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EQUALIZATION, BOARD OF

Title:  BUSINESS TAXES SPECIALIST II, BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
Salary: $5,573.00 - $7,326.00
Posted: 10/02/2013

Job Description:
Under the general supervision of a Supervising Tax Auditor II, the Business Taxes Specialist (BTS) II serves as lead auditor over teams of experienced auditors on the most difficult and complex audits and actively participates in the conduct of these audits, typically consisting of the largest industrial corporations; makes audit appointments; interacts with tax managers, directors, partners of accounting firms, attorneys and corporate officers of the largest and most complex corporations in the world; explains the audit findings; and prepares accurate and complete audit reports. The BTS II is responsible the overall management of these audits, for providing technical guidance and leadership to audit teams conducting the most difficult and complex audits which oftentimes involve emerging industries and/or controversial or precedent setting issues. The BTS II will conduct special projects, tasks and other job-related functions as necessary, which may include assisting the district reviewer. Meeting the training requirement for this position may require overnight travel for up to five consecutive nights. Travel required 25% of the time. The position requires the incumbent to be fingerprinted. All applicants will be considered however SROA/Surplus will be given priority.

This position may be required to rotate into the BTS II 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.

Supplemental Questionnaire:
In addition to the Standard State Application (STD. 678), no more than a two-page typed response to the following questions must be submitted with your application.

1) Describe your experience as the lead auditor in a Sales and Use Tax audit of a large and complex business, explaining your pre-audit preparation, the areas examined, how records were obtained, and the method(s) used to examine the transactions.

2) Describe your successes and challenges in expediting the completion of Sales and Use Tax audits of large companies.

3) Describe your qualifications and strengths that you feel would set you apart from another candidate applying for this position.

Applications submitted without a completed questionnaire will not receive further consideration for this position. SROA/Surplus will be given priority (be sure to attach proof of this status to your application).

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 290 - 093 - 4379 - 778
Location County
BOE/SUTD/Santa Rosa District Office SONOMA
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
10/16/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
BOE/SUTD/Santa Rosa District Office
PO Box 730
Santa Rosa, CA 95402-0730
Joanne Barry
(707) 576-2872

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