Incumbents in this class are responsible for effecting compliance with the taxing provisions of the Delaware Unemployment Compensation Law.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
- Provide in-depth financial analysis of employer accounting records, reports, journals or statements to determine compliance with pertinent laws and regulations.
- Interpret and apply the Delaware Unemployment Compensation Law to identify coverage under its provisions.
- Analyze employer's total financial status and provide recommendations relative to reduction of debt under the waiver and compromise provisions of the Law.
- Conduct sensitive negotiations with employers to obtain overdue unemployment payments, payment plans, interest and penalties.
- Conduct field investigations to determine eligibility of a claimant and employer coverage.
- Advise employers of legal actions which may be taken including placement of liens, attachment of employer assists, or prosecution.
- Prepare appropriate documentation and initiates issuing of subpoenas under the provisions of the law.
- Advise employers of appeal rights and procedures for filing such appeals.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Unemployment Insurance Field Agent
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
1. Six months experience in accounting using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
2. Six months experience in auditing financial records and documents in accordance with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards, including assessment of internal and external controls.
3. Six months experience in compiling, analyzing and interpreting financial data to ensure effective and efficient accounting of funds or to make projections for financial planning.
4. Six months experience in interviewing which includes using structured or unstructured interview techniques to obtain facts, explore issues and identify courses of action.
5. Six months experience in interpreting laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
6. Six months experience in writing reports in a structured format containing an introduction, presenting the thesis, purpose or proposal with supporting evidence, explanation, facts, and analysis or examples with a conclusion or recommendations.
Conditions of Hire
Criminal background check: A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire. The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.
The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.
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