Kerri Yarbrough

  • HR Assistant
  • Garfield Heights, OH, US
  • Jul 03, 2021
Full time Admin and Relations

Personal Summary

Skills
• Human Resources
• Kronos
• Tax Experience
• Human Resources Management
• Operations Management
• Payroll
• Interviewing
• Financial Report Writing
• Workers' Compensation
• Microsoft Publisher
• Management
• Accounts Receivable

Work Experience

HR Assistant
Jan 2020 - Jun 2021 ESCNEO

• Complete unemployment claims and hearings
• Produce monthly Wellness Newsletter
• Keep accurate personnel files
• Create and update department job descriptions
• Completed academic inter-district agreements

HR Ops Admin
Jan 2018 - Jan 2019 Amazon

• Partner with HR Business Partners and Operations Management to apply NACF Policy and Procedure to help drive productivity, quality and safety through the Amazon ADAPT system
• In addition, monitoring for outstanding feedback, and entering exemptions and overrides, when
applicable
• Assist in researching counseling history as needed for the HR and Ops team in order to help make
recommendations for progressive corrective action including terminations
• Assisting associates within the FC when needed for access to the Employee Resource Center, the HUB,
Hits, and other HR services
• Submitting trouble tickets on associates behalf and following up to completion and clearing trouble
tickets assigned to the site by the ERC
• Communicating hours worked by associates to comply with Amazon standards for max time worked
per day and week (12 hour day/60 hour week max)
• Clear exceptions within the timekeeping system (Kronos: MyTime) and researching, correcting and communicating attendance trends for unexcused absences for the hourly population
• Researching negative unpaid time when associates and communicating to managers for follow up
• Scrubbing rosters for associates with zero hours, monitoring the attendance hotline and researching
individual time cards to maintain a clean roster
• Follow up on vacation approval requests as required
• Ensure proper coding of time for associates by auditing time cards and trouble tickets
• Escalating appropriately to the HRA or Sr. HRA team when discrepancies or escalation arise with associate interactions such as LOA, Accommodations, or other employee relations issues
• Updating and communicating OT hotlines, posting and trackers when necessary including executing
Call/Text Em All's to associates

HR/ Payroll Manager
Dec 2017 - Jul 2018 Tim Lally Chevrolet, Inc

• Complete weekly payroll (125 employees)
• Recruited for administrative positions within the dealership
• Onboard new hires; facilitate the completion of new hire paperwork, provide access badges, set-up
email and phone access, etc.
• Conduct background and drug screenings
• Help create and facilitate company polices

Senior Recruiting Coordinator
Sep 2017 - Dec 2017 Lincoln Electric

• Conducted phone screens for potential new hires
• Scheduled phone and on-site interviews for candidates
• Revamped the Employee Referral Program

HR Coordinator/ Payroll Specialist
Jan 2012 - Jan 2016 Cosmax USA

• Recruited talent for all departments in manufacturing with 90% success rate
• Responsible for creating an interview matrix for managers to gain a consensus of who should be hired
Created and provided New Hire Orientations for new hires; exempt, non- exempt in NJ and Oh offices
Completed all verifications for new hires; background check, drug screenings, I-9
• Prepared and maintained personnel files
• Maintained company HRIS system and trained employees on the Employee Self Service Module
• Utilized company software to complete payroll; conducted reporting to make sure hours worked were
accurate and vacation/ sick time hours entered
• Used Excel to create spreadsheets and reports for payroll, headcount, employee benefits cost, and
401K Completed tax reports for the local Finance Department and Korea HQ
• Provided monthly reports to departments on hours worked vs. productivity
• Ensured employees were aware of company benefit packages and any updates or changes
• Completed employee investigations with discretion

HR Coordinator/ Payroll Specialist
Cosmax - Solon, OH
2012 to 2016
• Recruited talent for all departments in manufacturing with 90% success rate
• Responsible for creating an interview matrix for managers to gain a consensus of who should be hired
Created and provided New Hire Orientations for new hires; exempt, non- exempt in NJ and Oh offices
Completed all verifications for new hires; background check, drug screenings, I-9
• Prepared and maintained personnel files
• Maintained company HRIS system and trained employees on the Employee Self Service Module
• Utilized company software to complete payroll; conducted reporting to make sure hours worked were
accurate and vacation/ sick time hours entered
• Used Excel to create spreadsheets and reports for payroll, headcount, employee benefits cost, and
401K Completed tax reports for the local Finance Department and Korea HQ
• Provided monthly reports to departments on hours worked vs. productivity
• Ensured employees were aware of company benefit packages and any updates or changes
• Completed employee investigations with discretion

HR Coordinator/ Payroll Specialist
Cosmax USA - Solon, OH
2012 to 2016
• Recruited talent for all departments in manufacturing with 90% success rate
• Responsible for creating an interview matrix for managers to gain a consensus of who should be hired
Created and provided New Hire Orientations for new hires; exempt, non- exempt in NJ and Oh offices
Completed all verifications for new hires; background check, drug screenings, I-9
• Prepared and maintained personnel files
• Maintained company HRIS system and trained employees on the Employee Self Service Module
• Utilized company software to complete payroll; conducted reporting to make sure hours worked were
accurate and vacation/ sick time hours entered
• Used Excel to create spreadsheets and reports for payroll, headcount, employee benefits cost, and
401K Completed tax reports for the local Finance Department and Korea HQ
• Provided monthly reports to departments on hours worked vs. productivity
• Ensured employees were aware of company benefit packages and any updates or changes
• Completed employee investigations with discretion

HR Specialist
Jan 2009 - Jan 2012 L'Oréal USA

• Completed all verifications for new hires; background check, drug screenings, I-9
• Maintained company HRIS system and trained employees on the Employee Self Service Module
• Utilized company software to complete payroll; conducted reporting to make sure hours worked were
accurate and vacation/ sick time hours entered
• Entered training hours and reported monthly hours to NY HQ
• Maintained a weekly headcount file in Excel for department heads

Office Manager
Jan 2004 - Jan 2009 Fairmount Presbyterian Church

Completed the weekly bulletin utilizing Publisher Used church related software to establish and maintain
the church member database
• Kept track of monetary donations
• Maintained Custodial Staff hours and reported them to Accounting
• Helped with Meals on Wheels and other various church volunteering efforts
• Planned funeral services

Receptionist (HR)/ Law Office Assistant
Jan 2002 - Jan 2004 City of Shaker Heights

• Greeted residents and provided them with information about the city
• Maintained the Resident Database; which was used to orchestrate mailings and robo- calls
• Used Excel to enter police reports into the Law Departments case files Used Word to draw up court
subpoenas

Education

Associate's
Jul 2021 - Indiana Wesleyan University