DENISE A. KELLY
Business professional with 20 years of experience in accounting and operations management. History of
achievement and innovation coupled with outstanding work ethic, commitment and loyalty. Proven track
record of leadership and ability to thrive in a team environment. Seeking new challenges within a dynamic,
Payroll administration Meeting deadlines
Payroll processing New hire processing
Conflict resolution Multitasking
EMIS Coordinator/Payroll Administrator, 01/2013 to Current
Pymatuning Valley Local School District – Andover, OH
Review and track funding for the school district based on student enrollment.
Coordinate and provide training for Administrators and Building Administrative Assistants.
Calculate and Process bi-weekly payroll for the district.
Monitor and track employees on FMLA.
Verified data integrity and accuracy.
Submit bi weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly reports on payroll activities.
Processed payroll garnishment's such as tax liens and child support.
Checked accrued hours against listed hours for leave time.
Researched and resolved time discrepancies.
Changed employee banking records when it was necessary.
Issued tax forms on an annual basis.
Maintained employee confidence and protected payroll operations by keeping information confidential.
Accurately calculated bonuses, salary increases and overtime.
Maintained payroll information by calculating, collecting and entering data.
Processed new hire paperwork and documents.
Restaurant Server, 03/2015 to Current
Applebee's Neighborhood Grill – Ashtabula, OH
Offered enthusiastic and personable service to all customers.
Provided extensive information about menu items, took down special restrictions and always suggested
upsell items like appetizers.
Routinely cleaned work areas, glassware and silverware throughout each shift.
Relayed orders to bar and kitchen by quickly and accurately recording guest selections and keying them
into the register.
Promoted items on beverage lists and restaurant specials.
Addressed diner complaints with kitchen staff and served replacement menu items promptly.
Established and maintained a positive work environment.
Payroll Administrator, 01/2002 to 01/2013
Ashtabula Area City School District – Ashtabula, OH
Processed bi weekly payroll for 475 employees.
Communicate with the court systems regarding garnishments, levies & child support orders.
Work closely with AATA and AACSE unions and Administrators.
Managed the conversion from Snyder Software and implementation of State Software (USPS).
Ensured that payroll taxes were submitted on time and within the constraints of the Internal Revenue
Researched payroll errors and processed payments for federal and state taxes, social security, Medicare,
and various employee deductions, annuity contributions and retirement plan withholdings.
Processed voids and reissues, created non-sufficient funds (NSF) list for Human Resources and made
salary changes in the payroll and monthly leave accruals.
Developed and maintained internal control and processes for payroll and state auditor.
Built and maintained 12 different contract calendars and managed set up for all new banks for direct
deposit and accrual year-end processes.
Monitored and tracked all employees' leave time.
Checked figures, postings and accounting documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy and proper
BBA: Business Administration, 2018
Kemt State University - Kent, OH
Associate of Arts: Business, 2016
Kent State University - Kent, OH
References will be furnished upon request.