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FRANCHISE TAX BOARD

Title:  ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN
Salary: $2,691.00 - $3,371.00
Posted: 08/11/2014

Job Description:
Tax Compliance Statement **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 supervision of an Administrator, the Accountant Technician performs accounting duties in the establishment and maintenance of accounts and financial records for the Franchise Tax Board. The incumbent will prepare, review, and analyze financial reports and statements. Prepare claim schedules for the State Controller’s Office. Complete manual refund entries on TI. Process funds transfers and perform online transactions. Additional duties include researching and resolving account discrepancies.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES :

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS :
  • Familiarity with TI and BETS.
  • Familiarity with FTB pipeline process.
  • Familiarity with IDAX.
  • Research, analyze data and arrive at sound conclusions.
  • Use good judgment when analyzing situations, draw sound conclusions and take effective/appropriate actions.
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral).
  • Prepare clear, complete, and concise reports.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to get along with others in a team environment.
  • Follow prescribed procedures, complete tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Maintain flexibility and adapt to changing priorities
  • Good organizational skills.

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: Joseph Kuphaldt at M/S A-120 . 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 #1415-0664

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Accounting Technician 564 - 553 - 1741 - 002
Location County
Fiscal Controls SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
08/18/2014 www.ftb.ca.gov
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Exam Unit
P.O.Box 550
Sacramento Ca, 95812
Joseph Kuphaldt
(916) 845-3112


Special Requirements:
Background Check Required

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