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Blake K.

Johnson 15455 Ella Blvd #53, Houston, Texas 77090 Hm: (281) 248-4558 Message: (281) 408-6496 Email: bj9425d4@westpost.net Career Objective To seek a managerial level professional financial po sition that would allow me to utilize my extensive experience at the senior lev el payroll/accounting capacity along with providing customer service abilities, leadership skills and strong work ethic to a thriving organization. Education Texas University of Houston a" Downtown Degree: Bachelor of Science Major: Accounting December 2010 Skills and Accomplishments a Successfully worked with the IT group and the Internal Revenue Service in crea tion of the W2 file for all of Methodist entities to report to the SSA as a Comm on Pay Agent similar to the development of the regulatory requirement of IRS For m 941 a Established procedures with the Payroll group of various task s such as Direct Deposit returns and replacements, creation of a bank listing file (received fro m the Federal Reserve ) to ensure accuracy when setting up these transaction. A lso procedures on receipt of W4 and W5 forms a Provide compliance support to various areas with in Human Resources such as th e Disabilities area (Third party sick and LTD), Immigration area (Visa and I-9 i ssues) and Administration area (Unemployment issues) a Worked successfully worked with the IRS to eliminated a possible levy in the a mount of $783,000 and $321,000 against Methodistas assets in tax year 2003 a Successfully implemented a program to enforce mandatory direct deposit through out the organization to eliminate check printing cost a Worked on the Conversion team implementing Lawson from a Ceridian HR/Payroll p latform a Working knowledge with a developer (J.Ray McDermott) on converting hours and l abor charges from E-Time (ADP time and Attendance application) to Kronos a Part of a implementation team developing SAP Version ECC-6 from an ADP a" Vers ion 3 HR/Payroll platform a Currently working part time as a consultant administering Canadian payroll for ION Solutions a Experience with various Payroll mainframe in-house applications such as GEAC, Peoplesoft, SAP and Lawson a 3 a" 5 yrs of Payroll leadership experience a Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) candidate a Managed a foreign payroll manually utilizing Excel and the use of ADP and E-Ti me for project costing purposes Relevant Experience Champion Technologies, Inc Houston, Texas Manager, Payroll & HRIS August 2009 to present a Successfully managed 3 payroll administrators a Successfully managed the administration of Championas domestic and foreign pay roll operations within 16 states as well as Calgary, AB, Canada 3,400 employees on SAP ECC6 a Plan Administrator for US 401K (T Rowe Price) and Canadian RRSP (Manulife) pl ans (i.e. 3rd Party Carriers) through weekly update of employeeas changes in con tribution percentages, balancing outbound files and conducting Non-discriminatin g testing . a Conducted quarterly and annual reconciliation of employee wages and taxes to e Houston,

nsure accuracy a Conducted reconciliation of the W-2, General Ledger and 941 tax returns a Experience on handling, processing and reconciling Executive Compensation such as exercising Stock Options (Non-Qualifying plans) and some ESPP programs a Monthly reconciliation of payroll liability related accounts by the use of GEA C G/L application a Prepared journal entries as necessary Blake Johnson a" Page 2 J. Ray McDermott, Inc Houston, Texas Supervisor, Payroll May 2006 to May 2009 a Successfully managed 3 payroll administrators a Successfully managed the administration of J. Ray McDermott domestic and forei gn payroll operations in the state of Texas and Louisiana, as well as expatriate s in Altamira, Mexico for 4,400 employees on SAP ECC6 a Conducted quarterly and annual reconciliation of employee wages and taxes to e nsure accuracy a Conducted reconciliation of the W-2, General Ledger and 941 tax returns a Experience on handling, processing and reconciling Executive Compensation such as exercising Stock Options (Non-Qualifying plans) and some ESPP programs a Hands-on experience of US Expatriates and dealing with compliance issues a Monthly reconciliation of payroll liability related accounts by the use of GEA C G/L application a Prepared journal entries as necessary a Proficient on MS Excel, Word and some Access database a Extensive experience on SAP Version ECC6 HCM application while working with th e conversion team converting payroll and G/L data from ADP a Mapping SAP wage and deduction types to current DOE codes while building the p ayroll interface tables a Extensive experience on the ADP Enterprise version 3 HR/Payroll system The Methodist Hospital - Houston, Texas Accountant, Payroll Tax/Regulatory November 2001 to May 2006 a Successfully filed 941 Quarterly tax returns, Texas State Unemployment and 940 Federal Unemployment annual returns a Conducted quarterly and annual reconciliation of employee wages and taxes to e nsure accuracy a Conducted reconciliation of the W-2, General Ledger and 941 tax returns a Monthly reconciliation of payroll liability related accounts. Prepared journa l entries as necessary a Extensive payroll knowledge a Proficient on MS Excel, Word and Access database a Extensive exposure on the GEAC HR/Payroll system a Assisting with preparation Corporate tax returns such as 990, 1120 Philip Services Corporation - Houston, Texas Accountant, Payroll Tax April 2000 to November 2001 a Successfully administered 67 FEIN within the Philipas organization through fil ing 941 quarterly reports and 940 annual returns a Successfully filed and reconciled muti-state tax and unemployment returns for 41 states a Conducted audits and made adjustments to employee taxes and taxable wages for out-of-balances to prevent issuance of W-2C a Utilized Ceridian software and JD Edward World hardware a Worked on the implementation team to convert from Ceridian to JD Edwards softw are

a Supervised 2 employees a Proficient on Lotus, MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and some Access a 10 key by touch

Blake Johnson a" Page 3 Coral Energy Services, L.L.C. - Houston, Texas Payroll Administrator March 1997 to March 2000 a Successfully maintained a capacity of 2300+ employees using Lawson and People soft in-house data base systema Worked on the implementation team to convert from Ceridian to Lawson then from Lawson to Peoplesoft (HCM) a Administered employeesa wage levies, garnishments and child support payments a Administered Coral Relocation a Administered Canadian payroll using Ceridian (Windows) a Created benefit related reports for the Benefits and Compensation Dept. a Prepared journal entries a Multi-state tax filingCreated management rpts Proficient on MS Excel, Word Schlumberger Technology Corporation - Sugarland, Texas Payroll Administrator (contract) Februa ry 1996 to March 1997 Dowell Schlumberger, a division of Schlumberger a Successfully maintained a capacity of 1075 + employees by the use of SAP in-h ouse database system a Administrated employeeas wage levies, garnishment and child support pmts a Adminstrated Savings Bonds - Conversion exposure a Administered Dowellas relocation - Proficient on MS Excel/Word a Multi-state tax filing - Canadian payroll administration Geco Praka, a division of Schlumberger Payroll Administrator (contract) a Successfully maintained a capacity of 1,375 employees using a Ceridian (Windows Product) PC based software and SAP in-house database system a Handled the reconciliation of quarterly tax deposit a Prepared various payment through A/P as related to child support, payments, ga rnishments, and tax levies References Upon request