Title: TAX PROGRAM TECHNICIAN II, FRANCHISE TAX BOARD Salary: $2,951.00 - $3,588.00 Posted: 03/26/2013
**IMPORTANT NOTICE** As required by the department's rules of conduct, all employees of the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) must be in compliance with the California revenue and taxation code. During the background investigation portion of the hiring process, FTB will review return information to verify California state income tax compliance. Any failure to comply with the California revenue and taxation code may prevent you from being hired at FTB. You must verify your filing status by calling 1-800-852-5711 to resolve any potential tax compliance issues, prior to submitting your application and seeking employment with FTB. All applicants not currently employed with the Franchise Tax Board will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation. The investigation will consist of completion of a pre-employment questionnaire, fingerprinting, and an inquiry to the Department of Justice to disclose criminal records. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Persons with hearing or speech impairments, call TTY/TDD (800) 735-2929.
JOB DESCRIPTION :
Under the direct supervision of a Tax Program Supervisor, you are the lead reviewer to a team of 5 - 8 Assessment and/or Resolution Technicians who issue assessments, refunds and resolve taxpayer correspondence for the Clerical RAR/CP2000 workloads. Utilizing CP and Fedstar II programs you review and release the work produced to ensure a high level of accuracy and compliance with the section's priorities, policy, procedure, and PIT laws. You identify additional training needs of individuals and/or team and take appropriate action. You provide input for probationary and annual performance review process. You encourage open communication to create a positive work environment. You develop new or revise procedures and provide training for the Clerical RAR/CP2000 workloads.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES :
Ability to apply well-defined sections of the laws, rules and regulations administered by the Franchise Tax Board.
Experience with Franchise Tax Board’s audit, account resolution and transactions.
Ability to accept responsibility and constructive feedback, and to work independently
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, Excellent work ethic, including attendance and dependability
Ability to create and maintain a positive, productive environment and to work as part of a team
Working knowledge of TI, CP, FSII, PAWS, ADCORR, INC, ARCS, PIT account processing, LAN, and basic PC skills
Knowledge of the RAR and/or CP2000 semi automated and automated programs and procedures.
Knowledge of basic California and Federal Personal Income Tax Laws
Experience working with sensitive and confidential material
Familiarity with California and Federal Income Tax Returns and schedules
WHO MAY APPLY : Current state employees with status in the above classification or lateral transfers from an equivalent class, former state employees who can reinstate into this class or persons who are reachable on a current employment list for this classification. Candidates who have completed the most recent Tax Program Technician II exam are encouraged to apply. A training and development assignment (T & D) will also be considered. All appointments are subject to SROA/Surplus hiring provisions. Surplus candidates must submit an application packet as outlined in this bulletin with a copy of their surplus status letter in order to be considered.
HOW TO APPLY : Interested applicants must submit ALL of the following documents:
*A completed application includes the position title, position number and contact person’s name in the job title line. Candidates who do not submit all of the required documents (incomplete application packages) will be eliminated from the selection process. All submitted information will be screened and the most qualified candidates will be invited to an interview. FTB EMPLOYEES MUST HAND DELIVER OR ROUTE TO: Lorena McLaughlin at M/S F-310. Candidates not currently employed by the Franchise Tax Board must send their application package to the address shown below. Multiple positions may exist for this vacancy
RPA # 1213-0279 - 1213-0281
564 - 348 - 9588 - 002
Federal & State Special Audit Section / RAR / CP Unit
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