Senior Assistant, Litigation Support

Synchrony Bank

Job Description: Role Summary/Purpose: The role of the Litigation Assistant is to support the litigation team. The Litigation Assistant reviews and implements assignment of new litigation matters, communicates with internal litigation team and outside counsel, coordinates litigation settlement payments, generates settlement-related tax reporting, administrates the litigation database for matter management and invoice review, and generates various reporting to different stakeholders regarding litigation matters. We’re proud to offer you choice and flexibility. You have the option to be remote, and work from home, or come into one of our offices. You may be occasionally requested to commute to our nearest office for in person engagement activities such as team meetings, training and culture events. Essential Responsibilities: Manage litigation case intake and assignment process Generate weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports of litigation matters to litigation team and to various other functions (operations, compliance, and risk) Generate year-end settlement reports for 1099 tax reporting and work with the Tax COE to finalize information for tax filings Coordinate with outside counsel and internal finance team regarding settlement payments and other financial administration Coordinate with the internal finance team regarding arbitration fees, litigation settlement contributions and account adjustments. Meet weekly with the Legal Billing Administrator and the Legal Operations Manager to review, reconcile, and resolve any billing issues with law firm invoices. Assist with quarterly settlement check accruals. Serve as the Litigation Database system administrator. Maintain litigation records in accordance with policies and procedures. Perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned. Qualifications/Requirements: Excel experience for at least 3 years, working knowledge of Word and PowerPoint Ability to learn new application (T360) with training to serve as application administrator Proficient in or ability to learn OneFD, ACM and I2R Not on any active formal or final formal corrective action The hours are generally 8 am-5 pm Mon-Fri with the willingness to work a flexible schedule including overtime Desired Characteristics: Demonstrated knowledge of Synchrony policies and procedures Familiarity with litigation documentation (complaint, subpoena, etc.) Professional etiquette and ability to work with a team Positive attitude and good attendance Strong oral and written communication abilities Excellent judgment and discretion; uphold high standards of integrity and confidentiality Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to effectively receive and implement feedback Well-developed time management skills and ability to prioritize Self-motivation Grade/Level: 07 The hourly rate range for this position is $24.00 – $33.50/hr USD Annual and is eligible for an annual bonus based on individual and company performance. Actual compensation offered within the posted salary range will be based upon work experience or skill level. Eligibility Requirements: You must be 18 years or older You must have a high school diploma or equivalent You must be willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation and submit fingerprints as part of the onboarding process You must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act. New hires (Level 4-7) must have 9 months of continuous service with the company before they are eligible to post on other roles. Once this new hire time in position requirement is met, the associate will have a minimum 6 months’ time in position before they can post for future non-exempt roles. Employees, level 8 or greater, must have at least 18 months’ time in position before they can post. All internal employees must consistently meet performance expectations and have approval from your manager to post (or the approval of your manager and HR if you don’t meet the time in position or performance expectations). Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Our Commitment: When you join us, you’ll be part of a diverse, inclusive culture where your skills, experience, and voice are not only heard—but valued. We celebrate the differences in all of us and believe that our individual, unique perspectives is what makes Synchrony truly a great place to work. Together, we’re building a future where we can all belong, connect and turn ideals into action. Through the power of our 8 Diversity Networks+, with more than 60% of our workforce engaged, you’ll find community to connect with an opportunity to go beyond your passions. This starts when you choose to apply for a role at Synchrony. We ensure all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Reasonable Accommodation Notice: Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you need special accommodations, please call our Career Support Line so that we can discuss your specific situation. We can be reached at 1-866-301-5627. Representatives are available from 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday, Central Standard Time Job Family Group: Other Business Administration We’re on a mission to build a future where every ambition is within reach. We’re doing this by creating financial and technology solutions that move people forward. When you join us, whether you work in an office or from your home, you’ll experience support and encouragement at all levels of the organization— you’ll be provided with the tools and technology to grow your career here.

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