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Job Title: Payroll & Accounting Specialist
City: Goldsboro
State: NC

Payroll & Accounting Specialist

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Description/Job Summary

Maintain employee time records and process weekly payroll. Obtain financial data for maintaining accounting records, providing project teams with accounting support, ensuring excellent customer service to all constituents.


Including but not limited to:

  • Enter, maintain, and/or process information in the payroll system, including employee hourly rates, prevailing wages, salaries, commissions, bonuses or other compensation, time worked, paid leave and holidays, deductions, loans, and withholding, address changes, promotions, and other information.
  • Set up prevailing wage and benefit amounts for Davis Bacon jobs in the payroll system.
  • Work with Group Leaders to ensure timely processing of all weekly timecards.
  • Ensure proper processing of payroll deductions for taxes, benefits, charitable contributions, and other deductions.
  • Transmit direct deposit information and electronic pay stubs.
  • Issue or reissue physical or replacement checks or direct deposits due to payroll errors or final discharge.
  • Record and process federal and state payroll tax deposits.
  • Print W2, duplicate check stubs, and payroll reports for employees.
  • Generate and distribute labor reports and vacation summary reports weekly.
  • Post journal entries as needed.
  • Perform general project cost accounting and other related duties.
  • Receive, review, distribute for review/approval and post into the accounting system invoices and pay applications received from vendors and subcontractors as well as monthly client pay applications.
  • Provide accounting and financial support to project teams with all areas of project financials in ERP, including billing, payables, change events, project setup, reports, and project budget entry.
  • Process invoices for disbursement to vendors and subcontractors.
  • Verify invoice payments associated with accounts payable and ensure payments are charged to the appropriate accounts.
  • Process payments received from clients.
  • Assist with compilation of sales tax reports required by project owners.
  • Maintain knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures.

Required Qualifications

  • Associate degree or equivalent in business management or accounting from two-year college or technical school; or a minimum of one-year related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to accurately and effectively complete data entry
  • Ability to work independently and adapt quickly to new processes
  • Experience working with complex accounting/payroll systems
  • Strong math skills
  • Strong time management and organization skills
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Excellent customer service skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of construction industry accounting/payroll preferred


Who We Are: With over 97 years of higher education, healthcare and bridge/utility experience, T. A. Loving Company is a proven leader in the construction industry. Our commitment to quality and integrity are just two examples of why we have a repeat client list. We appreciate the long-term relationships that we carry with us, and also the longstanding employees that have stayed with our company for many years. Our loyal employees make the success of our company possible, and many employees have dedicated their entire careers to T. A. Loving.

What We Stand For: What you do matters. Experience T. A. Loving Company's culture where you are valued and appreciated to work together to live out our 5 Core Values: Integrity, Safety, Excellence, Client Advocacy, Teamwork, and High Ethical Standards.

 T. A. Loving Company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status

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We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. T. A. Loving Company is committed to creating an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

For more information, view the EEO - Know Your Rights and Pay Transparency Statement.