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 direction of the Unit Manager of the Federal State Special Audit Section, Revenue Agent Report (FSSAS RAR), the Audit Supervisor is responsible for leading a group of professional tax auditors who perform Corporation RAR, Professional RAR, Professional Tax Shelter, and Post Dissolution audits. The Audit Supervisor is directly involved in case selection and assignment, periodically reviews case progress, provides feedback, and completes staff performance appraisals. The supervisor also guides the development of staff which includes reviewing their technical decisions for accuracy, supportability, and conformity with state and federal tax laws, regulations, court cases, and departmental audit policies, practices, and procedures. The supervisor will also collaborate with other supervisors within the FSSAS RAR section to assist with inventory management, analyze workload processes and procedures for efficiency, and ensure adherence to departmental tax policies for consistency. Other duties will include establishing and implementing annual operational goals consistent with the Audit Division's direction, ensuring customer service guidelines are followed, and discussing issues with taxpayers and their representatives as requested.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES :
Knowledge and experience of California and Federal income and corporate tax laws, including an understanding of Personal Income, C-Corporation and Audit's compliance policies, practices, and procedures.
Strong leadership skills, including the ability to inspire, motivate, engage, mentor, and build teams.
Knowledge in two or more areas of income taxation such as Personal Income, Corporate, Apportionment, or Pass Through-Entities. Knowledge of departmental systems (PASS, TI, BETS).
Ability to effectively plan, organize, and manage multiple workloads, take initiative, respond to changing priorities and deadlines and make effective and timely business decisions.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience analyzing problems, evaluating alternatives and risks, and creating mitigation strategies.
Ability to create and maintain a positive and productive work environment that engages employees, encourages success, and promotes employee growth and development.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with co-workers, staff, and management at all levels and throughout the enterprise.
Strong organizational, time management and planning skills.
Involvement and experience participating on teams and projects.
Self motivated, enthusiastic, and demonstrated ability to be open-minded, fair, and objective.
Involvement in a diversity of activities, program areas, and/or positions that have provided you with a greater understanding and appreciation for the broader perspective of the department/enterprise.
Demonstrated performance encouraging positive relationships, creating high job satisfaction, encouraging success, showing understanding, and being trusting and supportive.
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 statements:
Describe your knowledge and experience as it relates to state income tax audit issues and FTB's associated audit procedures and policies.
As a supervisor in PIT Program, you will work collaboratively with your team and peers to ensure the section and bureau meets program and business goals while focusing on providing excellent service and managing our resources efficiently, you also will be empowered to develop and provide recommendations on improving our day-to-day and future business processes. Describe your leadership style and how it would help you to succeed in performing these types of activities for the PIT Central Office.
When answering the supplemental statements, include the following:
How long you held the position(s)
A supervisor’s name(s) who can verify the information
*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: Nawal Freij at M/S F-310 . 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.
Professional Group Supervisor
564 - 348 - 4358 - 001
Federal State Special Audit Section, Revenue Agent Report
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