Sample Payroll Accountant Resume

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Brett Haber
9470 Peace Way, Unit 211
Colton, CA 92324
(555)-739-0182
[email]

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.

Education

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

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