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Manager Human Resource/Payroll

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
January 17, 2018

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Secure an opportunity to showcase my experience, skills and forward thinking in a professional Payroll Management/Administrator or Human Resources role. Contribute to the corporate blueprint of desired goals, successful operations, and maximal production at optimal levels.


Gypsum Management and Supply, Inc. 02/2014 – Present

Corporate Payroll Manager (08/2015 – present)

Assistant Corporate Payroll Manager (05/2015 – 08/2015)

Payroll Supervisor/Tamarack Payroll Manager (03/2014 – 05/2015)

Payroll Coordinator (02/2014 – 03/2014)

Manage and direct point of contact for 40 subsidiary companies and over 225 locations throughout the U.S.

Manage a team of 8 Payroll Professionals at Corporate location, along with 37 additional payroll support staff at subsidiary locations.

Foresee and plan for future adjustments within the company and payroll department.

Create, built and implement the corporate payroll department, using past experience and creative proven processes and procedures. Implementing 100% direct deposit company wide, for all employees.

Guide and direct 17 company acquisitions and mergers in 3 years, creating a seamless transition within the payroll processing and addition of new employees in HRIS system.

Implement ticket and tracking system for effective communication with subsidiary main contacts. Allows for quick response and tracking of inquiries and issues.

Set up and maintain all coding and access within HRIS and payroll system, including all processing codes, vendors, and payees. Register, setup and maintain payroll tax withholding accounts for federal, state, and local entities.

Maintain and administer all employee access within HRIS, time clock, pay card and payroll systems.

Ensure all weekly bank funding, payroll taxes, and wage attachments are processed and administered each week.

Process employee changes and payroll processing for all bi-weekly corporate payroll employees.

Process special pay runs, bonus and off-cycles payrolls, when necessary.

Oversee all companywide employee changes are entered into HRIS system each week.

Ensure weekly full-cycle processing is complete for 6000+ exempt and non-exempt associates each week, through corporate office.

Provide information for monthly, quarterly and annual audits to internal and external sources.

Compile and process quarterly and yearly payroll tax filing and year-end W-2 reporting and filing.

Ensure compliance of all federal and state laws, rules and regulations, internally and at field subsidiary locations.

Meet weekly with HR and Executive Management implementing company changes and operations.

Implement several cost saving initiatives within department, saving the company $150K overhead cost annually.

Provide training, guidance, and support to team, both internally and externally with subsidiaries.

Reliance Trust Company 08/2011 – 01/2014

Payroll Administrator/ HR Specialist

Prepare and process bi-monthly payroll, for exempt and non-exempt associates.

Multi-state Payroll Administration and Processing of 7 Subsidiary companies in 19 remote state locations.

Audit timesheets, enter exceptions data, record and process payroll deductions. Transmit ACH payroll files and control totals. Process and print manual checks, as necessary.

Track and process commission payments and bonuses on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.

Process, audit, and input all benefit deductions/ earnings for associates and submit proper agency payments.

Input all payroll related changes to employees' personnel records. Maintain HRIS personnel and payroll records and reports.

Input and upload weekly and quarterly tax files for payroll tax regulations and compliance. Register and maintain withholding tax accounts with various federal and state agencies.

W-2 preparation and processing, along with year-end reporting for tax filing.

HRIS System Administrator. Setup, maintenance, troubleshoot, and periodic updating of HRIS Ultipro system.

Managed all aspects of human resources, including employee relations, employment law compliance, recruitment, training, compensation,

Work with HR Management implementing programs on performance management, succession planning, recruitment, compensation, training and others.

Research of policies to remain within federal and state laws. Researched and maintained unemployment claims.

Led various special projects and active participant with innovation team for overall employee and company improvement.

GA Farm Bureau, Inc. 02/2010 – 03/2011

HR Specialist/ HRIS Analyst/ Payroll Specialist

Contract HRIS Analyst position, also assisting with general HR duties at Corporate Office. Offered full time position as HR Assistant/ Payroll Specialist.

Conduct research and measures, while assuring integrity and accuracy of data.

Compile and analyze HR performance metrics; Compile and recommend changes to HR Dashboard, when necessary.

System Administrator for GA home office Federation employees, Insurance employees, and Agent office locations.

Prepare and process payroll for exempt and non-exempt employees, for both bi-weekly and monthly payrolls.

Work in all aspects of full-cycle payroll processing and records maintenance.

Set-up and maintain new user accounts, user training, proper access and security for all Farm Bureau employees.

Process paperwork of new hires, promotions, employee changes, etc.

Timely production of statistical, daily, weekly, and monthly reports for use throughout HR Department.

Troubleshoot problems and issues within operating system, and employee accounts.

Ongoing professional development of self, seeking training and growth opportunities actively.

Great Dane Trailers 09/2003 – 08/2009

Human Resource Specialist/ Office Manager

Aegis Communications Group, Inc. 03/2000 – 08/2003

Human Resource Assistant




Human Resources/ Management

Deans List, Member of HRMS and, Human Resource Club



Major - Business Administration * Minor - Accounting/ System and Decision Science


Software Skills: MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, Access), Ultipro, Infinitime, HRMS, HRIS, Concur, Cognos, Intersourcing, BackOffice, KRONOS, ADP, UTA, UTM, GroupWise, PeopleSoft, Lotus Notes, JD Edwards

Professional Payroll and Human Resources Manager/Administrator.

Implement and coordinate company restructures, acquisitions, and mergers, along with start-up operations.

Develop plans and initiatives for restructuring of the Human Resource operations. Focus on training, policies and procedures, forecast initiatives and company goals, along with employee retention planning.

Guide and administer all HR information systems, including HRMS, document processes, coordination of system upgrades and add-ons. Successful contributor in HRIS system implementations.

Member of American Payroll Association, SHRM local chapter member/participant, CPP Testing Spring of 2018

References available upon request

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