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Salary: $5,573.00 - $7,113.00
Posted: 01/25/2013

Job Description:
Senior CAS Specialist (BTS II) – Job Description:

All applicants will be considered however, SROA/Surplus will be given priority. Under the guidance from the Supervisor, Data Analysis Section, the Business Taxes Specialist II independently performs the duties of a Computer Audit Specialist. Incumbent provides technical audit assistance and support to auditors conducting audits of taxpayers with complex electronic accounting records. The incumbent utilizes SQL Server, Vedit, ACL, IDEA, and other software programs to analyze large volumes of electronic accounting data and determine appropriate testing methods that will promote accurate and efficient audit coverage.

Additionally, the CAS BTS II provides guidance on Statistical Sampling as it relates to Special Taxes (STFD) departmental policies. This position requires at least one year experience of performing the duties of a Computer Audit Specialist, BTS I or two years of performing similar tasks using similar data analysis software which may include SPSS, SAS and or SAP. Incumbent exercises considerable tact, technical competence and interpersonal skills to gain cooperation of taxpayers and promotes the working efficiency of the audit team. The position is housed in the Headquarter’s office, however, travel and field time up to 75% of the time may be required during peak audit rush periods. Additionally, travel may be both in and out of state.

Incumbent must be able to perform the job functions at a senior level upon hire. No OJT or additional training will be provided upon hire. Only applicants meeting the aforementioned criteria will be considered. No relocation will be provided. The position is located in a high-rise building. The position requires the incumbent to be fingerprinted.

Supplemental Application

Candidates must submit a supplemental application to be considered for this position. This supplemental application will assist in reviewing your qualifications for the advertised Business Taxes Specialist II vacancy. To be considered for interview, responses to the following questions must be submitted with your application.

• Please describe how your work experience has prepared you for this position. Be sure to include specific software packages you have been trained in and be prepared to show examples of how you have applied this software in the work force.

• Explain the role of a CAS auditor in a tax/fee audit.

• Explain how you would accomplish converting a PDF file into an Excel formatted file. What software would you use to complete this file conversion and what could be some of the complications?

• What file formats would a CAS Specialist expect to receive from a taxpayer and what software would we need to use for each?

Please describe your qualifications that you believe set you apart from others for this position as a Computer Audit Specialist.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 290 - 494 - 4379 - 016
Location County
Appeals and Data Analysis Section SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
02/08/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Appeals and Data Analysis Section
450 N Street, MIC:33
Sacramento, 95814
Pam Warner
(916) 322-7270

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