Payroll Clerk Resume Sample

The payroll clerk is a professional who manages the compensation package using payroll software. They have to assist in all activities regarding managing employee compensation in the firm. The main aim is to carry out payroll procedures of employees in an organization with speed and accuracy. Payroll clerk job duties and responsibilities include verifying compensation-related information of all employees, calculating pay based on working hours, leave and overtime, calculating bonuses and commission, deal with complaints regarding payroll of employees and maintain records of payment. Apart from these duties, payroll clerk manages and calculate taxes and deduction, preparing and administering checks and direct deposits through bank payment, and investigate and resolve any discrepancies in payroll. To perform this job, the person must hold experience as a payroll clerk and should be familiar with general accounting principles. The clerk should be computer savvy and must have great knowledge of math and numerical skill.

Payroll Clerk Resume

Name: Derek Rode

Address: 3593 Brown Street, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Phone: 925 – 334-0049
Email: [email protected]
Current Job: Payroll clerk, Palm Technologies Corp, Walnut Creek, CA


Skilled and expertise in creating payroll accounts for all new employees and have knowledge maintaining reports using new software program SAP. Seeking position as a payroll clerk at a reputed firm and handling payroll function using my accounting skills and following policies of the company.


  • Entered employee details and payroll data in the system
  • Answered to employees queries regarding payroll and calculating bonus, tax and deductions
  • Processed new employees payroll, promotions, and terminations
  • Issued statement related to detailed earnings and deduction
  • Issued and delivered paycheck to employees and resolved payroll differences
  • Maintained and updated employee payroll records

Work Experience

Payroll clerk, Palm Technologies Corp, Walnut Creek, CA (2016 – present )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Gathering and entering payroll information using SAP database
  • Producing weekly reports of hours worked by supervisors and submitting before management for the review
  • Calculating the deduction and salary of employees and submitting to the accounts manager
  • Researching and resolving the disparity in pay and hours
  • Addressing employee inquiries and maintaining payroll records

Payroll Clerk, Daikin Applied Inc., Walnut Creek, CA (2014 – 2016)
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Processed payroll transactions and assisted in managing payroll ensuring all the policies were strictly followed
  • Organized and maintained pay department records and completed detailed weekly pay reports and all other operations
  • Performed various administrative duties and resolved pay issues
  • Implemented new rules to reduce unnecessary costs

Payroll Clerk, Palm Resort & Spa, Walnut Creek, CA (2012 – 2014)
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performed all administrative duties assigned by the management
  • Assisted payroll manager preparing daily and weekly reports
  • Keeping management informed about various operations and business
  • Providing customer service to employees and managers regarding payroll questions or issues
  • Tracking logs, providing salary details to the management, and information related to outstanding vacation, and floating holidays


Bachelor Degree in Accounting – Depaul University

High School: Northgate High school, Walnut Creek, CA


Gerda Heaney, Payroll Clerk, Palm Resort & Spa, Walnut Creek, CA

Personal Information:

  • Civil Status: Married
  • Date of Birth: 3/8/1996
  • Hobbies: Playing hockey and painting

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