Resume of Maria Maqsoudi-Karimi, updated April ***8 Page 1
Desire the position of Administrative Analyst or Payroll specialist in a fast-paced work environment, bringing a wealth of experience in performing general administrative duties, Payroll and taxes, procurement, and HR.
Skills and Strengths
Excellent knowledge and significant experience in performing general administrative duties;
In-depth knowledge of payroll and payroll related taxes;
Advanced knowledge of Human Resources Management;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
Outstanding interpersonal abilities;
Sound customer relations capabilities;
May 2018 to Present- Acalanes Union High School District Acalanes High School
Activities and Responsibilities:
Substitute instructional Assistant
o Assist teacher in classroom with activities
o Lecture and materials
Library Clark Substitute
o Assist Librarian with all day activities such as check in and out of library books, school textbooks, and Media resources.
o Check accounts for students and pay late fees
o Assist teachers in Library activities
o Help individuals with needs in regards to books
o filing and organizing books on shelves
o monitoring and providing customer services
March 2018 - present: Payroll Taxes Officer (temp job) Petrochem
Activities and Responsibilities:
Prepared and filed tax statements weekly, monthly quarterly, and annually for multi-State.
Calculated Tax payments and refunds & Paid withholding tax and filed State Unemployment Tax monthly, quarterly and annually.
Prepared documents as requested by the Controller
Registered with States to receive withholding tax account and State Unemployment tax account.
Communicated with State officials in regard to State accounts; balance, and penalties. Resume of Maria Maqsoudi-Karimi, updated April 2018 Page 2
Handled W2 requests
Answered employees’ questions in regard to payroll and tax.
Communicated with Vendors on Accounts Payable and Accounts receivable.
E-Filing Tax and Paper filing.
Dec 2007 – Dec 2009: Human Resources Reform Advisor USAID-funded Capacity Development Program (CDP)
Deloitte Consultancy LLP (previously BearingPoint Inc.) Kabul, Afghanistan
Summary of activities & responsibilities:
As HR reform advisor, I Supported the creation professional Human Resource Department along with a complete set of policies and regulations for staff in within the government Afghanistan agencies. Support the implementation of pay and grading in targeted ministries;
Upgrade the Management Information Systems (MIS) in these agencies.
Lead the Deloitte Human Resources team in these agencies; Jan 2007 - Dec 2007: Payroll Specialist
Round Table Pizza Corporation
Summary of activities and responsibilities:
Managed the Payroll for 30 stores;
Responsible for managing over $ 150,000 per month;
Responsible for all HR related issues including hiring, termination and performance management, and financial records of all employees;
Jan 2005 – Dec 2006: Research Assistant
University of California, Davis
Served as the senior administrator for Professor Dr. Debra Longs, conducted research in the areas of language processing and reading abilities;
Dec 2005 – April 2006: Finance and Administrative Officer Project Pipeline
Responsible for all procurement processes, including invoicing, assisting in preparation of annual budget, other related tasks.
Jan 2005 – Dec 2005: Assistant Manager
Managed a variety of banking activities, facilitated the hiring, training and supervision of employees; prepared financial statement and update the general ledger, facilitated timely payment of vendor invoices, controlled inventory levels through effective ordering and loss control strategies; Education
Resume of Maria Maqsoudi-Karimi, updated April 2018 Page 3 2003 - 2007
BA in Psychology and Education, University of California, Davis Language skills
Dari: Native Speaker
Urdu : Advanced
Available upon request