Bilingual Payroll Specialist

December 22, 2021 1:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Company Name:  Links Construction

Links Construction is a leading commercial construction firm that operates as a general contractor or design-builder and provides pre-construction and estimating services. We specialize in taking a project from vision to reality while streamlining complex processes in a way that exceeds expectations of quality and customer service. We have completed hundreds of projects of varying size and scope across Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. Active in the industrial, multi-family, office, retail, and specialty market-segments, we understand what it takes to build quality projects. Most importantly, we are committed to building lasting relationships with our clients and trade partners.

At Links, our culture both defines and differentiates us. We're a tight-knit group of construction professionals who value loyalty to the team, a desire to accomplish great things, humility and authenticity, hard work, professionalism, and innovation. We pride ourselves on offering our employees the opportunity to grow through meaningful work and professional development.

Links Construction in Denton, TX is seeking a Bilingual Payroll Specialist who will be responsible for processing weekly, bi-weekly, and semi-monthly payrolls and maintaining employee time records. This person will also assist in some HR functions in the areas of recruiting, onboarding, and translations.

The Payroll Specialist will earn a competitive compensation commensurate with experience and performance. We also offer generous benefits including medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, voluntary life, Aflac, company-paid basic life with AD&D, and a 401(k)-retirement plan with up to 4% company match. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply today!

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Payroll Function

o Enters, maintains, and/or processes information in the payroll system; information may include employees’ hourly rates, salaries, commissions, bonuses or other compensation, time worked, paid leave and holidays, deductions and withholding, address changes, and other information.

o Ensures proper processing of payroll deductions for taxes, benefits, charitable contributions, and other deductions.

o Issues, or reissues, physical or replacement checks or direct deposits due to payroll errors or final discharge.

  • Human Resources Function

o Provides translating support for candidates, new hires, employees, and Independent Contractors.

o Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.

o Processes new hire paperwork and new-hire on-boarding.

o Conducts or acquires background checks and employee eligibility verifications.

o Implements new hire orientation and employee recognition programs.

  • Other

o Assist the Accounting Department, as needed.


  • Ethical Practice
  • Stress Management
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with Accounting (good with numbers).
  • Competent with new technologies and incorporating them to gain efficiency.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Minimum five years of experience with progressive levels of HR Generalist and Payroll responsibilities.

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.

  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organizations HRIS and talent management systems.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field.

  • SHRM-CP/SCP or HRCI-PHR/SPHR certification.

  • Paylocity or similar HRIS software.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

  • Satisfactory results from a drug screen, background, and MVR check.

  • Must have valid driver’s license and have current insurance.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

This is a largely sedentary role, with prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer. Requires the ability to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms lift files, open filing cabinets and bending or standing on a stool as necessary. The employee is regularly required to:

  • Talk and hear.

  • Read, write, and speak English and Spanish.

  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

  • Specific visual abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

This job operates in a clerical, office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position, 40 hours or more per week. Hours of Operation are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


This position generally does not require any travel.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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