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West Marine - Payroll Administrative Assistant Resume Example

Scarlett Watson
XXX XXX XXXXX XXXX, Scotts Valley, CA 95066
Professional Summary

Hard working, outgoing, and reliable, as well as very energetic with a background in core competencies. Proficiency in a variety of computer tools including Microsoft Word, Excel and eTapestry, as well as excellent communication and time management skills. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency.


I have excellent organizational and time management skills in an office. I am computer literate and can proficiently use programs such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.) and eTapestry. I have an easy time communicating with people; I can work well in a team. I am a very positive, friendly person. I have planned and orchestrated numerous successful events, including fundraisers for school and church, as well as Gourmet Dinner Club member events. I'm a very creative person, a strong point of mine is coming up with lots of different approaches to a situation, as well as multitasking. I am hard working and committed to my work.

West Marine Watsonville, CA Payroll Administrative Assistant Apr 2012Oct 2012
  • Performed payroll functions, such as maintaining timekeeping information and processing and submitting payroll
  • Responsible for compiling and submitting various Federal and State employment reports.
  • Responsible for receipt and verification of all necessary documentation for newly hired employees as required to be compliant with employment regulations.  
  • Organized and managed company personnel files
  • Responsible for time sensitive payroll mailings
  • Employee contact for resolving payroll issues
  • Processed employment verifications
  • Performed as the "first contact interface" between personnel and payroll department
  • Used computers for various applications, such as database management and word processing. 
  • General administrative support for Payroll and Human Resources Departments
  • Performed as a "fill-in receptionist" when necessary. Operated a complicated phone system. Greeted visitors and callers, handled their inquiries and directed them to the appropriate persons according to their needs.
  • Responsible for management of department office supplies: Maintained, ordered, and dispensed supplies.
Express Professionals Santa Cruz, CA Administrative Support Apr 2011Apr 2012
Threshold, Inc
  • Compiled, sorted and verified the accuracy of data before it was entered into company's product database.
  • Compared data with source documents and re-entered necessary  data in verification format to detect errors.
  • Located and corrected data entry errors.  Reported all necessary corrections to supervisors.
  • Stored completed documents in appropriate locations.

Torchlight Inn
  • Greeted, registered, and assigned rooms to motel guests.
  • Collected payments upon guests arrival.
  • Contacted housekeeping or maintenance staff when guests reported problems.
  • Issued room keys and other necessities to guests.
  • Made and confirmed reservations.
  • Date-stamped, sorted, and racked incoming mail and messages.
  • Arranged tours, taxis, and restaurant reservations for customers.

West Marine - Online Customer Service
  • Corresponded with online customers via electronic mail or telephone, to address questions or complaints about products, policies, or shipping methods.
  • Canceled orders based on customer requests, inventory or delivery problems.
  • Created, managed, and automated gift card orders using order management software. Made sure said orders shipped daily.
  • Responsible for daily reporting 

West Marine - Payroll Administrative Assistant
(Please refer to above description for same position)
West Valley College Saratoga, CA No Degree: Exercise Physiology Jun 1993 I studied here for personal interest, rather than for a degree - I took courses in Philosophy, Anatomy, Psychology, and a few other things, in addition to my classes in Exercise Physiology.
Bringham Young University Laie, HI No Degree: Exercise Physiology Jun 1985 I studied here but never completed my degree because I had to leave and help my family run our business.
Maui High School Kahului, HI High School Diploma Jun 1983
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Previous Companies:

  • West Marine
  • Express Professionals

Previous Job Positions:

  • Payroll Administrative Assistant
  • Administrative Support


  • West Valley College
  • Bringham Young University
  • Maui High School

Level of Education:

  • No Degree
  • High School Diploma

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