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Sample Payroll Associate Resume

 

OBJECTIVE     

To obtain a long term payroll/human resources position where I may utilize my  strong knowledge in payroll systems, superb organizational skills and strong ability to learn new systems and procedures.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Aug - 2003 - Present

Macerich Company, Santa Monica, CA

Payroll Associate

 

Process bi-weekly multi-state payroll for approximately 2600 employees using ADP payroll system. Update, collect and import hours on E-time electronic time keeping system.  Verify hours and PTO information.  Process new hires, terminations, and all employee data changes.  Process employee verifications and garnishments. Process government surveys including quarterly statistical reporting and EDD requests.  Process worker's compensation reports. Process 401K distributions, rollovers and hardship requests.  Organize and process quarterly open enrollment for 401K. Perform various special projects as assigned.  Create various data reports using Reportsmith. 

 

Sept. 2002 - Dec. 2002

First Federal Bank Of California, Santa Monica, CA

Payroll Accountant

 

Process semi-monthly payroll for approximately 500 employees using ADP and Reportsmith.  Make all necesssary changes to employee records.  Generate manual checks as needed.  Process the payroll funding journal after each payroll and other journal entries as needed.  Used Excel/Access to process journal entries, track attendance, and maintain employee database.  Handled other payroll related issues

as they occurred. 

  

May 1994 - May 2002

Niles Township High Schools,  Skokie, IL

Payroll Coordinator

 

Receive, organize and process payroll for approximately 1000 employees using in-house software.   Administer all employee benefits. Printing and distributing liability checks.  Maintain number of days worked for substitute teachers to be reported to the state pension agency.   Maintain payroll, tax and benefit deduction controls such as, insurance, pension, annuity 403b, union dues, etc.  Prepare all retiree pay outs including monthly payroll and all government surveys.  Maintain court orders, wage garnishments, and tax deposits.  Keep accurate payroll controls and balancing procedures. Resolve personal payroll problems as they occur (i.e. checking on pay rates, hours reported, amounts deducted, tax withholding, etc.)  Set up contracts in system for new employees, re-issue lost or stolen checks.  Maintain and post on a bi-weekly basis attendance records for all staff.  Prepared annual W-2's.  Played key role in the implementation and conversion of Pentamation software. Handled and balanced monthly office petty cash.  Perform various other payroll and bookkeeping functions as necessary.

 

November 1991 - May 1994

EPKO Industries, Elk Grove, IL

Accounting Clerk

 

Process daily checks for deposit, opening and sorting daily mail. Entered inventory book cards into database.  Check and prepare expense reports for payment.  Assigned as back up to accounts payable, receivable and billing. 

 

 

September 1988 - November 1991

Wells Lamont  Niles, IL

Accounting/payroll clerk

 

Payables for all freight bills.  Matching accounts payable checks to corresponding invoices and distribution.  In February of 1989 promoted to accounts payable clerk.  Sorted daily mail, matched invoices to purchase orders and receiving reports.  Determined when invoices were due to be paid and then entered into the computer for payment. Keep records of all the daily input.  Monthly accruals.  January 1991 promoted to plant and warehouse payroll clerk.  Processed via ADP.  Made corrections to payroll input when needed.  Type manual checks when needed.  Balance and report taxes.  Balance general ledger accounts.  Input most payroll data.  Post to the general ledger and did journal entries and maintained all records of employee earnings and  deductions. 

 

 

 

References upon request.