Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Tax Corrections Examiner 2

Recruitment #220504-8682AR-001

Introduction



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The State of Connecticut, Department of Revenue Services (DRS), is seeking to promote three (3) current agency employees to a Tax Corrections Examiner 2 in the Compliance Support Unit within the Audit and Compliance Division.

POSITION DETAILS
These positions will be accountable for administering the Earned Income Tax Credit for the State of Connecticut within the Compliance Support Unit. The Compliance Support Unit’s goal is to support the audit functions in a consistent, efficient and cost effective manner, and to provide courteous customer service which instills confidence in the integrity and fairness of the division’s audit and compliance programs.

This is a full-time, 40 hour per week position on first shift. Schedule is Monday-Friday between 8:00am-4:30pm, located at 450 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT with alternative work schedule options and telework capabilities available.


ABOUT US
         
The mission of the Department of Revenue Services is to instill public confidence in the integrity and fairness of tax collection; achieve the highest level of voluntary taxpayer compliance; continuously improve agency performance; contribute to the fiscal and economic well-being of the state; and provide a positive and professional workplace.

Selection Plan

In order to be considered for this job opening you must be a current State of CT employee of the agency listed above for at least six (6) months of full-time service or full-time equivalent service, absent any applicable collective bargaining language, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening.  You must specify your qualifications on your application. 

The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.

Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board on a daily basis to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process. 

Note:  At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position.  These documents may include:  a cover letter, resume, transcripts, diplomas, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.  Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position. 

This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board  (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the question's expiration date. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam. 

The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.

In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.  

All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period.  It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception.  Requests should be made to DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.

Questions about this recruitment can be directed to Jake Ferrari via email at jake.ferrari@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Revenue Services, this class is accountable for performing a full range of tasks involving the correction problems of a section for input into financial data systems.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Examines, analyzes and resolves the more difficult and complex correction problems of the section requiring application of a variety of tax statutes and a familiarity with the intricacies of financial data systems; analyzes and adjusts billings questioned by taxpayers or other department employees, mathematically incorrect tax returns, complex registration problems or other correction problems which cannot be resolved at a lower level; reads and interprets taxpayer correspondence and determines correct course of action to insure accuracy of taxpayer file data; contacts taxpayers, revenue examiners, accountants or attorneys to discuss and resolve complex tax liability correction problems; trains subordinates in effective methods and procedures of utilizing financial data systems; suggests alternate methods of improving the work of the section; assists in the preparation and updating of procedures manual pertaining to the section; provides technical assistance in revising tax forms; may assist in assigning work to section employees; may review work of section employees; may recommend changes in existing tax legislation; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of the procedures for edit and updates of returns and assessments into financial data systems; knowledge of the tax statutes relating to allowable deductions, computation of tax, interest and penalties and filing dates; knowledge of basic tax accounting and auditing methods and procedures; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to analyze various tax forms and statements; ability to utilize computer software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Six (6) years of experience in tax investigation, tax accounting, tax auditing or tax processing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

One (1) year of the General Experience must have involved the review and analysis of edits and updates to a computer system at or above the level of Tax Corrections Examiner 1.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

College training 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 for a Bachelor's degree.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with the Connecticut Earned Income Tax Credit.
  • Experience with processing audit cases.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Incumbents in this class may be required to speak a foreign language.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.







The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.