ALLEN C.

JOHNSON
4007 Brigadoon Drive Zion, IL 60099 (847) 746-1044 OBJECTIVE A position working within the payroll or related fields which offers a high level of challenge, responsibility, and the opportunity for continued career growth. HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Has several years of top, diversified experience. Strong background in many areas including payroll, general ledger maintenance and analysis, account reconciliation, journal entry preparation, report preparation, and records maintenance. Hard working, driven, and dedicated, while highly-experienced in all aspects of the day to day payroll process, and thoroughly familiar with payroll practices and protocols. Has managed payroll for various operations, and is proven in timely payroll completion, and ensuring the accuracy and integrity of payroll records. Computer knowledge: Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, ADP, ReportSmith, Payforce, Multi-State, E-Time, QuickBooks, Accpac, Simply Accounting, Internet, and other systems. Results-oriented, with an ability to see any assignment to successful completion. Excellent organizational, communication, analytical, and people skills. Thrives in a busy, fast-paced working environment. E-Mail: aj2k5@sbcglobal.net

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE ROBERT HALF FINANCE & ACCOUNTING, Northbrook, Illinois Professional Staff Accountant/Payroll Consultant (2008-2009) Responsible for coordinating payroll services for 450-500 employees, working through ADP. Responsibilities include day to day payroll management, processing and maintaining employee hours and payroll information, running checks, maintaining payroll records, processing employee data changes, processing wage garnishments, workers’ compensation, processing 401k rollovers and distributions, and all aspects of employee relations. Also responsible for general ledger, journal entry preparation, account reconciliation, sales tax processing, preparing closing financial statements, account receivable, collections, and other accounting-related functions. AUTOMATED DATA PROCESSING (ADP), Elk Grove, Illinois Client Services Payroll Representative (2006-2008) Responsible for preparing client payroll, maintaining payroll information, vacation and sick-time accruals, processing wage garnishments, making employee payroll adjustments, maintaining client payroll records, client relations, and other related assignments. ALLSTATE FINANCIAL, LLC, Northbrook, Illinois Elite Annuity Specialist (2004-2006) Worked in the development of Access Allstate, an Intranet site. Responsible for updating fund transaction forms, black book reference guide, and other forms; assisting broker/dealer with fixed, indexed, and variable and market value adjusted annuity products, and other functions. NEW LIFE RESIDENTIAL SERVICES, Springfield, Ohio Manager – Residential Service (2002-2004) Responsible for directing day to day residential services operations, payroll coordination, reviewing expense reports, preparing month-end reconciliations, journal entry preparation, auditing and approving invoices, and assisting with daily business affairs, including conducting staff interviews, budget administration, contract administration.

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE ● Probation Officer, Montgomery County Juvenile Probation (1997-2002) ● Youth Leader, Montgomery County Juvenile Detention (1996-2000 and 2004) EDUCATION CENTRAL STATE UNIVERSITY, Wilberforce, Ohio Bachelor of Science in Sociology, with a minor in Criminal Justice. REFERENCES Available upon request