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Skillful Payroll Accountant resume
Paul Barnes, CPP
Certified Payroll Manager with a broad background in accounting, benefits, human resources, and payroll. Dedicated to providing world-class customer service by implementing systems and best practices that drive efficiencies.
Federal, state, and local tax regulations and filings
Federal and state wage and hour compliance
ADP payroll systems including Workforce Now and Payforce
Ultipro payroll systems
Time and attendance systems
Policy and procedure documentation
Performed multiple system implementations and upgrades utilizing ADP, Ultipro, and in-house systems that improve payroll automation, efficiencies, time management, reporting, and audit controls.
Focused on documentation of payroll policies and procedures that improve accuracy and compliance.
Successfully mentored and managed payroll staff focusing on personal development and customer service.
Effectively negotiates contracts with payroll related vendors ensuring payroll systems remain cost effective and within budget.
Serve as liaison between Human Resources, Accounting, IT, and senior management improving relationships and efficiencies between departments.
Sr. Payroll Manager10/2012 to 06/2017Jamestown PropertiesAtlanta, GA
Manage payroll operations and payroll staff for a large real estate investment and management company.
Implemented systems such as ADP Workforce Now, Ultipro, Business Intelligence, time and attendance, and benefits.
Established best practices and implemented system efficiencies to ensure compliance with six labor unions.
Manage ACA compliance and reporting including annual filing of 1094-C and 1095-C.
Documented payroll policies, procedures, and audit controls to ensure payroll is processed accurately and timely.
Automated the process for reconciling employee benefits deductions to provider invoices ensuring the accuracy of employee benefits deductions.
Established policies related to expatriate employees and the payment of local employees for company expansion into Latin America.
Manage all departmental audits including 401K audits, workers' compensation, labor unions, accounting, and federal and state audits.
Payroll Manager02/2007 to 10/2012UCB Inc.Atlanta, GA
Managed payroll operations for 2,500 employees located in 50 states, Canada, and Puerto Rico.
Implemented best practices and procedures that improved relationships between departments utilizing systems such as ADP Payforce and ADP General Ledger.
Managed and developed a team of three emphasizing customer service and audit controls.
Developed payroll and accounting processes for a large number of expatriates and inpatriates.
Standardized payroll policies and procedures for company acquisitions and mergers.
Managed multiple stock options and awards programs.
Payroll Manager10/2005 to 02/2007The City of AlpharettaAlpharetta, GA
Successfully implemented an in-house payroll system better managing unique FLSA requirements related to fire and police employees.
Set up efficient in-house tax filing processes and documented all policies and procedures related to payroll.
Director of Payroll09/2003 to 06/2005Balfour Beatty ConstructionAtlanta, GA
Managed payroll for 2,500 employees in a union environment overseeing local and remote payroll staff.
Successfully implemented an ADP payroll system that was able to interface with in-house accounting software and maintain the job cost function between both systems.
Sr. Payroll Coordinator05/2002 to 09/2003InterceptNorcross, GA
Payroll and Benefits Manager10/2001 to 05/2002Scientific GamesAlpharetta, GA
Payroll Accountant05/1999 to 10/2001Cypress CommunicationsAtlanta, GA
Payroll Supervisor08/1998 to 05/1999The Home DepotAtlanta, GA
Payroll Accountant08/1994 to 08/1998Blue Cross and Blue Shield of GeorgiaAtlanta, GA
BBA: AccountingGeorgia State UniversityAtlanta, GA