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Payroll Specialist / HR Generalist

Pontiac, MI · Human Resources
Our client George W. Auch Construction, located in Oakland County, is home to some of Michigan’s most innovative Planners and Construction Managers. Voted one of the Top Work Places for the last 5 years by the Detroit Free Press, our Client considers its employees its most valuable asset.  The Company is a management-owned company with ownership actively involved in the day to day activities of the company.
The Position
The Company is adding an Payroll Specialist / HR Generalist to its dynamic team. This position acts as a hybrid of the payroll and HR functions.
As the sole Payroll professional within the company, this position offers the opportunity for ample development and growth within the organization. The Payroll Specialist is responsible for processing weekly and bi-weekly payroll for both union and non-union employees and handling corresponding duties to ensure employees are paid in a timely and accurate manner. Additional responsibilities include preparing local, state, and federal tax payments.

Additionally, the position holds responsibility for a wide range of HR duties including, but not limited to, administering the onboarding process for new hires, performing all aspects of benefits administration,  supporting compliance and safety programs, assisting with recruiting efforts, and performing other general business duties as required and assigned.
The position plays a pivotal role in ensuring the HR processes and procedures run effectively in order to best support the employees and the Company. The Payroll Specialist / HR Generalist will be a self-motivated team player with a positive attitude and possess the desire to learn new things while managing shifting priorities.
Why Work for Our Auch Construction
The Payroll Specialist / HR Generalist will work in the Company's new, state-of-the-art building and enjoy a fast paced, team-oriented environment. The position offers the opportunity to partner with executives on creation and implementation of HR policies, training programs, process improvements, and other key Company initiatives. The individual will work to withhold the Company's favorable reputation in the construction industry and enjoy the perks of working at a friendly, cohesive Company.

Desired Experience, Skills and Abilities
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human resources or a related field
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an HR or payroll position, preferably in the construction industry
    • Similar experience within other industries will be considered
  • Payroll experience highly preferred
  • Ability to proactively identify and resolve problems in a timely manner, analyzing data and developing creative, resourceful solutions
  • Solid technical capabilities, including proficiency with Microsoft office 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with shifting priorities while providing excellent customer service
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, time management, and organizational skills
Compensation, Benefits and Structure
The position is full-time, permanent, and offers a highly competitive compensation package. The Company provides its employees with a Total Compensation package that is bench-marked at a high level within the industry. In addition, the Company is focused on continued career development and training, and a team-based work environment.

The Recruitment Process
The Recruiting process is designed to ensure the right fit for both the Company and the candidate. The process will include a combination of phone interviews and in-person interviews, candidate assessments, a pre-employment background check and drug test.

Our Client is an Equal Opportunity Employer!


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