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Payroll and Benefits Administrator
Req Code:2022-ADMIN-010
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time

Job Responsibilities:

Essential Job Duties:  RC will gladly provide a reasonable accommodation to assist Payroll and Benefits Administrators performing these essential job functions so long as it does not create an undue burden.

Job Qualifications:


  • Process payroll in a timely manner each week
  • Export pay stubs at the end of payroll each week
  • Setup all New Hires
    • Enter all Tax Withholding Forms, Direct Deposit Info, Worker’s Comp Codes, Certified Class, Fringes, Vacation / PTO Accrual limits, and Pay Raise Dates
  • Review/manage/make corrections/allocate time in TimeKeeping Software daily
  • Enter/Track all PTO/Vacation requests/balances
    • Maintain PTO Status spreadsheet weekly
  • Export/Import all changes between HRIS and Payroll
    • New Hires, Terminations, Job, and Pay Status changes
  • Track/verify/calculate/enter/pay all PTO using spreadsheet in Smartsheet
  • Manually enter/file/ all time sheets each week and check for proper approvals and signatures
    • Request missing time sheets weekly
  • Manage Time Clock Open Daily and distribute time sheets weekly
  • Complete/distribute/file absentee reports for hourly employees weekly
  • Track and distribute all payroll fringes
  • Set up all Wage Determination Rates by job in payroll and verify that all hourly employees are paid the correct wage rates each week for certified wage classifications
  • Maintain Employee Deadline Violation log
    • Issue Employee Strikes when necessary
  • Calculate Termination payroll deductions
  • Work with PM’s Weekly to ensure time is coded correctly
  • Make necessary corrections to payroll when problems occur

    Benefits Administrator

  • Manage benefits administration process for new and existing employees from initial enrollment through termination, and maintain employee benefit records and procedures
  • Answer employee questions regarding benefits
  • Work with VP of Administration to perform benefit plan audits and recommend cost reduction and containment strategies
  • Serve as the primary contact for vendors and third-party administrators
  • Research, design, recommend and implement benefit plans that present the best value
  • Provide internal communications for company-wide memos
  • Conduct monthly premium reconciliations
  • Coordinate new hire benefit orientation, benefits open enrollment, and companywide meetings with Employee Engagement Administrator
  • Process employee transfers
  • Must follow strict company regulations and local, state, and federal privacy laws
  • Enroll eligible employees into their selected benefits
  • Maintain benefits on multiple online portals
  • Work with agent on shopping market place to select/renewal of benefits
  • Coordinate all aspects of open enrollment
  • Manage Cobra Compliance
  • Garnishments
    • Process medical support orders
    • Termination of employment notification

Education and Other Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 3-5 years’ experience
  • Knowledge of multi-site payroll, wage withholding orders and garnishments, certified payrolls, and Davis Bacon Act preferred
  • Knowledge of Sage 300, Arcoro, or other HRIS and Payroll Software
  • Human resources/employee benefits or a similar field of experience is required
  • Familiarity with construction accounting a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, cloud-based systems, and Adobe
  • Excellent client service skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Ability to work in both a team-oriented environment and independently in a time sensitive environment.
  • Must possess sound decision-making skills and be able to multitask while working within specific deadlines.

Physical Demands

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to frequently repeat the same movements with arms, hands, wrist, and fingers. (Use fine manipulation, frequent to constant traditional keyboarding)
  • Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble small objects
  • Ability to seldomly lift < 50lbs
  • Ability to reach overhead, at or below the shoulder.
  • Ability to see details of objects that are less than a few feet away
  • Understand the speech of another person
  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand
  • Ability to focus on one source of sound and ignore others
Additional Information

Work Environment:

  • Employee is regularly working indoors, in an office setting
  • Employee is regularly exposed to moderate noise levels
  • Employee is expected to work in a safe and efficient manner while maintaining a clean work area
  • Employee is expected to travel to various jobsites, work in Southaven office and Greenwood office, as well as remotely


R.C. Construction is an equal opportunity employer, including disability and protected veteran status. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


This Job Description does not cover all the required duties, activities, skills, functions, responsibilities of the position, and working conditions any of which may change at any time according to the sole and absolute discretion of R.C. Construction Co., Inc., with or without notice.