positive attitude

  • Resourceful and able to function in a high performing, collaborative team environment

Important Notes

Why join us?

We offer a family friendly environment and recognize that the juggle of personal life, family and work responsibilities requires flexibility on our part. In addition to competitive benefits, wellness incentives, and professional development, Jordan & Skala is a great place to work. At Jordan & Skala, you will be consistently challenged by interesting projects. Your opportunities will be limited only by your ambition!