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ROBERT W CENKNER

PAYROLL SPECIALIST
SUMMARY

303-838-6882
bobcenkner42@gmail.com

Highly skilled and motivated professional with extensive years of experience processing payrolls. Ability to audit and verify data in order to accurately meet the many compliance and deadline issues. Possess effective communication and interpersonal skills to all levels both internal and external: employ a positive, friendly and proactive attitude. Being dedicated with the willingness to stay until whenever so the job is completed within deadline.

CORE
Payroll preparation Enter and maintain employee data Time and attendance Garnishments Federal, state and local taxes Monthly journal entries Account reconciliation Accounts payable processing Certified payrolls Customer service internal and external Union pensions PTO Employee verifications OSHA logs 401-K Workers compensation Employee orientation and benefits Conversions Budgets MS Excel MS Outlook MS Word

EDUCATION
Planning recertification of payroll license after being hired BS Degree in Accounting Quinnipiac University Hamden, Connecticut

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Proficient in: ADP, Ceridian, Oracle, Personality, Peachtree, Sage 50 & 300, Timberline and Ultipro payroll software, MS Excel, Word and Outlook and had CPP certification until 2000.

Business Experience
RMS Cranes Denver, CO 2/2013- 10/2013 Payroll/Accounts payable Specialist Process weekly job cost payroll for 2 companies with 90 employees. File and pay federal and state tax returns. Set up and process garnishments, 401-K, and union benefits. Enter, maintain and pay vendor invoices. Processed on Sage 50 and 300. 5/2007 2/2012

Visual Products Corporation dba Gordon Sign, Denver, CO HR/Payroll Administrator

Processed payroll cycles on a biweekly and monthly cycle for a manufacturing company. Paying salaried, nonexempt and union for under 100 employees. Enter and maintain all employee data for three locations in Colorado and Wyoming. Used Excel spreadsheet to maintain and track PTO and garnishments. Prepared audit information for 401-K, Workers Compensation and government censuses Submitted and tracked all workers compensation claims with Pinnacol Assurance Prepared monthly payroll journal entries in Excel and audit payroll accounts quarterly Oriented employees on company policies and procedures Provided excellent customer service whether internal or external Prepared Certified payroll reports in order to get paid for jobs Review, maintain and audit all hours for accuracy before entering Maintain OSHA logs for 3 locations Prepare and calculate commissions statements for sales staff on a monthly basis Report hours and wages for 2 unions on a monthly basis including dues deducted

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