Excellent presentation/facilitation, organizational, analytical, interpersonal and written/oral communication skills
Microsoft Office particularly Excel
JD Edwards World applications
12/2013 to Current
Director of BenefitsGoodwill Industries of North Florida － Jacksonville, FL
Maintains current knowledge of state and federal legislation regarding employee benefits that may impact Company benefit programs; makes recommendations for process and policy changes to the Chief Administrative Office to ensure compliance.
Manage benefit plan administration, including vendor management, defining and updating policies, procedures and payroll system specifications Negotiated health and welfare benefits renewal contracts and oversaw the enrollment process.
403(b), 457(b) and 457(f) Management, communication, annual audits and reconciliation Develop a consistent compensation philosophy in line with work culture and organizational objectives.
Ensure that compensation practices are in compliance with current legislation (pay equity, human rights, etc.) Evaluated salary structures and recommended adjustments.
Maintains Wellness Program through fairs, communications, posters etc.
07/2013 to 12/2013
Benefits AdministratorTalagy Goodwill Industries of North Florida － Jacksonville, FL
Create and coordinate benefit correspondence and communiques company-wide.
Responsible for updating and coordinating new employee benefit orientation, including materials and facilitating updates to benefits-related policies and procedures.
Accountable for planning and organizing the annual open enrollment, bi-annual 403(b) enrollment and annual wellness fair meetings.
Responsible for the administration of retirement savings plans, including interface with employees and maintaining appropriate recordkeeping and employee and vendor communications.
Subject Matter Expert and Liaison during integration of BI-LO associates into Winn-Dixie's PeopleSoft benefit administration program including management of interface files with vendors Created an employee Total Rewards portal to communicate program information on benefit and HR policies Manage several company-wide initiatives such as Check Your Work Status (Defining full-time/part-time alignment), Paid Time-Off Plan for salaried team members, Educational Assistance and an Employee Perk Program 401k Management, annual audits, reconciliation and weekly account funding Manage company-wide relocation program to ensure compliance with policy and minimize granted exceptions Prepare and report annual 5500 filing for all health, welfare and retirement plans.
Served as Project lead for development and implementation of file transfers for health, welfare and retirement plans for RailAmerica and Florida East Coast Railway Managed internal and external audit processes for health, welfare and retirement plans for RailAmerica and Florida East Coast Railway 401k Management, including reconciliation, account funding and withdrawal process Prepared, coordinated and maintained financial data monthly for accounting department Managed and effectively communicated open enrollment; health, welfare and flexible spending plans for RailAmerica and Florida East Coast Railway Managed health, welfare and retirement billing reconciliation for RailAmerica and Florida East Coast Railway COBRA Management including communicating government subsidy data Served as HRIS Project Manager for all health, welfare and retirement plans FMLA/Leave and Disability Management for RailAmerica and Florida East Coast Railway employees including drafting communication.
Bachelors in Science Degree: Business AdministrationJones College － Jacksonville, FL.Business Administration
Associates: Science Information Systems Analyst, Integrated SystemsFlorida Community College － Jacksonville, FL.Science Information Systems Analyst, Integrated Systems