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EQUALIZATION, BOARD OF

Title:  BUSINESS TAXES SPECIALIST I, BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
Salary: $5,328.00 - $6,476.00
Posted: 06/26/2013

Job Description:
Candidates are encouraged to apply pending exam results. Participants in the current BOE Civil Service Promotional Examination may apply for this vacancy; however, candidates must attain list eligibility to be eligible for appointment.

Under general supervision, the incumbent independently conducts the most difficult and complex audits. Generally, these accounts consist of the largest retailers, service concerns, construction contractors, manufacturers, wholesalers and other business enterprises reporting substantial tax liability and where reporting errors would probably involve significant additional taxes. Makes preliminary preparations such as reviewing the prior audit and the taxpayer’s file; makes the audit appointment; reviews the laws, regulations and rulings pertinent to the assignment; develops the audit program, determines the appropriate audit procedures to be performed and the scope of testing and explains the audit findings, and prepares appropriate audit reports and performs other related duties as necessary. This position may be required to rotate into the audit review position. This position is designated as 'mobile worker' per Board of Equalization Telework Policy and Guidelines. Candidate must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Meeting the training requirements for this position may require overnight travel for up to five consecutive nights.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: In order to be considered for this position, you must complete and submit responses to the following Supplemental Questionnaire (SQ) including:

1. Describe your recent experience, including recent examples, performing complex and difficult sales and use tax audits.

2. Describe your experience presenting complex tax issues to taxpayers or representatives. Provide specific examples of the tax issues.

3. Describe your recent experience in developing cooperative working relationships, including problem resolution, with taxpayers.

4. Describe your recent experience in developing cooperative working relationships, including problem resolution, peers and management.

Responses to all questions must be no more than two pages single-spaced with a font size no smaller than 10 pt. Applications received without responses to the SQ will not be considered.

Interested applicants must submit a standard state application and responses to the supplemental questions to the address indicated. Duty statement available upon request. All applicants will be considered, however, SROA/Surplus will be given priority. Please note on your application your eligibility for this vacancy or include whether you are in a SROA/Surplus/Reemployment status (be sure to attach proof of this status to your application).



Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 290 - 553 - 4380 - 006
Location County
SUTD/ Irvine District Office ORANGE
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
07/11/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
SUTD/ Irvine District Office
16715 Von Karman Ave., Ste 200
Irvine, CA 92606
Lisa Renati
(949) 724-2857
Lisa.Renati@boe.ca.gov

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