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EQUALIZATION, BOARD OF

Title:  SUPERVISING TAX AUDITOR III BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
Salary: $6,148.00 - $8,082.00
Posted: 04/14/2014

Job Description:
Position located in San Francisco. Under the general direction of the District Administrator, the District Principal Auditor (DPA) is responsible for the administration of the audit program in the San Francisco District. The DPA must have the ability to organize for success; understands how to facilitate functional needs to achieve strategic goals; is able to make decisions and be accountable for those decisions; cooperates to achieve the Department’s mission and goals; identifies and defines the needs of the Department and District; attract appropriate candidates, evaluate, and select the most qualified; and lead and motivate staff to achieve Department and District goals. The DPA plans, organizes and directs the audit program through subordinate supervisors and provides audit program guidance to branch office supervisors. The incumbent is responsible for the audit program including:

holding 10-day discussions; evaluating audit operations and recommending/implementing improvements on an on-going basis; ensuring operations adhere to BOE policies, procedures, mission, and goals; ensuring management decisions are positively and accurately conveyed and implemented throughout the offices; develops annual audit operational and workload plans ensuring the most efficient allocation of resources among the audits that are selected; ensures audits are completed timely making full use of team auditing; resolves aged audits, claims for refund, and appeals; audit selection; and, other administrative activities related to enforcing applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures. The incumbent also fosters cooperation and integrates functions between the audit and compliance staff. The position requires the incumbent to be fingerprinted. 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. Relocation expenses may be considered. The position is located in a high-rise building. Travel required 10% of the time.

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

Supplemental Questionnaire:

1. What are three effective leadership qualities you think are important? How have you demonstrated these qualities in your past or current position?

2. Describe a time when you anticipated potential problems and developed preventive measures.

3. Tell me about the times when you reached out for additional responsibility.

4. Tell me about the most difficult challenge you faced in trying to work cooperatively with someone who did not share the same ideas. What was your role in achieving the work objective? What was the long-term impact on your ability to get things done while working with this person?

5. Give a specific example of how you have empowered your staff to make independent decisions.

Applications submitted without a completed questionnaire and application will not receive further consideration for this position.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 290 - 023 - 4271 - 002
Location County
SUTD/San Francisco District SAN FRANCISCO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
04/28/2014 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
SUTD/San Francisco District
450 N Street, MIC: 46
Sacramento CA 95818
Kelly Reilly
(916) 324-2372

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