PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Revenue Services, Audit and Compliance Division, this class is accountable for directing and administering the programs and operations of the division including all field and office audit programs and establishment and maintenance of supporting administration.
Receives executive direction from the Commissioner or Deputy Commissioner of Revenue Services or other administrative official of higher grade.
Administers programs and operations of Audit and Compliance and directs all staff.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Duties include but are not limited to the following: directs staff and operations of the division; oversees development, administration and implementation of division programs and special projects such as Data Warehouse, Suspense Tax Book and compliance activities related to the Master Settlement Agreement; develops, implements and evaluates policies, goals and objectives; designs and develops programs and activities; implements new procedures and procedural revisions; determines appropriate staffing levels and directs management and coordination of staff; designs and implements performance review standards for staff; prepares budget; maintains contacts with individuals within and outside of division who might impact on policy or program activities; recommends revisions to Connecticut tax statutes; prepares periodic written and oral reports for Commissioner on such matters as status of audits in process, audits completed and status of revenue production resulting from audit work; acts on behalf of Commissioner as necessary; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of accounting and auditing; knowledge of computer audit techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to analyze and evaluate complex financial statements, tax reports and tax avoidance schemes.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Twelve (12) years of professional experience in business or public administration, auditing and/or accounting.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Three (3) years of the General Experience must have been in a managerial capacity accountable for planning, analysis and implementation of major tax audit or compliance programs.
1. Managerial capacity is defined as formulating program goals and objectives, developing and implementing program procedures, initiating program policies, and developing and maintaining the budget.
2. For State Employees this is the level of Tax Division Chief.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. College training in accounting or a closely related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years.
2. A Master's degree in accounting or business administration may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
3. A law degree from an accredited school of law or certification in any of the following may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(36)-Tax Programs and Control
(1)-Officials And Administrators
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Tax Audit Director in Salary Group MP 74 approved effective September 23, 1996. (Revised to re-title and modify content)