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Payroll Administrators, also known as Payroll Managers, oversee the daily payroll processes of an organization. Example resumes in this field indicate duties such as creating database reports using Report Smith and Excel; processing medical benefits, garnishment, and 401K plans; and processing biweekly payroll for three multi-state and multi-location companies consisting of 1000 employees. Sample resumes show that Payroll Administrators typically need to hold at least a bachelor's degree, but some employers may instead seek applicants with master's degrees.

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1

Payroll Administrator

Performed complexed and specialized work related to the preparation, processing and maintenance of the payroll. (ADP and Lawson Payroll Systems)

  • Reconciled and submitted data for TSA's and answered incoming inquiries regarding all aspects of payroll, insurance, credit union and other benefits.
  • Monitor employee testing and responsible for computing employee financial data concerning retirement and completing employee verification reports.
  • Successfully managed all aspects of payroll administration for over 105 nurses.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AS
Architecture
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Architecture
2

Payroll Administrator

Coordinated weekly and semi-monthly payrolls for over 200 employees at 30 branches nationwide.

  • Created streamlined payroll processes resulting in increased accuracy and higher productivity
  • Provided excellent customer service by building relationships through exceptional communication.
  • Became an expert user of ADP Payroll Suite.
  • Administered and calculated withholding and deductions associated with net earnings.
  • Assisted new branches in learning the payroll process at orientation.
  • Supervised reporting and calculations done by Finance Assistant.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
AAS
Information Systems
3

Payroll Administrator

Processed payroll for up to 120 temporary employees at over 30 different companies weekly, while checking for data entry issues, verifying totals submitted, and troubleshooting issues.

  • Implemented new online payroll system that synchronizes information with Quickbooks, reducing errors and increasing efficiency.
  • Prepared weekly payroll withholding tax reporting, monthly reconciliations, unemployment claims, and computed monthly bonuses.
  • Formulated spreadsheets, maintain confidential human resource records and compiled reports from the databases.
  • Provided employment verifications, W4 and I9 requirements, and benefit information.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Hotel Management
BS
Business Management
4

HR Generalist/ Payroll Administrator

Responsible for payroll for 40 retail locations (approximately 670 employees) in the southeast. Assisted managers with employee relations by following progressive discipline policies. Processed Workers Compensation Case Management, Unemployment Claims and hearings. Conducted Orientation for new hires. Prepared the department for new store location openings. Attended store hiring events. Was main contact for professional employment organizations. Processed promotions, rate changes, terminations and other changes affecting human resources payroll.

  • Managed the company’s transitional payroll processing with very short notice.
  • As part of the “Team”, helped to process the converting to paperless application
  • Guided new providers through transition of Payroll, Benefits, and other modules.
  • Developed new procedures for the HR Department.
  • Trained Site Managers in Human Resources/Payroll.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Business Administration/management
5

Senior Payroll Administrator / Accountant

Instrumental in the company's conversion from ADP Horizon to ADP Enterprise EV4.

  • Assisted in the conversion of the company's 1700+ employees from paper time cards to eTime/Kronos.
  • Conducted UAT testing processes to ensure accuracy of conversions.
  • Performed GL account reconciliations, prepared and entered journal entries via Oracle ADI.
  • Responsible for creating and auditing various payroll reports including, but not limited to 401k, leaves of absence, stock, relocation, tuition reimbursement, and vacation and sick time eligibility.
  • Trained and assisted payroll department employees and provided confidential customer service to employees as well as to the Payroll Manager, Senior Director of Finance and VP of Finance.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Accounting
BA
Psychology
Accounting Technician Program
6

Payroll Administrator

Accurately processed bi-weekly payroll for (3000+) hourly and salaried employees

  • Assisted in the implementation and conversion of payroll systems
  • Ensured proper deduction of employee wage garnishments and wage attachments
  • Accurately computed and withheld voluntary payroll deductions
  • Timely management of new hire/terminated employee information into payroll system
  • Maintained and updated employee/payroll documents
  • Calculated manual checks for employees, including those with weighted overtime
  • Composed payroll reports to ensure accuracy
  • Compiled department payroll reports for budgeting purposes
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Accounting
MS
Human Resource Management
7

Payroll Administrator

Processed and audited multi-state payroll for up to 1700 associates

  • Prepared periodic reports for management, finance and auditors as scheduled or upon request
  • Managed and verified all payroll system entries including deductions, earnings, gross ups, manual checks, adjustments, new hires and terminations
  • Communicated and enforced timekeeping guidelines to department managers to ensure adherence to company policies and all applicable state and federal laws
  • Processed bonuses/stock options/fringe benefits/severance pay/W2's/W2-c's
  • Analyzed pre-transmission and post-transmission audit reports to ensure accurate payroll
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
MA
Human Resources
8

Payroll Administrator

Administrator for combined HR and Payroll Systems.

  • Handled payroll for over 700 employees at 5 company locations and acted as liaison between Finance, Human Resources, and corporate executives.
  • Monitored all payroll tax filings and direct deposits.
  • Audited daily and hourly time sheets each week for correct data and wage processing.
  • Answered inquiries regarding all aspects of payroll, FMLA and other benefits.
  • Prepared payroll deductions, computed adjustments and reconciled various benefit deductions.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
9

Payroll Administrator (contract)

Assisted in the successful conversion of the SAP /Payroll Application while working with the Human Resources Department to validate employee's existing Payroll and HR information

  • Assisted with processing payroll for over 2,000 employees in 48 states on a biweekly basis, while addressing other payroll needs such working with employees to resolve any payroll related issues
  • Supported the Payroll Manager with special projects as assigned
  • Assessed department needs and implemented new processes to improve Finance and HR systems
  • Work as a payroll liaison, by building relationships with employees and answering payroll inquiries
  • Effectively communicated with various departments as a means to build productive relationships
  • Processed garnishments, 401k and other employee changes as needed
  • Worked closely with the payroll team and the Finance Department to ensure that the month end and quarter end processes were accurate and timely
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
10

Payroll Administrator

Supervising and assist in the process for all payroll for three companies, 900 employees, three states

  • Deposit and file all payroll taxes
  • Exclusively responsible for preparation of W-2s and all other year- end tax forms and submissions for three companies, up to 950 employees per year
  • Supervised 4 payroll clerk(s)
  • Offer consultative assistance to Human Resource department regarding policies and procedures
  • Implemented internet pay viewing portal, first in organization in the Northeast
  • Fostered interdepartmental cooperation
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BA
Liberal Arts

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