Sanders Morris Harris IncHouston, TXSr. Human Resources Generalist11/2009 to Current
Direct contact for the managers and staff in 25+ offices nationwide, providing strategic and operational HR advice, coaching, development and support Perform benefits administration for 401K, medical, dental, STD, LTD, AD&D, COBRA, FSA and HSA including enrollment, changes, payroll deductions, reconcile and approve funding, submit invoices for payment and communicate benefits information with employees Work closely with benefits Broker monitoring benefit programs, look for ways to meet needs of employees, stay legally compliant and cost effective Maintain Human Resource Information System records and electronically secure and organize personnel, medical and payroll files Compile reports from database for Compliance, Accounting and Senior Management on time off, new hire/terms, headcount, turnover and other custom report requests Oversee time off in ADP HRB, manage employee leaves, FMLA, EEO, handle employee relations counseling and employment verifications Provide assistance with processing payroll with ADP PayEx, 500+ employees in multi-states Work with ADP when setting up new states, coordinate with accounting for accurate annual and quarterly filings such 941's and W-2's Perform recruitment efforts, conduct on-boarding and new hire orientation; write and place job posting, administer exit interviews and terminations Effectively administer compensation program; monitor performance evaluation program, consult with managers and leadership team on employee engagement and find the right balance between business needs and employee advocacy Recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed Coordinate service awards/employee recognition, worker's comp audit, 401K audit and wellness fairs Prepare and maintain employee handbook, org chart, OSHA Logs and Labor Law Posters Maintain compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment.
Investco Financial CorporationSeattle, WAHuman Resources Administrator11/2006 to 08/2009
Worked directly with VP of Human Resources to provide support, quality communication and leadership Administered company's self-funded benefit plan by enrolling eligible employees, processing terminations, life events and managing annual open enrollment Ensured accurate recordkeeping and payroll proper deductions Prepared payroll for 250+ employees, provided reporting to accounting for funding purposes Direct contact with vendors and auditors for payroll, 401K, benefits and workers comp Organized and secured HR files, I-9's, maintained time off system, OSHA log and was the lead for the safety committee Assisted with resolving employee relation issues and provided support and training Efficiently handled staffing: job posting, screening, interviewing, extending offers, new hire orientation, terminations and exit interviews.
National Restaurant DevelopmentPhoenix, AZOperations Assistant01/2004 to 06/2006
Provided full support to the VP of Operations, as well as regional and store managers for hiring, payroll and benefits Created reports to present management with sales results for tracking purposes Organized travel arrangements, scheduled appointments, processed expense reports, organized training and new store opening events Standardized the screening and hiring process to increase the quality of candidates and improve employee retention Developed new hire manuals, conducted workshops, organized marketing sponsored events and promotions for the restaurants Resolved food service delivery and quality problems as they arose, negotiated pricing and variance of deliveries per location Tracked sales per restaurant, assisted with payroll processing, tracked time off, collected timesheets, documented customer injuries, complaints and employee rewards Developed and distributed monthly newsletter detailing corporate promotions, company announcements, new locations, employee recognition and additional franchise news.
Bachelor of Science:Management of Human ResourcesBellevue University, Omaha, NEManagement of Human Resources
Member of Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)
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