payroll speicalist resume example with 3+ years of experience

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

Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth. Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

  • Computer Competency
  • Direct Deposit Processing
  • Compiling Data
  • Excel Proficiency
  • Maintaining Files
  • Payroll Software Proficiency
  • Vacation and Sick Leave Tracking
  • Logical and Reasonable
  • Collective Bargaining Agreements
  • Pay Adjustments
  • Organization and Prioritization
  • Clerical Support
  • Microsoft Office
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Data Compiling and Verification
  • Tracking Leave
  • Team Collaboration
04/2022 to Current Payroll Speicalist City Of Redondo Beach | Redondo Beach, CA,
  • Protected payroll operations and maintained employee confidence by keeping information private.
  • Calculated accurate wages, including overtime, salary increases and bonuses.
  • Managed weekly payroll duties and submitted data to payroll contractor.
  • Organized and maintained payroll information by entering data, deleting errors, calculating and collecting information.
  • Gathered timesheets to prepare weekly payroll data for processing by payroll coordinator.
  • Managed payroll for temporary, hourly and salaried employees.
  • Secured personal and payroll information in compliance with federal regulations.
  • Calculated employee leave time by comparing available hours against listed hours.
  • Established employee payroll files and updated existing files with new information.
  • Enforced payroll-related policies, procedures and regulations to adhere to changing company and governmental standards.
  • Responded to employee inquiries regarding payroll and timekeeping.
  • Distributed and collected timecards each pay period.
  • Kept informed on tax law changes that applied to payroll process.
  • Recorded adjustments to previous pay-related errors.
  • Prepared end-of-period payroll tax returns.
  • Processed new employee paperwork and entered information into payroll system.
  • Trained new employees on company timekeeping systems.
  • Processed and issued paychecks and earnings statements.
06/2019 to Current Lifeguard Axos Bank | Overland Park, KS,
  • Administered first aid and CPR in response to life-threatening situations.
  • Patrolled beach or pool areas on foot and in towers to monitor activities of swimmers and surfers.
  • Coordinated and taught instructional classes in fundamentals of swimming and water safety.
  • Reminded patrons to walk carefully and avoid running around or near pool edges to prevent falls.
  • Participated in monthly training courses to stay up-to-date in water rescue techniques.
  • Cautioned swimmers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards.
  • Delivered basic life support in emergency situations and administered CPR to stabilize individuals prior to ambulance arrival.
  • Collaborated closely with team to identify issues and quickest methods for remediation.
  • Identified emergency situations or potential drownings and entered water for lifesaving measures.
  • Filled out incident and accident reports and submitted to supervisor.
  • Used training and medical supplies to examine injured people and administer first aid.
  • Cleaned, brushed and vacuumed pool to keep clean.
  • Adhered strictly to emergency action plans.
  • Alerted patrons of storm conditions and directed to exit water immediately during local severe weather situations.
  • Kept equipment in good working order with frequent inspections and minor repairs.
  • Patrolled to identify anyone needing assistance and offered immediate care.
  • Watched over swimmers to respond quickly to distress situations.
  • Monitored behaviors for safety violations and took steps to prevent further violations.
  • Logged chemical readings to keep pool water at safe levels and avoid potential illness among patrons.
  • Maintained neat and clean pool area and clean water.
08/2021 to 04/2022 Accounts Payable Specialist Crate And Barrel | Walnut Creek, CA,
  • Problem-solved accounts payable questions on behalf of internal team members, management and vendors.
  • Analyzed invoice and expense reports, identified variances and researched issues to correct problems and maintain financial compliance.
  • Verified, classified, computed, posted and recorded accounts payable data and reconciled daily totals to confirm proper accounting.
  • Handled high-volume invoice processing with minimal supervision.
  • Calculated month-end accrual entries for trade payables.
  • Coded invoices and other records to maintain organized and accurate records.
  • Reduced financial discrepancies by accurately processing invoices and journal entries.
  • Reconciled monthly statements and transactions to keep records accurate and current.
  • Liaised with vendors and customers to confirm information and address client issues.
01/2021 to 08/2021 Office Clerk West Coast Appliance | City, STATE,
  • Delivered helpful and kind customer service to guests, maintaining composure in stressful situations to maximize customer satisfaction.
  • Answered multi-line telephone system and routed calls to appropriate personnel.
  • Transcribed documents and maintained high levels of accuracy.
  • Supported office clerical functions using word processing and other software, email and office machines.
  • Kept office records organized and supplies well-stocked for optimal team performance.
  • Contacted customers regarding account updates and potential problems.
  • Managed client communication, scanning documents and distribution of mail.
  • Maintained business records by updating customer information.
  • Offered diverse clerical support to office team members, managed correspondence, answered telephone calls and tracked documentation.
  • Answered phone calls and welcomed visitors to office.
  • Collected payments, issued receipts and updated accounts to reflect new balances.
  • Organized files, developed spreadsheets, faxed reports and scanned documents to improve organizational workflow.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2023 to to Master of Arts | Human Resource Management University of Houston - Clear Lake, Houston, TX GPA:
Expected in 06/2020 to to Bachelor of Science | Criminal Justice Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, GPA:
Native/ Bilingual

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Your data is safe with us

Any information uploaded, such as a resume, or input by the user is owned solely by the user, not LiveCareer. For further information, please visit our Terms of Use.

Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Houston - Clear Lake
  • Southern Oregon University

Job Titles Held:

  • Payroll Speicalist
  • Lifeguard
  • Accounts Payable Specialist
  • Office Clerk


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

*As seen in:As seen in: