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Payroll Specialist

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company name
Ukpeagvik Iupiat Corporation/Bowhead Family of Com
Physical address

Huntsville, AL 35808
Job Description

Tracking Code


Job Code


Posting Title

Payroll Specialist

Post Date


Full Time / Part-Time

Full Time


No Travel Required









Bowhead is seeking a Payroll Specialist to perform weekly and bi-weekly payroll processing for multistate and multiple corporate entities.

Essential functions will include:

• Reviewing employee information in the accounting system.

• Validating and processing electronic timesheets.

• Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements (e.g., Service Contract Act, Davis Bacon Act, Collective Bargaining Agreements, unions, etc.).

• Generating accurate and timely payment to employees.


• Associates degree (preferred) and 5 to 8 years’ relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in government contracting payroll.

• Requirements associated with Service Contract Act, Davis Bacon Act, Collective Bargaining Agreements and Unions

• Software: Deltek Costpoint, Deltek Time Collection, ADP Workforce Now, Microsoft Excel

• Employee benefit programs and multistate payroll tax laws.

• Possess and ability to apply a broad knowledge of payroll principles, practices, and procedures to the completion of difficult assignments.

• Excellent communication and problem-solving skills, strong organizational and analytical skills, attention to detail, and ability to work independently. Critical thinker and self-starter.

• Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.

• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a cohesive team.

• Ability to work in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment and prioritize tasks.

Physical Demands: The office environmental conditions consist of computer stations and desks with adequate and adjustable lighting. Chairs are designed to fit the various individuals and the tasks being performed. Ergonomic evaluations are completed as needed,

to provide up to date modifications to all work stations.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background

history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving

course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska

Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained

within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not

be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources

for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively,

the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies

for government contracting.

Link to Apply:

+ Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

+ Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP


+ The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access

to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure

is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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