benefits specialist payroll analyst resume example with 4+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic human resource specialist eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of Ultipro and Business Intelligence with training in benefits and payroll. Motivated to learn, grow and excel.

  • Human Resource Management
  • Troubleshooting
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Proficient in Ultipro
  • New employee enrollment
  • Benefits explanation
  • Microsoft Office
  • Time sheet review
  • Payroll administration
  • Financial reports
  • Business Intelligence Analysis
Employers Council Denver, CO, Expected in 09/2020 Record Keeping For Human Resources : - GPA :
  • What records to keep and why
  • How long to retain records and manage them practically
  • Considerations for electronic recordkeeping
  • Regulatory and administrative concerns
American Payroll Association Denver, CO, Expected in 08/2020 Payroll Practice Essentials : - GPA :
  • Determining worker type
  • Employee forms
  • Fair labor standards act
  • Employee wages
  • Calculating overtime payments
  • Defining time worked
  • Withholding taxes
  • Determining tax treatment of employer-paid benefits
  • Voluntary and involuntary deductions
  • Paying employees
  • Reporting taxes and wages
  • Payroll accounting
  • Payroll systems, auditing, and recordkeeping
Employers Council Denver, CO, Expected in 02/2020 Benefit Administration: The Basics From A To Z : - GPA :

Administration and Design

The role of benefits in a total rewards strategy

Design concepts

Legal Issues

Statutory benefits

Federal laws impacting benefits, including Health Care Reform


Health and Welfare Benefits

Health plan options

Wellness programs

Life insurance

Disability plans

Reimbursement Accounts

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

Health Savings Accounts (HSA)

Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRA)

Retirement Plans

Defined contribution plans

Defined benefit plans

Other Benefits

Paid Time Off programs

Work/Life programs

SHRM Richmond, VT, Expected in 09/2018 Essentials of Human Resources : - GPA :
  • Human Resources. Gain a clear understanding of the HR function.
  • Talent Acquisition. Develop important skills for attracting and selecting employees.
  • Total Rewards. Learn the key elements of a total compensation system.
  • Learning and Development. Obtain an understanding of orientation, development, and training.
  • Performance Management. Discover the purpose and process for performance evaluation.
  • Employment Law. Enhance your ability to apply key HR legislation.
Work History
Resort Lifestyle Communities - Benefits Specialist/Payroll Analyst
San Jose, CA, 01/2020 - Current
  • Oversaw day-to-day processing of payroll for 200 employees, including review of timesheets and computing pay in accordance with FLSA.
  • Calculated payroll deductions by accurately using Ultipro and processed semi-monthly payroll to meet preset requirements.
  • Worked with human resources to develop streamlined way to track paid time off.
  • Verified and submitted timekeeping information for accurate and efficient payroll processing.
  • Performed calculations in overtime, vacation and sick hours to provide accurate data to payroll processing database.
  • Diagnosed, troubleshot and resolved network and system problems.
  • Delivered in-depth Ultipro training, imparting knowledge of best practices for protecting data and minimizing errors.
  • Provided client support on system operation and troubleshooting.
  • Hosted manager and employee Ultipro trainings
  • Became subject matter expert on business intelligence in Ultipro
  • Explained benefits to plan participants in easy to understand terms in order to educate each on available options.
Vintage Wine Estates - Office Manager/Benefits Specialist
Hopland, CA, 01/2019 - 12/2019
  • Checked employees' benefits enrollment for accuracy and inputted all data into Cigna.
  • Updated personnel handbooks and individual records to keep filed accurate and detailed.
  • Created brand new filing system fulfilling all reporting requirements of all relevant government rules and regulations.
  • Designed, evaluated and modified benefits policies to keep programs current, competitive and in compliance with legal requirements.
  • Oversaw appointment scheduling and itinerary coordination for both clients and personnel.
  • Established efficient workflow processes, monitored daily productivity and implemented modifications to improve overall effectiveness of personnel and activities.
  • Completed semi-monthly payroll for 180 employees.
  • Created reports and presentations.
  • Coordinated special projects and managed schedules.
Adswerve - Office Manager
City, STATE, 02/2018 - 12/2018
  • Developed and implemented office management procedures, increasing training efficiency, team productivity and accuracy.
  • Received, screened and routed incoming calls.
  • Increased team productivity by reorganizing office supplies and protocols.
  • Sourced vendors for special project needs and negotiated contracts.
  • Tracked and recorded expenses and reconciled accounts to maintain accurate, current and compliant financial records.
  • Managed administrative logistics of events planning, including contract signing, fee collection, event booking and event promotions.
  • Delivered smooth training execution by coordinating seminar functions, including site selection, scheduling, marketing, reservations, materials, event management and follow-up.
  • Supervised onsite team, including caterers, audio-visual technicians, and facility management team.
  • Planned and coordinated company wide summits of over 100 employees. Including, transportation, food and beverage, hotel accommodations, and schedules
  • Supported senior leadership by developing status reports on activities related to planning, scheduling, cancellation, inquiries, resourcing, risk mitigation and proposal development for various events.
Private Estate - Estate Manager
City, STATE, 01/2017 - 02/2018
  • Managed all intake and discharge paperwork and procedures for employees.
  • Modernized and improved operational procedures to increase efficiency and profitability while tightly controlling costs such as labor and preventing waste.
  • Supervised employees preparing meals and handling chores and provided constructive feedback.
  • Coordinated events for entire household, including holiday parties, cocktail parties and small gatherings.
  • Established and administered annual budget with effective controls to prevent overages, minimize burn rate and support sustainability objectives.
  • Effectively supervised staff of 12 personnel by implementing company policies, protocols, work rules and disciplinary action.
  • Reduced workflow inconsistencies by recruiting and hiring capable staff members.
  • Used QuickBooks to produce monthly invoices, reports and other deliverables.
  • Developed and maintained automated alert system for upcoming deadlines on incoming requests and events.
  • Promoted team productivity by keeping supplies organized and well-stocked.
  • Handled logistics, catering, agendas and travel arrangements for meeting and event planning.

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School Attended

  • Employers Council
  • American Payroll Association
  • Employers Council
  • SHRM

Job Titles Held:

  • Benefits Specialist/Payroll Analyst
  • Office Manager/Benefits Specialist
  • Office Manager
  • Estate Manager


  • Record Keeping For Human Resources
  • Payroll Practice Essentials
  • Benefit Administration: The Basics From A To Z
  • Essentials of Human Resources

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