Expert Electrical And Low Voltage Contracting Since 1934.

Payroll Manager

Payroll Manager

Role & Responsibilities

Reports to: Controller
Based in: Norwood, MA


The Payroll Manager will process weekly payroll for approximately 400 union and non-union employees, weekly and monthly compliance reporting, and quarterly and annual payroll taxes. The successful candidate will


  • Process in house, weekly payroll for union and non-union employees by way of established procedures and timelines
  • Remit payroll taxes, child support and benefit deductions in a timely accurate manner
  • Submit certified payroll reports as required per project
  • Works in cooperation with HR for onboarding, benefits and employee matters
  • Set up new hires and report to state
  • Enroll and de-enroll eligible non-union employees in 401k, STD and Health Insurance
  • Process wage garnishments and tax levies
  • Respond to employee inquiries and verification of employment requests
  • Maintain union rates and fringe benefit changes
  • Create, reconcile and pay monthly union reports
  • Process quarterly payroll tax reconciliation
  • Complete CORI, Background checks and badging as required by project
  • Enroll and report payroll as required for OCIP/CCIP projects
  • Assist with annual insurance audits WC
  • Answer union audits as required
  • Monitor and respond to unemployment requests from the state
  • Process W2s, 1095s, annual payroll taxes, 401k, fringe benefits annually
  • Handle requests from customers for annual or periodic information required to maintain qualified status (prequals)


  • Bachelors Degree and 4 years of related payroll experience or the equivalent years of work experience; professional payroll certification a plus!
  • Previous union payroll processing experience required
  • Understanding of the accounting cycle desired
  • Understanding of payroll related tax filings, state and federal laws, worker’s compensation and related audits, and Mass Sick Time Law, MAPFML
  • Demonstrated ability to use software to update rates, fringe benefits, and other information
  • Excellent verbal / written communication and customer service skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office programs especially MS Excel
  • Ability to work autonomously, stay on top of deadlines and pay close attention to detail
  • Desire to grow with a company and advance in career
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times

Gaston Electrical is an equal opportunity employer.