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Payroll Managers maintain careful records regarding employee wages, benefits, and taxes. Payroll Managers' resumes showcase such skills as managing accurate and timely functions of the payroll department, and monitoring and processing payroll garnishments and IRS tax levies. The requirements for becoming a Payroll Manager vary based on the employer, but most companies prefer applicants who are able to show a college degree and several years of HR experience on their resumes. Voluntary certification from a respected national agency can also increase an applicant's chances of getting hired.

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Payroll Manager

Managed payroll and tax operations for this VOIP startup company US, Canada, & UK, allowing rapid expansion while meeting all deadlines.

  • Implemented cost savings of 10'% by managing all time & labor systems and changing systems midterm.
  • Took the company from 250 Salary and Hourly employees to 1000 without adding staff to my department and eventually lead to over 5000 headcount.
  • Resolved all Tax, garnishments, prior company IRS registrations, SOD's Local/State, and all tax related issues.
  • Responsible for continuous process improvement through root - cause analysis. Human Resources support.
  • Consulted, wrote, and advised on policy structure that obtained SOX compliance during "going public" phase.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Human Resources Management
Law
2

Payroll Manager

Successfully implemented a new business process that streamlined the reporting procedures, reducing the human error by 90%

  • Responsible for the development and implementation of payroll operations policies to ensure that the company is in compliance with all state and federal regulation.
  • Responsible for the accurate interfacing of all payroll journals to the general ledger application
  • Successfully created, reviewed and distributed various payroll reports to support financial projections, audits, HR reviews and compliance issues
  • Conducted training for all employees, supervisors and managers on processes related to the time-entry system.
  • Successfully developed and executed change management plan to change pay frequency from semi-monthly paying current to a bi-weekly paying in the rears.
  • Successfully developed and implemented internal controls that greatly reduced the risk of the misappropriation of company assets.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration-accounting
MA
Accounting
Doctor Of Business Administration
3

Payroll Manager

Managed all aspects of $43 million annual payroll for as many as 1,500 commissioned, hourly, and salaried employees working in over 50 locations throughout 4 states. Administered 38 payroll processes per year. Managed 2 payroll specialists with 0% turnover for 5 years. Assisted in payroll system conversions, designed payroll management system, implemented hourly timecard review program, processed state and federal tax returns, W2s.

  • Led conversion from physical time clocks to web-based system resulting in 10% return on investment within 9 months and over $65,000 in annual savings. Transitioned to paperless company in 2009 resulting in $30,000 in annual savings.
  • Conducted payroll billing audit to recoup over $18,000 in overbillings. Completed Washington L&I audit to recoup over $26,000 in insurance premiums.
  • Reduced payroll department error rate from 10% per payroll to less than 1% annually within 12 months and continually improved this metric for over 15 years saving more than $17,000 annually.
  • Facilitated one-on-one training to store managers on new method of timekeeping management to reduce inaccuracies from as many as 300 to less than 10 per payroll.
  • Hired to manage payroll for 19 branch locations garnering elevated responsibilities of payroll management for 50 branch locations, corporate office, and distribution center.
  • Recipient, Monthly Rock Star Award, March 2013 and multiple other performance awards.
  • Introduced sales techniques for overcoming objections. Presented sales training via DVD and traveled to locations to facilitate sales training onsite at 2 locations.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
4

Payroll Manager

Processed Bi-Weekly, Multi-State Payroll for 300 Hourly and Salaried Employees. Processed Benefits, garnishments, audited tax filings. Audited payroll each pay cycle and reconciled multi-system data to ensure accuracy. Provided reports as needed to management, prepared J/E's and reconciled payroll accounts.

  • Implemented complete new payroll policies, procedures and workflow changes and internal controls in order to assure efficient and effective results that were in compliance with company policies and federal and state laws and regulations.
  • Analyzed and reviewed existing practices, recommending and setting up automated imports which significantly decreased errors data entry and processing time.
  • Lead audits with various agencies, 401k, workers compensation and Federal and state tax agencies.
  • Set up various automated reports and upgrades which lead to more visability and accurate reporting to management.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
5

Payroll Manager

Responsible for entire payroll process - 1,300 multi-state, multi-cycle payrolls.

  • Reorganized department policies and procedures, increased efficiency.
  • Raised department perception, both internally and externally.
  • Reconciled outstanding tax issues.
  • Conducted 401k audit for 2007, 2008, 2009.
  • Trained supervisors and managers on TimePro timekeeping software.
  • Reduced off cycle check processing by 99%.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
6

Payroll Manager

Directly supervise twelve employees in the payroll department to ensure that all systems are functioning properly and that payroll is properly distributed to all employees in a timely manner.

  • Managed payroll financial and accounting processes for the organization so that payroll and benefit reporting activities are accurate, timely, funded properly, cost-effective, and business and employee sensitive.
  • Maintained financial accounting and controls associated with the payroll system and benefit plans in a multi-state environment.
  • Coordinated accounting entries between the subsidiary companies and the payroll accounting system.
  • Met immediate reliability, accuracy, and timeliness needs and expectations while simultaneously addressing longer-term process and policy needs.
  • Accomplished results with a varied staff, utilizing influence and persuasion rather than power and reporting relationships.
  • Recommended, developed and maintained fraud prevention and detection controls.
  • Managed payroll conversion/integration for newly acquired and newly formed organizations.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
7

Payroll Manager

Directly supervise twelve employees in the payroll department to ensure that all systems are functioning properly and that payroll is properly distributed to all employees in a timely manner.

  • Managed payroll financial and accounting processes for the organization so that payroll and benefit reporting activities are accurate, timely, funded properly, cost-effective, and business and employee sensitive.
  • Maintained financial accounting and controls associated with the payroll system and benefit plans in a multi-state environment.
  • Coordinated accounting entries between the subsidiary companies and the payroll accounting system.
  • Met immediate reliability, accuracy, and timeliness needs and expectations while simultaneously addressing longer-term process and policy needs.
  • Accomplished results with a varied staff, utilizing influence and persuasion rather than power and reporting relationships.
  • Recommended, developed and maintained fraud prevention and detection controls.
  • Managed payroll conversion/integration for newly acquired and newly formed organizations.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
8

Administrative Assistant/office Manager/payroll Manager

Current Duties include Assisting Small Business Owner in the Day to Day Operations of a Staffing Company employing 17 + part time employees. Responsible for scheduling/coordinating events, Managing Staff, Event Planning, Payroll, Accounting, Resolving Customer Complaints, Billing and Invoicing. Also manage the Collections portion of the business, contacting 30 plus days past due accounts.

  • Developed Event Checklist and Closing/Opening Procedures
  • Maintained all Employee Records including sending 1099 Forms and assisting with Tax issues
  • Designed all Print advertising
  • Developed Community outreach advertising program resulting in a 17% increase in revenue to date.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Bachelor of Arts
9

Payroll Manager

Administered bi-weekly multi-state payroll for over 350 employees, in excess of $1.2M per pay period.

  • Uploaded detailed payroll benefit deduction information for employee FSA, HSA & 401k accounts.
  • Analyzed, reconciled, and maintained assigned general ledger payroll clearing accounts.
  • Created and maintained spreadsheets; prepared journal entries; assisted with monthly closing.
  • Ad hoc reporting of payroll information for accounting, finance, treasury, human resources & sales.
  • Communicated and collaborated across various departments to process and improve payroll functions.
  • Assisted with audits, tax reporting, and compliance by providing supporting records and documents.
  • Developed procedural instructions for various payroll and timekeeping processes.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
MA
50% Complete
10

Payroll Manager

Provided strong, focused leadership for Professional Employer Organization (PEO).

  • Instrumental in assisting Global Payroll to start a payroll and tax service company.
  • Managed, documented and created procedures for the payroll department.
  • Paid the tax payments, prepared tax returns (multi state) and year end returns for up to 10,000 employees.
  • Assisted with benefit enrollments, balancing deductions and made the benefit payments.
  • Instrumental to the sales team by going on a sales call and discussing the clients payroll needs.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job

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