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GARNISHMENT SPECIALIST 1

Atlanta, Georgia

Job Type: Hybrid

Job Category: Human Resources
Brand: Genuine Parts Company
Job ID: R24_0000005141
Status: Full time

We're an organization of IT specialists, developers, salespeople, retail specialists, supply chain professionals, drivers and more. What binds us together is our passion for providing superior service to our clients, customers and teammates. Discover why GPC is the right place for you and your career.

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  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Good Listener
  • Problem-solver
  • Self-starter
  • Team player
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Employee Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, life and disability insurance, as well as campus health and wellness programs

  • Paid time off, eight company holidays and flexible work schedules available

  • Tuition Reimbursement and professional development opportunities

  • 401(k) Plan with competitive employer matching

  • Onsite cafeteria, coffee stations and break rooms

  • Employee discounts, including NAPA parts, entertainment, technology, appliances, event tickets and more

Job Description

Payroll Garnishment Specialist

Summary of Job Description:

The Payroll Garnishment Representative processes employee garnishments including child support, tax levies, student loans, bankruptcies, creditor garnishments, and lump sum payment orders. The Representative will also be responsible for running processes to publish accounting lines for GL and Payment to the AP Center. This position is the primary contact between garnishees, HR managers, agencies, courts and any third-party providers.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures timely set-up of garnishment orders in the Workday system, notification to applicable parties (employees and/or agencies), and timely remittance of payment.
  • Ensures resolution of exceptions to completion and reconciliation of payments and communications with agencies.
  • Responsible for review and set-up of garnishment orders in Workday system, including preparation of orders and correspondence for scanning.
  • Maintain garnishment rules in system to determine proper withholding from employee wages according to state rules and garnishment type. Maintain employee garnishment data with applicable start and stop dates for each order in a timely manner according to information contained within order and applicable deadlines.
  • Write and review letters to address interrogatory responses.
  • Act as primary contact to research payment issues with employees, agencies and AP center.
  • Answer and resolve payroll and garnishment questions to provide accurate information in a timely and concise manner to courts, agencies, and employees.
  • Run garnishment processes to publish accounting lines.
  • Interact with various departments within and outside the company to answer questions and resolve issues (external contacts include check collection agencies, courts, lawyers)
  • Research all garnishment issues and respond to terminations, job changes, withholding exceptions.
  • Train other payroll team members in processing garnishments and oversee quality assurance of the overall process.
  • Subject Matter Expert for automated garnishment processes, including ACH payments, GL design / enhancements, and Electronic Income Withholding.
  • Liaison to HRIS team for garnishment processing – from entry though payment from our APAR (Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable) team.
  • Responds efficiently and effectively to all correspondence from field customers, employees or 3rd party vendors via phone, email and/or Case Management System.
  • Work on special projects as assigned including account reconciliations, accruals and journal entries as well as cross train with other team members.
  • Serves as a back-up for Payroll Specialist as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years HR/Payroll/Garnishment Experience in a multistate company
  • Bachelor’s degree or Certification is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Workday and Microsoft Applications
  • Strong knowledge of garnishment laws and requirements
  • High level of personal drive and self-motivation with an ability to handle a significant workload.
  • Strong emphasis on accuracy and quality
  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate a series of different jobs simultaneously Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Deep knowledge of payroll processing and garnishments
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Willingness to learn new tasks and be flexible.
  • Good organization skills
  • Flexibility to work overtime when needed.
  • Customer service driven.
  • Team player
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to analyze and interpret information.
  • Proficient use of PC spreadsheet applications

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GPC conducts its business without regard to sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. GPC's policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons.

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I would say this is the first job where I've felt cared about as a person and not an asset. I love the people and what I do.

Beau Mitchell GPC Accounts Receivable Specialist - Cash Apps
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