HR, Payroll & Benefits Trifecta!
Ocoee, FL 34761
Human Resources Generalist with 25+ year’s proven track record of success in both the private and public sectors. Looking to return to a Human Resources position with less involvement in Payroll. Diverse experiences in Talent Management, Benefits and Accounting. I have unique perspective of both the financial components and employee relations involved in Human Resources. Excellent analytical, writing, and organizational skills. Experience in Auditing, Compliance, In-house Payroll, and Tax Processing. Goal-driven, decisive professional with strong ability to maintain confidentiality, enforce policy, and work collaboratively across all levels of an organization. Prior experience with ADP, HRIS, Work Day, Microsoft Office Suite, Oracle, PeopleSoft and Kronos software systems.
City of Mount Dora, Mount Dora, FL
Payroll Administrator, January 2018 -Present
Currently process bi-weekly, in-house payroll for 350 municipal employees. Accounting for $25M annual payroll budget.
Reconcile and prepare quarterly and annual tax documentation including returns, the annual year end checklist, and W2 forms. Unemployment Tax Reports and other State & Government required reports.
Compile quarterly and annual reports and various other spreadsheets to assist Accountants with Budget preparations and annual audit activities.
HR and Payroll Analytics.
Annual salary audits for Worker’s Compensation and Pension Actuaries and other required reporting.
Sonoco Products, Orlando, FL
HR & Payroll Manager, May 2015–January 2018
Provide all HR functions as a one-person department for the Florida headquarters of a global provider of packaging products and services. Served as the Employee Relations Specialist in liaison with the corporate office in South Carolina.
Hire, on-board, and facilitate orientation and benefits enrollment for all employees. Process weekly payroll and labor allocations. Ensure compliance with policies and regulations and maintain meticulous records of all employee trainings.
Created and implemented FMLA hours tracking process.
Administer attendance program, FMLA, and short term disability for hourly employees.
Communicate and effectively navigate liaison role between hourly employees, management, and the corporate office. Update employees on changes in company policies.
Investigate, consult, and resolve employee conflicts efficiently and respectfully.
Conduct exit interviews and respond to unemployment claims and appeal hearings.
Process weekly payroll for Orlando operations and a plant in Puerto Rico.
Plan multiple annual events including luncheons, recognition programs, and other functions.
Fulfill all other regular office administrative functions.
Administer the Kronos timekeeping system and issuance of employee ID badges.
Verizon, Lake Mary, FL
Payroll Analyst, March 2014–September 2014
Provided strong leadership in human resources and payroll functions when company moved headquarters from Virginia to Florida. Analyze HR & Payroll metrics, diagnose issues and develop cohesive solutions.
Produced accurate financial information, reconciled daily salary change reports, and audited retroactive pay calculations.
Developed and implemented multiple new documents, forms, and processes to increase efficiency.
Helped set up new human resources and payroll department at the new headquarters.
Maintained excellent communication and organization ensuring efficient operations in time of great change.
City of Winter Garden, Winter Garden, FL
Payroll & Benefits Administrator/HR Generalist September 2001–September 2013
Processed bi-weekly payroll and maintained employment records for 350+ municipal employees. Accounted for $20M annual payroll budget. Served as HR generalist in areas of hiring, orientation, benefits, and communication.
Reconciled payroll to bank statements, insurance invoices to general ledger, and payroll discrepancies through time sheet review, work charts, and wage computation.
Prepared quarterly and annual tax documentation including returns, the annual year end checklist, and W2 forms.
Administered insurance, pension, and savings plans and compiled reports, statements, and summaries for department heads.
Served as contact for insurance vendors managing 3rd party sick pay and COBRA benefits.
Tracked employee leave time, PTO, and FMLA and processed worker compensation claims.
Maintained personnel records including W4’s, I-9, garnishments, benefit enrollments, evaluations, and salary changes.
Compiled annual EEO reports and various other state and federal filing documents.
Conducted new hire orientation and exit interviews.
Developed new employee handbook, procedure manuals, personnel policies, and job descriptions.
Evaluated job descriptions determining classification, exempt or non-exempt status and salary.
Maintained salary tables, pay scales, and organizational charts.
Elected member of Employee Pension Board for 6 years
- Employee Relations
- Human Resources
Bachelor Degrees at Columbia College
Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Human Resources Management
Associate Degree in Accounting at Valancia Community College