Sr. Payroll Administrator

Requisition ID
Business and Financial Operations


Austin Industries has an outstanding opportunity for a qualified Sr. Payroll Administrator in Dallas, TX.  The Sr. Payroll Administrator will perform a variety of activities associated with the administration, processing, reporting, and delivery of payroll services to one or more operating companies.  Primary responsibility will be the timely and accurate processing of weekly multi-state, in-house payroll(s) while providing excellent customer service.


  • Establish and maintain employee/payroll records: New Hire entry, changes in pay and tax status, direct deposit, etc.
  • Processing of garnishments and wage levies
  • Process voluntary and involuntary terminations
  • Issue expense reimbursements for taxable items
  • Gross-up calculations
  • Entry/audit of timekeeping records
  • Compute wage and overtime payments in accordance with: FLSA, State labor laws, Davis-Bacon Act (prevailing wage)
  • Maintenance of Workers’ Comp rates by class code
  • Balancing of earnings and deduction totals
  • Inspection of pay registers and standard reports to verify/correct any out-of-balance conditions
  • Certified payroll reporting
  • Issue reports/payments to internal and external third parties: AP, Job Cost, Accounting, tax agencies, garnishing agents, etc.
  • Provide payroll support to jobsite personnel
  • Respond timely to customer requests


  • High School or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field of study strongly preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • 10-key by touch
  • Strong Excel (Pivot Table, vLookup, etc.)
  • Proficient with Outlook
  • 5+ years in-house payroll processing experience
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP), active
  • Preferred:
    • Spanish fluency
    • Oracle-based Accounting/Payroll/Reporting systems proficiency


We offer excellent benefits including medical insurance, dental insurance and a matching 401K plan and we are proud to be a 100% Employee Owned Company!


Austin Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


About Austin Industries

Austin Industries and its operating companies engage in almost every type of civil, commercial and industrial construction. Austin is owned entirely by its employees through its Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Austin Industries has a rich history. We are one of the largest and most diversified construction firms in the nation. Austin stands on the core values of Uncompromising Integrity, Employee-ownership, Exemplary Service and Excellence in Safety. To learn more about our history, culture and operations, visit us at



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