Sample Payroll Officer Resume

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Charlene Olander
125 Margaret Street
Houston, TX 77032

Job Objective Payroll Officer seeking position with organization that has the potential for career growth possibilities.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Huge experience in basic and advanced accounting
  • Extensive knowledge of financial record keeping and bookkeeping
  • Strong knowledge of governmental accounting practices and principles
  • Proficient with Microsoft software suite and AS400 file extraction procedures
  • Outstanding ability to prepare accurate, complete, and timely payroll
  • Strong ability to apply departmental policies and applicable laws and regulations

Professional Experience:

Payroll Officer
Industrea Limited, Houston, TX
August 2005 – Present

  • Initiated and implemented procedures to develop payroll for company staff
  • Carried out data entry, calculation of benefit deduction and wages to complete payroll every month
  • Scrutinized payroll for errors and discrepancies
  • Carried out auditing of payroll on regular intervals.
  • Maintained files and updated with pay increases, workers’ compensation payment and finalized payment for each month.
  • Distributed paychecks to each employee every month upon manual scrutiny of salary accounts.

Payroll Officer
Triumph Group, Inc., Houston, TX
May 2000 – July 2005

  • Managed payroll personnel and provided necessary technical support to them.
  • Designed and executed performance metrics and annual reviews for Payroll personnel.
  • Addressed employee performance issues on a regular basis.
  • Supported employees by providing training and professional development opportunities.
  • Reviewed and approved all required payroll and state tax reconciliations
  • Ensured departmental activities were in compliance with applicable federal, state and local regulatory.


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
East Georgia College, Swainsboro, GA

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