Title: Accounting/HR Assistant
Reports To: Controller
Department: Accounting

Summary of Position: The Accounting/HR Assistant is responsible for processing payroll for Tower Construction, Civil and Structural field crews. This position will complete auditing and reconciliation of both payroll and accounting records. This position manages all employee benefits and personnel files.

Payroll Responsibilities:
  • Complete daily payroll for field crew into Sage, track hours and verify travel on GPS
  • Ensure equipment and projects are linked to the correct number of hours for each crew
  • Perform payroll and benefit related reconciliations
  • Enter 3rd party sick pay and garnishments into payroll employee profiles
  • Conduct audits on various payroll and benefit information within the payroll system
  • Complete reports as needed for payroll purposes
  • Other duties as assigned by manager

Accounting Responsibilities:
  • A/R payment postings in Sage and customer files
  • Process early payment discounts
  • Complete billing & job closing for Civil, Structural & contracts
  • Track loan payments
  • Complete loan reconciliation and forecasting
  • Track bank transfers
  • Collections and A/R forecasting
  • Perform bank reconciliations
  • Perform General Ledger account reconciliations
  • Complete Sales Tax reporting, reconciliations & filing
  • Hold, process and reconcile all petty cash transactions
  • Complete Warehouse PO’s
  • Backup A/P when needed
  • Create various reports as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by manager

Employee Relations:
  • Onboard all new hires
  • Recruitment for all position levels
  • Set up and monitor pre-employment drug screenings & physicals
  • Set up and monitor pre-employment background screenings
  • Manage all employee relations issues
  • Prepare disciplinary action memo’s
  • Be available and guide employees through questions or concerns
  • Prepare termination paperwork
  • Conduct exit interviews
  • Prepare employee yearly reviews

Other Responsibilities:
  • Truck and equipment recordkeeping & filings
  • Fuel system/Fleet Cards administration & audits
  • Maintain employee records to stay in compliance with federal and state regulations
  • Stay up to date on all federal and state regulations, make necessary adjustments at the company level
  • Complete OSHA 300 & 300A logs and post appropriately

Competencies/ Qualifications:
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Proven ability in multi-tasking
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to adapt to changing work environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Proven ability to keep confidential information secure

Education/ Experience:
High School Diploma / GED
Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance

2-3 years payroll experience

1-2 years in a human resource experience

2-3 years intermediate level accounting experience

1-2 years in the construction industry is a plus

Basic Abilities:
Basic math, reading and writing

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office

Knowledge of Sage Timberline software is a plus

Must be able to use common sense and solve problems independently

Physical Demands:
Must be able to sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time

Must be able to lift independently up to 25lbs



This is a full time position

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