Payroll accounts officer resume

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Lee Connors

3 Gunnedah Road
Shepparton VIC 3008
0000 000 000
(03) 1010 1010
[email protected]


I am a hard-working, motivated professional with loads of initiative and enthusiasm. I am valued for the accuracy of my work and have yet to encounter a deadline I couldn’t meet. More than anything, I am looking for a stimulating position in a supportive team where I can continue to exercise and develop my skills.


Shepparton, VIC
Certificate IV in Financial Services (Accounting)
Graduated: 2008


Shepparton High School
Toomba, VIC
Higher School Certificate
Graduated: 2006
UAI: 87.80


Work Experience

April 2009 – Present: Payroll and Accounts Clerk
Toomba, VIC

Freshco is Victoria’s largest food retailer.


  • Processing fortnightly and monthly payroll, ensuring timely payment of salaries and entitlements
  • Producing payroll reports
  • Processing superannuation, group certificates and monthly reconciliations
  • Processing payroll tax returns and annual adjustment returns
  • Preparing year-end payment summaries and all other year-end requirements
  • Processing timesheets and termination and redundancy payments
  • Keeping up-to-date with employment and tax legislation, and superannuation requirements
  • Liaising with superannuation administrators
  • Processing accounts payable
  • Reconciling cash receipts and bank statements
  • Answering staff payroll enquiries


  • Identified a major redundancy in our payroll processing system that, when eliminated, resulted in a smoother and more efficient workflow, quicker processing time and reduced labour
  • Moved payroll to MYOB software, which resulted in smoother processes
  • Solved numerous major reconciliation discrepancies
February 2008 – April 2009: Payroll Assistant
Howard’s Hardware
Shepparton, VIC

Howard’s Hardware is a medium-sized retail franchise dealing in hardware goods.


  • Assisted the Payroll Manager in head office with fortnightly and monthly payroll and payroll reports
  • Reconciled accounts using MYOB
  • Data entry
  • Data checking
  • Processed timesheets, superannuation and group certificates
  • Updated employee records, including new hires, terminations and changes of address


Software Proficiency Yrs experience
ADP Payforce National,
SAP and Kronos payroll systems
Advanced 4 years
MYOB Advanced 4 years
Word Advanced 9 years
Excel Advanced 4 years
Outlook Advanced 8 years
PowerPoint Intermediate 3 years



My interests include camping, karate (green belt) and cooking.


Tony Tarante - Accounts Manager
Phone:(03) 0000 0000
Email:[email protected]
Howard Finkelstein - Owner
Howard's Hardware
Phone:(03) 0000 1111
Email:[email protected]
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