Epiq Class Action & Claims Solutions
Disbursements Supervisor (Legal)
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities
As a Supervisor for the Disbursements department, you are responsible for managing the team that completes all disbursements-related work that is assigned by the Senior Manager, Disbursements or the Client Services, including but not limited to the following:
Ensures, along with Client Services managers, that contracted client services for settlement disbursements are accomplished to the client's satisfaction.
Reviews case court documents and client communications, reviews Disbursement Disclosure Letter and check stub prepared by Client Services managers.
Establishes federal and, where applicable, state tax identification numbers for Qualified Settlement Funds.
Promptly responds to notices and correspondence from federal and state tax authorities, including manual preparation of payroll tax returns when required.
Coordinates with our tax advisors, payroll vendors, and the applicable individual states for wage cases processing.
Ensures a smooth flow of communication between applicable departments and the Disbursements team.
Coordinates check production process including but not limited to adherence to quality controls, risk mitigation and following standard operating procedures
Researches transactions, issues, and exceptions as needed. Resolves problems quickly and efficiently.
Reviews and updates team processes and procedures as applicable.
Records, on a daily basis, time worked on all matters using SAP or any other time recording program selected by the company and approve the time entries made by the team members
Other duties as assigned
Critical Success Factors
Work is fast-paced and performed in an office environment with extensive contact with clients and employees. The industry we serve demands the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism in safeguarding client and project information. Highly effective Class Action & Claims Solutions and Corporate Services associates thrive on being in an environment that rewards the following critical success factors:
Attention to Detail: Appropriately completing all of the individual tasks accurately or according to workflow/process guidelines with an emphasis on reaching or exceeding quality standards.
Integrity: Strict adherence to job-related standards, values or norms. Adaptability: Appropriately reacting to changing situations without a loss of effectiveness and enthusiasm for strategic initiatives and corporate goals. Analysis: Identifying problems and causes or analyzing how processes and procedures could be improved, collecting relevant information and identifying possible solutions.
Creativity: Being inventive, imaginative and innovative.
Development of Others: Providing the means for others to grow and develop personally and professionally within and across departments.
Energy: Maintaining a fast, active pace in the normal course of a day. Flexibility: Going into situations without preconceived notions with a willingness to assess various options in order to determine a course of action. Learning Ability: Understanding and applying new information.
Listening: Hearing and comprehending verbal messages and confirming back what you hear.
Team Player: Functioning as an active member of a group while maintaining focus on your individual contributions and responsibilities. Verbal & Written Communication: Effective oral, written and nonverbal expression without preparation.
Experience & Skills Required
Experience leading a team in a process driven environment
Strong excel skills – minimum of intermediate level
Accounting and banking – experience and knowledge of basic accounting and banking principles
Experience in working with databases and a basic understanding of database structures is a plus.
If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!
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