Payroll Clerk

Writing a great payroll clerk resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Francesca Wait

francesca.wait@gmail.com | (793) 175-0161 | Charleston, WV

Summary


I am a payroll clerk with over 2 years of experience. I have processed payroll for companies of all sizes and industries. I am accurate and detail-oriented, and I have a strong understanding of wage laws. I am confident in my ability to process payroll quickly and efficiently.

Experience


Payroll Clerk at Mountaineer Payroll Services, WVMar 2022 - Present

  • Processed payroll for 150 employees every two weeks.
  • Ensured that all deductions were accurate and up to date.
  • Entered new employee information into the system and processed their first paycheck.
  • Set up direct deposit for all employees.
  • Answered questions from employees regarding their paychecks.

Payroll Clerk II at Appalachian Payroll Solutions, WVJul 2020 - Mar 2022

  • Cut payroll processing time by 15% by streamlining data entry.
  • Reduced errors in payroll calculations by 10%.
  • Implemented a new system for tracking employee vacation and sick days, which saved the company $5,000 per year.
  • Trained 2 new employees in the payroll process.
  • Processed bi-weekly payroll for 100 employees.

Education


High School Diploma at Parkersburg High School, Parkersburg, WVSep 2016 - May 2020

I have learned time management, organizational, and study skills while studying for my High School Diploma.

Skills


  • Math
  • Data Entry
  • Organization
  • Time Management
  • Communication
  • Payroll Systems
  • Typing

Katheline Stratman

katheline.stratman@gmail.com | (687) 357-1777 | Livonia, MI

Summary


I have over 2 years of experience as a Payroll Clerk. I am responsible for processing payroll for employees, calculating taxes and deductions, and issuing paychecks. I also maintain employee records and prepare reports. I am detail oriented and efficient in my work. My experience has taught me how to handle confidential information with discretion.

Experience


Payroll Clerk at ADP, MIApr 2022 - Present

  • Reduced payroll processing time by 10%.
  • Implemented a new system for tracking employee vacation and sick days that saved the company $4,000 per year.
  • Negotiated with health insurance providers to get a better rate for the company’s employees.
  • Processed bi-weekly payroll for 100 employees.
  • Resolved over 500 employee inquiries regarding their pay or benefits.
  • Set up direct deposit for all employees.

Payroll Clerk II at Paychex, MIJul 2020 - Mar 2022

  • Assisted in processing payroll for 300+ employees on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Reviewed time sheets for accuracy and compliance with company policies.
  • Entered new hires, terminations, and other employee changes into the payroll system.
  • Answered questions and provided assistance to employees regarding their pay stubs or benefit deductions.
  • Generated reports related to hours worked, vacation accrual, and tax withholdings.
  • Maintained confidentiality of all employee records.

Education


High School Diploma at Detroit Public Schools, MIAug 2016 - May 2020

I have learned how to read, write, and do math.

Skills


  • Math
  • Data Entry
  • Organization
  • Payroll Software
  • Communication
  • Detail Oriented