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


SoftwareProficiencyYrs experience
ADP Payforce National,
SAP and Kronos payroll systems
Advanced4 years
MYOBAdvanced4 years
WordAdvanced9 years
ExcelAdvanced4 years
OutlookAdvanced8 years
PowerPointIntermediate3 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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