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Resources Manager Employee Relations

Seattle, WA
October 14, 2018

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Director of Human Resources Axon August 2008 to Present

Responsible for maintaining knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation and ensures organization's compliance

Responsible for organization compliance with federal, state and local legislation pertaining to all personnel matters

Coordinates or conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations

Consults with legal counsel on personnel matters

Implements HR strategies by establishing department accountabilities, including talent acquisition, staffing, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations and retention, AA/EEO compliance, and labor relations

Supports management by providing HR advice, counsel, and decisions; analyzing information and situations

Assisted in the creation and implementation of the first employee handbook (in three languages)

Implemented and maintained Company’s first 401(k) plan

Establish an onboarding procedure for new hires and training them to meet the needs of the company

Assisted with implementation of HRIS system

Maintaining Company stock option program including maintaining the Morgan Stanley online system, providing exercise data to payroll and accounting, and liaison for all employee inquiries

Responsible for the development and communication of Company insurance programs including medical, HSA, dental, vision, life, ltd and supplemental insurance, including assisting employees with claims resolution

Assisting Axon’s financial annual report and organizing the annual shareholders meeting

Assisting with quarterly and annual financial audit conducted by Grant Thornton

Controller and Human Resources Manager Axon August 2003-July 2008

Reported to the Chief Financial Officer

Participated in the month end and year end financial close, account reconciliations, accounts payable, accounts receivable, worked directly with outside auditors on quarterly and annual audit

Executed semi monthly companywide payroll through ADP

Other HR duties as described above

Promoted to Director of Human Resources

Human Resources Manager Maxwell Productions Inc. July 2002-March 2003

Responsible for employee staffing, including job definition, recruitment, hiring, new hire processing and, orientation

Proposed, implemented, monitored, and maintained HR policies and programs for the Company

Implemented the Company’s Employee Handbook

Responsibilities included the payroll function using ADP and the in-house timekeeping procedures, child support garnishments and remittances wage compensation, DOL compliance, W-2 preparation, and year-end processing

Managed employee relations, safety and health programs and records, and the organization and retention of employee records, employee benefits as well as exploring new programs for the betterment of the Company and the employees

Maintained all corporate wide benefits including medical and dental plans

Supervised the administration of the 401(K) plan, outside employment agencies, and the insurance broker

Reported directly to the CFO and CEO of the company

Supervised Human Resources Assistant

Accountant ASIA4SALE.COM January 2002-December 2002

Performed the day to day accounting activities which included: bank reconciliations, billings and collections, fixed asset record keeping including depreciation, intercompany transfers, accounts payable, financial statement preparation and financial management

Provided written and oral communication to investors including all pertinent information regarding the Company

Traveled to corporate headquarters in Dubai, UAE to assist in the company audit

Maintained compliance with GAAP

Executive Recruiter Accounting and Finance Personnel November 2000 to December 2001

Evaluated employment capabilities and skills of candidates searching for employment opportunities and matched them with client companies needs

Coordinated candidate interviews and negotiated salaries and benefit packages for potential hires.

Assessed needs of client companies and recommend appropriate personnel

Developed and maintained business relationships throughout the professional community

Senior Accountant Deloitte January 2000 - October 2000

Managed multiple client service teams on private and public (SEC) clients concurrently – including development and management of budget, planning and execution of financial audits, staffing, reporting, and client relations

Identified, researched, and resolved audit issues for public, private, and government clients

Created audit plans through analysis of client financial statements and operation, industry risk factors, and client business strategy

Reviewed staff audit workpapers and conclusions prior to submittal to audit partner.

Supervised, trained, and evaluated staff personnel

Other professional activities – Extensively involved in recruiting programs and coordination events

Actively participated in internship and externship programs

Staff Accountant Deloitte January 1998 - December 1999

Reviewed internal controls system and recommended system improvements

Performed analytic review and detail testing of financial statements

Posted audit adjustments and drafted audit financial statements and reports

Performed due diligence investigations for private and public companies


University of Arizona

Master of Public Administration Emphasis in Accounting, Public and Nonprofit Financial Management

Arizona State University

Bachelor of Science Justice Studies

Member of SHRM

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