Classic Industrial Services is dedicated to providing high-quality industrial construction services. We have been in business for over 25 years and our current area of focus includes industrial insulation, scaffolding, siding, and refractory

— Payroll Accountant- Construction

Job Title:                                            Payroll Accountant Construction

Department:                                     Finance, Baton Rouge LA

Reports to:                                         Controller

Management Role:                           Non-Manager

Salary Range:                                     TBD



Company seeks a mature professional for their Payroll Accountant position. The ideal candidate will have prior payroll experience, detail-oriented with excellent computer, organizational, and communication skills. Human Resource experience a plus. This candidate will be a team player and a self-starter with experience in handling critical deadlines. Salary commensurate with experience.

We offer a competitive salary, outstanding training, and a comprehensive benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, and other Supplemental Policies. Our investment in YOU also includes Paid Time Off, Vacation and Holidays. 401(k) options are also available.

If you would like to be a part of a rapidly growing company and have an interest in the Industrial Construction, Classic Industrial Services, Inc. is the place for you!

  • Process payroll for all employees
  • Federal and State withholding tax reporting and filings
  • Worker’s compensation reporting and filings
  • Garnishment reporting and filing
  • Accurate reporting and filing of certified payroll
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of pay records
  • Reconcile all payroll liability accounts monthly
  • Maintain all updates of pay as changes occur
  • Assist Controller with various projects as needed
  • Ensure benefits are accurately and timely reported in payroll
  • Verify all benefit billings monthly for accuracy
  • Assist with Worker’s Compensation audit


  • Bachelor degree, or similar level of years’ experience
  • Proven knowledge of accounting industry-leading accounting software
  • Comfortable with productivity tools such as Microsoft Office Suite
  • Functional knowledge of database and spreadsheet tools, such as Excel
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Distinctly self-motivated and capable of handling multiple tasks in a high-pressure environment

Physical Requirements:

  • Walk (move, traverse) Frequently
  • Used hands/fingers to handle or feel (operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, position) Frequently
  • Talk/hear (communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express oneself, exchange information) Constantly
  • See (detect, determine, perceive, identify, recognize, judge, observe, inspect, estimate, asses) Constantly
  • Reaching: Often

Lifting Requirements:

Up to 25 pounds.

Hazards and Atmospheric Conditions:

This position is primarily office based and most work is done in an office environment. Occasionally this position may require site visits to active construction sites. On a construction site, the employee may be required to climb ladders and walk in areas under construction. While on construction sites, the employee must wear proper protective equipment such as hard hat, eye and hearing protection, high visibility vest, etc. The employee must be familiar with all company safety equipment and is required to follow company safety procedures, prior to entering the construction site


Disclaimer: This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; and nothing in this herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. This job description is subject to change at any time.

Classic is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing law.


Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at
Phone: 225-756-4450

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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