Tax Examination and Investigation Manager

Recruitment #091819-MABZ27-250600

Summary Statement

This position is responsible for overseeing the areas within the Division of Revenue that perform the initial processing of personal income and business tax returns to ensure taxpayer compliance with applicable tax laws and the assessment of any identified deficiencies, and is responsible for effectively managing and directing personnel who perform the initial processing function. 

Essential Functions

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.
  • Recruits, trains, and evaluates the performance of subordinates and makes assignments.
  • Directs the work of tax examination staff in the inspection and examination of accounting and other financial records in order to determine tax liabilities.
  • Reviews complex cases in order to determine if tax law, including constitutional nexus, has been properly applied.
  • Develops and oversees the implementation of special examination or investigative programs to determine if protracted examinations would result in appreciable revenue gain to the State.
  • Designs procedures for expansion of the data based necessary for the identification and investigation of tax evasion or unlawful avoidance practices.
  • Serves as focal point for the Division in the receipt and exchange of intelligence information regarding unlawful interstate activities.
  • May testify before the Grand Jury or before Civil or Criminal Courts of Law.
  • Conducts staff meetings to explain changes in tax law, internal operating procedures or Division regulations.
  • Makes recommendations fro revision of the Delaware Code as it applies to selected tax areas.  Develops informational packets for distribution to advise selected groups of tax and licensure requirements.
  • Prepares production reports, special studies and develop budget and equipment request for the unit.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Tax Examination and Investigation Manager
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Business Management, Computer Information Systems or related field.
  2. Three years experience in auditing financial records and documents in accordance with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards, including assessment of internal and external controls.
  3. Three years experience in interpreting laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
  4. Six months experience in staff supervision which includes planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others.
  5. Knowledge of computer assisted auditing which includes using computer programs to analyze data, select, manipulate and sort data, perform calculations, select audit samples and print reports.

Conditions of Hire

Applicant must complete satisfactory criminal background check, reference checks, confirmation of compliance with federal and state tax laws, and any other required condition of employment.


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Selection Process

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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Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.