Ms.Dee Byrd, CPP PHR SHRM-CP

Area Of Expertise : Recruitment/Staffing/Training. Hospital and Healthcare Payrolls. Global Payroll Management in over sixty-three countries. Experience in ADP, Ulti, and Ceridian Products. Experience using various HRIS systems. Payroll Cost Accounting knowledge. Federal and State tax prep and compliance. Employee Benefit Administration. Proficient in ACH/Pay Card procedures. Executive Compensation Management. Budget development. Union/DBA/SCA/DCAA Expert. Workers Compensation Administration. Certified Payroll Compliance. Labor Relations. Project Management. Multi-State Tax Expert. SOX Compliance. Green Belt – Lean Six Sigma. Experienced in System Implementations/Upgrades. Management of cross functional teams. Proficient in building payroll metrics and benchmarking.
33 Years Of Experience
Training Industry : Human Resources

Dee Byrd, CPP, PHR, SHRM-CP is the Managing Director at ClearCourse HCM Consulting. Ms. Byrd has over 30 years of Global Payroll Management experience and was the Vice President of Global Strategy and Initiatives on the APA Board of Directors, Past Region 1-Presidents Board of Advisors. She sits several APA national committees and is a contributing writer to APA publications as well as a published author of the Payroll Certification Guide.

Ms. Byrd is the founder and past President of the Mat-Su Valley Chapter of the APA as well as the past President, Treasurer and Education Chair and founder of the Northern Lights Alaska Chapter of the APA and past Social Media and Webmaster for the Sacramento Valley Chapter of the APA. Ms. Byrd has been an Alaska and California Certified Payroll Professional Study Group Instructor, and Chair of the Alaska Statewide Payroll Conference as well as the Vendor Chair for the California Payroll Conference. Ms. Byrd has been a speaker for several years at the APAs annual conference Congress as well as a Statewide Speaker for local chapters in her Region. Ms. Byrd has represented the payroll profession by speaking to the US Congress in matters regarding multi-state payroll taxation issues and has been an advocate for Global education for the past 20 years.

Ms. Byrd obtained her Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) Certification in 2001, her Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) in 2000 and her Leadership Certification Program (LCP) in 2010 and her PHR in 2007 and her SHRM-CP in 2014.  Ms. Byrd also has her Global Payroll Management Certificate in all three areas of Global Management with the APA.

Ms. Byrd has received the Meritorious Service, CHAMPS Mentor of the Year and Special Recognition awards from the APA as well as the 2008 Alaska Payroll Professional of the Year and the APA’s 2011 Payroll Women of the Year. Ms Byrd was named PayTech’ s Consultant of the Year for 2016 and the 2019 California Payroll Professional of the Year.

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Best Practices in Payroll Auditing

Payroll exceeds fifty percent of total expenses in many governments, nonprofits, and small businesses. Therefore, it is often a significant transaction area. In this session we will dive into building a best practice auditing technique to ensure your payroll a ...

  • Basic & Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
  • Jun 26, 2024
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Multi-State Payroll Taxation

Multi-state payroll taxes are taxes that employers must withhold from employee wages earned for work performed in a state. The taxes include federal, FICA, state and local taxes. For each state in which your business has a work location, you will automatically ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 90 Mins
  • Aug 07, 2024
Live Webinar

Avoiding Identity Theft in Payroll

Payroll holds the key to a huge amount of private information and we are the constant target of identity theft. This session will walk you through identifying your possible gaps in data security by exploring how and when you provide data to employees and outsi ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 60 Mins
  • Aug 14, 2024
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Business Expenses Through Payroll

Employee related business expenses can have a huge year end impact on payroll if visibility is limited. This session will walk you through identifying and tracking those expenses to ensure compliance in taxation and reporting. Visibility to payroll on expense ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 60 Mins
  • Sep 11, 2024
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Managing a New Team

If you are a new manager with a brand new team you will need to have skills that you may not be aware of. The introduction of a remote work force has changed the landscape of our workforce. In this session we will walk though how to manage a diverse team In th ...

  • Basic & Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
  • Sep 18, 2024
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Artificial Intelligence in Payroll

With AI in payroll, employers get rid of handling payroll data, minimizing the possibility of error due to human involvement. AI technology enhances efficiency, accuracy, data management, data collection, automatic data transfers, global payroll process, payro ...

  • Basic & Intermediate
  • 60 Mins