Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Detail oriented with exceptional work ethic. Works well independently and within a team environment. Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks. Good communicator and quick learner- always ready to go beyond basic assignments. Motivated to continue to learn and grow.

Currently enrolled in a payroll certificate course with a goal to take courses towards CPP certification.

Fully COVID vaccinated as of March 2021 and received booster shot November 2021.

  • Payroll software proficiency (PeopleSoft, In-house software, some ADP, some UKG-Ultipro)
  • Multistate, weekly, bi-weekly, California, Canadian payrolls
  • Child support orders/ garnishments
  • Proficient in MS Outlook, Office
  • Data entry abilities
  • Excel proficiency
  • Interpersonal and written communication
  • Exceptionally organized
  • Multi- tasking
10/2021 to Current Payroll Benefits Specialist Cornershop | Chicago, IL,
  • Processed bi-weekly payroll for pay group of approximately 40 employees
  • Generated relevant paperwork and payroll reports.
  • Processed garnishments and withholdings.
  • Processed Unemployment Insurance Claims through Equifax
  • Assisted with company-wide yearly enrollment period.
  • Checked accuracy and completeness of benefits applications and documents.
  • Reconciled monthly insurance billing for accounting department to disburse.
07/2018 to 10/2020 Payroll Coordinator Acteon | Fourchon, LA,
  • Handled all payroll for 8,000+ employees and related functions for multistate payroll groups including California using Oracle/ PeopleSoft/ Day Force
  • Verified all timecard entries correct and approved by supervisors; made corrections if needed
  • Ran/ verified reports to ensure proper processing of benefit time, Workers Comp, Leave of Absence, etc.; adjusting pay lines when necessary
  • Completed unemployment information requests; researching questions and issues
  • Worked with Legal to research and generate reports of associate hours worked
  • Maintained and worked On Demand Check Queue for termination pay, pay corrections, benefit refunds; maintaining compliance with state pay requirements and deadlines
  • Verified new hire information entered correctly, issued pay cards, set up direct deposits
  • Assisted associates with accessing Employee Self Service to update personal/ direct deposit info and Paperless Employee website for W2 access
  • First contact for employee/supervisor payroll questions/inquiries
  • Performed other tasks necessary to maintain and oversee Pier 1 payroll processes; maintaining accuracy and privacy,
01/2018 to 07/2018 Payroll Specialist Aa Asphalting, Llc | Issaquah, WA,
  • Utilized ADP and related tools to smoothly process payroll and garnishments for 2000+ employees
  • Worked with property managers on resolving payroll issues; collecting and correcting employee information
  • Prepared reports and resolved exceptions to balance payroll
  • Conducted investigations and research to respond to employee/ manager requests
  • Kept payroll info confidential, protecting operations and maintaining employee confidence.
10/2014 to 10/2017 Payroll Coordinator Acteon | Hamburg, NY,
  • Handled all payroll related functions including processing 1500 US and Canadian employees
  • Multi state payroll group using an in-house payroll system
  • Verified timecard entries correct and approved by supervisors
  • Audited deductions for accuracy and notified HR of any discrepancies.
  • Processed all garnishments/child support payments in a timely manner
  • Updated all W4’s and assisted in end of year W2 printing and mail outs
  • Completed unemployment information requests; answering and researching unemployment questions/issues
  • Maintained and updated employee data
  • First contact for employees/managers with payroll questions
  • Verified all new hire paperwork, W4’s and direct deposit forms completed and correctly entered into system
  • Assigned and mailed out new hire pay cards
  • Any other tasks necessary for monitoring and overseeing the company’s payroll processes
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1988 High School Diploma | Kamehameha Schools, Honolulu, HI GPA:
Expected in Professional Certificate Course | Payroll Clerk Ashworth College, Norcross, GA GPA:
  • Currently enrolled in a Payroll professional development certificate course

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School Attended

  • Kamehameha Schools
  • Ashworth College

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  • Payroll Benefits Specialist
  • Payroll Coordinator
  • Payroll Specialist
  • Payroll Coordinator


  • High School Diploma
  • Professional Certificate Course

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