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Paychex PEO Garnishment Specialist in West Des Moines, Iowa

Responsible for the processing and payment of worksite employees' withholding orders (garnishment orders and writs). Responds to and resolves client and worksite employee withholding order questions and concerns.

  • Responsible for review, interpretation, administration, and payment of wage withholding orders (garnishments and writs) received by PEO.

  • Monitors amounts withheld from worksite employees, verifies for accuracy, and provides instructions to payroll specialists to ensure that correct garnishment amounts are processed and paid.

  • Monitors garnishment payment transmissions to agencies to ensure accuracy and timeliness.

  • Researches and resolves withholding order payment discrepancies on behalf of agencies and worksite employees.

  • Notifies agencies of worksite employee employment status when a garnishment or writ is received.

  • Responds to client, employee, and agency withholding order inquiries in a timely fashion.

  • Negotiates with agencies to recover garnishment overpayments on behalf of PEO.

  • Coordinates with PEO Accounting to resolve outstanding garnishment reconciliation items within established timelines.

  • Coordinates with Paychex Legal department to ensure proper interpretation of all garnishment interrogatories.

  • Produces weekly, monthly, and on-demand withholding order reports for PEO Payroll Operations management.

  • Maintains archive of garnishment files to facilitate future research.

  • Completes and submits employment verifications on behalf of the client.