Work History

Work History
Jul 2009 - Present

Payroll & Benefits Administrator

Claremont Savings Bank

§Maintain and update HR records with accuracy to include HR database (ADP Pay Expert/EZ Labor/ or other HRIS), performance evaluations, pay records and employee documentation.

§Oversee timesheets completion, verify hours, approvals, and regulatory compliance using ADP EZLabor and upload to payroll program.

§Processes bi-weekly payroll and complete related payroll accounting

§Transmit and balance payroll.Prepare pay records for approval and maintain records according to policy.

§Prepare accurate general ledger entries and monthly reconciliations for assigned accounts.

§Prepare periodic HR reports for management’s review and for Federal and State reporting.


§Monitor eligibility for employee benefits and enroll participants.

§Administer all benefits programs including but not limited to Health, Dental, 401k, STD, LTD, Flex Spending, FMLA, COBRA, and Workers' Comp and ensure regulatory compliance with all activities.

§Handle daily vendor relationships with Health, Dental, Flex, and other insurance providers.

§Inform new and existing employees on benefit matters. Utilize excellent verbal and written communication skill to tactfully and confidentially resolve staff benefits issues.

§Ensure timely reconciliation and payment of weekly and monthly benefits program invoices.

§Ensure staff understanding of benefit programs by regularly generating communication and counseling employees/dependents as situations arise. 

§Develop written benefits procedures documentation. Ensure periodic policy manual updates.

§Works with Sr. VP to source various benefit plans and HR technology.

§Maintain updated knowledge of changes to Federal and State Benefit legislation.

§Implement annual policy renewals. Plan, organize and implement annual Open Enrollment process.

Mar 2007 - Jul 2009

Human Resources Coordinator

PathWays of the River Valley
  • Enroll employees into agency benefit plans and make changes as appropriate for individual enrollments or employment status
  • Liason witha ll benefits brokers and vendors, trouble shoot any benefit related concerns
  • Audit benefits to assure accurate enrollment, deductions, eligibility, and revision as needed
  • Manage workplace injury program including claim filing, alternate duty assignments, work capacity and return to work
  • Manage leave of absence and other employee status changes
  • Serve as an advisor and coach to employees and supervisory staff at all levels regarding employee relations matters and policy interpretation
  • Paticipate in the development and delivery of various trainings
  • Initial recruiting screening for entry level and management positions
  • Created an all inclusive HR Coordinator Procedure Binder
Sep 2000 - Sep 2005

Benefits Manager

Foley Hoag LLP

Benefits Manager (2002-2005)

  • Maintained and administered benefit plans for over 500 employees
  • Conducted new employee benefits orientations as well as exit interviews
  • Managed training and morale building programs as well as firm wide events

Benefits Coordinator (2001-2002)

  • Assisted in administering benefit plans
  • Implemented monthly internal audits for all benefits, which result in saving the firm thousands of dollars
  • Revamped COBRA procedured in accordance with the law

HR Assistant (2000-2001)

  • Provided administrative support to HR DIrector and three HR Managers
  • Supportive link between secretarial staff and Human Resources
  • Maintained HRIS system
  • Revamped HR Assistant job responsibility and created an all inclusive procedure binder
Aug 1999 - Sep 2000

Child Care Staffing Supervisor

Care Works
  • Managed day to day operations for child care placement division by placing over fifty daycare directos, teachers, and assistants
  • Assisted in scheduling staff interviews 
  • Prepared and monitored staff orientations
  • Created and maintained staff correspondance files
Aug 1996 - Aug 1999

First Grade Teacher

Bailey Elementary School
  • Responsible for the educational foundation fo a self-contained classroom
  • Assisted in planning and curriculim development


Sep 1991 - Jun 1996


California State University




Microsoft Office