payroll specialists

Kate Stoker

Sr. Payroll & HRIS Technology Specialist

Kate Stoker is a Sr. Payroll & HRIS Technology Specialist at OperationsInc, bringing over 21 years of multi-state payroll, HR, and accounting experience to the firm. Currently, Kate supports clients across many industries with a focus in areas including payroll management, HRIS implementations, payroll vendor transitions, paycheck calculations, and state and federal law compliance.

Kate began her payroll career at Century Communications, where she spent five years supporting the firm’s payroll function.  She then moved on to global security company Brink’s Inc. serving as a payroll leader for several years before joining Modem Media as a Payroll Supervisor.

For twelve years prior to joining OperationsInc, Kate worked at Commonfund, a 250-employee asset management firm located in Wilton, CT. Here, Kate served as the group’s Sr. Payroll & Benefits Administrator, managing multiple payrolls, both international and domestic.

Kate earned a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Rhode Island, and a Certificate in Computerized Accounting from Gibbs College.

In addition to her work at OperationsInc, Kate is an avid runner. She has participated in a full marathon in all 50 states and is registered in the upcoming Tokyo marathon to complete the 6 World Marathon Majors. An animal lover, Kate also fosters cats for The Alliance in Limiting Strays located in Westport, CT.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
  • Payroll Administration
  • 401k Management & Compliance
  • Audit Preparations
  • Benefits Administration
  • COBRA Administration
  • Compliance
  • Employee Communications
  • Employee Handbook Development
  • Employee Relations
  • Federal & State Tax Registrations
  • FMLA Administration
  • HR Administration
  • HRIS Implementations
  • Human Resources Information Systems
  • I-9 Compliance
  • Multi-Jurisdictional Payrolls
  • On-boarding
  • Paycheck Calculations
  • Payroll Implementation
  • Payroll Procedural Audits
  • Payroll Training
  • Payroll Vendor Transitions
  • Policy & Procedure Development
  • State & Federal Law Compliance
  • Tax Amendments
  • Tax Compliance
  • Tax Notice Research
  • Termination Process & Administration
  • Time & Attendance Implementations
  • Timeclock Management
  • Training
  • W-2 Reconciliations
  • Workers Compensation
INDUSTRIES SUPPORTED
  • Chemicals
  • Communications
  • Consumer Goods
  • Education
  • Financial Services
  • Food & Beverage
  • Healthcare Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Media
  • Non-Profit
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Security Services
  • Software Solution
  • Technology
  • Transportation