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Payroll Associate - Garnishments

Job Location: TN - Knoxville

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00642887


- Job description

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People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.

Business Process Delivery professionals execute repeatable core business processes and/or technical transactions with a focus on efficiency, first-time quality and overall continuous process improvement.

Job Description

As a member of the Payroll Department professional staff, this position contributes general knowledge and skill in the Garnishment area to support the our client. The Payroll Associate for Garnishments will assist the client with processing changes requested from local, state and federal courts, attorney offices etc. along with responding to client inquires. 

Other duties include but are not limited to:
  • Assist with garnishment audits 
  • Responsible for assisting with client requests 
  • Assist management with payroll projects and issues 
  • Execute processes to help Accenture meet monthly SLAs 
  • Play a vital role in helping to ensure the company's compliance with federal and state laws and administrative requirements related to garnishments and wage attachments for client. 
  • Processes court ordered wage attachments federal and state levies, child supports, student loans, creditor garnishments, wage assignments, and bankruptcies while maintaining trust and confidentiality of all employees 
  • Communicate effectively with courts, attorneys, state agencies, and creditors
Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma
  • Minimum of one year of transaction processing experience
  • Minimum of one year of managing multiple projects and prioritize business requirements in a dynamic fast paced environment 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Minimum of one year of finance and or accounting experience 
  • Bachelor s degree 
  • Previous payroll experience 
  • Previous experience working with court systems or attorney offices
Professional Skills
  • Ability to multitask working on a computer and phone simultaneously 
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizations skills 
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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