hr payroll benefits administrator resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Skilled Payroll and Benefits professional with 17 years of comprehensive and diverse experience. Recognized for proven ability to achieve results, strong service orientation and excellent attention to detail.
  • Microsoft applications
  • I-9 documentation
  • Multi-state payroll
  • New hire orientation
  • Personnel records maintenance
  • Compensation/payroll
  • Employee relations
  • Pay Force, Pro Business, Ceridian Payroll System
  • ADP-PCPW, ADP-Pay Expert, ADP-Work force Now, EZ Labor
  • Government Reporting
  • Exceptionally organized
  • Attention to detail
  • Independent worker
  • Revamped the orientation process for all new hires, which was implemented company-wide
  • Found over-payment in a tax filing issues, requesting refunds through the different agency recouping  a percentage.
06/2016 to Current HR Payroll & Benefits Administrator Tenneco Automotive | Meuspath, DE,
  • Utilizing PayChex accurately processe data, validation and transmission of bi-weekly, and semi-monthly payrolls.
  • Enforced established payroll-related policies, procedures and regulations and adherence to company and governmental policies.
  • Worked with a third-party vendor on reporting withholdings and SUTA.
  • Create reports through PayChex reporting system.
  • Process rehires, transfers, terminations, garnishments and withholdings.
  • Manage PayChex payroll and Time and Labor systems.
  • Provide accurate information for ERISA reporting.
  • Review quarterly and year end payroll reports and the distribution of W2 forms.
  • Responded to employee inquiries regarding payroll and timekeeping.
  • Process new employees in the time reporting and payroll systems.
  • Coordinate benefits processing. Handle enrollments, COBRA, terminations, changes, beneficiaries, disability, accident and death claims.
  • Partner with 401K TPA to coordinate compliance testing and provide information as needed.
  • Oversee maintenance of employee benefits files, maintain group benefits database and update employee payroll records.
  • Responds to employee questions regarding health and welfare plans on a timely basis; acts as liaison between company, employees and insurance administrator, resolving errors and/or misunderstandings as they relate to the benefit plans.
  •  Maintain all compliance for Form I-9s and other compliance reports, as needed. Process worker’s compensation, unemployment claims.
  • Maintains data including file back-ups and documentation files.
  • Serve as primary contact for plan vendors and third-party administrators on benefits issues.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all information

03/2016 to 05/2016 Payroll Administrator Resources Global Professionals | Saint Louis, MO,
  • Respond to employee inquiries regarding payroll and timekeepinq.
  • Enforce established payroll-related policies, procedures and regulations and adherence to company and governmental policies.
  • Manage payroll and time and attendance systems.
  •  Accurately process data validation and transmission for weekly, semi-monthly and monthly payrolls.
  • Process new employees in the time reporting and payroll systems.
  • Process rehires, transfers, terminations, garnishments and withholdings.
  • Monitor daily banking transactions.
  • Process terminations.
  • Monitor vacation accrual.

06/2015 to 02/2016 Contractor-Payroll Specialist Baker Hughes Company | San Angelo, TX,
  • Coordinate and process semi-monthly payroll, incorporating hourly and salary wage payments and other earnings and deductions, including various non-standard payments such as severances, relocation and bonuses.
  • Resolve discrepancies with payroll and /or benefit information and/or Recordkeeping documentation.
  • Assist employees with inquires.
  • Completed payroll processing from start to finish for more than 2300 Completed all work with a 100% rate of accuracy.
09/2014 to 05/2015 HR/Payroll Contractor ZS Associates, Inc | City, STATE,
  • Processed bi-monthly payroll for 1900 employees utilizing Ceridian HCM.
  • Resolve payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
  • Updates payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings/checking deductions, and job title and department/division transfers.
  • Maintains payroll operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
02/2014 to 07/2014 Payroll Consultant Here North America LLC/Nokia | City, STATE,
  • Assist staff with data entries utilizing Ceridian.
  • Multi-state payroll tax filing issues.
  • Answer employee inquires.through "Payroll Team" mailbox.
  • Process employment verification and wage audits.
  • Set up and manage.employee wage garnishments.
  • Accurately processed bi-weekly payroll for 1800 employees.
10/2013 to 01/2014 Consultant/Project Manager Lawter Inc | City, STATE,
  • Work with the implementation team at ADP to transition Company to comprehensive payroll.
  • Various year end projects.
02/2010 to 10/2013 HR/Payroll Manager Triumph Packaging Groups | City, STATE,
  • Consult with managers and staff regarding employee relations, performance improvements, corrective counseling and other Human Resources issues
  • Process all data entry in HR Expert Payroll system
  • In compliance with state/federal laws and with a high level of accuracy
  • Implement new benefits programs, arrange and conduct employee information/enrollment presentations and announcement materials, booklets and other media for communicating new plans to employees.
  • Conduct annual employee benefits meetings
  • Accurately processed bi-weekly payroll for 250 employees, including additional bonus payrolls and year end W-2 administration.
10/2008 to 2009 Payroll Consultant Contractor CVS Caremark | City, STATE,
  • Assist payroll staff in tax related payroll issues.
  • Multi-state payroll tax filing experience.
  • Assist with special projects as needed Process Garnishments.
03/2008 to 07/2008 Field Service Representative United Group Association-UGA | City, STATE,
  • Solicit insurance applications for the Company.
10/2000 to 10/2007 Human Resources Manager/Payroll Manager Versatile Card Technology | City, STATE,
  • Ensure compliance with Federal and State employment law
  • Interpretation and administration of company policies and procedures.
  • Recruit, interview and select employees to fill vacant positions.
  • Plan and conduct new employee orientation.
  • Keep records of benefits plans participation such as insurance and personnel transitions such as hires promotions, transfer, performance reviews, terminations, and employee statistics for government reporting.
  • Update and maintain all employee personnel files.
  • Plan Administrator for Health and Short Term Disability Insurance.
  • Process payroll for 200+employees utilizing ADP 5.1 Version Payroll Software.
Expected in High School Diploma | St. Stanislaus High, Chicago, Illinois GPA:
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State Producer License-ACC/Health/Life Insurance
American Institute of Banking 1977-1978
First Aid CPR-July 2011
Various Human Resources Seminars-Employment Law, HIPPA, Cobra
Bilingual Spanish
  • Various ADP systems
  • Benefits Administration
  • Ceridian
  • Counseling
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Data Entry
  • Employee Relations 
  • Human Resources, 
  • Insurance Producer
  • Microsoft Office, Office, PowerPoint, Word, Payroll
  •  Bilingual Spanish
  • Year End Reporting
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion

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  • St. Stanislaus High

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