Strategic HR Professional and results-oriented team player, possessing dynamic interpersonal, leadership, communication, training and developmental skill-sets. Keen analytical, research and negotiation skills in all aspects of information management. Well-organized; able to accomplish numerous tasks simultaneously. Willingness and ability to adapt to various settings. Builds rapport and earns trust easily with co-workers and client groups. Experienced in many HR Information Systems, including UltiPro, SAP and LOGOS.
Personnel Analyst, 05/2013 to 11/2014 COUNTY OF ULSTER – Kingston, NY
Completed various assignments including, research assignments and/or reports dealing with aspects of public HR administration;.
Participated in classification surveys, reviews classification questionnaires, conducts job audits and prepares tables of organization;.
Participated in salary surveys, reviews duties statements and specifications to gain familiarity with positions, reviews organizational charts to gain familiarity with the organization, groups positions into pay ranges, selects key positions, gathers salary data from other agencies, compares outside data from other agencies to existing salaries; prepares charts, graphs and written reports containing recommendations for salaries;.
Reviewed agency compliance with Civil Service Law, Rules and procedures; investigates questionable actions, issues reports on findings;.
Participated in examination administration, reviews applications and prepares examination announcements.
Reviews personnel transactions to check for legal compliance and takes necessary steps to correct same if not in compliance;.
Advised employees, supervisors, managers, elected officials and public on various aspects of Civil Service Law, Rules and procedures;.
Answereds telephone, written and direct verbal inquiries concerning aspects of public personnel administration.
HR Coordinator/Data Analyst, 03/2013 to 05/2013 HUDSON VALLEY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION Ethan Allen Staffing – Poughkeepsie, NY
Assisted HR department in preparation for system conversion from UltiPro to ADP.
Conducted audits, processed reports, prepared spreadsheets for mass uploads.
Human Resource Generalist, 10/2012 to 11/2012 BARD COLLEGE Ethan Allen Staffing – Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Placed through Ethan Allen Staffing Agency as temporary worker to organize department's filing system.
Trained in on-boarding processing, benefits enrollment, Workers Compensation procedures and all other areas of college's HR department.
Employee Service Associate, 08/2008 to 06/2012 BOEHRINGER-INGELHEIM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC – Danbury, CT
for varied population consisting of approximately 5000 employees.
Processed and audited severance payouts, tuition reimbursement/advancement, benefit changes, Workers Compensation, promotions, job changes, new hires and terminations in partnership with payroll department to ensure data integrity and minimization of overpayments.
As member of Project Team, identified, documented and assumed responsibility for processing all STD and FML claims and auditing payments.
Key member of Knowledgebase team that migrated data to new case management system.
Reviewed current processes and developed efficient upgrades to auto-populate tickets for frequently asked/easily resolved inquiries.
Produced several mass updates in system to redirect management structuring in all client areas.
Streamlined processes for auditing organizational structure changes and created efficiencies, for both time and content, in communicating changes made to employee data.
Trained HR Coordinators during implementation of Smart Forms.
Improve understanding of required data and turn-around times for mass changes among related client groups and other related areas.
Successfully assisted with integration of two acquisitions - developed documented processes of Operating Units' nuances and procedures, ensuring consistency and comprehensiveness of policies throughout organization.
Assistant Director of Human Resources, 10/2007 to 08/2008 DUTCHESS ARC, INC – Pleasant Valley, NY
Managed all aspects of HR department for non-profit agency, including investigations related to harassment, discrimination and employee issues, recruitment process, internship coordination, scheduling /tracking employee development, contractual implementation and employee-management relationships.
Carried out a variety of administrative tasks including employee status changes, payroll changes & related correspondence.
Prepared weekly reports for a variety of customers - finance, payroll, NY State DMV, OMRDD.
Assisted in new hire orientation including accident and harassment awareness training.
Composed and posted recruitment advertising for all positions.
Handled background check process for OMRDD regulated positions including highly confidential results and reporting.
Streamlined process for DMV checks on prospective and current employees, resulting in 50% reduction of processing time and quicker action taken against non-compliant employees.
Participated in monthly gatherings of other Not-For-Profit HR professionals in Dutchess County that shared ideas and strategies for improvement within department and organization as a whole.
Participated in bargaining agreement process with union representatives and management.
Assistant to the Director of Personnel / Payroll Manager, 05/2006 to 11/2006 PEPSI OF THE HUDSON VALLEY – Newburgh, NY
Processed weekly payroll for 300+ employees using Digitex and Stromberg Timekeeping Tool.
Filed all state and federal taxes and ran necessary reports.
Researched and answered all employee questions regarding benefits, payroll and compensation.
Assisted HR Director in tasks related to daily functions of HR department - communicating company policies/ procedures, recruitment and resume review, interviewing, as well as administering all personnel action items - new hires, terminations, salary adjustments and benefit administration
Streamlined processes for recruitment and retention by building relationships with area colleges and agencies.
Updated Workers compensation filing system resulting in more efficient retrieval of information and faster turnaround time for claim status.
Participated in company sponsored events, promoting product and community participation.
HR Administrator, 05/2002 to 05/2006 PRAXAIR, INC – Danbury, CT
Managed hiring process for corporate employees - data for background checks, schedule pre-employment drug screens, coordinate information with hiring manager and recruitment manager.
Conducted new hire orientation to diverse group highlighting HR policies, safety regulations and site details.
Researched job functions and related duties in order to properly code employees in correct job descriptions, accounting codes and business units.
Processed various HR-related reports as requested by all levels of management.
Monitored database for accuracy of input by data administration team relating to new hires, job changes, salary adjustments and terminations.
Developed projects, prepared reports and presented results to various levels of organization.
Coordinated between several groups (management, HR, benefits, IT, etc) to ensure smooth transition of incoming and departing employees.
HR Data Administrator,
Assisted in implementation of new employee database and HR information system (UltiPro).
Managed flow of all employee transactions: including new hires, compensation related items, terminations and benefits for various Praxair companies and all subsidiaries.
Initiated and completed all corporate site employee job changes - salary changes, job transactions, transfers, new hires, terminations, etc.
Communicated with field sites across US on a daily basis to ensure accurate information was obtainable and delivered in timely manner.
Developed processes to enhance new system, provide on-going training to field HR Administrators.
Audited employee data by initiating and analyzing HR reports and statistical information.
Sr. Payroll Administrator,
Maintained high volume (approximately 4000 employees) of new hires, job changes, transfers, terminations.
Processed weekly payroll for diverse population of union and non-union employees.
Ran reports and queries based on data input and file transfers.
Processed union dues deductions and adjustments with high volume of communication between various HR administrators in field.
Organized & prioritized special projects within employee services department, selecting those which were most in line with company goals, objectives and budgets.