Payroll Specialist resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATION Possess strong leadership, teamwork, and multi-tasking ability, resourcefulness, worked well under pressure and in a fast-pace environment Experience with automated accounting and payroll systems Familiarity with pertinent federal and state laws, regulations, policies and procedures related to payroll such as tax law, Creative, self-motivated, detail-oriented, fast learner professional with ability to organize and prioritize Exceptional Payroll Specialist with background in finance seeking provide administrative, accounting and payroll support to energetic human resources or finance department.

  • Computer literate:
  • MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet, SAP, ADG, Libre, Workday
  • Federal and state tax regulations
  • Internal controls
  • Research support
  • New employee processing
  • Bilingual: Laotian and English
  • Garnishment processing
  • Payroll policies and procedures
  • Exceptionally organized
  • Record-keeping
  • Daily payroll activities
05/2014 to 12/2022 Payroll Specialist All Web Leads | Austin, TX,
  • Worked 40 hours per week
  • Plan, organize and reviews day-to-day payroll operations and activities
  • Processing of Payroll-related forms and applications
  • Reviews, edits, approves and processes the City’s payroll
  • Assures payroll activities comply with established federal and state laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Recommends and implements policies and procedures, develops standard operating procedures for payroll functions
  • Performs Time and Labor, and Payroll Troubleshooting, and support activities, including resolving configuration-related time exceptions; coordinating resolution of audit discrepancies, supporting supervisors and managers in troubleshooting process issues and resolving time exceptions
  • Prepares regular third party reports and payroll general ledger account reconciliations, analyzes transactions, -identifies errors, make necessary corrections and presents data in a user-friendly format
  • Reviews payroll computations to ensure accuracy and compliance with tax regulations
  • Preparation, distribution and maintenance of annual W2
  • Reviews, reconciles and journalizes monthly and quarterly pension reports
  • Prepares documentation and deposits for federal payroll taxes
  • Performs related work as required, and backup when necessary for Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payables
  • Voided checks and issued stop payment orders to correct payroll discrepancies.
04/2014 to 06/2015 Accounting Clerk Caliva | Sacramento, CA,
  • Worked 40 hours per week
  • Processed both outgoing and incoming payments and invoices.
  • Supported clerical and administrative needs of senior department staff.
  • Reconciled company credit cards, expense accounts and other expenses and financial records.
  • Entered invoices into account software, updated accounts and identified aging balanced ready for collections activities.
  • Updated accounting ledger and journals with updated transaction information.
  • Kept records current and accurate with skilled reconciliations and variance resolutions.
  • Prepared monthly and year-end closing statements, financial documents and invoices.
  • Collaborated with senior staff to produce accurate, current and timely financial reports and supporting documentation.
  • Established and maintained automated and manual accounting records, post receipts and turn-ins and performed dues-ins and dues-outs accounting.
  • Communicated with senior accounting staff about discrepancies and devised plans to reconcile financial issues.
  • Managed accounts accurately through detailed revenue reporting.
  • Helped company move to paperless system and save substantial printing costs.
06/2010 to 03/2014 Teller First State Community Bank | Boonville, MO,
  • Worked 40 hours per week
  • Greet customers and making them feel welcome, as well as catching up with those you see regularly
  • Process transactions for customers to help them manage their finances
  • Find ways to make financial services more convenient for customers; assist them sign up for online banking services
  • Recommend additional products and services to meet customers’ needs
  • Refer customers to your Wells Fargo partners
  • Take care of store inventory, ordering checks, deposit slips, checking account kits, teller station equipment
  • Maintained confidentiality of bank records and client information.
  • Ordered checks, placed stop payment orders and conducted additional special services for customers.
  • Met or exceeded sales goals by promoting bank products and services in customer interactions.
  • Identified and reported suspicious behavior to security personnel as appropriate.
  • Opened new checking, savings and lines of credit for customer accounts.
  • Issued and redeemed money orders, cashier checks, traveler's checks and savings bonds.
  • Built and maintained client relationships through quality, personalized interactions.
05/2007 to 03/2010 Assistant Manager Biolife | Summerville, SC,
  • Worked 40 hours per week
  • Cash checks after verification for accuracy such as signatures, written and numerical amounts
  • Receive checks for deposit, verify amounts, and check accuracy of deposit slips
  • Enter transactions into computers to record transactions and issue computer-generated receipts
  • Balance currency, coin, and checks in cash drawers at ends of shifts, and calculate daily transactions
  • Examine checks for endorsements and to verify other information such as dates, bank names, identification of the persons receiving payments and the legality of the documents
  • Audit short-term loan file and initiate collection calls upon due dates
  • Initiate gold buying by testing and measuring for the authenticity of the precious metal
  • Receive and count daily inventories of cash, drafts, and travelers' checks
  • Maintained inventory accuracy by counting stock-on-hand and reconciling discrepancies.
  • Secured revenue, accurately monitoring transactions and deposits to eliminate discrepancies.
  • Oversaw daily operations, maintenance and administration of various properties.
  • Assisted in store opening by setting up office space, computers and cash registers.
  • Assisted manager in planning and implementing strategies to attract customers and maximize sales.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2022 Associate of Applied Science | Business Administration Saint Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, FL GPA:
Expected in 04/2018 | Accounting Saint Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, FL GPA:

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School Attended

  • Saint Petersburg College
  • Saint Petersburg College

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  • Payroll Specialist
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Teller
  • Assistant Manager


  • Associate of Applied Science

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