Efstratios Giannikos

Efstratios Giannikos

Flushing, NY, US



Having acquired a degree in Business Administration from St. John's University and employed by such firms as UBS, Morgan Stanley and Ernst & Young my experience is in management information systems, enterprise resource planning, change management and information technologies.

I consider myself an experienced payroll and human resource professional with strong work ethics and values. Motivated, dependable and consistent; I get the job done through internal networking, organizational skills, ongoing communication and proper time management skills. I am constantly seeking to accelerate and further my career, fluency in establishing rapport and building relationships with highly diverse groups of people. I possess an innate drive for self improvement via edification, due diligence and meticulous work ethic.

I have demonstrated the ability to effectively time manage and coordinate logistics and project team efforts to facilitate successful job/project completion. Well versed in Enterprise v5/RapidPay/PCPW. Ceridian, Workday, ADP reporter, E-time, MyTime/KRONOS, HRi/PeopleSoft, QB, Microsoft Office Suite. I posses a proven ability to analyze and identify risks and design new procedures to mitigate them and thus facilitate increased productivity and reduce the element of human error to yield desired results.

I also have contractor experience and project manager experience within the fields of telecommunications, electrical contracting, HVAC, plumbing and general construction, my goal is to meld both my contracting work experience with my professional work experience and provide a diverse-well-rounded knowledge base that can span across the wide spectrum of both the technical and professional arenas.

This very diverse and eclectic work experience has left me with a thorough and keen ability to effectively manage human resources and technology to yield an efficient and highly effective workforce and yield a high quality product, be it tangible or intangible.

adp, conversion, customer relations, database administration, focus, greek, greek basic, inventory management, languages, layout design, marketing, microsoft access, payroll processing, repair, spanish, troubleshooting, writing, MS Word/Excel/Access/Project, quickbooks, quick books, PCPW, adp enterprise version 4, adp enterprise version 5, request for proposals, business cases, RFP, outsourcing, business service outsourcing, BPO, payroll assessment, analysis, sales


Advanced Cellular Solutions, Long Island City, NY, US, Project Manager

* Project management lead and support
* Design, implement and maintain Environmental Health and Safety policies and procedures
* Design, implement and maintain Quality Control program
* Design, implement and maintain Accounts Payable and Procurement processes
* Design and management of HR policies and ERP technologies
* Maintain relationships with vendors and clientele
* Maintain relationships and ensure compliance with local construction and code enforcement agencies (NY, NJ, PA, DE)
* Initiate and maintain respective business licenses and permits for each state in which we conduct business (NY, NJ, PA, DE)

Apr 2012 - current

Ernst & Young LLP, Manhattan, NY, Senior Consultant - Performance and Rewards Division

* Assist in various HR and Payroll technology projects in:

-Process Improvement/Streamline
-Process analysis
-Systems analysis
-Mitigation/Aversion of Risk(s)
-Lean 6sigma Implementation/Guidelines
-New Client Pursuit

* Assist in the development of new client pursuits and preparation in services/sales presentations/decks for key stakeholders.
* Design and implement processes to increase productivity and mitigate risks associated with human error in accordance to Lean Six Sigma guidelines.
* Coordinate with multiple project team individuals to organize and deliver results efficiently and effectively.
* Provide consulting solutions to various clients in conversions, database design, database configuration, data migration, implementation, and performance tuning (ADP,CERIDIAN, WORKDAY, PEOPLESOFT, INFINIUM).
* Analyze client data and provide solutions for more efficient processes and system implementation/migration.
* Create presentations/decks for client acquisitions, project layouts and process improvements/guidelines.
* Generate deliverables for RFI, RFP, BPO selection and payroll assessment procedures and business plans

Aug 2011 - Apr 2012

Brown Brothers Harriman & Co, Manhattan, NY, HR Consultant

* Assist in day-to-day operation and processing of the payroll.
* Design custom reports in ADP reporter to supplement and serve reconciliation processes.
* Also assist in redesign of current payroll processes in accordance to Lean 6 Sigma guidelines in order to mitigate risks and reduce errors in processing.
* Reconcile and confirm payroll with ADP for processing (3,500+ employees)
* Serve as a liaison between HR/Payroll and any 3rd party vendors and internal departments.

Mar 2011 - Aug 2011

Advanced Cellular Solutions, Long Island City, NY, US, Administrative Assistant

* Assist with day-to-day operations of firm.
* Implement administrative processes to accommodate the various transactions experienced by the firm.
* Assist in payroll processing.
* Ensure compliance with local and Federal payroll legislation.
* Run weekly payroll for entire company.

Nov 2010 - Mar 2011

Morgan Stanley, Manhattan, NY, Senior Payroll Analyst

May 2010 – October 2010 (6 months) 1 NY Plaza, Manhattan, NY

*Maintain ADP Enterprise v5 payroll data and process payroll for 60,000+ employees.
*Administer manual checks and adjustments. Ensure funds are in order and corresponding accounts debited/credited.
*Process and resolve data/system issues in Ev5, utilized ADP error/warning reports to find and correct discrepancies and take action.
*Organize and compile payment requests for processing, format file and check for errors.
*Maintain ADP PeopleSoft v9 payroll data and process payments and correct if necessary.

May 2010 - Oct 2010

UBS Financial, Weehawken, NJ, US, Senior Payroll Analyst

December 2008 – May 2010 (1 year 6 months) Weehawken, NJ

* Maintain ADP Enterprise v5 payroll data and process actual payroll.
* Process manual checks, adjustments and exception reports.
* Process overpayments and assist in employee inquiries.
* Assisted in the UBS implementation of Ev5, UBS project FOCUS conversion.
* Possess experience in ADP Ev5, ADP Reporter, Etime, Integral and PeopleSoft 8.
* Create and run various reports in ADP Reporter and Ev5.
* Reconcile and confirm payrolls with ADP for processing.
* Responsible for setting up test scenarios/environments in Ev5 for various processes/functions/functions.

Dec 2008 - May 2010

251 West 39th Realty Company, Manhattan, NY, Property Manager

* Manage maintenance staff for buildings.
* Maintain relationships and accounts with vendors and tenants.
* Manage and construction, renovation or repair projects.
* Clear any violations with the local and federal governing bodies and ensure compliance.
* Prepare monthly charges and maintain MS Access database containing tenant information.

May 2008 - Dec 2008


St. John's University, Jamaica, NY, US, Bachelors, Business Administration

Saint John's University - Peter J. Tobin College of Business
Bachelor of Science, Business Management

Jan 2004 - Dec 2007