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Manager Assistant

Location:
Calgary, AB, T2E 7E9, Canada
Posted:
August 10, 2012

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LORI KESTER

** ********* ***** **, *******, AB. T3E7E9

cell 587-***-**** email b0ubhv@r.postjobfree.com

A results-oriented payroll and benefits professional with broad experience. Strong analytical and problem solving skills, attention to detail, results driven, high-energy team player, seeks new challenges in payroll, benefits or HR.

CAREER EXPERIENCE

PROJEX TECHNOLOGIES INC.

PAYROLL/BENEFITS ADMINISTRATOR 2011 – 2012

• Processed bi-weekly payroll using ADP pay and people at work for over 200 salaried and hourly employee.

• Coordinated payroll, benefit and HR administration.

• Maintained Replicon (timesheet program) and Success Factors (performance/compensation program).

PEKA PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

PROPERTY MANAGER 2011

• Reported major deficiencies to designated Board members and provided recommendation for action; arranged for correction of minor deficiencies and dealt with emergencies appropriately.

• Tendered for maintenance contractors, supervised work and approved invoices for payment.

• Planned and organized annual general meetings.

• By law enforcement as directed by the Board and developed budget annually.

CALGARY REAL ESTATE BOARD

HR/PAYROLL ASSISTANT 2010 – 2011

• Processed semi-monthly payroll for all salaried and hourly employees, as well as on-call hours and bonus payments. Verified pay preview prior to sending, make necessary corrections, adjustments.

• Verified payroll totals and ensure all deductions to pension, banks and health benefit plans were made as scheduled.

• Created required internal management reports from the payroll & HR system; provided monthly and quarterly reports to appropriate managers including sick & vacation day entitlement and statistics reports.

• Reconciled all monthly benefits to payroll and made appropriate adjustments in payroll.

• Ensured accurate processing of sick time, benefits, lieu time and vacation time.

• Participated in required meetings providing input, creativity and recommendations.

• Administrated all benefits included a pension plan

CANADIAN MOUNTAIN HOLIDAYS INC.

Coordinator of Employee Services 1996 – 2009

• Participated in creating and producing an employee handbook covering policies and practices.

• Assisted in keeping the company intranet up to date to keep employees advised of changing policies and upcoming events.

• Supervised the Payroll and Benefits Administrator and part time Assistant, including hiring, training, goal setting, and performance evaluations and dismissing if necessary.

• Supported leaders in resolving routine employee relation matters; exercised discretion and diplomacy with confidential and sensitive matters.

• Organized annual employee orientation of 40 – 50 new hires. This one day event covered important information about CMH and introduced the Banff staff.

• Supported employees accessing STD and LTD benefits ensuring smooth transition of incomes to ease stress.

• Administrated all employee benefits including a CAP plan for employee retirement.

Payroll and Benefits Administrator 1991-1996

• Handled all aspects of payroll and benefits for 285 employee-base organization, including all accounting functions.

• Designed and rolled out a new RRSP/DPSP plan

EDUCATION

Canadian Payroll Association - PCP designation 2010

Bow Valley College – Accounting I, II and Simply Accounting 2009

Conflict Resolution – U of C 2008

Canadian Payroll Association – Payroll for Supervisors 1994

Canadian Payroll Association – Introduction to Payroll 1992

University of Calgary: Personnel Management Certificate 1991

Additional Training and Development

• Accounting Course and Quick Books 2009

• CPR 2007

• Professional Presentation & Public Speaking Seminar 2006

• Supervising the Drug Free Workplace 2006

• Employment Standards Workshop 2002

• Taxation of Retirement Savings 2000

• Food safe 2000

• Canadian Payroll Association – conferences yearly

Computer Skills

• Microsoft Word, Excel

• Ceridian – Micropay/Insync

• ADP – People & Pay at work

References

Available on request.



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