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Payroll / HRIS Manager

Company Description


Dragados is an international contractor established in 1941 that specializes in major infrastructure projects, including bridges, roads and highways, tunnels and underground projects, buildings, energy and environmental infrastructure, dams and hydraulic works worldwide. Dragados is the construction arm of ACS Group, one of the leading infrastructure developers in the world with presence in more than 40 countries, ranked No. 1 on ENR’s 2016 Top 250 International Contractors list.

Dragados’ success and future depends on attracting, developing and retaining diverse and skilled talent. We believe that our company’s achievement begins with great employees. Dragados began U.S. operations in 2005 and 2008 in Canada. Strategic partnerships with Schiavone, Picone, Pulice, J.F. White and Prince enhanced Dragados ability to complete large scale projects, using the latest technologies to resolve technical challenges.


Corporate Headquarters:

810 7th Avenue, 9th Floor

New York, NY 10019

Main Office: 212.779.0900


www.dragados-usa.com          www.dragados-usa.com/career

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Position Summary/Objective Performs and supervises all activities necessary to process payrolls, including maintaining related records, filing tax reports and voluntary deduction reports, processing involuntary deductions such as levies and garnishments, preparing accounting transactions and documents, documenting and updating procedures, and preparing special reports for management. Principal/Essential Duties & Responsibilities Processes payroll weekly and bi-weekly using eCMS payroll software. Oversees and process all payroll operations, including tax estimations, proper tax withholding, gross-ups, adjusting for exchange rate fluctuations, tax equalization, and other areas of payroll. Reviews payroll documentation for accuracy through audit reports and makes any necessary adjustments. Obtains necessary approvals. Works closely with Human Resources and Accounting on all payroll related issues. Ensure weekly and bi-weekly payrolls are processed in a timely and accurate manner. Reviews and computes wages, and corrects errors to ensure the accuracy of earnings. Ensure that all changes to payroll are processed correctly. Maintain accurate payroll records and employee files Works closely with Benefits Specialist to ensure accurate benefit deductions and record keeping. Handles unemployment claims administration, responding to claims filed, EDD court appearance(s) in response to contest claims. Review and audit master file and pay data entries, YTD totals, and file amendments. Prepare various payroll and management reports, journal entries, workers compensation, and reconcile quarterly payroll taxes. Will handle all garnishments, deductions, and vacation/sick accruals. Answers inquiries regarding employment verification. Reconciles payroll bank statements and reviews the accuracy of payroll deductions to payroll output documents. Respond to employee inquiries and requests regarding payroll matters. Maintains client confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential. Other Duties as Assigned or Requested Performs other related duties as required and assigned. Qualifications Required Preferred Bachelors Degree in related field. Six (6) to eight (8) years of experience in a similar position. Strong knowledge and experience with Excel and eCMS Strong negotiation skills and customer service skills. Ability to multi-task and work in high pressure environment Bilingual (Spanish) Must demonstrate exceptional judgment, discretion and professional courtesy. Effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and a high degree of confidentiality. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, Competencies Strong organizational skills and very detail oriented. Proactive and solution oriented. Dragados USA Inc., in an Equal Opportunity Employer
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