Payroll Specialist Lead 


Location: The Woodlands 


Bilfinger is a leading international industrial services provider, active primarily in Continental Europe, Northwest Europe, North America, and the Middle East. With over 4,500 skilled employees in North America, Bilfinger delivers its services across multiple industries that include petrochemical, oil & gas, consumer goods, energy and utilities, and government services. Bilfinger has offices in 40 states, and our project portfolio covers the entire value chain from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, maintenance, plant expansion, and turnarounds to environmental technologies and digital applications.  We have over 100 years of industrial experience on projects as small as $500 and as large as $40M, performed in every time zone of the United States.



Position Summary:


The Payroll Specialist is a member of the Payroll team that is responsible for the day-to-day payroll functions ensuring compliance with company policies and federal, state, and local laws.  Organizes the production of payroll checks and provides associated information. Assesses current structure and suggests efficient enhancements to the organization. Under general supervision, and occasional direct supervision, performs assignments requiring experience and knowledge of standard concepts within their field. Displays core job competencies by analyzing possible solutions using standard procedures while developing advanced skills.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  •  Prepares weekly multi-state payroll for up to 4,000+ hourly craft employees, both Union and Non-union.
  • Works with Project Management teams to collect timesheets timely in order to meet deadlines.
  • Prepares bi-weekly, semi-monthly and monthly payroll for over 600+ salary employees.
  • Assists with the reviews of all new hires and verifies that payroll related changes are accurately reflected within the payroll system.
  • Processes timesheets timely through time and attendance software.
  • Assists with implementation of timekeeping systems and integrations with SAP and third party providers.
  • Administrates garnishments, support payments, and other required withholdings.
  • Prepares payroll account reconciliations.
  • Assists and support all internal and external audits related to payroll
  • Identifies and solves problems, makes sound judgments; and deals tactfully and effectively with employees and other department managers.
  • Assists management with ad-hoc requests, including special projects and initiatives
  • Assists with preparation of management reports
  • Observes and complies with all safety rules.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, accounting, finance or related field; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted on a year-to-year basis.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience managing multi-state payroll.
  • Construction payroll experience preferred.
  • High degree of professionalism and respect for confidentiality.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a complex and fast-paced operating environment, with accuracy. 
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to providing quality work in a timely manner
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and listening skills required.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of employees while inspiring respect and credibility.
  • Must be able to work under pressure.
  • Must be able to work individually and in a team.


Please reach out to Gregory Dwayne Dunning ( in case of any questions related to this position. 

Bilfinger North America Inc.  is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veterans/Disabled. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other legally protected characteristics.

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