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Cynthia Leccese

Administrative Specialist
Key Food Stores Co-operative Inc.


Experience Administrative Specialist Company NameKey Food Stores Co-Operative Inc. Dates EmployedApr 2011 – Present   Employment Duration6 yrs 9 mos Senior Compensation Analyst Company NameAmerican International Group Dates EmployedJun 2008 – Dec 2010   Employment Duration2 yrs 7 mos • Conducted research for various projects on compensation related topics. • Developed compensation packages for internal promotions and new external hires based on appropriate market data and internal equity. • Determined severance benefits for executives who were involuntarily terminating and conducted analyses for all plan participants. • Prepared job descriptions and reviewed position duties and responsibilities for determination of FLSA exemption status. • Completed salary surveys for submission to survey publishing companies and researched appropriate surveys for project needs. • Data entry of compensation data and statistical analyses of more than 60,000 employees to determine compensation related trends. • Prepared materials for distribution to various government officials, including President Barrack Obama's Special Master of Compensation for companies supported under the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). • Trained and served as project manager to lower level analysts on compensation related projects. Consultant Company NameCompensation Resources, Inc. Dates EmployedDec 2007 – May 2008   Employment Duration6 mos • Assisted client companies in a multitude of industries in achieving compensation and human resources related objectives through development of salary administration, performance management, & incentive programs for the duration of the project. • Developed proposals for distribution to prospective clients outlining steps to be taken during the length of a project. • Visited prospective & current clients to conduct interviews with organizational members to determine needs & to communicate findings at the conclusion of a project. • Developed salary structures based on market analysis findings, & assisted in slotting of non-benchmark positions into grades based on internal equity and market value. • Developed communications to inform employees of changes in compensation procedures. • Prepared reports of findings & recommendations for presentation to client companies. • Reviewed & provided recommendations for employment agreements, human resource policies, & compensation packages. Compensation Analyst Company NameCompensation Resources, Inc. Dates EmployedMay 2005 – Dec 2007   Employment Duration2 yrs 8 mos • Analyzed & determined appropriate base salary & bonus levels through market pricing for all employee levels through published salary surveys & statistical analyses using Microsoft Excel. • Determined if executive compensation was reasonable under Intermediate Sanctions, in not-for-profits, & under Sarbanes Oxley, in for-profits, through Form 990 analyses & Proxy analyses, respectively. • Conducted custom salary surveys & researched human resources needs for client companies targeting peer organizations. • Assisted in the development of incentive plans, goal setting, & performance management programs that reward employees based on level of performance at achieving individual, departmental, & organizational goals. • Prepared job descriptions by determining essential roles, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, & abilities. • Conducted benefit & perquisite reviews in areas such as medical & dental plans, time off, alternative work arrangements, deferred compensation, etc. Administrative Assistant, Research Assistant & Project Coordinator Company NameResearch Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. Dates EmployedAug 2002 – Jul 2005   Employment Duration3 yrs • Oversaw daily functioning and provided guidance for a 28 site, multi-national clinical trial in persons with Down syndrome.  • Developed and implemented protocol, record, and website changes in order to improve efficiency and communication. • Provided support in data analysis and interpretation, and assisted in development of articles detailing research findings. • Planned and organized multiple conferences with attendance ranging from 25 – 100 individuals. • Researched vendor solutions and had purchase authority for the trial and for the Center for Aging Studies. • Maintained and updated the clinical trial's website using Microsoft FrontPage and HTML. • Trained site personnel in testing and directly tested subjects using scales designed to study cognitive decline. See more positions Education Montclair State University Degree NameM.A. Field Of StudyIndustrial and Organizational Psychology Dates attended or expected graduation2002 – 2008 Activities and Societies: Phi Kappa Phi Wagner College Degree NamePHR Field Of StudySHRM Learning System Course Dates attended or expected graduation2007 – 2007 City University of New York-College of Staten Island Degree NameB.A. Field Of StudyPsychology Dates attended or expected graduation1999 – 2002 Activities and Societies: Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Chi, Summa cum Laude    

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