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Payroll Assistant - Garnishments in Elk Horn, IA at MV Transportation

Date Posted: 9/14/2021

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Job Description

MV Transportation is seeking a Payroll Assistant - Garnishments for our Elk Horn, Iowa Support Center. Successful applicant will perform duties as assigned with an emphasis in the following areas:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Obtains mail and distributes to all departments.
  • Handle all garnishments/legal documents in a timely manner - ensuring the court and the creditor are notified within the appropriate time frame.
  • Set-up all garnishments in our Lawson system for all employees being garnished.
  • Enter & process all phases of employee garnishments and answer company & vendor inquiries.
  • Process Manual entries/adjustments as needed.
  • Prepare check requests and obtain approval and send to AP for payments.
  • Collaborate with HR, Payroll, Union and Vacation departments.
  • Prepare all paper check payments to vendors for mailing and stuff & mail the envelopes.
  • Prepare weekly garnishment reconciliations and obtain approval.
  • Prepare specific reports/data for inquiries such as vendor audits.
  • Contact employees/creditors/attorneys/city marshals/child support enforcement and the IRS to provide information as required.
  • Prepares all refunds and reprocess payments for stale dated vendor checks.
  • Handles all bankruptcies in a timely manner.
  • Enters all garnishment modifications.
  • Maintain and verify garnishment data in the Lawson system.
  • Ability to learn, retain and research Federal and State garnishment guidelines and seek legal department advice when needed.
  • Record manual adjustments in Lawson related to garnishments.
  • Assist in addressing/researching employee inquiries for garnishments and resolves all conflicts.
  • Answers all incoming garnishment calls in a professional manner.
  • Maintain accurate records and files.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Attendance according to local policy.
  • Maintain a safe and organized work area.

Talent Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have data entry, payroll processing and clerical experience.
  • General knowledge of windows-based computer operating systems.
  • Proficiency in Excel required.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English.
  • Ability to communicate effectively on all levels.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently and follow directions.
  • Able to maintain strict confidentiality over all information.
During the course of employment, employees may receive and have access to confidential information. All employees are expected to respect and maintain the confidentiality of non-public customer and business records and any other information that MV classifies as confidential.

MV Transportation is committed to as policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Where permissible under applicable state and local law, applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test and background check after receiving a conditional offer of employment.