The following job description statements will assist you creating an effective experience section for the Payroll Accountant Resume.

You can select 5-6 statements to when writing the experience section of your resume.


Sample Job Description for Payroll Accountant Resume

• Accurately processed payroll as well as monitored vacation/benefit accruals independently
• Actively managed wage garnishments and processed termination checks
• Accepted accountability for the overall teamwork and stood responsible for meeting the deadlines
• Assisted HR department with compensation and benefits for payroll related tasks like processing benefits premiums, wage ceilings, long term disability claims, life insurance, group health insurance, fringe benefits, and overtime pay analysis
• Assisted internal and external auditing procedures related to payroll by following company standards and policies
• Monitored and reviewed complete payroll accounts for verification of accuracy and in case of any discrepancies made appropriate corrections and updates, at the end of every month
• Communicated effectively with all staff responding to their requests and inquiries related to payroll information
• Correctly made payroll related general ledger journal entries for each record
• Created and dispersed payroll vouchers to the company employees every month on the pay day
• Created benefit audits and reports for terminated/retired employees
• Maintained perfect reconciliations of balance sheet accounts related to the payroll
• Executed special research projects regarding payroll management and for detailed analysis of financial facets of payroll
• Gave suggestions to the management for the policy and procedure updates and refreshers related to payroll management and its financial aspects
• Organized and maintained outstanding payroll checks and lists in coordination with the HR department
• Managed contacts and communicated regularly with all the internal and external stakeholders ensuring effective flow of information
• Organized files, accounts, ledgers, records, employee books for payroll documents and other related purposes
• Prepared SDLs – Salary Distribution Journals and other distribution journals every month for payroll accounts
• Processed and prepared corporate payroll using Pay Expert Application, managing all paperwork for the wire transfers and generated return funds
• Processed payroll changes for new hires and terminations ensuring accuracy and timeliness of the process
• Proficiently used PRG (Millennium) payroll and TMx labor scheduling software applications for effective payroll management
• Resolved all issues related to payroll tax payments and reported after every pay run making sure that all filings were accurately represented by the tax service provider
• Reconciled tax payments for federal, state and local payroll as well as returns for multiple authorities on monthly basis.
• Timely prepared, verified and reconciled monthly, quarterly and yearly ad hoc, accruals and allowances reports (related to payroll management)
• Accurately compiled, examined and scrutinized payroll costs and calculated reimbursable expenses