Payroll/Accounting Assistant

Benicia, CA | Full-Time

Business Line: Charge
Location: Benicia, CA
Type: Full-Time
Posted: September 8, 2021

If you are looking to expand on your existing payroll experience with a company where you have a path for growth, this opportunity could be the perfect fit.

A successful Payroll/Accounting Assistant is an extrovert that has a passion for helping others. You can independently problem solve, consistently meets timelines, and deliver quality service.


As our Payroll/Accounting Assistant, you will be responsible for answering all employee questions and inquiries regarding paychecks, paid time off, vacation, and more that come into question while supporting our payroll department. This is a role that has a strong focus on assisting employees.

  • Interface with employees to resolve questions regarding payroll and timecards. 
  • Monitor and maintain system-generated accruals for vacation and sick time to ensure time accuracy. 
  • Respond to all employee phone calls, voicemails, and emails regarding any questions or potential concerns. 
  • Flexibility and willingness to assist other departments as needed (i.e. accounting) 
  • Self-sufficient, persistent, and strong follow-up skills – you will need to meet tight deadlines and manage many moving parts! 
  • Enjoys providing customer service and is friendly to work with both field personnel and in-office team 
  • Desire for a long-term role with the company, with opportunities to grow! 
Desired Background
  • Prior experience working in a construction company environment 
  • Ability to navigate Excel spreadsheets 
  • Bilingual – Spanish highly preferred 
  • Experience working with Foundation accounting software 
  • Experience working with HCSS construction software 
About Charge

This is an exciting time to join Charge because we are growing rapidly, providing our employees ample opportunity for challenging projects and career development. We have earned our reputation as a leading provider of design, procurement, and construction services for the underground utility industry. We pride ourselves on our company culture, which emphasizes collaboration and an enthusiasm to solve our customers’ most challenging problems.

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Why Choose Charge


Education assistance, profit sharing 401k, incentive programs, floating holidays, flexible schedules, health coverage, and weekly payroll – these are just a few ways we keep our team healthy, happy, and invested. Join Charge and become a part of our family.


We work hard to be the most trusted provider of design, procurement, and construction services for the utility industry. Just as important, is the positive reputation we’ve earned as an employer that cares about its workforce and strives to employ only the best.


As builders of the grid, we understand the importance of safe and scalable energy distribution to the communities in which we live. We believe everyone should have reliable access to the energy that Charges their lives.


It is our core value to train, equip, and qualify our people to work safely, and design and build systems with the highest regard for the well-being of all. Our industry-leading safety rating stems from a significant investment in safety and quality programs.