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Sr. Payroll Analyst - Austin Industries

Company: Austin Industries, Inc.
Location: Dallas
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Austin Industries has an outstanding opportunity for a Sr. Payroll Analyst at our corporate headquarters in Dallas, TX. The ideal candidate will have proven experience with support activities associated with the administration, reporting, auditing, and delivery of payroll services to operations and management. This person will research and advise staff concerning the accounting treatment of complex transactions such as payroll-related accounting, tax administration, and financial reporting.

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Supporting Full-cycle Payroll Processing
  • Engaging in External /Internal Audits
  • Statutory and Financial Reporting
  • Providing Analytical Support

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Keeps requisite tax and insurance data, such as rates and wage limits up-to-date in processing system
  • Reviews and supervises administrator's calculation of tax liabilities
  • Responsible for payment of resulting tax liabilities and required reporting
  • Performs wage and payroll related tax analysis and calculations as requested by HR and management
  • Researches and implements controls within processing system to ensure legal compliance for tax and wage payment obligations
  • Serves as backup to Payroll Administrators, Payroll Supervisor/Manager as necessary
  • Maintains ongoing written and verbal contact with department leads to ensure accurate cost posting
  • Actively engages in audit activities including owner, insurance, tax, internal, and year-end audits
  • Prepares various reports and submits third party payments for garnishments, taxes, certified payrolls, etc.
  • Provides payroll-related accounting, tax administration, and financial reporting to internal and external customers
  • Trains and supports staff to ensure all the required reports are prepared timely and accurately
  • Assists with record keeping, filing, and other administrative or clerical duties
  • Provides analytical support to fulfill various ad hoc requests
  • Ensures effective team coverage by cross training on various roles and responsibilities


  • Associates degree in Accounting, Business or related field is required. Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or related field is preferred.
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) is preferred.
  • 6+ years' experience in payroll, accounting or finance. 1-2 years' experience in supervisory role.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment. Excel proficiency is required.
  • Spanish fluency is a plus
  • Construction Industry experience is preferred, but not required.

We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance and a matching 401K plan, and we are proud to be a 100% Employee Owned Company. To learn more about Austin's Employee Ownership history, please go to http://www.austin-ind.com/core-values.html.

An equal employment opportunity employer

Austin ("The Company") is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy prohibits discrimination against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age (40 and over), disability, military status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all federal, state and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

No Agency Inquiries Please

Austin Industries and all operating divisions (Austin Bridge & Road, Austin Commercial, and Austin Industrial) do not accept unsolicited resumes, candidates' names or summaries from staffing agencies, search firms, or third-party recruiters. Any unsolicited resumes, candidates' names or summaries submitted to Austin Industries, or any of its employee-owners, become the property of Austin Industries and Austin Industries will not pay a placement fee.

About Austin Industries

Austin Industries and its operating companies engage in almost every type of civil, commercial and industrial construction. Austin is owned entirely by its employees through its Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Austin Industries has a rich history. We are one of the largest and most diversified construction firms in the nation. Austin stands on the core values of Uncompromising Integrity, Employee-ownership, Exemplary Service and Excellence in Safety. To learn more about our history, culture and operations, visit us at www.austin-ind.com.

Keywords: Austin Industries, Inc., Dallas , Sr. Payroll Analyst - Austin Industries, Other , Dallas, Texas

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