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FRANCHISE TAX BOARD

Title:  ASSOCIATE TAX AUDITOR, FRANCHISE TAX BOARD
Salary: $4,619.00 - $5,897.00
Posted: 07/11/2013

Job Description:
**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 direction of the Section Manager, you are responsible for developing revenue estimates for proposed legislation and tax policy proposals impacting the income tax laws administered by the department. You will produce revenue estimates that reflect fiscal year impacts to the state, including any distributional information by income or business classification and will measure the cash-flow timing of those fiscal effects. You will use the bureau’s personal income tax and corporate income tax micro-simulation models when necessary and will analyze federal income tax law legislation for conformity revenue impacts. You are responsible for working cooperatively and communicating timely with our customers and your team members to deliver a quality revenue estimate report. Our team has a high degree of responsibility and involvement in highly sensitive issues and is on the forefront of issues facing the department.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES :

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS :
  • Knowledge of Personal Income Tax Laws or Bank and Corporation Tax Laws
  • Knowledge of Federal Income Tax Laws and Regulations
  • Knowledge of the legislative process
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to take the initiative and exercise tact and good judgment
  • Broad knowledge of the department’s programs
  • Ability to obtain the cooperation of individuals
  • Ability to analyze data and draw sound conclusion while analyzing the situation accurately
  • Ability to prepare clear, complete and concise reports
  • Ability to have effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient with Excel

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. A training and development assignment (T & D) may 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:

SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION :
In order to be considered for this position, interested applicants must submit a supplemental application. Your response must be no more than two type-written pages in length, using 12-point font, 1 inch margins and include your first and last name in the upper right-hand corner of each page. Respond to the following supplemental statement:

  • A Revenue Analyst is responsible for independently researching legislative proposals, developing methodology for quantifying the proposals impacts, and generating a response that can be used by our internal and external overseers. The incumbent is expected to be organized, reliable and able to quickly gather, analyze, and provide revenue analysis on various topics. In regards to these skill sets, describe why you are the best fit for this position.

*A completed application includes the position title, position number and contact person’s name in the job title line, and must be signed. 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: Mandy Hayes at M/S A-351. 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 # 1314-0021

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Revenue Analyst 564 - 516 - 4361 - 001
Will also consider hiring a(n)
TAX AUDITOR, FRANCHISE TAX BOARD $3,106.00 - $4,903.00
Location County
Economic & Statistical Research Bureau SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
07/22/2013 http://www.ftb.ca.gov
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Exam Unit
P. O. Box 550
Sacramento, CA 95812-0550
Mandy Hayes
(916) 845-5125


Special Requirements:
Background Check Required

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