Louws Truss is a growing, locally owned company serving the Pacific Northwest for over 70 years. We manufacture roof and floor trusses for residential and commercial projects throughout Washington State and beyond. It is our passion to build an industry leading company where everyone wins. We are committed to doing the right thing, working hard together, being experts in our field and delivering for our customers. We are all in on these values and are seeking applicants that share our commitment of being great partners to our customers, community, vendors and staff. If this sounds like something you wish to be a part of, we welcome you to apply to become a member of our team.
We are currently seeking a candidate for the position of Accounting & Payroll Clerk out of our Ferndale WA office. The role involves processing Accounts Payable and payroll for all our locations all while working closely with Human Resources and other department managers. This position reports to the Director of Administration. Roles and Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following:
Processing semi-monthly payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data
Updating and maintaining payroll records
Verify time sheets, work closely with supervisors to clarify, resolve, and determine time clock data is correct.
Work with the payroll company in processing our semi-monthly payroll.
Process prevailing wage payroll as needed; working with supervisors, management, and state agencies.
Process withholding orders
Preparing payroll reports as required or requested.
Calculate and reconcile payroll liabilities such as federal taxes, state taxes and employee benefits.
Resolving payroll discrepancies and answering any employee payroll inquiries.
Work with Human Resources in enrolling eligible employees in elected benefits, updating payroll deductions to reflect enrollment, and reconciling benefit billings monthly.
Review and process vendor invoices.
Reconcile monthly vendor statements, researching and working with vendor partners in resolving any discrepancies.
Maintaining the vendor database, ensuring records are complete, accurate and current.
Preparing and processing A/P payments.
Accounting and Administration:
Abide by all company procedures and accounting principles.
Ensure Accounting Department runs smoothly and efficiently
Actively participate in weekly team meetings
Cross train in other accounting functions in effort to support others in the team.
Partner with the Administration team in performing basic office tasks, including answering phones, processing mail, etc as needed.
There may be other duties assigned as we continue to move forward in our industry.
Skills & Qualifications
Payroll processing a must
Maintain confidentiality and respect for privacy of employee records
Knowledge of wage withholding orders
Critical thinking skills with the ability to make sound and ethical decisions.
Accurate data entry skills with great attention to detail
Strong computer skills such as typing, system and software knowledge
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, to communicate with employees and vendors.
Knowledge of iSolved, QuickBooks, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel; other payroll and/or accounting software a plus.
Ability to multitask and work independently in a fast-paced environment with specific deadlines
Degree in Accounting or related field preferred but willing to accept experience in work-related field in lieu of degree.
Salary & Benefits
Salary Range: $22 - $28 per hour DOE
40 hours a week with a flexible schedule between the hours of 7 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday.
80 hours paid vacation
Accrued Sick time
Eligible for medical, dental, and supplemental insurances after 60 days.
401k Safe Harbor plan with a company match up to 4% at 6 months of employment.
You can apply for this position by replying to this ad, in person or via our website: https://www.louwstruss.com/employment
Our address is: at 5426 Barrett Road Suite 105 in Ferndale, WA. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Louws Truss, Inc participates in the E-Verify Program. Louws Truss Inc. is strongly committed to equal employment opportunity in all its employment practices. We recruit, employ, train, promote, pay, discipline, layoff and terminate employees without regard to a person's race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, physical or mental handicaps, or any other status or characteristic protected under any applicable federal or state law.
Job Type: Full-time Pay: $22.00 - $28.00 per hour
Paid time off
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Ability to commute/relocate:
Ferndale, WA 98248: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)