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Payroll Analysts maintain payroll-related accounts for a company by preparing documents like schedules, exhibits, summaries and accounting papers. Example resumes of Payroll Analysts show such duties as implementing company policies, technical procedures and standards in order to preserve the integrity and security of data; and coordinating with the payroll tax and compensation department to ensure timely and accurate files. Applicants can show an associate's degree or comparative experience on their resumes when applying for the position.

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Payroll Analyst

Provided Day to Day customer service inquiries. Completed timely payroll process to ensure bank deadlines were met. Filed 941for various companies

  • Participated in conversion from MSA to PeopleSoft payroll - analysis and creation of test scripts, verification of current and YTD wages, taxes, etc.
  • Reviewed and corrected timesheets utilizing Time & Labor reports, which resulted in 20% reduction in overpayments
  • Payroll account analysis, journal entries
  • Reduced outstanding check report by 70%, by actively researching bank outstanding check report
  • Created a manual for departmental procedures
  • Assessed payroll fit/gap agenda via testing system integrity, during consolidation of SIAC and NYSE payroll departments
  • Payroll account analysis which reduced overpayments by 20%
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Information Technology
2

Payroll Analyst

Payroll Analyst who displayed auditing skills when processing and reviewing payroll documents.

  • Key member of a team which transitioned from an in-house system to PeopleSoft, which improved productivity.
  • Prepared the mailing of over 20,000 semi-monthly payroll checks.
  • Participated in maker/checker procedures.
  • Provided analysis and resolved discrepancies to balance payroll.
  • Updated employees' personal data, job data, tax data, & direct deposit information whenever needed.
  • Accomplished smooth transition of employees' benefits, payroll records, and processes from acquired companies.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
3

Payroll Analyst

Analyzed and resolved payroll accounting issues. Updated and guided on Commonwealth Payroll Policies and Procedures.

  • Resolved and documented 10-20 complex service requests monthly for employee paychecks, payroll taxes, and deductions
  • Researched and revised Commonwealth Payroll Policies. Provided guidance to Payroll Bureau on these policies
  • Managed the processing of over 1200 Medicare reimbursement payments for Commonwealth employees
  • Utilized Microsoft Access queries to retrieve information for Comptroller reports
  • Produced required W-2Cs for state employees each year
  • Maintained office filing system
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
BA
Accountancy
JD
Juris Doctor
4

Payroll Analyst

Managed and collected data for 1000 employees in multi-state business units, emphasis on auditing and processing while adhering to corporate policies and government standards.

  • Streamlined balancing and reconciliation procedures resulting in payroll being processed more accurately and expeditiously.
  • Prevented monetary penalties with implementation of changes to garnishment setup process to speed up order activation.
  • Administered union payroll with due diligence staying within labor agreement parameters avoiding contract disputes.
  • Documented and outlined payroll history in union dispute providing leverage to corporation saving thousands upon settlement.
  • Interacted with employees, management and outside agencies adeptly building solid relationships and confidence in competency.
  • Implemented workman's compensation graph providing accurate detailed certification of employee payments
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
5

Payroll Analyst

Managed payrolls for two companies including employees in NJ, NY, CA, and MI for over 500 total employees. Process weekly, bi-weekly and semi-monthly payrolls including exempt and nonexempt employ employees using PeopleSoft.

  • Coordinated commission payments, tech payroll, disability and worker's compensation payments, roadside payments, garnishments, new hires, terminations, pay increases and transfers.
  • Monitored time & labor processes for all nonexempt employees on a weekly basis.
  • Partnered extensively with Human Resources and Benefits departments to coordinate processes and ensure proper employee payments are executed. Audited all entries made by other departments.
  • Created data files using Ipswitch and sent to various third party vendor interfaces for 10 payrolls. Reconciled and funded accounts after each payroll was complete.
  • Managed employee 401k nonqualified plan for those who maximized qualified plan.
  • Reconciled quarterly taxes and managed state SUI tax rates.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Finance
MBA
Master of Business Administration
6

Payroll Analyst

Processed payroll for over 2600+ employees to include: salary, hourly, FWW, bi-weekly, semi-monthly and monthly

  • Managed corrected time cards, salary changes, transfers, retro pay, position changes, and terminations for multi-state payrolls
  • Assisted in customer service function to help resolve any discrepancies through cases
  • Researched various tax issues and up-date employee's tax screens
  • Conducted daily procedures in a fast paced environment with stringent deadlines
  • Communicated with various department supervisors to resolve payroll problems
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Accounting
7

Payroll Analyst

Processed payroll for multiple states and multiple payrolls for over 250 employees

  • Documented payroll process procedures and cross trained
  • Reduced taxation errors by correcting tax categories on earning codes and deduction codes
  • Changed Workers Compensation categories to align with company.
  • Lowered W/C rates by $80,000 a year
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
8

Payroll Analyst

Reconciled PTO accruals to ensure payouts were 100% accurate upon anniversary dates.

  • Researched hours submitted on timesheet for discrepancies and appropriate documentation
  • Analyzed and resolved tax issues to remain in compliance prior to quarter-end and year-end processing to ensure appropriate taxation for multiple states.
  • Collected payroll data for alternating bi-weekly and semi-monthly payroll cycles.
  • Processed garnishments, direct deposits, benefits deductions, hazard and bonus pay.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Business Administration Studies
9

Payroll Analyst

Reconciled PTO accruals to ensure payouts were 100% accurate upon anniversary dates.

  • Researched hours submitted on timesheet for discrepancies and appropriate documentation
  • Analyzed and resolved tax issues to remain in compliance prior to quarter-end and year-end processing to ensure appropriate taxation for multiple states.
  • Collected payroll data for alternating bi-weekly and semi-monthly payroll cycles.
  • Processed garnishments, direct deposits, benefits deductions, hazard and bonus pay.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Business Administration Studies
10

Payroll Analyst

Processed weekly payroll, including bonuses and commissions, and approved Kronos time entries for union personnel and retail store employees in the US, UK, and Canada.

  • Acted as HR Analyst backup, performing various HR duties, including preparing orientation packages and benefits invoice reconciliations.
  • Generated monthly close of all domestic and international payroll and 401(k) transactions.
  • Researched and cleared outstanding items related to payroll and benefits.
  • Performed analysis on journal entries and General Ledger.
  • Collaborated with Accounts Payable team on payroll invoice payments and wire transfers.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Group Benefits Associate - Expected 2016
BA
Accounting / Economics
Certificate, Human Resources Management

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