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Payroll Officers calculate and distribute payroll to the employees of a company. Sample resumes of Payroll Officers highlight such skills as ensuring that all payments are processed by the accounts payable department in a timely manner in order to avoid interest charges, and entering wage and salary payments for employees in the ACH system. Those interested in pursuing a career as a Payroll Officer should be able to show a college degree in the field of accounting technology or bookkeeping on their resumes.

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1

Payroll Officer

Managed a $600,000 payroll for 340 employees on a bi-weekly basis by filing and securing employee payroll information, transmitting and verifying payroll to ADP payroll software, and updating employee information including deductions, tax exemptions, and address changes; issued payroll without errors or the need to produce manual checks.

  • Administered $500 million budget and oversaw general ledger by entering and maintaining liability and revenue accounts; coded revenue accounts and accounts payable into the ledger on a daily basis using AccuFund and Axcent accounting software.
  • Set up online registration for surveys utilized by the company to gather critical information.
  • Revised finance forms, such as check request and local and out-of-town travel reimbursements, to make easier to use and process
  • Created monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports in all finance areas, A/P, A/R, and payroll, including Excel spreadsheets to verify accuracy and assist managers and auditors.
  • Prepared ADP-based reports including bi-weekly garnishment, 401k and 403b TSA, health and dental, and annual and quarterly 941 reports.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
2

Payroll Officer

Audited a variety of payroll related (timesheets, night differential, additional pay/deduction) for the purpose of ensuring accurate distribution of funds and payroll

  • Prepared various payroll related reports which are incorporated in the monthly financial reports
  • Analyzed various payroll related balance sheet accounts, schedules
  • Coordinated with Human Resources for any changes in the basic rate of an employee
  • Processed any unusual payroll computations in conformance with mandated requirements
  • Maintained confidential employee payroll records
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
3

Payroll Officer

Processed and keyed payroll for the Department of Finance & Administration

  • Operated front desk
  • Prepared miscellaneous deductions, direct deposits, garnishments, career service payments and state withholdings
  • Prepared and keyed all leave quotas
  • Verified employment, processed new hire forms, processed criminal background checks, and managed state vehicle logs daily
  • Coordinated and sorted all incoming mail
  • Answered multi phone lines, and performed other duties as assigned
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Human Resources Management
BBA
Management-hr
MBA
Health Care Administration
4

Office Manager/treasurer/payroll Officer

Processed payroll, prepared taxes, posted and paid invoices

  • Managed and reconciled multiple banking accounts
  • Responsible for purchase orders, subcontract agreements, pay requests
  • Managed Worker's Compensation program
  • Created detailed reports, administered employee drug screenings and processed unemployment claims.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Biology
5

Payroll Officer

Manage two teams of Case Advisors across US and offshore India sites to achieve expedited recovery of payroll overpayments and proper reflection of W2 earnings for 24,000 employees. Oversee Active and Terminated Employee Overpaid Salary recovery efforts. Manage termination risk and controls minimizing company exposure regarding facility and systems access.

  • Led team to recover $4 million+ annually.
  • Create/facilitate awareness workshops for Human Resources and stakeholders/strategic business partners.
  • Rolled out Self-Service Termination Tool for voluntary employee terminations achieving 36% participation and a reduction of late reports from 22% to 4% based on 10-week roll out.
  • Successfully drove down late terminations over 24 months.
Candidate Info
46
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
Criminal Justice
6

Grant Administrator/payroll Officer

Generated all payroll reports and reconciliation for staff of 90.

  • Researched and established policies concerning pay.
  • Initiated, monitored and executed grants for police academy grants
  • Researched grant opportunities and provided guidance on grant writing to law enforcement agencies
  • Established policies for compliance with federal guidelines
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Accounting
BA
Business Management
7

Payroll Officer

Collaborated with Human Resource Department on all Non-Teach/Classified/Union hires; verifying that the new hire's pay and benefits were consistent with company policy for the position.

  • Managed the employee payroll records on hand and in the data system.
  • Maintained the payroll system tax tables and produced related payroll reports, each pay and quarterly.
  • Directed daily activities to produce a bi-weekly payroll for approximately 1500 classified and union employees
  • Including the verification of attendance, hours worked and pay adjustments. Supervised staff to insure accurate input of attendance data and hours worked data in system. Processed actual payroll run.
  • Provided direct communication with classified and union employees with pay questions, completed verification of employment and hours worked requests.
  • Developed and maintained effective communication with other related departments directly or indirectly with payroll processing, HR, Treasury Officer, Location Payroll Clerks.
  • Reviewed time reports, work charts, wage computation, and other information to detect and reconcile payroll discrepancies. Recommended pay adjustments when applicable.
  • Maintained payroll records, files, documentation; recorded employee information in system: new hires, terminations, exemptions, transfers, retirement contribution requests, salary adjustments, commission guarantees, bonuses, etc.
  • Coordinated the annual process of completion of employee payroll tax forms; verified that the information was input into the payroll system in a timely manner.
  • Knowledgeable in the areas of many aspects of payroll processing including, wage garnishments, union dues, 401(k) deductions, pre-tax benefits, employee wage reporting to health and welfare departments, multi state taxes, year end W-2 processing and/or W-3 completion.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
Management
8

Payroll Officer

Responsible for processing multi-state, bi-weekly payroll for employees in the field as well as corporate level employees, while maintaining a large network of communication with regional, district and administrative managers as well as other general payroll duties.

  • Processed daily payroll responsibilities such as employee new hires, terminations, promotions, demotions, raises, vacations, transfers, leave of absences, employment verifications, bonuses, balancing timesheets and uniform deductions, inputting direct deposit information, and sending ACH files to the bank for processing.
  • Produced and processed bi-weekly and quarterly tax files as well as assisted in distribution of W2's and year-end tax files.
  • Processed supplemental payrolls as needed.
  • Assisted in entering child support and garnishment payments, as well as processed and reviewed deductions for each individual region for payment to agency.
  • Processed and sent out new hire and labor reporting spreadsheets in Excel to the state.
  • Placed call tickets to troubleshoot problems in payroll system.
  • Screened applications for payroll position applicants and conducted phone interviews as well as trained new payroll employees.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
9

Payroll Officer

Corrected timesheet, and benefit deduction calculation. Organized file maintenance, and recorded manual checks, pay increases, direct deposit submission, and distributed paychecks.

  • Compiled payroll audits, employment verifications, sick & vacation accruals.
  • Maintained records and filing system for payroll department in a confidential manner, including employee files, wage garnishments, taxes, payroll reports, union payments payroll tax deposits, manual tax calculations/reconciliations, quarterly and annual tax reporting, processing, and current tax compliances.
  • Assisted in completing various accounting projects by conducting research, gathering information and statistics to generate reports.
  • Entered and retrieved information from a computer terminal; used the computer system to retrieve a variety of daily, monthly and yearly reports.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Business Administration
BA
Business Administration
Graduate Studies
10

Human Resources & Payroll Officer

Processed paperwork for new employees and enter employee information into the payroll system

  • Reviewed time sheets, salary computation, enter data and reconcile payroll discrepancies
  • Processed and issued employee paystub and statements of earnings and deductions
  • Kept track of employees' leave times, such as vacation
  • Adjusted error related to previous pay and retroactive increases
  • Prepared or maintained employment events such as hiring, termination, leaves, transfers, or promotions
  • Maintained and updated human resources documents, such as organizational charts, employee handbooks
  • Arranged employees' appreciation activities such as annual stuff party and employees' outing, and job fair
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BA
Hotel And Tourism Management
BA
English
MA
Accounting And Finance

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