A well organized team player who is detail-oriented and able to handle multiple tasks. Human Resources and Payroll background that includes experience in employee recruitment, retention, staff development, mediation, conflict resolution, benefits and compensation, record management, policy development and legal compliance.
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
Proficient in HRIS applications and multiple accounting application such as ;M.Y.O.B. American Contractor 2000, Intuit, QuickBooks, Paychex, ADP Totalsource, ADP Workforce Now, and Quick Base )
Safety of the workforce
Development of an employee-oriented company culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, and high performance.
Training & Development
Personal ongoing development.
Human Resources Generalist January 2012 to CurrentFreedom Financial Network, Inc － Tempe, Arizona
Provide consistent administration of benefit programs to ensure compliance with company policies, including new enrollment, major life changes, and annual enrollment.
Effectively communicate plan changes so that employees are well informed of options.
Serve as a champion of the employee benefits program to employees and facility management by positive promotion of programs, utilizing creative means as appropriate (Example: Benefit Fairs, lunch and learn topics etc.).
Ensure ongoing employee awareness and participation.
Promote and market, 401(k), Tuition Reimbursement, and Employee Assistance Plans.
Interpret and apply policy to all benefit plans.
Provide an open environment that acknowledges and recognizes diversity in the work place.
Effectively lead individuals and groups through the change process, dealing positively with resistance to change.
Effectively lead individuals and groups through conflict resolution, achieving positive outcomes.
Consult with VP of Human Resources and council on legal matters.
Ensure compliance and manage financial risk in areas such as Wage/Hour, FMLA/CFRA, INS, EEO, ADA, OSHA, Unemployment and Workers Compensation.
Investigate and draft responses to charges of discrimination, harassment or unfair treatment.
Assist in the resolution of ethics and compliance calls and concerns.
Conduct objective investigations, i.e.
harassment, discrimination and unfair treatment.
Participate in completion of internal audits.
Coordinate Employee Opinion Surveys.
Utilize data to create change in the organization.
Survey and trend data to ensure retention issues are identified and addressed.
Support initiatives that attract but retain talent in the organization.
Conduct leadership training sessions.
Administer policies and procedures regarding safety, environmental health and risk management.
Thoroughly comprehend costs associated with an unsafe environment and work to minimize risk.
Administer the Workers Compensation and OSHA programs, ensuring legal and regulatory compliance.
Serve as the primary resource for my client group's human resources questions, issues and situations requiring clarification, guidance and interpretation, determining when additional resources are necessary.
Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate accomplishment of department goals.
Improve programs, policies, practices and processes associated with meeting the operational human resources goals of the client group.
Human Resources Generalist & Payroll Administrator January 2007 to January 2012Canyon State Masonry, Inc － El Mirage, Arizona
Structured and implemented programs and policies in the areas of training, compensation structures, benefits packages, incentives and new-employee orientation.
Brought workers' compensation program into full compliance and instituted preferred providers list, in addition to training Foremen, and employees on procedures to follow in case of injury.
Introduced company's first formal safety and health manual and implemented the return to work plan and performance review program, creating flexible and well-received tools that could be utilized company-wide.
Produced job descriptions across all levels supported by interviewed management and employees to construct an accurate picture of the duties and skills required for each position.
Opened new job location in Texas, guiding the startup and management of a full spectrum of HR operations.
Worked with senior management to create HR policies and procedures; recruit employees; create group benefits databases; and develop orientation, training programs.
Administer benefits enrollment and programs; administer HR budget; and handle HR generalist workplace issues.
Coordinate the payroll for 300+ employees and; monitor, review, and edit payroll for accuracy; answer questions and resolve problems regarding payroll, leave time, and insurance; maintain records of absent and tardy employees daily; balanced leave at the end of each month; verify accuracy of payroll and made corrections and reconciliations as needed; answer telephones and substitute for co-workers during temporary absences.
Developed efficiency-enhancing workflow/process improvements that made it possible to accommodate increasing responsibilities necessitated by staff reductions.
Office Manager January 2003 to January 2007JAZ Elevator Products, Inc － Phoenix, Arizona
Responsible for the organization and coordination of office operations, procedures and resources to facilitate organizational effectiveness and efficiency.
Accountable for a wide array of accounting functions including full cycle accounts payable, bank reconciliation, journal entries, expense reimbursement and month's end process.
Created purchasing procedures and reports that reduced inaccuracies and provided management with an important decision-making tool for job costing.
Quickly became a trusted assistant to the company president, staff and earned a reputation for maintaining a positive attitude and producing high-quality work.
Responsible for extracting data and uploading in the payroll system.
Data entry of employee maintenance including tax forms, direct deposit authorization, salary change, garnishments and voluntary deductions.
Audit payroll to ensure that data transmitted correctly and on time.
Prepare manual checks for terminations based on state regulations for timely payment.
Generate miscellaneous payroll reports such as Monthly Salaries & Earnings, Vacation, Employee Changes, 401k and other reports as requested.
Bachelor of Science : Business Human Resources ManagementUniversity of Phoenix － Phoenix, AZBusiness Human Resources Management
Human Resources Management Certification Ballard Spahr Andrews and Ingersoll, LLP (Phoenix, AZ) Employment Law Seminar Certificate of Completion Lorman Education Services (Phoenix, AZ) Human Resource Professional Development Certificate of Completion Ballard Spahr Andrews and Ingersoll, LLP (Phoenix, AZ) I-9 and E-Verify Certificate of Completion University of Phoenix － Phoenix, AZ
Human Resources Generalist & Payroll Administrator
Bachelor of Science : Business Human Resources Management Human Resources Management Certification Ballard Spahr Andrews and Ingersoll, LLP (Phoenix, AZ) Employment Law Seminar Certificate of Completion Lorman Education Services (Phoenix, AZ) Human Resource Professional Development Certificate of Completion Ballard Spahr Andrews and Ingersoll, LLP (Phoenix, AZ) I-9 and E-Verify Certificate of Completion
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