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Senior Payroll Specialists are experienced human resources employees responsible for administering payroll and benefits in a company. Their job implies collecting work information for each employee, calculating overtime and bonuses, receiving approval for payments, executing paying orders, and coordinating junior payroll staff. Resume samples for Senior Payroll Specialist mention qualifications such as accounting expertise, knowledge of relevant regulations, confidentiality, strong communication abilities, and computer competences. Most resumes make display of at least a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or business.

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Senior Payroll Specialist

Processed payroll and payroll taxes for over 40 companies, covering advanced payroll issues across all 50 states

  • Initiated ADP Resource Program, and was integral in raising client volume from 14 accounts to over 140 total accounts while achieving highest retention levels within division at 87%
  • Spearheaded various implementation programs within ADP Resource, including implementation of division level tax software, as well as training on such programs and tax laws
  • Training and mentoring of new associates, provided technical support for both implementation and payroll departments
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Business Administration
MA
Finance
MA
Accounting And Financial Management
2

Senior Payroll Specialist/hr Processor

  • Processed weekly/bi-weekly payroll for approximately 1400 consultant and 230 corporate employees; which includes all standard deductions e.g. taxes, garnishments, benefits and miscellaneous deductions.
  • Completed employment verification and processed unemployment claims.
  • Verified I-9 documentation and ensure forms are completed. Enter all data into the HRIS system; updated and maintained all employees/benefits files.
  • Monitored vacation and PTO accruals, resolved all issues.
  • Assisted in the integration of corporate acquisitions; including Broad Reach Consulting, Inc. and CNC Global. In July 2002 Intellimark, Inc. a private staffing company, acquired Technisource Inc. and over an eight-month integration period transferred all accounting functions to their corporate headquarters in St. Louis, Mo. Provided information as required by both companies to ensure final transition and integration of the payroll department in an accurate and timely manner.
  • High volume of customer service.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Computer Programming
3

Senior Payroll Specialist

  • Take client calls to enter payroll
  • Online specialist: helped teach clients how to use online system, helped troubleshoot and fix problems, and resolved IT issues
  • Assisted in quarter end and year end tax returns and fixes
  • Received Paychex certified training, and was promoted to Senior within 6 months of hire
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Leadership
4

Senior Payroll Specialist

  • Processed payroll for 800+ travel nurses in all 50 states.
  • Verified completeness and accuracy of the payroll departments work, calculations, and records.
  • Consulted with manager to resolve problems within the payroll department relating to physical resources, staffing and quality control.
  • Compiled government and management reports.
  • Reconciled payroll discrepancies.
  • Assist Payroll Help Desk in resolving payroll issues and serve as back up when needed.
  • Effectively resolved conflicts and assisted new employees and other staff with payroll policy and business operations.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
5

Senior Payroll Specialist

Maintain a base of payroll clients relevant to size and complexity on all products including Tax pay, Direct Deposit, Time off accrual reporting and check signing and stuffing allocations and employee deductions and to set schedules.

  • Accurately key all payroll related data necessary to process and meet appointment schedules.
  • Contact clients to obtain payroll data, including salary changes, special payments, tax information and employee deductions, and to set schedules.
  • Keep abreast of the payroll processing system and changes in wage and tax laws, and correspond with federal, state and local tax agencies on behalf of clients in problem situations.
  • Assumes responsibility for complex payroll clients.
  • Research and resolve more complex client / system problems.
  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with clients, agencies and coworkers.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
C
Business
Forensic Accounting
6

Senior Payroll Specialist

Manages payroll processing for client population of 13,000 employees and serves as the main contact between the client and ADP GV for all payroll related responsibilities and issues. Responsibilities include; data upload, payroll reconciliation, tax reconciliation, year end and general ledger reconciliation. Also, serves as the point of contact for all escalated issues and a liaison between the client and ADP ancillary services.

  • Maintains payroll processing documents to ensure that all process changes are documented accurately.
  • Facilitates weekly, quarterly and year end calls as a touch point for all issue updates and resolution.
  • Manages the client year end process and provides the client with assistance to ensure W2’s are accurate.
  • Assists the payroll specialist in running audit reports during payroll to ensure payroll accuracy.
  • Ensures that all third party files are sent timely and is the point of contact between the client and vendor for all outbound interface issues.
  • Responsible for testing system configuration updates prior to migration into the production environment to ensure changes do not have a negative impact.
  • Assists in training new hires on the GV system functionality and payroll processing.
  • Responsible for providing monthly KPI and off cycle reporting to relationship management team.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
7

Senior Payroll Specialist

  • Processed payroll for approximately 150+ clients averaging 50+ employees on a multi-frequency pay schedule
  • Processed benefit and payroll deductions, wage garnishments and tax levies.
  • Contacted tax agencies to gather and/or resolve tax notices and penalties. Also prepared and filed amended tax returns as needed.
  • Facilitated quarter end/year end preparation and handled all tax related correspondence, resolution of issues for client base of approx. 2800 clients
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
MA
Business Administration
8

Senior Payroll Specialist (contract)

  • Processed weekly and biweekly multi-state payroll for approximately 500 unionized employees utilizing JD Edwards time and attendance file interfaces in conjunction with SAP payroll platforms.
  • Updated payroll change reports to maintain integrity of data entry.
  • Appointed as lead for project involving New Hire Sox compliance.
  • Processed labor distribution assignments within the JD Edwards.
  • Created processing procedures (SOP's) to ensure cross training of payroll processes.
  • Cross-trained on multiple job requirements to ensure backup availability.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
Payroll Professional Intensive
Computer Science
9

Senior Payroll Specialist

  • Process payroll timely and accurately by entering, verifying and submitted time as provided by client to ensure and tax deposit.
  • Maintain exceptionally high survey scores and client retentions by establishing a trusting and healthy relationship with clients and CPA's.
  • Process unemployment, disability, and third party sick pay paperwork for NJ, NY and PA.
  • Familiar with US federal, NJ, NY, PA, CA, MA, FL state and various NJ, NY and PA local taxes.
  • Complete training and pass Senior Payroll Test to earn trust to work alongside clients with high demand products and complex payrolls.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Political Science / Spanish
10

Senior Payroll Specialist

  • Provide administrative and clerical payroll support for 300+clients
  • Respond to client communications in a timely manner to answer questions and resolve issues
  • Maintain client accounts and update records
  • Input and process payroll reported in a variety of formats (phone, email, fax)
  • Observe all laws, regulation and other applicable obligations to ensure compliance and security of data
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AAS
Business Administration
BS
Business Administration

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