Scott A. Smith
**** ********* *********, ***** ****, CA 95409
Human Resources Manager experienced with both large corporate and small business settings. Maintains clear lines of communication between Human Resources staff, employees and management.
• Employee handbook development
• On-boarding expertise
• Leave of Absence administration
• Performance management strategies
• Benefits administration
Human Resources and Insurance Services, Santa Rosa, CA - June 2012 to Present.
Developed relationships with General Agencies and Insurance companies to offer an array of employee benefit plans. My experience includes implementation, administration, and termination of all types of benefit plans.
Senior Pension Administrator
PRIMARKBENEFITS, Burlingame, CA, June 2008 to May 2012
Achieved high client satisfaction by being responsive to client needs. Responsible for consulting on plan issues, plan amendments, termination, plan administration, preparation of annual reports with all related tax forms for 401(k), Money Purchase, and Profit Sharing plans.
SENIOR PENSION ADMINISTRATOR
WESPAC, 2001 Broadway, 2nd floor, Oakland, CA - May 2006 to May 2008
While a member of the conversion team, the team successfully transitioned retirement plans onto the WESPAC recordkeeping platform. Responsible for consulting on plan issues, amendments, terminations, and administration, including the preparation of annual reports and tax forms for 401 (k), Money Purchase, Profit Sharing plans. Responsible for reviewing legislation affecting retirement plan administration and their governing plan documents.
Abacus Human Resources Consulting, Menlo Park, CA - February 2004 to May 2006.
Consulted on human resource issues. Developed relationships with companies to offer an array of employee benefit plans. My experience includes implementation, administration, compliance, and termination of all types of benefit plans.
MANAGER OF RETIREMENT PLANS,
ABM Industries Incorporated, San Francisco, CA - February 2003 – January 2004
Managed two staff and administrative functions of 401(k) plans, ESPP, Stock Options and DCP. Partnered with consultants, auditors, record-keepers and trustees to help with compliance of benefit plans. Communicated day-to-day with vendors, brokers and consultants. Communicated with the field offices nationwide. Oversaw retirement plan benefits data for 65,000 plus employees.
DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Olympus-ITA, San Jose, CA - March 2000 through August 2001
Partnered with the President in developing strategic Human Resources goals, objectives and policies. Managed strategic and tactical human resources activities, programs and services. Implemented strategic policies & tactical procedures. Created Employee policies & procedures handbook. Developed and managed benefits, recruitment, administration, compensation, HRIS, employee communications, workplace safety programs. Responsible for an employee population comprised of engineering, professional, administrative staff in a small hi-tech company environment.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
California School Employees Association, San Jose, CA - February - May 1999
Managed benefits, recruitment, compensation administration, HRIS, employee communications, workplace safety & violence prevention programs. Responsible for an employee population of almost two hundred fifty professional, administrative & clerical staff.
HUMAN RESOURCES BENEFITS MANAGER
Poppe Tyson Advertising, Mountain View, CA - August 1996 to February 1998
Successfully managed On-boarding including new employee orientations, benefit plan enrollments. Successfully transitioned to new HRIS. Focal contact for Human Resources activities, issues & administration. Resource for management during restructuring period. Experienced in a fast paced, dynamic organization. Responsible for an employee population of almost two hundred professional, technical, administrative & clerical staff.
Pihl, Gutierrez, Roberts, Inc., San Jose, CA - April 1994 to April 1996
Responsible for consulting on plan issues, amendments, termination, and administration with all tax forms for over 100 Money Purchase Profit Sharing elements and Employee Stock Ownership plans.
Human Resources Management Certificate, University of California, Santa Cruz,
MBA, San Jose State University,
BS in Business Administration, Finance; Minor in Math, San Jose State University,
QPA, American Society of Pension Actuaries
Life and disability insurance license
Variable life and annuities license