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Payroll/ Accounting Specialist

Elgin, South Carolina, United States
September 25, 2018

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Professional Summary

A knowledgeable Human Resources professional with many years of experience in payroll, employee relations and benefits. I am an energetic and dedicated team player with a proven track record of accuracy, professionalism, and the ability to multi-task to meet deadlines. I am looking for a position where I can apply my skills and expertise in area of Human Resources, Payroll and Benefits administration.


Columbia Southern University

Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management

Completed June 2015- Cum Laude

South University- Columbia, SC

Associates Degree- Accounting and Finance

Completed 1994- Summa Cum Laude

Professional Experience

Pure Power Technologies-Blythewood, SC 2012-2018

Accounts Receivable Manager

Management of over 30 Accounts Receivable customer accounts

Reconciliation of all customer and intercompany AR accounts monthly

Collections of past due customer accounts

Prepare and post all A/R and Payroll journal entries for month end closing

Monitor customer accounts to identify and investigate non-payments, delayed payments, and other irregularities

Provide prompt customer service to customers and vendors

National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA)-Columbia, SC 2009-2012

Payroll Administrator-HR Office/ Jr. Accountant

Processed payroll for nine separate PBS TV Stations nationwide for over 700 employees

Ensured precision of all multi-state payroll taxes and reports

Entered all new hires, terminations, garnishments and benefits into HRIS system

Processed manual check calculations if applicable

Weekly payroll journal entries to the General Ledger

Assist Accounts Payable to ensure accuracy of vendor invoice payments

Lang-Mekra North America-Ridgeway, SC 2008-2009

Human Resources Coordinator-Payroll and Benefits Administrator

Processed bi-weekly payroll for four separate companies for over 300 employees-utilizing ADP payroll systems

Plant Compensation and Benefits Administrator

401k Plan Administrator and Distribution Manager

Reconciliation of monthly benefit invoices for payment accuracy

Processed manual payroll checks and adjustments when needed

Successfully converted in house payroll to ADP Payroll Systems for all employees

Enrolled all employees in the ADP EZ Labor Timekeeping system

HealthPort Technologies- Columbia, SC 2007- 2008

Human Resources Generalist and Payroll

Managed all day-to-day operations of Human Resources office

Responsible for payroll, auditing, review, and submission for over 200 associates

Responsible for recruiting, screening and new job orientation of new hires

Entered all new hires, terminations, garnishments and benefit changes into HRIS system

Compensation and benefits administrator

Labor Relations-assisted with employee complaints and resolution

Employment law-ensure compliance

Medical Association of the State of Alabama – Montgomery, AL 2004-2007

Human Resources Director /Accounting Office Manager

Served as the Human Resources director for the Association

401k, benefits administration, and cafeteria plans

Bi-weekly ADP Payroll Processing for 24 employees

Reconciled all benefit invoices for processing

Responsible for all AR and AP accounting functions

Facilitated the completion of monthly Financial Statements

Completed auditor’s questionnaires, and variance analysis

Account reconciliation for multiple bank accounts

Assisted with $2 million-dollar investment portfolio

Military Experience

United States Army- Giebelstadt, Germany 1988 - 1991

Petroleum Supply Specialist

Technical Skills

SAP, ADP Payroll & HRIS, ADP EZ Labor, Performance Payroll, Kronos Time Keeping,

Great Plains Accounting, Microsoft Office, Oracle and QuickBooks

*References available on request

Lisa A. Bowen

2910 Bowen Street

Elgin, SC 29045


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