Senior Payroll Specialist Resume Samples

A highly experienced and knowledgeable Payroll Specialist is responsible for processing and managing the Payroll of the company. Essential responsibilities included on the Senior Payroll Specialist Resume falls nothing short of the following – collecting data about the working hours of the employee, calculating the correct amount after incorporating bonus, deduction, overtime, etc. Receiving approvals from higher authority to make a payment, preparing and executing payroll orders, processing taxes and payments, addressing issues pertaining to the payroll of employees and superiors, and preparing reports for the Finance department.

The resume should make a mention of these abilities – outstanding knowledge of accounting fundamentals and payroll best practices, familiarity with legislation and regulations, proficiency in MS Office and payroll software, aptitude for numbers and strong bookkeeping skills. A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance with significant work experience in a similar role is a plus.

Senior Payroll Specialist Resume example

Senior Payroll Specialist Resume

Headline : Certified Payroll Professional seeking challenge and professional growth. Proven ability to focus on employee and business needs through effective time management combined with attention to detail.

Skills : Payroll, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Functional knowledge coupled with basic administration of client benefits and 401(k).
    2. Maintained knowledge of the payroll processing system and changes in wage and tax laws to develop a trusted relationship with clients.
    3. Familiarity with Visa employee requirements and tax setup. Load then onboard new clients into Paychex systems.
    4. Corresponded with federal, state, and local tax agencies on behalf of clients to resolve problems.
    5. Prepared, processed and amend all client Federal, State, and Local payroll tax forms along with W-2.
    6. Researched and resolved data integrity errors and system problems to guarantee accurate payroll reports and tax returns.
    7. Coordination/maintenance of court-ordered child support deductions/payments.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters


Senior Payroll Specialist I Resume

Objective : A Multi-faceted, efficient, and reliable professional with a diverse financial background in deposits, payroll processing, tax report processing. Proficient in all standard office desktop software.

Skills : MS-Excel, ADP Software, Pivot Tables, Microsoft Word.

Description :

    1. Worked directly with Payroll Manager on all related items concerning Payroll.
    2. Ensured payrolls are processed in a timely and accurate manner.
    3. Strategized with Payroll Manager to develop reports, and reporting schedules to distribute for senior management.
    4. Checked timesheets utilizing an electronic time and attendance software Processed payroll for employees in the ADP EV5 Union environment.
    5. Track of all vacation, sick, personal accruals via ADP timekeeping system (Timesaver).
    6. Assisted employees and managers with inquiries concerning payroll.
    7. Processed garnishments and all other related deductions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Word Processing


Senior Payroll Specialist II Resume

Headline : A career driven professional who has developed the skill of decision making, and drawing meaningful conclusions. Effective communicator with strong written and verbal skills.

Skills : Full Cycle Payroll, Multi-client, Out Sourced Payroll Processing.

Description :

    1. Scheduled and processed weekly, bi-weekly and monthly payroll; maintained accurate records for over 500 clients.
    2. Calculated manual checks when the system unavailable for computer-generated figures.
    3. Processed and prepared Workman's Compensation reports, quarterly and year-end tax returns, employee and employer W-2's.
    4. Abated and corrected tax penalties and errors. Conducted employee training and mentor programs.
    5. Researched and resolved money movement issues.
    6. Customer service performed routine research and executed problem resolution and corrective actions on client issues and questions.
    7. Worked under pressure of time constraints while prioritizing client issues.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Journalism

Senior Payroll Specialist/Representative Resume

Summary : Seeking a position that will equip with social skills and adequate training and experience in a rewarding atmosphere preparing for future attributes in career.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Auto CAD, HTML.

Description :

    1. Providing quality customer service to all clients. Contacting clients daily to obtain information for payroll production.
    2. Resolving all client questions, concerns and issues in a timely manner.
    3. Establishing and maintaining a schedule to acquire and process payroll data for the client.
    4. Maintaining a high rate of client retention through quality service.
    5. Participating in and conducting branch training sessions as needed. Keep up-to-date on the latest tax regulations for all federal and state agencies.
    6. Creating and amending state and federal returns based on the needs of the client and dealing directly with the agencies as needed to resolve issues.
    7. Administered the Oracle data uploads and audits into Pro Business daily.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
AS

Senior Payroll Specialist III Resume

Summary : Experienced communicator and team player. Interested in an opportunity with a company where exceptional computer and customer service skills will be fully utilized.

Skills : Payroll, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Researched and resolve payroll related problems and questions.
    2. Prepared bill of lading slips for courier pickup. Maintained employee work and vacation schedules for office.
    3. Printed paycheck using Xerox Docutech printers processing checks.
    4. Sealed and folded paychecks using a Moore pressure folder/sealer machine on a weekly and bi-weekly basis.
    5. Prepared off-cycle payroll checks and manual checks for processing.
    6. Answered incoming calls within a timely manner and directed them to the appropriate department as needed.
    7. Handle employee calls pertaining to paycheck issues or questions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Management

Senior Payroll Specialist II Resume

Headline : Results-oriented and solutions-focused payroll administrator and office manager with more than ten years hands-on experience in payroll administration, multimedia software, and office management.

Skills : Supervision, Customer Service, Human Resources, Marketing.

Description :

    1. Reconciling payroll bank accounts and related general ledger accounts for each pay period.
    2. Managed the filing and payment process for the PA unemployment records.
    3. Worked directly with the bank's 3rd party vendor to ensure all other taxes were paid in a timely and accurate manner.
    4. Worked with the PA UC dept to get the company set up for electronic filing and resolve a prior issue with filings.
    5. Processed payroll weekly and switched to bi-weekly.
    6. Administered the Kronos Time Keeper System online to be used by our facilities across the country.
    7. Processed AP invoices, AR payments and reconciled them to the various GL accounts.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
History

Senior Payroll Specialist Resume

Headline : Enjoys all aspects of office administration and customer service. Background is in Human Resources and Payroll Administration with exceptional skills communicating with associates and clients.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint.

Description :

    1. Provided quality customer service to clients in all areas of payroll and payroll taxes including issuing 1099's.
    2. Maintained client base with fewest inaccuracies.
    3. Completed all courses of training in record time along with weekly ongoing training on new tax laws.
    4. Researched all tax penalty situations for clients and argued to have penalties removed or reduced for the client.
    5. Handled all administrative needs of the client. Hosted weekly training presentations for staff.
    6.  Provided excellent customer service internally and externally.
    7. Completed employment verification requests in a timely manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Human Resources

Senior Payroll Specialist/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : A Payroll Specialist seeking a position that will offer a challenge and an opportunity for advancement while utilizing skills and abilities. Proficient in multiple operating systems.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, M3.

Description :

    1. Provide support for the payroll function in the multi-state payroll department for employees.
    2. Process bi-weekly payroll timely and accurately fo employees using PeopleSoft 9.0.
    3. Payroll Supervisor for a team of 4 payroll specialists.
    4. Lead and train/assist new team members and act as a resource for others within the department.
    5. Auditor/approver for processing of manual off-cycle checks issued between payroll cycles.
    6. Delegate special assignments and tasks as needed. Reconcile payroll files to general ledger accounts.
    7. Assisted clients with all aspects of Human Resources in regards to payroll.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Business

Senior Payroll Specialist III Resume

Summary : To obtain a career as a highly motivated team player with extensive customer service and sales experience. A driven individual with extensive background in retail, and Law Enforcement.

Skills : MS-Excel, Word, Outlook, ADP Payroll.

Description :

    1. Calculated retro payments, overtime, and other onetime payments.
    2. Reviewed terminations ensuring final payments were made in accordance with Federal and State requirements.
    3. Reversed direct deposits and issued stop payment on checks.
    4. Set-up and ensured timely payments of non-standard earning such as auto allowances, salary continuances and severance packages.
    5. Prepared gross reconciliation of salaried payroll.
    6. Processed and reconciled all management bonuses.
    7. Reconciled and funded all payroll withholding taxes.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Associate Senior Payroll Specialist Resume

Summary : To obtain a position that will further enhance knowledge and skills, while utilizing skills to allow a company to grow.

Skills : Payroll, Welfare Benefits, Human Resources.

Description :

    1. Methodically identify system problems and initiate trouble reports as well as system change requests.
    2. Analyzed payday reports and forms received from the field. Calculated paychecks; resolved paycheck inquiries.
    3. Update and maintain employee access to payroll systems. Strong background in payroll practices, administration, and procedures.
    4. Administrative Assistant Produced internal reports for operational review.
    5. Created office productivity reports and statistical reports for the management team.
    6. Provided quality customer service to all clients. Maintained payroll schedules with 325 clients.
    7. Resolved all clients' questions and problems in a timely manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Asst. Senior Payroll Specialist Resume

Headline : Detail-oriented, efficient, and organized payroll specialist with comprehensive knowledge of payroll functions, tax forms and benefits administration. Strengths include excellent verbal and written communication.

Skills : Strong verbal communication, Quick learner, Computer.

Description :

    1. Managed payroll and time and attendance systems. Onboarded new employees in the time reporting and payroll systems.
    2. Processed all salary changes stemming from merit increases, promotions, bonuses, and pay adjustments.
    3. Processed rehires, transfers, terminations, benefits, direct deposits, garnishments, and withholdings.
    4. Responded to employee inquiries regarding payroll and timekeeping.
    5. Monitored time off accrual and vacation accrual. Processed short-term and long-term disability payments.
    6. Maintained a high rate of client retention through quality service.
    7. Contacted clients daily to obtain information for payroll production.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Professional

Senior Payroll Specialist Resume

Summary : To obtain a challenging position with an established company that provides opportunity for career advancement.

Skills : Computer Skills: Microsoft Excel, Word, People soft.

Description :

    1. Processed new hires, data changes, pay line entries and terminations.
    2. Processed and audited on-cycle payroll from data entry through audit of paychecks.
    3. Resolved issues on paychecks and employee data. Completed garnishment entries and responses.
    4. Researched, prepared and entered federal, state and local tax adjustments.
    5. Audited and mailed printed checks and direct deposits. Prepared and audited Excel payroll data reports.
    6. Entered all payroll data necessary to process and meet the client's payroll schedules.
    7. Maintained knowledge of the payroll processing system and changes in payroll tax laws.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Accounting