Payroll Clerk
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Clerical and Administrative
Specialty Clerk
Location Somerset, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/07/23
Title: Payroll Clerk - Timekeeper

Location: Somerset, NJ (Office Based)

Pay Range: $23 - $28/hr - 1.5X OT

Expected work schedule: Mon-Fri 40 hours, potential for some OT

Target start date / availability: January 16th, 2023

Duration: Two Months - This role is for a Turnaround

Job Summary:

Craft payroll activities: Update, maintain, print, distribute, and collect daily craft timesheets

Verify daily timesheet totals for each employee against site gate log timesAdjust employee daily hours accordingly to align with site gate log times in accordance with job policy
Foot and balance timesheets to ensure daily employee and timesheet totals equals the distribution/allocation/breakout of hours
Enter daily timesheets into job costing software (Focus)
Verify Focus reports against timesheets to ensure employee hours have been entered accurately
Upload and process time batch from Focus into Penta
Generate weekly paychecks and termination and layoff checks as required
Receive, review, and resolve check correction questions from craft supervision
Maintain and update craft absenteeism log

Assist with new hire employee on-boarding processDistribute new hire sign-up packets
Ensure employees complete all necessary information and provide necessary identification
Enter new hire information into UltiPro
Add employee information to necessary documents
Maintain accuracy of craft wages for all jobsite employees
Sort paychecks into groups to be distributed

Make copies, file paperwork, and perform other duties as required
Transmit information to the corporate office


1-5+ years of experience in Union Payroll / Timekeeping
Experience working in a construction environment is a plus
Moderate Excel skills preferred
Must be willing to work overtime as required

Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Temporary

Pay: $23.00 - $28.00 per hour


Health insurance


Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location