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Sr. Payroll Specialist, Union and Non Union, $7 million in payroll/Mth

Las Vegas, NV
$25 Plus per hour!
November 10, 2019

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Lynn Stadheim

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Las Vegas, NV 89134



January 2019 – May 2019

Payroll Specialist, Foley Family Wines, EPIC Wine & Spirits, Sebastiani Union Vineyard

Processed payroll for all entities at the new corporate location in Las Vegas. Balanced and processed 401k and Roth deposits to Fidelity. Balanced Payroll dollars to Timesheets. Worked closely during payroll processing with Managed Services to ensure all employees were paid correctly based on multi state payroll law. Worked closely with all levels of Management to ensure their workers’ were paid timely, and correctly. Processed manual checks for increases, final payouts, severance, bonus, missed hours, and other payments requested by Human Resources or CFO. Analyzed current payroll processes and made recommendations for audits and created forms for various payroll functions. Worked under minimal supervision, and caught on quickly to the new cloud based system and job functions.

October 2018 – January 2019

Payroll Specialist, Robert Half/Accounttemps

Temporary Position processing Payroll for Foley Family Wines, EPIC Wine & Spirits, and Sebastiani Union Vineyard. Processed Payroll for all companies, submitted 401k and Roth Contributions. Participated in conference calls with Ceridian/Workday to move free standing Corporate locations and transition them to Las Vegas. Balanced Payroll and Timecards to commit payroll for payment by Ceridian Management Services Team. Worked closely with Management Services Team to ensure payroll processing was error free. Worked Closely with Human Resources, to process manual payments for increases, final payouts, missed hours/punches.

April 2009 – September 2018

Payroll/Accounting Tech II, Las Vegas Valley Water District

Primary payroll professional for over 1500 employees. Process $3.8 million in Payroll Bi-weekly for Union, and Non-Union employees. Full comprehensive knowledge of 6 Union Bargaining Agreements, Teamsters, WEA, LVVPEA, Front Line Supervisors, Non-Represented, and Management Plan. File quarterly payroll taxes, process and distribute W-2s. Test system patches from Vendors that could adversely affect payroll production. Submit payments to Mass Mutual and ICMA for deferred compensation, process check requests and distribute Withholding orders to appropriate entities. Distinguished marks 8 years in a row for less than 2 errors during my annual review period. Worked on a team with HR and HRIS to choose a new payroll/HR vendor rom March 2017 – October 2017 our go live date. Helped develop, document, and implement elements needed to ensure a smooth transition to the new cloud based system, Workday. Continue to troubleshoot issues as they arise with code set-up, and provide insight to the HRIS team for proper fixes based on my vast knowledge of how our previous system processed payments correctly.

July 2007 – April 2009

Office Manager, Inova Management Co.

Support executives and staff for Infertility clinics in multiple States. Managed company wide travel, training, and backed up Payroll in ADP. Maintained binders and copies of due diligence documents for potential investors, secured all legal documents for limited access to specific levels of management. Updated and maintained all consent forms for clinics nationwide, Filed annual lists for State Licensure, and kept business licenses up-to-date. Conducted reference checks for potential new hires, processed new hire paperwork and background checks. Tracked and offered benefits as employees were eligible.

MARCH 2003 – July 2007

Route Sale Representative, FRITO LAY NORTH AMERICA, INC

Filled in for vacations and days off for other team members. After I was able to bid for a route, I became a swing for 2 seven day routes. I worked the route on the Primaries days off. Ordered, delivered product, merchandised shelves/displays, and rotating to ensure product was always fresh. After I got my own route, I exceeded my sales goals multiple weeks in a row to receive the “top dog” award on a regular basis. I was well liked by store managers and staff at all of my stores because I always gave exceptional customer service, and the common sense to determine what sold best at each location. I had never done this type of job before, but they gave me a chance and I far exceeded their expectations. The only reason I left was to ensure I would not lose my office skills I worked so hard in the past to be proficient at.

OCTOBER 2002 – January 2003

HR Benefits Specialist, Champion enterprise Inc.

Part of the accounting department for 4 separate retailers in 9 States. Utilized Great Plains software for Payroll, Trial Balances, and Human Resource information. Processed weekly and semi-monthly payroll for 200 employees Processed weekly 401k, 401k loan, deferred compensation, and flexible benefit reports. Printed Trial Balances and reconciled all Benefit deductions for the month and posted to sub-ledgers. Posed general ledger entries for benefit payments. Tracked eligibility and provided new benefit enrollment materials. Input new employees and made changes to Blue Cross/Blue Shield database. Processed termination paperwork for HR files, benefit plans and processed COBRA documents. Company closed its doors shortly after relocating to Las Vegas from Reno due to a large tax credit that required them to do business outside the State of Nevada.

OCTOBER 1992 – MAY 2002

PPO Alliance/CCN Managed care/First health/coventry health

Senior Administrative Assistant from 1992-1995

Provider Services Supervisor from 1995-1997

Senior National Contractor for Providers (both Work Comp and PPO), Ancillary Services, and Hospitals from 1997-2002


Sears Roebuck and Company

Floater/Control Floater

On/Off pay desk in Personnel

Automotive Parts Lead

Personnel Manager

Head Store Trainer

Assistant Store Manager

Branch Operations Specialist at Sears Savings Bank (a subsidiary)


June 1982

High School Diploma, El Camino Real High, Woodland Hills, CA

Pierce College

September 1982 – January 1987

Business/Accounting studies

Medical Terminology 2 Semesters

Excellent References available upon request

Proficient in Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, and most Microsoft programs as well as Chrome, Internet, Firefox, Google

Worked in many different Payroll/HR systems including, ADP, Kronos, Great Plains, Lawson, Workforce, Document Express, Workday, Oracle forms, Dayforce

Catch on very quickly to new software and processes

Able to multi-task with minimal error ratio

Work well under pressure and am comfortable with changes in working conditions.



Member of the American Payroll Association, member of Chicagoans in the Desert, a networking group that works with local businesses and Chamber of Commerce.

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