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Employee Relations Hr

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
November 26, 2018

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Iga Nowak, CHRP, PCP (in progress)

****** Adelaide St E • Toronto, ON, M5A 4S3 • 905-***-**** •


• A professional with the HR Management Post-Grad Certificate from Seneca College with 3+ years of HR and Payroll experience and a holder of CHRP and PCP (in progress) designations as well as JHSC Certificate.

• Sound knowledge of HR policies and procedures, employee relations/programs, payroll, benefits, performance management, health and safety, recruitment and employment laws: ESA, OHSA, ADOA, Human Rights Code, etc.

• Excellent proficiency in MS Office applications, HRIS systems: ADP, Ceridian, BambooHR, SAP and software: Confluence, Jira, Box, Google.

• Proven ability to plan and prioritize multiple tasks while working in a fast-paced HR company.

• Detailed oriented team player who is able to thrive and work autonomously in a constantly changing environment.

• Hardworking and ethical individual with strong oral and written communication skills proven by effective interacting with many levels of management, external business partners and customers.


HR & Payroll Specialist Aug 2017 - Present

Paytm Labs Inc., Toronto, ON

• Primary point of contact for employees and management regarding HR policies, procedures, and documentation.

• Develop, implement and maintain various HR policies and training including Health and Safety, Workplace Violence and Harassment, Accessibility Program, Vacation Policy, Medical Marijuana Policy and Fit for Duty Policy.

• Prepare and facilitate training on all policies, procedures and rules ensuring employee understanding and legal compliance.

• Handle employee life cycle from onboarding of new hires, benefits enrollments to offboarding and exit interview analysis.

• Lead career fairs, tech conferences, and meetups to attract top talent and promote Paytm Labs.

• Lead semi-monthly payroll for 96 employees including administration of all changes relating to new hires and terminations, business practices and generally accepted accounting principles (Ceridian - Managed Services).

• Plan a Wellness Program including physical, mental and financial aspects and coordinate employee fun events, lunch and learns and company parties.

• Supported the implementation and communication of transition to the new benefits provider.

• Developed and executed the New Employee Onboarding process including Employee Orientation, Employee Handbook, and Benefit Packages.

• Designed and implemented the Joint Health & Safety Committee, including all documentation, processes, meetings and workplace inspections.

• Take on ad hoc responsibilities such as expense reimbursements, accounting assistance, travel and office administration.

HR and Payroll Administrator Jan 2017 – Aug 2017 Detour Gold Corp., Toronto, ON

• Performed new employee orientations and onboarding activities, including communicating benefits programs, and ensuring completion of all legislated and required in-house training.

• Produced monthly invoices ensuring reconciliation with plan composition. Supported HR, Health & Safety, Employee Engagement and Wellness initiatives.

• Tracked and updated performance management processes (performance appraisals and KPIs) and ran reports.

• Assisted with recruitment activities including the preparation of job postings and role profiles, scheduling interviews, and conducting background checks.

• Accurately processed the semi-monthly corporate payroll (SAP / ADP) for 60 salaried and hourly employees.

• Produced all post-payroll reports (WSIB remittances, pension plan contributions, journal entries).

• Responsible for benefits administration including enrolling new employees, processing terminations, and updating employee information with the company’s Group Benefits and Pension Plan provider (Manulife).

HR Generalist Sep 2015 – Jan 2017

Nucap Industries Inc., Toronto, ON

• Lead recruitment of hourly and corporate employees from requisition to orientation.

• Drafted job descriptions, reviewed resumes, conducted telephone and in-person interviews to select candidates for the next steps in the recruitment process.

• Performed and administered the onboarding and offboarding processes representing excellent organizational skills, professionalism and attention to details.

• Completed and processed documentation for events throughout the employee lifecycle including new hires, leaves of absences, transfers, and exits.

• Lead bi-weekly payroll for hourly and salaried employees including reconciliation, time management and reporting.

• Verified and inputted new hires data, pay rate changes, transfers and other employee changes into time tracking and payroll systems (ADP and EZLabour).

• Assisted with employee training design and implementation of new corporate policies and procedures.

• Conducted thorough investigations of employee complaints and disputes providing analysis, findings and recommendations to employees and line managers.

• Generated a wide range of reports such as headcount, reconciliation, benefits usage using HRIS and MS Excel.

• Prepared variety of letters and communication with internal and external stakeholders.

• Responsible for development and implementation of employee programs such as Take Your Kids to Work, Flu Clinic, company picnics, wellness program and holiday parties.

Employee Programs/Labour Relations Co-op Student, HR Dep. Dec 2014 – May 2015 Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC), Pickering, ON

• Collected and tracked MPAC’s benefits records using Microsoft Excel, Access and SAP to show benefit usage patterns and trends recommend areas for improvements and cost minimization.

• Exhibited strong initiative in drafting the Field Worker Safety Training script while working with many levels of the organization, implemented the stakeholders’ feedback into the training and supported the H&S team.

• Prepared Total Compensation Statement (TCS) and Employee Performance Management Statements.

• Researched and reported findings on HR areas of Health and Safety, Whistleblower policy and Strike Response.

• Maintained requirements for First Aid training; joined the Joint Health and Safety Committee and conducted Safety Inspections while supported H&S team to minimize risk and hazards in the workplace.


Post-Graduate Human Resources Management Co-op Certificate Program (With Honours) Aug 2015 Seneca College, Newnham Campus, Toronto, ON

Criminology and Sociology Majors, B.A. Degree (Part-time basis, final year) Present University of Toronto, Woodsworth College, Toronto, ON

3- Year Legal Administration Advanced Diploma Program (With Honours) Apr 2012 Durham College, Oshawa, ON


Business Coordinator Apr 2012 - Present

European Beauty and SPA, Oshawa, ON

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