vice president of human resources resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Human Resources Manager offering [Number] years of management experience and development of high-performing teams through recruitment, training, organizational development and evaluation of performance. Strong record of accomplishment working with senior managers to build organization to meet performance goals. Strong background in directing hiring practices, designing pay structures, developing employee policies, managing employee payroll and benefits and working with executive team to develop talent acquisition and retention goals.

  • Compensation & Employee Benefits
  • HRIS & Data Management
  • ERISA, IRS, DOL Regulatory Compliance
  • Talent Management
09/2016 to Current Vice President of Human Resources Adapt Community Network | Flushing, NY,
  • Launched wellness plans to reduce stress, boost morale and increase productivity.
  • Onboarded and trained more than [Number] new employees per year.
  • Analyzed compensation and benefits policies to develop modifications and establish competitive programs.
  • Reduced HR budget by [Number]% by developing new processes and improving workflow.
  • Advised managers on organizational policy matters, such as [Type] and [Type] policies, and recommend needed changes.
  • Identified vacancies in staff, supported recruiting process and interviewed prospective personnel.
  • Administered payroll, retirement-plan contribution tracking and health and welfare outsourcing.
  • Conducted research to maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations and promote compliance with requirements.
  • Maintained employee benefits programs and informed employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends.
  • Oversaw administration of employee benefits and compensation.
  • Contributed to yearly renegotiation processes with each provider.
  • Oversaw enrollment of new employees and company-wide yearly enrollment period.
  • Monitored data integrity and confidentiality by observing strict regulations and procedures.
  • Provided assistance to plan participants by explaining benefits information to ensure educated selections.
  • Reviewed employee enrollments to verify accuracy, inputting all information into company's database.
  • Administered bi-weekly payroll for [Number] employees using [Type] payroll systems.
  • Organized and executed [Number] employee appreciation events per year.
  • Developed recommendations for improvement of organization's personnel policies and practices.
  • Constructed detailed job descriptions and classification systems to define job levels and families.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
  • Maintained updated [Type] knowledge through [Task] and [Task].
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Facilitated new hire onboarding by scheduling training initiatives, resolving issues and processing paperwork.
  • Launched innovative incentive program to achieve low turnover rate in highly competitive market.
  • Drove departmental efficiency by organizing comprehensive new hire training and orientation.
  • Evaluated and updated compensation strategies to offer competitive employment packages and attract top-notch talent.
  • Supported onboarding of new employees by supplying key job information, including organizational policies, job duties and employment benefits.
  • Prepared reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability and nontaxable wages.
  • Organized and maintained payroll information by entering data, deleting errors, calculating and collecting information.
  • Gathered timesheets to prepare weekly payroll data for processing by payroll coordinator.
  • Followed all IRS guidelines and state regulations when submitting payroll taxes.
  • Supervised proper processing of garnishments, including child support and wage assignments.
  • Constructed leave pay schedules, processed payroll garnishments and worked closely with human resources to pay out bonuses, severances, service awards and special payments.
  • Onboarded new employees in time reporting and payroll systems.
  • Efficiently handled any payroll discrepancies with employees.
  • Processed rehires, transfers, terminations, garnishments and withholdings.
  • Protected payroll operations and maintained employee confidence by keeping information private.
  • Analyzed accounts to discover discrepancies and resolve all issues promptly.
  • Supplied proper annual tax forms including W2, 1099s, and 1095s.
  • Created and maintained operational metrics for key processes.
  • Managed payroll for temporary, hourly, and salaried employees.
  • Determined payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal and state income, social security taxes and employer's social security, unemployment and workers compensation payments.
  • Enforced established payroll-related policies, procedures and regulations and adherence to company and governmental policies.
  • Classified, sorted and filed correspondence, articles, records and other documents to maintain organized filing system.
  • Increased recruiting network by leveraging industry contacts and internet mining resources, including CareerBuilder, Indeed and LinkedIn.
  • Negotiated candidate salaries and prepared employment contracts.
  • Communicated duties, compensation, benefits and working conditions to all potential candidates, enabling better understanding of job expectations.
  • Placed more than [Number] candidates annually, including those seeking highly-targeted leadership positions.
  • Built and leveraged professional network connections which provided continuous and relevant applicant sources across diverse industries and experience levels.
  • Managed and updated recruitment ATS and CMS software.
  • Created and maintained strong alliances with local colleges and trade schools to establish trusted relationship and continuous funnel of applicants.
  • Strengthened operational efficiencies and traceability by developing organizational systems for maintaining confidential employee records and reports.
  • Maintained current calendar of job fairs and employment opportunities in each state.
  • Tracked personal and financial information of employees
  • Assessed internal documentation and communications as well as public relations and advertising materials for compliance with company policies and legal requirements.
  • Planned and executed compliance audits to check company policies, procedures and controls.
  • Conceptualized, developed and implemented [Type] system improvement initiatives.
  • Enforced regulations by reviewing federal and state laws to confirm compliance.
  • Planned, implemented and led [Type] program, which produced [Result] and [Result] within [Timeframe].
  • Tracked both internal and external data export while monitoring for security risks.
  • Established working relationships with regulatory agencies.
  • Adhered to deadlines in optimizing regulatory and operational performance.
  • Collected, input and analyzed information to make effective evaluations of company operations.
05/2008 to 08/2016 Benefits Administrator Bering Straits Native Corporation | Pittsburgh, PA,
  • Maintained employee benefits programs and informed employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends.
  • Checked accuracy and completeness of benefits applications and documents.
  • Sourced providers to fill all company benefit positions, including medical, vision and disability.
  • Oversaw employee benefits administration, including managing workers' compensation claims and educating team members on healthcare policies and 401K plans.
  • Oversaw administration of employee benefits and compensation.
  • Saved costs by analyzing and modifying compensation and benefits policies to establish competitive programs and ensure compliance with legal requirements.
  • Contributed to yearly renegotiation processes with each provider.
  • Managed employee benefit and compensation procedures.
  • Managed employee benefits, workers' compensation, health and pension programs and 401K plans.
  • Oversaw enrollment of new employees and company-wide yearly enrollment period.
  • Communicated effectively via email, phone and face-to-face with plan participants to resolve issues pertaining to health and welfare benefits.
  • Mentored newly hired employees in benefits department and provided information regarding company policies and procedures.
  • Monitored data integrity and confidentiality by observing strict regulations and procedures.
  • Provided assistance to plan participants by explaining benefits information to ensure educated selections.
08/1996 to 05/2008 Training Store General Manager Steak N Shake | City, STATE,
  • Performed variety of management functions including, inventory management, protecting company's assets, merchandising integrity, overall facility cleanliness and maintenance and completing HR responsibilities.
  • Interviewed and hired team members which demonstrated dedication and added value to team.
  • Conducted personnel performance appraisals to assess training needs and build career paths.
  • Cross-trained employees to do other jobs within business, increasing job skills and productivity.
  • Capitalized on existing talent while facilitating recruitment and development of new talent.
  • Monitored progress by establishing plans, budgets and measuring results.
  • Directed [Number] managers and [Number] associates to generate over $[Number] in revenue.
  • Created effective [Number] month business plans to focus strategic decisions on exceeding long-term objectives.
  • Represented integrity and professionalism in all areas of business, serving as mentor and roll model to staff.
  • Engaged professionally with [Job title]s and customers to build rapport and nurture relationships.
08/2000 to 07/2004 HR/Payroll Administrative Assistant Marsh Supermarkets (Transportation) | City, STATE,
  • Prepared payroll documentation by entering data into cumulative payroll document.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2008 to to Bachelor of Science | Business Administration And Management University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN GPA:
  • [Number] GPA
  • Dean's List Honoree [Semester and Year]
  • Minor in [Subject]
  • [Scholarship Name] Recipient
Activities and Honors
  • Member, Alumni Association
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR)
  • HR Data Security
  • Employee Benefits Quarterly Round table participant (pre-pandemic)

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  • University of Indianapolis

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  • Benefits Administrator
  • Training Store General Manager
  • HR/Payroll Administrative Assistant


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