accounting payroll specialist resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Utilize the skills I have developed in all aspects of back office support to become an essential team member within a progressive organization, while focusing on exceeding all company expectations and goals.

Expected in 2007 to to
Bachelor of Science: Applied Mathematics
Texas State University - San Marcos, TX

Minor in Business Administration

12/2019 to Current
Accounting Payroll Specialist Carle Foundation Hospital Rantoul, IL,
  • Oversaw payroll processing to comply with tax laws and court-ordered wage assignments and garnishments.
  • Provided essential support to address individual HR needs of employees.
  • Established and maintained trusted relationships around organization to optimize business and employee experience
  • Researched and resolved employee payroll questions and issues via email, phone and in person.
  • Onboarded new employees in time reporting and payroll systems.
  • Anticipated potential payroll issues and questions to take proactive action and prevent development of problems.
  • Tracked employee vacation, personal and sick leave earnings and use.
  • Prepared and balanced end-of-period reports and reconciled payroll issues.
  • Maintained up-to-date payroll records by recording employee exemptions, transfers and resignations.
  • Processed all workers compensation claims and worked along side third party processing vendor.
  • Processed all FMLA employee request.
  • Maintained and implemented all company policies and procedures.
02/2011 to Current
Owner/Manager Bluestone Properties Nashville, TN,
  • Responsible for all back office duties including: payroll, accounts payable and receivable, bank reconciliations, and tax filings.    
  • Managed all aspects of daily operations including: weekly scheduling, inventory management, team meetings, daily cash flow, and customer relations.
  • Coordinated large party events, both private and public.  
  • Developed marketing campaigns for monthly events and promotions.  
  • Developed and deepened professional relationships with vendors, negotiated contracts and monitored performance.
  • Wrote and published human resources documents and employee guidelines.
02/2011 to 01/2020
Property Manager Lockhart Corporation City, STATE,
  • Gave information about methods and materials to correct problems and bring construction in compliance with ordinances and codes.
  • Re-evaluated commercial and residential constructions that previously failed inspections.
  • Conducted inspection of building, equipment, and grounds for deficiencies and potential health, safety and code violations.
  • Acted as lead designer for small site and landscape enhancements, as well as large landscape projects.
  • Negotiated all lease agreements.
  • Collected all rents and managed monthly deposits.
  • Compiled and conveyed all operational and financial data to the building owners.
  • Achieved 100% occupancy rate.
  • Acted as liaison between construction manager and tenant during build-out phase of tenant suite.
  • Worked with the owners to identify, develop and achieve community goals and objectives.
  • Managed all day-to-day activities involving tenants, subcontractors and property management.
  • Initiated promotional activities, including contact with clients, business development and proposal development.
02/2007 to 02/2011
Back Office Support -Payroll Specialist KeyStaff Inc. City, STATE,
  • Processed payroll, electronic deposits and employee pay adjustments for over 200 employees on weekly pay schedule.
  • Streamlined operational efficiencies, utilizing accounting software to record, store and analyze information. 
  • Investigated and resolved collections and billing disputes with tact and efficiency, reducing outstanding accounts receivable.
  • Suggested key operational changes to improve performance, extracting financial data from various reporting systems.  
  • Filed all required payroll tax reports, both federal and state.  
  • Reconciled monthly checks for accurate bank statement distribution.
  • Responded to employee inquiries regarding payroll and timekeeping.
  • Managed accounts payable for an organization of 200 plus employees.
  • Followed all IRS guidelines and state regulations when submitting payroll taxes. 
  • Investigated billing discrepancies and implemented effective solutions to resolve concerns and prevent future problems.
  • Generated, mailed and monitored invoices. 
  • Interfaced with customers to bring accounts current with suitable repayment plans.
  • Supported department staff by performing a wide range of clerical and administrative tasks.
  • Knowledgeable with Kronos and PeopleSoft systems
  • Knowledgeable in payroll processing and tax filings
  • Proficiency in accounts payable/receivable
  • Operations management
  • Excellent communication
  • Client-focused
  • Contract negotiations
  • Marketing development
  • Microsoft Office
Activities and Honors

Ambassador for the arts in the El Paso and Juarez region.

Produce a monthly arts and music showcase called La Parada.

City of El Paso recognition- La Parada Day

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School Attended

  • Texas State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Accounting Payroll Specialist
  • Owner/Manager
  • Property Manager
  • Back Office Support -Payroll Specialist


  • Bachelor of Science

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