Edward M. Thurow
Las Vegas, NV *****
email@example.com 702-***-**** linkedin.com/in/ed-thurow-a7630016
Human Resources Administrator
Strong leader and collaborator with demonstrated success in providing quality services in Human Resources and payroll operations for 20+ years. Excellent communicator, capable of effectively interacting with diverse clients and staff. Known for fostering long-term relationships by building positive rapport and promoting continuous dialogue with executives and management. Talented in implementing processes and procedures to boost morale and productivity while meeting organizational goals. Well-versed in creating and maintaining spreadsheets and using formulas. Also, proficient in various computer operations such as Microsoft Office Suite, Paylocity, Mint Payroll, ADP Payroll System, Paychex Payroll System, and KRONOS Time & Attendance System.
●Nevada Labor Laws
●Human Resources Regulations
●Collective Bargaining Agreements
●Benefit & Payroll Laws
●E-Verify & I-9
Elite Flooring Plus, Las Vegas, NV
Human Resources Manager, 2018 – 2019
Oversaw the update of company policies to ensure information was accurate and relevant. Coordinated counseling notices and company benefits as well as settled monthly statements. Controlled time off requests and PTO balances each pay period. Each month completed payroll reports concerning unemployment claims and Worker’s Comp submission and reviews. Monitored bi-weekly payroll functions inclusive of commissions.
●Preserved $6K for the company regarding a labor board dispute through detailed reviews and corrective actions concerning the claim.
●In only three months, resolved issues with health, dental, and Workers Compensation insurance on the edge of cancellation.
●Revamped the new hire process, executing an exceptional associate experience.
●Acknowledged for flawless preparation of the Workers Compensation audit, confirming information and data was current and correcting the reporting of the previous year due to incorrect tax id number used.
Randstad Employment Agency (Kelois Transit Services), Las Vegas, NV
Payroll Administrator, 2017
Revised all time and attendance data each day. Submitted requests for vacation, PTO, and verified payroll functions aligned with the drivers’ Collective Bargaining Agreement. Compiled date to present weekly reports for delivery to the corporate office for payroll.
●Diminished the volume of errors in payroll checks for the drivers within the organization.
Professional Experience Continued…
Colonial Life and Accident Insurance Company, Las Vegas, NV
Benefits Counselor, 2011 – 2018
Regularly traveled to multiple employment locations to clarify the relationship between supplemental benefits and existing benefits, meeting with employees independently to identify effective plan choices. In addition, educated clients on enrollment for CORE benefits including medical, dental, and vision as requested by employer.
●Recognized for supporting clients at different companies to enhance the benefits package through the promotion of Colonial products.
●Acknowledged for securing money for employees at various sites for medical bills, obtaining $20K for one individual.
Casino Monte Lago, Henderson, NV
Payroll/HR Administrator, 2003 - 2008
Controlled payroll operations such as time and attendance, processing bi-weekly payroll, and the preparation of quarterly business tax forms. Delivered daily and weekly reports for senior management. Oversaw Workers Compensation reporting, filing claims, and organizing OSHA reports to meet required laws and standards. Secured 401K reports as well as finalizing year-end audit information. Integral to new hire processing and adjusting pay rates.
●Gained expert knowledge of Federal/Nevada State Overtime and Garnishment Laws.
Additional experience includes HR Coordinator with Key Largo Casino and Hotel.
Bachelor of Science in Business Management
UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA – Las Vegas, NV
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Relations
UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA – Las Vegas, NV
Community Involvement Education
Volunteer, Toys for Tots Committee, 2002 – Present