Lucia R

Payroll & Timekeeping Clerk - 16 Years of Experience - Near 07601


Payroll & Timekeeping Clerk

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LUCIA RAMIREZ-SIERRA 66 Ross Avenue Hackensack, NJ 07601 Cell: (973) 508-7759 Cell: (973) 935-3570 SUMMARY Payroll Assistant with over fifteen years of experience in various industries. Detail-oriented individual with strong organizational skills, who works independently and is able to handle several tasks simultaneously. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE CHAMPION BUILDING SERVICES, Hackensack, NJ 2011 – 2015 Administrator Assistant  Processed payroll for 320 employees and performed adjustments to timesheets for non-exempt employees prior to payroll in accordance with the state and company policy  Processed and maintained new hires, terminations, direct deposits, W4 forms, bonus, mortgage verifications, and employee inquires  Performed all Quick Books related functions such as accounts payables (A/P), accounts receivables A/R, income statement, and reconciled bank statements  Processed Expenses Analysis reports in a monthly basis  Cooperated in bids preparation  Worked with firm’s accountant in periodic review of books  Prepared Union reports and processed payments RICOH AMERICAS CORPORATION, West Caldwell, NJ 2004 – 2010 Payroll Representative  Processed payroll for over 2000 employees  Performed adjustments to timesheets for non-exempt employees prior to payroll in accordance with Ricoh employee’s policy  Created report with outstanding checks and sent to Accounting Department  Wired transfer deposits for the Account Department  Performed all Ceridian payroll functions. Processed new hires paperwork, deductions, adjustments, manual checks, SOX audits and analysis using PeopleSoft  Advanced knowledge of Federal and Local payroll tax, benefit laws and corporate policies  Processed and maintained direct deposits, W4 forms, commissions and bonus, mortgage verifications, employee inquires, checks and report distribution  Audited stop payments, void and manual registers, wage & tax report and W-2 management report  Processed checks for terminated employees within 24 hours of notification for Pacific West region  Processed monthly and quarterly statistical payroll filed for various states for the labor department  Monitored JPMorgan bank account during supervisor’s absence TOYS ‘R’ US NATIONAL OFFICE, Wayne, NJ 1998 – 2004 Payroll Representative  Processed payroll for over 4000 employees  Oversaw all aspects of payroll for exempt and non-exempt employees. Processed garnishments, direct deposits, and year-end statements for managers and store level associates for 105 stores  Researched and solved payroll inquires; analyzed payroll related issues and proposed appropriate adjustments  Participated in activities that resulted in the production of payroll and supporting accounting activities, banking and taxes. Worked closely with HR, Tax, and Finance departments  Prepared payroll reports using Ceridian, Source 500, and People Soft. This assisted managers in completing weekly reports  Researched and calculated payroll related issues TOPS APPLIANCE CITY, Secaucus, NJ 1989 – 1998 Accounting Clerk Supervisor  Maintained, ordered and received store’s money in the safe funds  Collected, counted and deposited money from cash registers  Analyzed and corrected discrepancies on credit cards cash and check transactions  Entered all released merchandise invoices into system EDUCATION Computerized Bookkeeping and Administration Course, CDM Institute, Wayne, NJ Four semesters in Business Administration, University of Medellin, Medellin, Colombia Credits in Accounting, Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ VOLUNTARY WORK Assistant Treasurer, Calvary Baptist Church, Hackensack, NJ COMPUTER SKILLS Microsoft Office, MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point, Outlook), ADP Portal, Ceridian, People Tools, People Soft8, Quick Books, Document Mall