Payroll Clerk Resume Sample Three

999 Main Street
Any Town, NY 99999
(999)999-9999 cell
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To obtain a position that will enable me to use my strong payroll skills, educational background, and ability to work well with people.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Excellent phone and writing skills on all levels of management.
  • Strong mathematical skills.
  • Advanced computer literacy: Word, Excel (pivot tables), PowerPoint, Outlook and experience in use of Ceridian, SAP, JD Edwards’s payroll software, some People Soft.
  • Quick study and a fast learner of new business concepts and payroll software.
  • Great individual contributor geared in always finding the best solutions possible.

Professional Experience

April 2006 to Present – ABC Inc. Payroll Clerk

  • Payroll Journal Entries into the General Ledger.
  • Processing manual payroll checks, Deductions, Court ordered Liens & Levy’s.
  • Monthly as well as quarterly governmental reporting of payroll tax deposit.
  • Verification of information such as: initial screening, testing activities, and new hire paperwork.
  • Contacted new and current employees regarding job satisfaction, duties, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintain P-R report files.
  • Verification of information such as: With holdings changes, 401k eligibility & reporting.

Sept 2005 – February 2006 – XYZ Corp. Payroll Clerk

  • Handle a weekly payroll for 500+ employees for both hourly and piece rate.
  • Entered time sheets and time cards into the AS400 and reviewed various reports to verify the accuracy.
  • Printed out reports from the Query and distributed to various departments.
  • Prepared the calculations for the misc. payments (vacation, sick leave, etc.)
  • Posted data to Excel for graphs for the productivity in the depts.
  • Developed forms both in Excel and Word for the different depts.
  • Assisted other depts. (HR, parts, maintenance, etc.) with various tasks.

March 2005 – June 2005 – BCD Inc. Payroll Clerk

  • Managed all payroll functions including preparing, reviewing, and processing weekly payroll for 500+ group employees.
  • Completed appropriate changes to employee’s direct deposits and tax changes by weekly deadline to ensure smooth and efficient operation.
  • Assisted with clerical duties as required by the HR manager.
  • Oversaw daily data entries for Production Labor tracking. Prepared daily, weekly, and monthly Labor Reports and distributed reports.
  • Maintained with 100% accuracy and confidentiality the filing of payroll and employee records.
  • Maintained company employee database in Excel for tracking paid time off, disciplinary actions, and personal information.
  • Well organized, focused, and able to prioritize.


Oct 2007 – Passed Certified Payroll Professional Examination

2003 New York University, Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, emphasis on Information Systems


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