Income Tax Specialist

Recruitment #200731-UNCD-81

Introduction


 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Submit cover letter and resume to applicants@tax.ok.gov

*Indicate which particular position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

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INCOME TAX SPECIALIST
Salary: $2,723.83 monthly
Account Maintenance #759

GENERAL FUNCTION
Performs entry-level to routine income tax account review work in a fast paced work environment. Work involves examining, investigating, and reviewing records, reports, and management practices to ensure legal compliance with state rules and statutes.  Conducts review of returns for accuracy and processes corresponding refunds and bills. Reviews monthly billing to verify system correctness. Advises taxpayers and legal representatives concerning the interpretations and applications of the tax laws and rules and in the preparation/completion of tax reports in a professional and courteous manner.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS
The functions performed by employees in this job family will vary, but may include the following:
• Performs simple-to-routine review of returns that are systemically identified to determine compliance with laws, rules, and regulations.
• Prepares adjustment letters to accurately explain errors and balances.
• Reviews applicable laws, regulations, procedures, and financial and administrative controls.
• Assists in projects as assigned.

Customer Service:
Appropriately address internal and external customer issues while respecting business needs, especially as it relates to income tax returns, refunds and adjustments.
Result Driven:
Identify the most appropriate method to complete tasks and meet deadlines.
Decision Making:
Evaluate relevant data and aspects of situations and make appropriate decisions.
Accountability:
Accept responsibility for actions with honesty and integrity while remaining committed to organization success.
Teamwork:
Promote a team atmosphere of respect for all team members; work well with co-workers and leadership.

COMPLEXITY OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
• Knowledge of:
o Accounting and auditing methods and systems;
o Generally accepted auditing standards and procedures;
o Computer technology principles, terminology, and automated systems.
• Ability to:
o Analyze data and apply rules and statutes to correctly process incoming returns.
• Skills in:
o Using a computer and applicable software.
o Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs is a plus.

PREFERRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of:
A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related area; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

PREFERENCE STATEMENT
Preference may be given to candidates who are proficient in Microsoft Office programs.

The Oklahoma Tax Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.

All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.