Superior Electric Great Lakes Company



To handle all payroll functions related to the union field electricians’ payroll in a high-volume, fast paced working environment. This includes onboarding and maintaining employee data, processing payroll, taxation forms and benefits, as well as addressing payroll questions and completing all other tasks necessary for monitoring and overseeing the union field payroll process.



  • Prepare, process, and analyze weekly union payroll and submit positive pay and ACH information to the bank
  • Prepare weekly and quarterly payroll tax payments in compliance with local, state, and federal payroll laws and requirements
  • Prepare and submit union benefit reports and corresponding payments for multiple unions across several states
  • Prepare and file various monthly, quarterly, and annual reports including W2’s, Federal Unemployment Tax, IRS Forms 940 & 941, Sales, Use and Withholding Tax, etc.
  • Onboard new union employees by gathering and verifying employee forms and entering essential data into accounting system
  • Update and maintain employee tax changes and pay rate changes as needed
  • Process employee layoffs in timely fashion as needed
  • Analyze and reconcile payroll account activity to General Ledger account balances
  • Complete employment verifications for child support, unemployment, and salary surveys as required
  • Assist Project Management team and Field Supervisors with special reports and various project as needed
  • Provide high level of customer service to field employees, including promptly responding to payroll inquiries by researching and resolving payroll processing errors
  • Associate’s degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Fundamental understanding of the importance of payroll in an organization required
  • Minimum 5 years direct Payroll experience required
  • Multi-state and/or location experience required
  • Union Contract Payroll and Construction Industry experience preferred
  • Sage accounting software experience preferred
  • Strong computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, and Outlook)
  • Ability to work cohesively with other departments within the company
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Focused attention to detail and strong analytical skills
  • Reliable and willingness to work overtime when needed
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; ability to simultaneously coordinate and track status of multiple ongoing projects and prioritize work
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced office environment, working both collaboratively and independently, to meet deadlines on multiple projects simultaneously

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If interested, please complete the form and submit a resume and cover letter. We will contact ideal candidates after submission.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of current job responsibilities, management reserves the right to revise the job or require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, time-sensitive assignments, or technological developments), or for any other reason in management’s sole discretion. any other reason in management’s sole discretion.