Experienced professional with a record of success creating, implementing, problem-solving and evaluating human resources practices and processes. Skilled at benefits administrations, wellness programs, personnel and performance management. Known for the ability to meet corporate objectives with effective human resources strategies. Excellent internal and external interpersonal skills with the ability to work as a team player.
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
Paychex, ADP Workforce Now, Payex payroll systems
ADP HRB, PeopleSoft, Ceridian and Ultipro HRIS systems
Workers' Compensation and Unemployment Claims
Federal Contractor compliance reporting
Annual State and Federal compliance filings
FSA, HRA and HSA claims processing and administration
401(k) and 403(b) retirement plan administration
Salary and Benefit Surveys
5500 data compiling and non-discrimination testing
Improved Client's annual evaluation process through the creation of a Performance Management Database. The database helped to properly review, evaluate and rate 160 employee evaluations.
$8,000.00 savings to Company in Cobra subsidy cost (required by ARRA 2009) through
aggressive Cobra Administration efforts.
Negotiated salary increases for employees after a three year salary freeze. The increase resulted in the reduction of excess overtime charges being billed to Federal Contracts.
Increased 401(k) participation and contributions by
30% which resulted in the Association's ability to pass
discrimination testing for the first time.
Reduced benefit administration expenses 25% through
automation and productivity enhancements. Creating benefit files for 2300 employees (Union and Non-Union), and 300 retirees.
Benefits CoordinatorSep 2015 to Current Covington and Burling LLP － Washington, DC
Conduct benefits administration for over 1500 benefit-eligible employees.
Address inquires from employees and management regarding benefit plans and leave programs.
Manage employee disability and FMLA leave requests. Maintain leave tracking and coordinate return-to duty process.
Determine employee eligibility and calculate Firm Contribution to employee retirement savings plan accounts. Create employee notification and manage funding requests.
Human Resources Generalist II - OutsourcingFeb 2013 to Sep 2015 Raffa PC － Washington, DC
Managed all aspects of HR and benefits administration for clients including enrolling
and terminating employees in HRIS systems and benefit plans, processing
retirement plan remittances and completing annual data collection for
compliance testing and 5500 preparation.
Conduct full cycle recruitment for clients;
Manage payroll processing for 8 clients, establishing best practices
that capture and prevent errors while maintaining a high level of
accuracy in client payroll processes.
Handled employee relations matters, in addition to acting as a
coach/counsel to client employees and supervisors in highly sensitive,
confidential or complex situations.
Administered and ensured compliance in areas such as affirmative action, anti-discrimination, health and safety programs as
well as federal and state laws and regulations.
Recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to effect
continual improvements in efficiency of the client relationship.
Human Resources ManagerFeb 2010 to Feb 2013 The Dixon Group Inc － Washington, DC
Operate as a
generalist in the day-to-day operations of all human resources functions
including; recruitment, selection, placement, employment verification,,
reference checks background investigations and I-9 processing; perform on-boarding
and off-boarding processes
Created consistency via the development and
enforcement of personnel policies and procedures and revised the employee
Completed annual filings of federal and state regulations such as OFCCP, ERISA, DCFMLA,
ADA, PPACA, and EEO; 408b, 404a, 5500 preparations.
all employee health and welfare benefits plans; Manage vendor relations
and act as primary contact; Negotiate vendor contracts and oversee/review
performance; Reconcile monthly invoices; resolve all claims issues.
Accomplished $8,000.00 savings to Company in
Cobra subsidy cost (required by ARRA 2009) through aggressive management
Developed a Total Compensation Program and produced Total Compensation
Managed payroll administration; review
and process time cards; input payroll earnings, generate paychecks; produce
semi-monthly, monthly and quarterly payroll reports.
Jan 2007 to Jan 2009
Enroller/Claims ProcessingJan 2003 to Jan 2007 CBIZ Insurance/Benisource － Columbia, MD.
Benefits AdministratorJan 1998 to Jan 2000 Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. Wash. D.C
Benefits CoordinatorJan 1996 to Jan 1998 Association of Trial Lawyers of America Wash. D.C
Benefits AdministratorJan 1991 to Jan 1995 Arlington, VA.
Business Mgmt - PursuingUniversity of PhoenixBusiness Mgmt
PHR/SPHR Certification Course - PG Community College
2011 Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Member
1994-1998 Benefits Certification Program - World-At-Work