Sample Payroll Administrator Resume




PRIMEDIA, LOS ANGELES, CA                                                                                                8/2003 – 10/2003

Payroll Administrator – Contract project

·         Maintain employee payroll and personnel records
·         Audited monthly, and quarterly payroll tax reports
·         Developed, maintained and improved documentation processes 

·         Audit payroll, vacation, sick leave for new PTO policy

·         Respond to client questions, providing resolutions to payroll issues

·         Audited payroll data for three companies, by way of  hours recorded through Kronos, timesheets,  retroactive pay, sick and vacation hours accrued
·         Process terminations, issue manual checks request to the New York Office
·         Communicate with managers regarding timesheet corrections and requests for time-off forms



AIG SUNAMERICA INC.- CENTURY CITY, CA                                3/1996-7/2003

Payroll Administrator

·         Managed and monitored highly confidential reporting of compensation reports for the 10k reporting and annual insurance fillings, earnings by state for senior management

·         Processed semi-monthly payroll for 2,300 employees in 32 states using a Zurich (ADP) payroll service (2002)

·         Centralized payroll function and established bi-weekly check runs

·         Maintained garnishment orders and tax levies to ensure compliance with the state and federal law

·         Implemented the Elabor time and attendance system as part of a project team (2000)

·         Converted payroll from Zurich (ADP) to Peoplesoft in-house systems switching to a bi-weekly payroll (2002-2003)

·         Prepared wire transfers to fund the paychecks/ACH deposits, the 401(k) and executive deferred compensation plans, and the flexible spending/dependant care plans                    


CAESARS WORLD, INC. – CENTURY CITY, CA                              12/1994-3/1996

Payroll Supervisor

·         Responsible for supervising a staff of one

·         Processed a bi-weekly payroll of 300 employees for a world renowned billion dollar gaming corporation, using the Ceridian payroll service

·         Maintained the vacation and sick leave reports

·         Submitted tax deposits, filed tax returns, and responded to inquiries

·         Generate weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end payroll tax reports for senior management

·         Prepared monthly inter-company billing and journal entries


VOLT TEMPORARY SERVICE – LOS ANGELES, CA                     2/1993-12/1994

Payroll Specialist

·         Completed two long term assignments for a major pharmaceutical and public utilities company


COMPUTER PEOPLE, INC. – EL SEGUNDO, CA                              4/1991-2/1993

Payroll Supervisor

·         Managed a staff of one payroll clerk

·         Processed a semi-monthly, multi-state payroll of 700 employees using ADP payroll service

·         Prepared the International payroll and coordinated visas

·         Prepared payroll related journal entries

·         Maintained the vacation and sick leave reports




TELEAUTOGRAPH CORP. – LOS ANGELES, CA                             9/1990-4/1991

Payroll Supervisor

·         Managed a staff of two senior payroll clerks

·         Processed a bi-weekly 950 employees in 25 states and Canada, using Software 2000 payroll system

·         Prepared monthly reconciliations and analysis of payroll accounts

·         Generated all federal and multi-state tax reports

·         Prepared journal entries for the U.S. and Canadian payroll

·         Converted the Canadian payroll from Software 2000 system to ADP payroll service

·         Prepared insurance reports for union employees

·         Maintained voluntary deduction and 401k reports



Payroll Supervisor- Kentucky Fried Chicken Division

·         Processed a bi-weekly payroll for 3,500 employees in 4 states

·         Managed a staff of four plus indirect oversight of payroll performed in regional offices

·         Worked closely with the MIS department on the payroll system and conversion testing

·         Developed and maintained written payroll procedures for both restaurant management and division staff

·         Served as project team member responsible for installing the McCormick &Dodge HR payroll software in connection with centralization of payroll functions

·         Trained payroll staff

·         Maintained personnel records and administered benefits


McCULLOCH CORPORATION                                                              1980-1982

A Div. of Black & Decker – Los Angeles, CA

Internal Auditor – April 1981- August 1982

·         Performed financial and operational audits of corporate operation

Senior Accountant

·         Responsible for monthly budget analysis

·         Prepared annual federal tax return packages and fixed asset and other schedules necessary for fiscal audit


HOST INTERNATIONAL, INC. – SANTA MONICA, CA                  1977-1980

Internal Auditor

·         Performed financial and operational audits of branch operations




Certified Payroll Professional



Member of the American Payroll Association

Member of the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Payroll Association

New Membership Coordinator for the local chapter of APA -2002-present



                 Peoplesoft, Ceridian, Zurich, ADP, Excel for Windows 2000




B.S. Business Administration/ Accounting -1977                                                                      

                Pepperdine University, Los Angeles, CA