Comprehensive experience in facilitating and coordinating extensive human resources operations in demanding, time-sensitive environments. Highly adept in administering payroll and benefits administration. Solid career track record of implementing successful process improvement and slashing expenses. Possesses exemplary communication and leadership skills.
Payroll Specialist III- Contractor01/2016 to CurrentYahoo IncOmaha, NE
Multi-State payroll processing for over 2000+ employees utilizing ADP PRO Business, Kronos, MyTime and Workday HRIS.
Setting up new hires W4 state and federal withholdings and running tax audit verse employee residence state.
Auditing Payroll Interface Reports paying attentions to status changes and any needed pay adjustments.
Auditing LOA reports checking for active employees with leave pay, leave status with negative total dollars and any PTO updates necessary.
Creating and importing PDI to Pro Business for payroll processing.
Deleting deductions from previous terminated employee records.
Kronos signoff, extraction and interface.
Manually reviewing of any negative PFL/FMLA found on earning audits.
Auditing and correction of zero net checks.
Auditing all manually keyed entries.
Completion of salary compare and checking for any discrepancies.
Reviewing time/attendance reports and calculating regular overtime pay, ensuring accuracy by communicating with employees and managers.
Processing payments for various payroll deductions and remitting payments for child support garnishments, responding to interrogatories for garnishments and levies, and setting up appropriate deductions and tracks withholding.
Payroll Specialist 09/2015 to 01/2016Madonna Rehabilitation HospitalLincoln, NE
Accurately processed biweekly payroll for over 1,700 employees utilizing API Software (TASS and HRP).
Responded to employee inquiries regarding payroll and timekeeping.
Onboarding of new hires to payroll systems.
Accurately handled pay calculation, employment verifications, payroll deductions and garnishments in a timely manner.
Processed terminations, status changes, performance reviews, W4 and direct deposits.
HR/Payroll Coordinator 03/2014 to 09/2015The Wellstead of RogersRogers, MN
Processed biweekly payroll utilizing Kronos Workforce Central Software (HRMS and Payroll).
Mentored new hire employee for a period of 90 days as part of employee retention strategy.
Processed Status changes, performance reviews, terminations, direct deposits, W4 etc) Processed garnishment orders, retention bonuses, and manual calculation of retro pay.
Processed earnings information for employment verifications.
Launched and implemented initiative to process all payrolls in direct deposit, drastically reducing time spent, paperwork processed, and bank fees.
Explained human resources policies and procedures to all employees.
Worked on FMLA, workers' compensation claims and benefits.
Managed over 400 hourly personnel files according to policy and federal and state law and regulations.
Managed communication regarding employee orientation and open enrollment for benefits.
HR Generalist 01/2013 to 03/2014CareMinders Home CareEdina, MN
Developed creative recruiting strategies that met anticipated staffing needs.
Developed reports on employee headcount, monthly HR reports and quarterly training reports.
Contacted all job applicants to inform them of their application status.
Maintained an accurate candidate tracking system.
Created new employee self-evaluation forms that focused on employee performance, competencies, engagement and development.
Collaborated with payroll to ensure accuracy in employee time cards.
Performed various human resource functions including employment verification, reference checks, criminal backgrounds checks, and license checks.
Successfully developed, launched, and administered a new hire orientation program for 100+ employees.
Addressed inquires from employees and management regarding new-hire activity and ongoing employee relation issues.
HR/Payroll Coordinator 04/2005 to 01/2013Gardens of Roswell Roswell, GA
Implemented an innovative employee incentive program, which resulted in an increase in staff productivity.
Conducted new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives.
Identified staff vacancies and recruited, interviewed and selected applicants.
Managed payroll and time and attendance systems.
BBA: Business Administration and Management 2012Kennesaw State UniversityKennesaw, GA, USACoursework included Human Resources Management.