Melissa Medina

Summary

Over 8 years’ experience with accounting and executing human resource activities fairly complicated in nature such as employee relations, procurement of talent, policy administration, payroll processing, conducting new hire orientations and exit interviews, HRIS management, benefits administration, preparing annual performance reviews, and compliance reporting.Possesses utmost degree of integrity, supported by a flawless record of maintaining confidentiality.Highly passionate and articulate, able to achieve results and exceed goals.Adaptable to changing situations and strong ability to develop relationships as well as workindependently while meeting deadlines.Proficient in Microsoft programs such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint in addition to the OSI broadcast system and Oracle applications including Payroll, Self-Service, Time Entry, i-Procurement, Accounts Payable, and Financials.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • HRIS Management
  • Benefits Administration
  • Employee Relations
  • Compensation
  • Policy Administration
  • Recruiting
  • Training and Development
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivables
  • Financial Reporting
  • Internal Control
  • FCC Adherence

Work History

Work History
Jun 2004 - Present

Accounting & Human Resources Manager

WTWC NBC 40, A Sinclair Broadcast Group Station

Overview: Perform all generalist duties.  Oversee all payroll activities utilizing a comprehensive HRIS program including preparing sales commission statements. Conduct new hire orientation and exit interview sessions.  Maintain personnel files for approximately 25 active employees and 300 terminated employees.  Administer a large portion of the company benefits program including completing and processing all benefits paperwork, answering inquiries on various plans, and interfacing with the carriers or administrators to resolve problem areas.  Manage recruitment function while adhering to Equal Opportunity requirements.  Administer employee relations programs such as annual performance reviews, leave of absences, unemployment claims and exit interviews.  Ensure all Company policies are observed adhering to internal controls and federal regulations.  Oversee all functions of accounts receivable, accounts payable and purchasing.  Assist in all aspects of financial statement preparation including preparing journal entries, maintaining general ledger, developing station operating budgets and forecasts.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Created and revamped business office documents to comply with legal updates and modifications in company policies and procedures.  Some documents used in Company business office handbook.
  • Implemented the exchange of a manual time calculation system to an automated and sophisticated system.
  • Executed the conversion of a complex HRIS management system.
  • Executed the conversion of an intricate purchasing system.
  • Direct accounts receivables in absence of Credit Manager including employing the conversion of a multi-faceted software system.
  • Manage all aspects of business office including financial reporting and other accounting practices.
  • Ensure FCC compliance including maintaining public inspection file that continually passed audits.
  • Assisted in termination of Joint Sales Agreement between WTWC and WTXL.
  • Coordinated transition of Corporate hub centralization of traffic, sales and business processes.
  • Developed and employed employee recognition and teambuilding programs to increase morale and unity including organizing all station functions.
  • Resolved employee relations matters.
  • Received perfect evaluation score and top merit increase during tenure.
  • 2007 4th Quarter Star Employee
  • March 2008 Corporate Employee Profile Award
2002 - 2004

Assistant Human Resources Manager

Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic

Overview: Assist in all payroll activities utilizing a comprehensive HRIS program.  Conduct new hire orientation and exit interview sessions.  Maintain personnel files for approximately 150 active employees and 200 terminated employees.  Administer a large portion of the company benefits program including completing and processing all benefits paperwork, answering inquiries on various plans, and interfacing with the carriers or administrators to resolve problem areas.  Ensure regulatory compliance of programs such as FMLA, COBRA, HIPAA, Section as well as other applicable state and federal laws.  Prepare complex reports and correspondence by gathering, researching, and analyzing statistics for all human resource practices including staffing, turnover, budgeting, payroll, and employee relations as directed by the Human Resource Manager, Controller, CEO, and/or other members of management.  Manage all aspects of credentialing for 18 physicians and 20 allied health providers.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Revamped all human resource documents to comply with legal updates and modifications in company policies and procedures.
  • Revised the complex performance appraisal system into a much more user-friendly tool including developing an employee self evaluation and a probationary assessment.
  • Created and distributed company newsletter, position descriptions, leadership surveys, and employee compensation statements for approximately 150 employees to increase the communication levels of the company and enforce the “open door” policy using cost efficient techniques in lieu of costly measures such as outsourcing.
  • Implemented the conversion of all credentialing documents to an electronic format, increasing efficiency and transforming operation into a more modern, paperless environment while utilizing current resources.
  • Received perfect evaluation score and top merit increases during tenure.

Education

Education
Aug 1998 - Aug 2002

Bachelor of Science

Florida State University

Certifications

Certifications

Notary Public

State of Florida