Summary: To direct the City’s income tax operation, formulate administrative policies of the Income Tax Division, maintain communication with the public and business, establish and maintain audit procedures, records, reports and perform related work as required.
Supervision Received: Work is performed under the direction of the Finance Director or other designated official.
Supervision Exercised: Supervision is exercised over technical and clerical personnel.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: An employee in this class may be called upon to do any or all of the following: (These examples do not include all of the tasks which the employee may be expected to perform.)
Represent the City in court and/or before Income Tax Board of Review.
Education and/or Experience:
A thorough knowledge of Federal, State, and Municipal tax laws, rules and regulations. Knowledge in investigation and audit principles and procedures.
Ability to organize and supervise the work of subordinate employees.
An employee in this class, upon appointment, should have the equivalent of the following training and experience:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with specialized course work in Public Administration, business organization, tax principles and structure.
Experience in investigation and audit principles and procedures.
At least six years experience in related area, preferably in public or municipal accounting, auditing, or Internal revenue Service, includes supervisory experience.
Language Skills: Ability to deal with the public tactfully and courteously. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to citizens, and other employees of the organization.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stand, use hands to finger, handle and feel, as well as talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually low.