Fraud Specialist II

Recruitment #210409-UNCD-82



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Fraud Specialist II (Income Tax Accounts Division)
Annual Salary: $ 46,366.71

This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed by the Fraud Unit Specialist. It should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all required duties, responsibilities and skills.

The Fraud Unit Specialist II will play a critical role in the tracking of the Income Tax fraud detection effort during return processing. This position is jointly responsible for the daily operations of the agency’s high-volume Income Tax Accounts Division, which is responsible for the processing of income tax returns the agency receives annually.

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;
*Examines, investigates, and reviews 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;
*Assists in identifying and resolving possible fraud cases;
*Analyzes income tax returns for possible fraud patterns;
*Analyzes return trends to provide guidance for determining the fraud processing edits for the fraud manager system;
*Works with Fraud Prevention Manager for sharing information with federal, state, and local authorities;
*Contributes in testing the fraud manager system to ensure that processing edits are working as expected.
*Prepares adjustment letters to accurately explain errors and balances.
*Appropriately addresses internal and external customer issues while respecting business needs, especially as it relates to income tax returns, refunds, and adjustments.
*Evaluates relevant data and relevant aspects of each situation in order to make appropriate decisions;
*Assists in projects as assigned;
*Assists in training lower level or new co-workers.

· 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;
o Accept responsibility for actions with honesty and integrity while remaining committed to organization success;
o Promote a team atmosphere;
o Work well with co-workers and leadership;
o Prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.

· Skills in
o Strong interpersonal skills;
o Using a computer and applicable software;
o Proficient analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities;
o Proficient in Microsoft Office programs is a plus.

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of:
· A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related area;
· PLUS one (1) year of experience in accounting, finance, business administration, or related area.
· OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

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

Telework may be required based on the needs of the agency, division, and section. If applicable, applicant must be willing and able to BOTH work on-site and telework at an off-site location, generally in the applicant’s home. Applicant must have a secure internet connection and a dedicated telephone (landline) or smart phone device during scheduled working hours.

Employment with the Oklahoma Tax Commission offers benefits, which include medical, dental, life, disability and vision insurance, medical and health care reimbursement programs, retirement plan, deferred compensation plan, paid holidays, and longevity payments. Employees are provided a benefit allowance to spend toward their benefits. Employees earn three weeks annual and three weeks paid sick leave in the first year of employment.

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.


Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.