Payroll Assistant Resume Samples

Payroll assistants assist in the overall activities related to the management of employee compensation and payrolls. These assistants apart from undertaking various payroll tasks are also actively involved in fulfilling the following roles and responsibilities – managing compensation packages, collecting and verifying timekeeping data of all employees, calculating pays for worked hours and incorporating leaves and overtimes, managing tax and deductions, calculating bonus and commissions, making direct deposits into bank if needed, updating both paper and electronic payroll records, assisting in calculation of unemployment and severance payment, investigating and dealing with payroll discrepancies if any, and preparing and submitting reports.

Payroll assistants should demonstrate certain skill sets such as – proficiency in general accounting basics, experience in data collection, recording and reporting; solid knowledge of company policies, regulations and legislation pertaining to payrolls and working knowledge of relevant software like Payforce. With a high school diploma candidates can apply for this job role, but portraying a degree in accounting or business administration in the Payroll Assistant Resume would prove to be a major asset.

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Payroll Assistant Resume

Summary : Responsible for Maintaining records supporting payroll withholdings from University employees, and also Receiving notice of wages to be garnished, court documents or changes in deductions.

Skills : Microsoft Office, 35-45 wpm, Communication SKills.

Description :

    1. Provided support in tier 2 customer services by answering, researching and solving payroll, timekeeping issues and inquiries.
    2. Analyzed, audited and resolved complex payroll problems and processing errors using Peoplesoft payroll and SAP financial softwares.
    3. Entered/updated employee tax records and deductions.
    4. Prepared the requests for W-2C's and taxable earnings adjustments.
    5. Reconciled, audited and corrected the vacation, sick, personal leave accruals.
    6. Payroll Systems Coordinator - Vinnell Corporation Processed multi-state, multi-cycle payrolls using Lawson system.
    7. Entered/maintained/updated employee payroll records, deductions and garnishments.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certification In Payroll Courses


Payroll Assistant Resume

Summary : Self-starting Payroll Assistant professional that is capable of effectively functioning with minimum supervision on a daily basis. a motivated individual who is known for taking the initiative and skilled at meeting challenges and deadlines. A team player who is attentive to detail and produces quality results and has provided support in customer service, legal documentation related to escrow, purchase contracts, data entry, mortgage and payroll.

Skills : Microsoft, Excel, Bilingual Spanish, ADP Payroll, Kronos Time Force, Ms Word.

Description :

    1. Extensive use of ADP WorkforceNow and Enterprise systems.
    2. Compiled employee time, production, and payroll data from time sheets and other records.
    3. Compiled statistical reports, statements, and summaries related to pay and benefits accounts, and submit them to appropriate departments.
    4. Completed time sheets showing employees' arrival and departure times.
    5. Completed, verified, and processed forms and documentation for administration of benefits such as unemployment.
    6. Computed wages and deductions, and enter data into computers.
    7. Conducted verifications of employment for private and governmental entities.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Accounting


Payroll Assistant Clerk Resume

Summary : Forward to the opportunity to work within an agency where I can acquire insight and proficiency in providing social work services to diverse populations and build my clinical skills. I have a strong commitment to serving the needs of disadvantaged youth and adults, including homeless, emancipated youth and special-needs populations.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Management Skills, Calculating Skills.

Description :

    1. Processed requests for payroll deductions to accommodate needs of all University employees.
    2. Computed percentage and/or amount to be withheld from the wages of personnel.
    3. Received information from employees or external organizations on amounts to be deducted for coverage, requirements or status.
    4. Ensured withholdings are appropriate.
    5. Interpreted documentation on deductions for various purposes.
    6. Calculated and processed paperwork to initiate retroactive deductions.
    7. Verified that employee's withholdings accurately reflected appropriate percent and allowable legal amount; made changes as necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BSW

Administrative Payroll Assistant Resume

Objective : Bilingual human resource generalist with extensive knowledge, skills, and experience working in fast-paced and culturally diverse environments in a variety of corporate settings. Detail-oriented, enthusiastic, and resourceful in completing projects. Possess excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills. Able to multi-task effectively, stay organized while exhibiting a high level of diplomacy and professionalism.

Skills : Problem Solving/Analysis, Communication, Organization, Creativity/Innovation, Initiative, Results in Focus, Organization Savvy, Self-Development, Teamwork, Interpersonal, And Negotiation Technical: Computer, And Managing Technology.

Description :

    1. Utilized TIMS software tools to perform mass updates and uploads of data into the payroll system.
    2. Reviewed accuracy and appropriateness of all payroll input and output files.
    3. Examined employees payroll history to answer any inquiries and investigate any discrepancies and complaints.
    4. Allocated accrued overtime charges to correct stores locations.
    5. Processed payroll adjustments as dictated by the General Manager and District Manager.
    6. Coordinated off-cycle payroll processing as needed.
    7. Communicated with third party payroll processing company, TRINET, on payroll and tax issues.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Development In Human

Payroll Assistant I Resume

Objective : An extremely versatile professional who works well with people of all levels and diversity. Targeting a full-time position that utilizes my skills, experience, education, and bilingual skills (Spanish, English) as well as challenges and opportunity for professional growth.

Skills : Writing Skills, Management Skills, Supervising Skills.

Description :

    1. Maintained hours for approximately 200 hourly employees and assist in processing payroll.
    2. Processed and maintained extremely confidential and sometimes sensitive information for an employee base of 3,400+.
    3. Recorded and tracked time for employees on Family Medical Leave that averages 30 to 60 per month.
    4. Processed paper work for all departures/employee terminations that averages 50 to 80 per month.
    5. Set up all new hires that includes: gathering and documenting personal information, emergency contacts, benefits selections, I9's and other tax related forms.
    6. Prepared and processed employment verifications.
    7. Delivered paychecks with increases to team leaders at various building locations.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma

Payroll Assistant Resume

Summary : Payroll Assistant with 10+ years background in Retail Environments. Core competencies include Human Resource utilize Multi- linguals and Sales and Marketing skills as well as excellent communication and time management skills. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Customer Service Skills, Customer Service Skills, Payroll, Payroll, Social Networking, Social Networking, Creative Writing, Creative Writing.

Description :

    1. Processed, verified and maintained personnel related documentation, including staffing, recruitment, training, grievances, performance evaluations, classifications, and employee leaves of absence.
    2. Processed and reviewed employment applications to evaluate qualifications or eligibility of applicants.
    3. Explained company personnel policies, benefits, and procedures to employees or job applicants.
    4. Recorded data for each employee, including such information as addresses, weekly earnings, absences, amount of sales or production, supervisory reports on performance, and dates of and reasons for terminations.
    5. Provided assistance in administering employee benefit programs and worker's compensation plans.
    6. Interviewed job applicants to obtain and verify information used to screen and evaluate them.
    7. Prepared badges, passes, and identification cards, and perform other security- related duties.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Medical

Payroll Assistant Resume

Objective : Highly self-motivated person with a keen interest in finance and accounting. Accomplishments span throughout my college education. Highly creative and recognized as a results-oriented and solution-focused individual. Areas of strength include Focus and continual learning Meticulous Analytical and problem-solving skills Stress/time management skills.

Skills : Microsoft excel, Supervising Skills, Payroll Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all Payroll functions such as collecting, calculating, entering data, compiling summaries of earnings, tax deductions and other duties.
    2. Answered questions and change requests resolving payroll discrepancies.
    3. Maintained payroll information by collecting, calculating and entering data.
    4. Updated payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, deductions, salary and job title and department promotions and transfers.
    5. Determined payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal and state income.
    6. Resolved payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
    7. Provided payroll information by answering questions and requests.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Computer Applications

Payroll Assistant Resume

Headline : Responsible for Preparing and sending correspondence to courts, attorneys, and employees, and also Issuing and recording adjustments to pay related to previous errors or retroactive increases.

Skills : Spanish, Microsoft Excel, Quickbooks.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the planning, organization and administration of the payroll function.
    2. Primary responsibilities include: Accurated and timely processed of a bi-weekly payroll.
    3. Developed and maintained all payroll information systems.
    4. Evaluated and implemented internal control procedures.
    5. Recommended changes needed to ensure the safeguarding of all payroll and confidential information.
    6. Researched, developed, and implemented changes to payroll-related policies and procedures providing training and direction to management and staff as needed.
    7. Established and maintained an accurate and organized recordkeeping system.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Information Systems

Payroll Assistant Resume

Summary : To secure a Payroll Assistant position that allows flexibility and growth, in a professional environment, that allows me to utilize my talents and abilities to the fullest.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Training Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for processing payroll for approximately 5000 employees in LA and TX on a semi-monthly basis using an in-house mainframe system.
    2. Maintained employee levies and garnishments; entering timesheets, reconciling totals.
    3. Maintained employees' vacation and sick balances.
    4. Responding to inquiries via email and telephone, filing, and other assignments as instructed US Naval Reserve-Hospital Corpsman Experienced with general office equipment including copiers, fax machines, and 10-key calculators.
    5. Knowledgeable in MicroSoft Office Suite.
    6. Skilled in customer service and telephone operations; handling customer inquiries in a professional manner.
    7. Trained in various software including CostPoint, ADP, Deltek GCS and Lawson.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.A. In Business Administration

Payroll Assistant Resume

Summary : Clerical Payroll Assistantprofessional with experience in general office work and excellent customer service skills seeking a full-time position with the possibility to grow. Personal strengths include self-sufficiency, team worker, and fast learning.

Skills : Microsoft Office Application;Written & Verbal Communication;Office Equipment Operations;Time Keeping; Interviewing;Interpersonal; Organizational.

Description :

    1. Under general direction, processes time records and payroll deductions in accordance with college and government guidelines.
    2. Computed and recorded payroll data using ADP payroll system.
    3. Reviewed and sets up selected payroll deductions according to Human Resources Information Systems guidelines and program parameters.
    4. Completed payroll adjustments and corrections as necessary.
    5. Sorted and mailed checks, time/attendance records and cards, and labor reports for distribution.
    6. Maintained appropriate distribution lists.
    7. Handled basic administrative payroll duties including but not limited to, telephone reception, copying, data entry, filing, and faxing.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Sociology