Legal Process Specialist

  • Atlanta, GA, United States
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

Job Description

Our Civil Process and Tax Operations (CPTO) team is responsible for processing claims to customer funds received from third parties. As a Legal Process Specialist, you are a crucial member of our team, ensuring compliance with legal requests including garnishments, levies, liens and information subpoenas received from creditors and taxing authorities.

Qualifications

You will:

  • Examine garnishments, levies, liens and information subpoenas to ensure accuracy, completeness and legal sufficiency.

  • Review account files to determine whether any customer accounts on Square’s platform are implicated. 

  • Restrain and release funds held in accounts. 

  • Prepare response documents and submit responses to third parties according to established timelines and legal requirements.  

  • Communicate with customers, creditors, taxing authorities, attorneys and officers of the court.

  • Maintain a tracking system and provide details supporting actions taken in the event of escalations.  

  • Assist customers with making 1099-K tax form corrections

 

You Have:

  • AA, BA/BS degree, or equivalent work experience. 

  • 2-3 years experience in lien, levy or garnishment processing, with a focus on process optimization.

  • Demonstrated the ability to work cross-functionally with internal teams and external partners on tool improvements.

  • The ability to remain highly organized when faced with contending priorities.

  • The ability to communicate effectively with outside entities.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Extensive experience with Google Suite and Apple computers.

  • A track record of consistently going above and beyond what is expected.

  • A passion for Square and its customers. 

 

Even Better:

  • You have experience with garnishments, either issuing them in a collections context (e.g., paralegal) or processing them on behalf of a bank or other financial services company.

  • You are a self-starter and fast learner that can work independently while using impeccable judgment.

  • You have experience or demonstrated understanding in analyzing complex financial instruments.

  • Experience with lien, levy or garnishment processing strongly encouraged

  • Experience with 1099-K tax form corrections a plus

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, and always assess candidates on an individualized basis.

Perks

We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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