Sample Payroll Accountant Resume

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Brett Haber
9470 Peace Way, Unit 211
Colton, CA 92324

Job Objective To secure the position of Payroll Accountant that will allow me to utilize acquired skills and experience.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Certified Payroll Accountant with accomplished experience in Payroll Accounting
  • In-depth knowledge of payroll law, employment taxes, and employee benefits
  • Strong knowledge of federal, local and multi state payroll tax laws
  • Proficient in Deltek GCS Premier, Deltek Time and ADP
  • Good understanding of taxing authorities and government regulations
  • Amazing ability to maintain confidentiality at all levels
  • Strong ability to create accounting reports accurately
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Office)

Professional Experience:

Payroll Accountant, August 2005 – Present
GovCon Associates LLC, Colton, CA

  • Maintained accuracy in payroll accounts and documents.
  • Ensured accounts comply with federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations and county personnel rules.
  • Reconciled benefit plan billings & preparing check requests.
  • Ensured effective controls are in place for accurate calculation and timely disbursement of payroll, related taxes and deductions, and filing of required reports.
  • Examined and verified revenues from all employers, employee and retiree sources; reconciled book balances with bank balances.

Payroll Accountant, May 2000 – July 2005
Lancaster, Colton, CA

  • Ensured that payroll tax deposits are made on a timely basis.
  • Recorded and reconciled payroll information in the general ledger.
  • Accumulated appropriate data to prepare accurate reports.
  • Determined payroll liabilities by approving the calculation of employee federal and state income and social security taxes.
  • Balanced the payroll accounts by resolving payroll discrepancies.
  • Analyzed accounting options and recommended financial actions.


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ

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