Award-winning Payroll Specialist with extensive hands-on experience providing on-going administrative and human resource support to senior-level managers. Expert in processing payroll for over 600 employees and training and developing staff members. Proficient in creating and implementing processes geared toward increasing employee efficiency.
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PAYROLL SPECIALIST/HUMAN RESOURCE01/2007 to CurrentGENERAL FOAM PLASTICS CORPORATION
Maintain the AS400 payroll system and the Optimum Payroll system for weekly payroll runs and.
Create reports that helped with forecasting for future production projects and files to submit taxes and ADP 401(k) totals in a timely manner in order to avoid any penalties.
Assist the Vice President of Human Resources with calculating severance pay, managing calendars, coordinating events and conferring with staff members.
Oversee the management of the online SIDES website for unemployment compensations for previous employees, along with completing separation reports as they were mailed into the company.
Enter and maintain all garnishments for our NC, VA and TX locations in accordance with state and local rules and regulations.
Assist the Payroll Supervisor/Benefit Coordinator with maintain the database of Open Enrollment for Dental, Health Insurance, 401(k) and Vision Plans.
Oversee the entire human resource management process, including hiring new team members and completing new hire orientation.
Perform E-verify procedures on all new hires through the government's online E-verify website and social security checks on all new hires through the Social Security Administration Website
Promoted from being an Office Clerk to a Payroll Clerk and received a merit increase in the year of 2007.
Selected to be promoted from a Payroll Clerk to a Payroll Specialist and responsible for overseeing weekly payroll duties for all 4 of our locations located in North Carolina, Virginia and Texas in 2017.
Chosen to be the Editor of the monthly newsletter that provided NC, VA and TX locations with prevalent information from different departments within the organization.
Established a payroll check list for the VA, TX, CA and NC locations that minimized the payroll errors.
Trained team members in the NC and TX locations to run the payroll system and staff members from the VA office on how to request vacation days which sped up payroll processing of 600+ employees.
Identified and researched financial discrepancies after reviewing and analyzing financial documents, increasing the accurately of all financial reports.
Collaborated with higher level management to develop and implement safety procedures, decreasing the amount of work-related accidents by half in VA within a year.
Spearheaded the organization and execution of various events throughout the year, boosting the overall employee moral each year.
SALES ASSOCIATE03/2006 to 03/2007THE VIRGINIA ARTS FESTIVAL
Trained new employees how to accurately and efficiently complete duties within a timely manner.
Assisted patrons with ticket selections and locating the correct seats for viewing various shows.
Answered customer inquiries regarding events while providing outstanding customer service.
STORE CLERK08/2005 to 08/2006VIRGINIA ABC STORE
Credited by management for decreasing the amount of alcohol being sold to minors by following proper company procedures.
Eliminated violence within the area by refusing to sell alcoholic beverages to those already intoxicated and requesting extra security during peak hours.
Recognized by management for consistently paying close attention to detail while adhering to rules.
ASSISTANT RETAIL MANAGER10/2002 to 07/2003TRADE SECRET
Trained Beauty Advisors on how to complete tasks while adhering to company rules and regulations.
Assisted the General Manager with hiring and scheduling new employees and managing inventory.
Conferred with customers in order to answer inquiries while providing outstanding customer service.
Rung up sales for patrons, and made nightly deposits of cash.
Conducted inventory activities, shipping and receiving of merchandise, employee training; and other managerial duties specified by management
Promoted from being a Beauty Advisor to the Assistant Retail Manager within 3 months of being hired.
Created in-store displays to increase the monthly profit margin, exceeding the store's quota each month by selling more of the featured product than any other store.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science Degree: Pre-Management Computer Information SystemsDecember of 2013Norfolk State UniversityVAPre-Management Computer Information Systems
Associate of Applied Science: AccountingDecember of 2008Tidewater Community CollegeVAAccounting
Associate of Science: Business AdministrationMay of 2006Tidewater Community CollegeVABusiness Administration
CosmetologyMay of 2002Ghent Beauty AcademyVACosmetology
Accounting Management, ADP, AS400, attention to detail, CA, Customer Service, database, Editor, employee training, Staff Training, Event Coordination, financial, Financial Forecasting, financial reports, forecasting, General Manager, government, hiring, human resource management, Human Resources, Insurance, inventory, managerial, managing, Office, newsletter, Payroll, Payroll Processing, peak, Problem Resolution, Process Improvement, profit, receiving, Retail, Safety, selling, sales, scheduling, shipping, Supervisor, taxes, Vision, Website
Employee Safety Award 2007 - 2017
Certificate of Appreciation Award 2015 - 2017
Toast Masters Member 2013
Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society Member 2006
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Companies Worked For:
GENERAL FOAM PLASTICS CORPORATION
THE VIRGINIA ARTS FESTIVAL
VIRGINIA ABC STORE
Norfolk State University
Tidewater Community College
Ghent Beauty Academy
Job Titles Held:
PAYROLL SPECIALIST/HUMAN RESOURCE
ASSISTANT RETAIL MANAGER
Bachelor of Science Degree : Pre-Management Computer Information Systems December of 2013 Associate of Applied Science : Accounting December of 2008 Associate of Science : Business Administration May of 2006 Cosmetology May of 2002
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