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Human Resources Manager

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
February 13, 2018

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High level of proficiency processing accurate payrolls with expert knowledge of on-boarding, employee benefits, drug free workplace, HR policies, and compliance. Experienced working with “C” Level professionals and SME trainer on payroll software.


Migrated a seamless payroll conversion from Ceridian Source to ADP Work Force Now Version13 that entailed HR Benefits, Payroll, and Time & Attendance Modules

Administer On-Line Single Source Solution for Human Resources, Benefits, and Payroll via ADP

Assisted in conducting due diligence on acquisitions and mergers


AGILYSYS, INC 2012- Present

Sr. Payroll/Benefits Administrator

Manage Preparation and processing of bi-weekly payroll for 500+ employees; review and ensure accuracy of approved timesheets; track and deduct all garnishments and other special payroll deductions via ADP/Work Force Now

Manage all payroll related deductions (Benefit Deductions, 401k Loans, Child-Support Orders, Garnishments, Liens, etc.)

Excellent written and verbal communication skills and advanced knowledge of internet

Coordination efforts between payroll, human resources, budget and other departments to ensure proper flow and maintenance of employee data (including preparation/distribution of detailed reports, e.g. labor" home" work, overtime, leave balances, head count, and retirement contribution reports)

Manage On-Boarding process

Ensure accurate and efficient processing of new hires, temporary workers, transfers, promotions, terminations

Audit W-4s, payroll balance sheets, YTD earnings, etc. Manage regular preparation of relevant management reports, including weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.)

Set up all tax accounts with ADP (SUI, FUTA, SIT, etc.)

Review and reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate output reports prior to distribution, ensuring proper payroll information is prepared and delivered to finance

Research and resolve complex payroll issues utilizing internal and external resources

Strong problem solving

Establish and maintain open, effective communication between HR staff and employees

Work with internal and external resources to identify and maintain compliance requirements, ensuring both state and federal regulations are met

Ability to handle transactional processing for payroll including Sign-On Bonus, Non-Qualified Stock, Restricted Stock Awards, error corrections to payroll, and manual checks to accurately and timely remunerate employees

Support HR Department in areas related to reporting FMLA, Workers Compensation, processes and procedures, and other areas as requested

Manage the Benefit Administration and Payroll via ADP

Responsible for annual open enrollments and elections are updated in ADP

Enroll new employees in benefit plans and assist with benefits questions and issue resolution

Management of the ADP HRB, Payroll, and Time-Attendance

Processes Open Enrollment and ongoing benefit plans status changes

Reconcile Benefit Invoices

Handle Verification of Employment

Filing of the 401k 5500

Manage payroll special projects assigned


Payroll Accountant

Preparation and processing of semi-monthly payroll for 200+ employees; review and ensure accuracy of approved timesheets; track and deduct all garnishments and other special payroll deductions

Ensure accurate and timely processing of new hires, temporary workers, transfers, promotions and terminations

Critically review and analyze current payroll, benefits and tax procedures in order to recommend and implement changes leading to best-practice operations

Handle administration of electronic timekeeping system. adherence to FLSA regulations; monitor submissions of approved timesheets, ensure valid data transfers to/from payroll service

Ensure systems are set-up and updated to reflect current employee base, including wages, benefits, sick and vacation time in line with contracts (union and non-union)

Administer employee benefit programs in compliance with the plan design or carrier contracts for the purpose of providing accurate coverage to employees

Administer all aspects of the employee benefits programs including medical, dental, 401(k), life insurance, disability insurance, employee assistance and wellness plans

Ensure all new hire paperwork is completed accurately

Administer worker’s compensation, unemployment compensation & disability programs

Complete and maintain employee files and ensure compliance with personnel record keeping

Reconcile and balance payroll and related accounts

Ensure compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal wage and hour laws

Verify employees work eligibility and maintains I-9 records

Perform form 940 and 941 reconciliations

Perform benefit payment and contribution reconciliations including 401k, medical, insurance, and PTO

Respond to all requests for documentation from the Legal Department and governmental agencies

Communicate with Employees and Managers regarding payroll and benefit related matters


Payroll/HR Manager

All payroll processing functions for Florida and Georgia

Manage the preparation, distribution, and reporting processes of weekly payrolls

Create payroll procedures and policies to insure compliance

Fund all payroll-withholding benefits and payroll taxes

Monthly, quarterly, and annual state tax schedules

Manage a Payroll Specialist and serving as the payroll processing back up

Process Management Payroll.

Update and maintain compensation and job evaluation plans

Coordinate monthly budget review

Prioritize and adjust the daily workflow of payroll to meet the company’s needs

Assist in managing the Great Plains Payroll and HR modules including maintenance and administration. Ensure the integrity and timeliness of all data

Review, monitor, and design competitive, cost-effective retirement and health and welfare plans

Manage benefit expenses by reviewing objectives, utilization trends, expense projections; recommend alternative options to upper management. Set up a reconciliation process of payroll accounts to the general ledger


Staff Accountant/Payroll

Preparation and processing of the payroll and accounts payable for Mount Pisgah and its Entities

Process vendor invoices; maintain open invoice file for all unpaid invoices

Prepare annual Form 1099 and Form 1096

Process school substitute/ extended day pay and allocate to appropriate department

Process all employee records, including employee benefit, wage garnishment, and child support orders

Review and verify payroll register received from ADP prior to distribution of the payroll checks

Provide payroll rates and assistance to the Human Resources Director in preparation of annual employee contracts as requested by management


ADP / Senior Lead Payroll Specialist / 2003 – 2005

DIGITAS / Payroll Analyst / 2001 – 2003

KEY3MEDIA EVENTS, INC. / Sales Compensation/Payroll Specialist / 2000 – 2001

JOHN HANCOCK FUNDS INC. / Payroll Technician / 1998 – 2000

OFFICE ENVIRONMENTS OF NEW ENGLAND / Payroll/Benefits/Staff Accountant / 1996-1998

NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC / Payroll Manager / 1994-1996


Northeastern University Boston, MA Accounting


ADP (Workforce, HRB, Payroll, & Time & Labor) EV2, DOS, PC/Payroll/Windows, Report Smith) (Horizon) HRB, Ceridian (Source 500, DOS & Windows), Great Plains Software (version 9), Kronos, Lotus 123, PeopleSoft, Excel, Word, Lawson and Resource Navigator, Shelby, Senior Systems, EXACCT (403B Retirement Software), Evolution, PowerSource, Microsoft Dynamics Navision, MPAY, OrgPlus7, Paychex

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