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FRANCHISE TAX BOARD

Title:  PROGRAM SPECIALIST III, FRANCHISE TAX BOARD
Salary: $6,775.00 - $8,077.00
Posted: 10/22/2013

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 general direction of the MidWest Region Program Manager, the incumbent will function as the Area's audit program's leading authority in the area of multistate and multinational corporation tax. Act as lead on audits and program consultant to field staff on audits of the largest and most sensitive groups of affiliated corporations, engaged in an integrated business in a specialized industry, with unique and unresolved tax issues. Analyze audit cases to determine specifically the reasons for delay in completion and recommend alternative approaches to complete the audit.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES :

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS :
  • Strong, in-depth technical knowledge in the Multistate Audit Program (MSA).
  • Ability to provide technical leadership and staff development on the most technical and complex issues.
  • Ability to create and maintain positive and productive working relationships with FTB staff and taxpayer staff at all levels.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of Water's-edge law and regulations.
  • Experience with specialized industries.

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:

*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: Frank Pinter at M/S L-1. 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 #1314-1655

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Program Specialist III 564 - 370 - 4366 - 001
Location County
National Business Audit Bureau - Chicago Not In CA
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
11/06/2013 http://www.ftb.ca.gov
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Exam Unit
P.O. Box 550
Sacramento, CA 95812-0550
Frank Pinter
(312) 759-4139


Special Requirements:
Background Check Required

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