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Payroll Manager

Massillon, Ohio, United States
March 09, 2019

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Massillon, Ohio ***** 330-***-****


Capable Payroll Manager with extensive experience working in energy, music, and construction industry leader in streamlining and updating processes for the accurate. Keen eye for analyzing problems and determining solutions. Technically proficient with latest payroll solutions. Core Competencies Include:

· Project Management · Acquisitions & Mergers · Process Improvement

· Payroll Reporting · Strategic Process Design · Statutory Remittance

· Kronos · System Implementation/Integration · ADP Workforce Now

· Vendor Management · Human Resources Policies · Tax Compliant


ATLAS ENERGY, LP 2007 – 2019

Payroll Manager

Hired as P/T Payroll Accountant and quickly progressed to Payroll Manager to ensure on-time delivery payroll services. Scope included implementing new payroll, time and attendance, managing benefits, reconcile the annual year-end W-2 process and creating policy and procedures. Managed 3 full time direct reports and 1 temp. Reported to: VP of Human Resources.

Spearheaded the automation of ADP G/L Interface with the Accounting BOLO System leading the conversion process from ADP PCPW to ADP Workforce Now and the ADP EZ-Labor Time and Attendance system.

Led rollout of payroll implementation for over 10 Acquisitions including setting up new states, transferring SUTA rates, and transferring employee data.

Steered bi-weekly multi-state and multi-jurisdiction payrolls for approximately 1,500 employees on four payroll entities in ADP Workforce Now.

Ensured compliance with all Federal and State Laws for Payroll Taxes, Withholdings, and Reporting in 18 states.

Averted risk ensured 100% accuracy audited all payroll deductions, taxation calculations, and supplemental payments

Partnered with Senior Management to prepare monthly, quarterly, and yearly payroll reports Accounting, Internal Audit and IT.

Prepare and lead all Workers Compensation Payroll Audits.

Work with outside vendors such as Merrill Lynch, ADP, and Aires Relocation to ensure data integrity.

Streamlined payroll processes, which included creating payroll verification processes and checklists to ensure error free payrolls.

Establish Policies and Procedures for Overtime, Holiday, Call Out Hours, and PTO.

Manage and prepare special payrolls including bonuses, commissions, stock distributions, and fringe benefits.

Report income for vested units or options for the LTIP and payment of distributions. Ensure all taxes are properly calculated and paid to the proper taxing authorities.

Provided guidance, training, and problem solving assistance as Manager of the Payroll Department.


Creative Financial Staffing, temporary assignment

Performed accounting functions including general ledger, reconciliation of bank accounts,

accounts receivable, accounts payable, and collections.

Maintained purchase orders, driver’s logs, and equipment maintenance logs.

Back up for payroll.


Creative Financial Staffing, temporary assignment

Worked with the new director to assist in implementing changes in payroll and scheduling procedures for the assisted living and home care division.

Processed payroll in the Kronos system for all home care employees.

Scheduled all home health aides weekly for multiple clients.

Provided backup to the director on other accounting and human resource projects including licensure of the assisted living building.


Substitute Teacher


Human Resource Manager

Assisted in the development of employee training programs such as monthly in-services and mentor aide training.

Developed work schedules for the Nursing Department

Monitored unemployment claims and reported all work-related injuries to Corporate Human Resources while assisting in the coordination of the work-related injury programs such as transitional duty, wage continuation, and safety training.

Enrolled and communicated information to employees regarding company benefit programs.

Maintained employee files including all necessary information for state regulations, policies, and procedures.

Maintained and tracked employee labor hours for over 100 employees through the Kronos system and reported daily hours to management.

Processed payroll including the accuracy of each employee record including deductions and benefits.


Office Manager/Bookkeeper

Managed and administered all human resource activities including company benefits,

new hires, employee records, workers’ compensation, COBRA, and payroll reporting.

Performed all bookkeeping functions including general ledger, reconciliation of cash

accounts, payables and receivables, and month-end closing entries through trial balance.

Converted the accounting system from Peachtree to QuickBooks software in 2002.

Calculated and reported union payroll, certified payroll, and contractor billing.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing, Kent State University - Kent, OH

Honors: Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Associate of Arts, Accounting, Stark State College - North Canton, OH

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