Exceptional Payroll Administrator with an accounting background seeks to provide administrative, accounting and payroll support to an energetic human resources or finance department. Highly experienced payroll, accounting, sales, marketing, and operations manager, with demonstrated experience
in professional health services organizations, large retailing operations, and professional
and amateur sports organizations.
Proven track record of delivering value and leadership in corporate
payroll and accounting operations, retail merchandising operations, and professional
sports organization operations. Demonstrated standard of excellence and attention to detail and diplomacy. Excellent
negotiation skills and demonstrated ability to thrive in very diverse
environments that include domestic and international settings. Fluent in English and Spanish.
ADP knowledge and certification
Federal and state tax regulations in Puerto Rico
Proficient in computers, Internet software and Microsoft applications
Attention to detail
Bilingual; fluent in Spanish and English (speaking and writing).
Proficient in accounting software (Quickbooks, Peachtree and custom-designed proprietary payroll software)
Skills and Accomplishments
Willing to learn and adapt to new work environment
Simplified payroll processing procedure decreasing processing time by 66%.
Successfully transitioned company from use of paper in payroll processing to automated payroll system within six months.
Successfully managed a $5M annual payroll of 9 geographical locations.
Oversaw compliance implementation of both, company specific and government mandates accounting controls and employee privacy requirements.
Successfully oversaw and led the relocation and expansion of basketball franchise assets.
Excellent planning, executing and implementing skills.
Excellent writing skills in both, English and Spanish
Demonstrated leadership implementing operational procedures and compliance to meet Company's goals and objectives.
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to exercise a high degree of initiative and decision making
Good interpersonal skills and teamwork oriented
09/2013 to 03/2016
Payroll ManagerGood Morning Foundation Corp. - Bayamon,, PR
Professional services company, operating
15 outpatient health centers for the provision of behavioral health and
Approximately 300 employees and $9 million in revenues in 2015. Leading and overseeing a team of 6 region-based
accounting managers for the successful execution of a bi-weekly payroll and tax
operation for over 300 employees, using multiple payroll software systems. Managed all aspects of a $5 million
annual payroll for all hourly and salaried employees working in 9 different geographical
locations. Responsible for bi-weekly
timecard reconciliations and adjustments, processing of required federal and
state payroll tax deductions, authorizing and executing both paper check and
electronic debits, executing quarterly estimated federal and state payroll tax
payments, and conducting regular audits of financial statements. Responsible for managing payroll
management software system updates and deployment, and implementing compliance
with both company-specific and government-mandated accounting controls and
03/2012 to Current
Event Manager, Basketball Operations (2012 Season-2016 Season)Piratas De Quebradillas/Atenienses de Manati - Quebradillas/Manati, PR
Professional Basketball Franchise of
Puerto Rico's Professional League (Baloncesto Superior Nacional, BSN). Annual
operating budget of $1.5 million dollars. Oversaw
and led the relocation and expansion of basketball franchise, from Quebradillas
to Manati, during the 2014 off-season, which included extensive planning,
execution, and oversight of operations for the transfer of franchise assets,
renegotiation of supplier and sponsor contracts, and implementation of new
marketing operations. Planned and
coordinated basketball operations, as well as community-oriented events. Provided
effective oversight and coordination of basketball match logistics, operations,
merchandising, and sponsor activities, as well as primary liaison with BSN League
senior officials on team community and charity events and activities. Delivered outstanding performance and
quality to team operations that resulted in increased team operating profit.
11/2009 to 03/2012
Store ManagerCastro Business Enterprises - DBA National Guard Exchange - San Juan, PR
Management and operations company, under contract
with the Puerto Rico National Guard, for the operation of all ten National
Guard Exchange wholesale-club, tax-free retail locations in Puerto Rico. Approximately 112 employees and $35
million in revenues in 2011.
Promoted to lead and
oversee all daily operations at the highest selling, largest floor-space branch
of a wholesale club retail chain. Led a team of over 20 managers and associates responsible for
all aspects of retail operations, including purchasing, profit-and-losses,
inventory management, customer service, product marketing, and new product line
selection. Developed and implemented
personnel and staffing strategies and payroll decisions. Executed corporate initiatives and
policies. As the largest of
10-store chain, managed the co-located merchandise warehouse facility, frequently
coordinating purchases for entire chain, and implementing shipping and distribution
logistics for other nine stores.
03/2008 to 11/2009
Special Assistant to the President - BSN League HeadquartersBaloncesto Superior Nacional (BSN) - San Juan, PR
Puerto Rico's Professional Basketball League,
consisting of 14 team franchises, over 200 professional players, and over $15
million in total revenues.
management and oversight of the BSN League President's office operations,
including representing the President at league functions. Successfully represented the President
and performed decision making for league activities, including representation
of league with sponsors, team owners, and suppliers. Served as the lead liaison with league sponsors, including
Jordan Brand, exclusive shoe and apparel sponsor of the BSN League.
08/2007 to 11/2009
Operations Manager – Men's National Basketball TeamsPuerto Rico National Basketball Team - San Juan, PR
Conducted effective management
and coordination of all Men's National Teams operating activities during international
tournaments, including supervision of team's staff, oversight of team
operations (equipment, travel logistics, competition scheduling), media and public
relations, player relations, marketing (team endorsements, sponsor relations),
and financial activities (budget preparation, account payment, and financial
reporting). Tournament Schedule
included: Bamberg Supercup, Bamberg-Germany; Alphos Cup, Maribor-Slovenia; FIBA
Olympic Qualifier, Athens-Greece.
Bachelor of Arts: • Business Administration - AccountingUniversity of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras Campus, PR, USAGraduate courses towards MBA
Trainings and Seminars
Learning Advances Features and Tasks for ADP Workforce Now (Current Version); March 2016.
Learning More About Payroll Processing Tasks for ADP Workforce Now (Current Version); March 2016
Learning Year-End Processing Tasks for ADP Workforce Now (Current Version); March 2016
Sexual Harassment and Domestic Violence in the Workplace; 2012