Payroll Technician

Writing a great payroll technician 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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Elnita Katter | (388) 302-3149 | Bowling Green, KY


I have over 3 years experience as a payroll technician. In my previous role, I was responsible for processing payroll for over 500 employees. I have an in-depth knowledge of federal and state taxes, and I am proficient in QuickBooks and Microsoft Office applications. I am detail-oriented and work well under pressure to meet deadlines.


Payroll Technician at Bluegrass Payroll Services, KYApr 2022 - Present

  • Reduced payroll processing time by 10% through process improvement.
  • Increased accuracy of payroll calculations to 98%.
  • Trained 2 new employees on the payroll process.
  • Implemented a new system for tracking employee vacation and sick time.
  • Processed semi-monthly payroll for 500+ employees.
  • Resolved 100+ employee inquiries each month.

Payroll Technician II at Payroll Solutions of Kentucky, KYJul 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Reduced payroll processing time by 10% through the implementation of new software.
  • Trained 2 new employees in all aspects of payroll processing.
  • Ensured compliance with all federal, state and local taxes for 500+ employees.
  • Processed weekly payroll for 500+ employees within tight deadlines.
  • Resolved 100+ employee inquiries regarding paychecks, deductions, etc. per week.
  • Managed year-end tax reporting and W-2 preparation for 500+ employees.


High School Diploma at Louisville Male High School, Louisville, KYAug 2015 - May 2019

I have learned to write essays, to do mathematical proofs, and to read and analyze literature.


  • Payroll
  • Accounting
  • QuickBooks
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • 10-Key

Denice Protho | (803) 628-6075 | Tulsa, OK


I have over three years of experience as a payroll technician. In my current role, I am responsible for processing and issuing bi-weekly paychecks for our company's employees. I also reconcile discrepancies between employee time records and the company's accounting system. My experience has taught me how to handle sensitive information with discretion and maintain confidentiality in accordance with strict regulations. Above all, I pride myself on being highly organized and detail-oriented in order to ensure accuracy in all aspects of payroll administration


Payroll Technician at Paychex, OKApr 2022 - Present

  • Reduced payroll processing time by 20%.
  • Implemented a new system that saved the company $5,000 per year in labor costs.
  • Increased accuracy of payroll deductions by 10%.
  • Trained 2 new employees on the payroll process.
  • Processed bi-weekly payroll for 100+ employees.

Payroll Technician II at ADP, OKSep 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Streamlined the payroll process, saving the company 4 hours per week.
  • Cut costs by $500/month by negotiating with vendors.
  • Resolved 100% of employee inquiries and requests within 48 hours.
  • Processed weekly payroll for 200 employees in under 2 hours.
  • Trained 3 new Payroll Technicians on company procedures and software.


High School Diploma at Putnam City High School, Oklahoma City, OKSep 2015 - May 2019

I've learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.


  • Payroll processing
  • Tax knowledge
  • Familiarity with payroll laws and regulations
  • Ability to use payroll software
  • Strong computer skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Attention to detail