|Date Opened||10/27/2017 4:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||11/17/2017 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$6,365 - 8,530 / Month|
|Job Type||Open & Promotional|
THE JOB: Under direction, to plan, organize, coordinate and direct the property tax accounting activities of the Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector’s office, and to do other work as required. The current vacancy is in the Auditor-Controller’s office. The list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any future vacancies during the life of the list.
THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of education and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying, unless otherwise specified. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with major course work in accounting, business administration or a related field (including 9 semester or 13.5 quarter units in accounting) AND four years of increasingly responsible accounting experience in property tax accounting or auditing work, preferably in a governmental or public agency, including one year of supervisory experience.
Equivalent to an Associate’s degree from an accredited college with major course work in accounting, business administration or a related field (including 9 semester or 13.5 quarter units in accounting) AND six years of increasingly responsible accounting experience in property tax accounting or auditing work, preferably in a governmental or public agency, including one year of supervisory experience.
LICENSE REQUIREMENT: Possession of a valid California C Driver License or the ability to provide suitable transportation which is approved by the appointing authority.
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: Must pass a background investigation, which includes fingerprints.
Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of property tax collection and apportionment practices and procedures; tax accounting principles, practices and procedures relating to the analysis and reconciliation of the various property tax rolls; State Revenue and Taxation Code and other laws and regulations relating to the work of the property tax unit; record keeping and reporting procedures and requirements for secured, unsecured, and supplemental taxes; automated property tax computer systems and procedures for extending the tax roll annually within the system; complex parcel transactions, including transfers, escapes, corrections and refund processing. Working knowledge of accounting systems and procedures applicable to the receipt, deposit, distribution, collection, and disbursement of funds in a public agency; related computer technology systems, hardware and applicable software applications and operations; principles and practices of supervision, including work planning, scheduling, reviewing, evaluating and training and administrative policies governing contracts, claims, and reimbursements in a public agency.
Ability to: Understand, interpret, and apply the Revenue and Taxation Code and other laws and regulations relating to the work of the division; analyze new and proposed legislation and determine its impact on the Property Tax Division and the County; reconcile differences within the property tax system; coordinate the enhancement and implementation of the computerized tax accounting system; select, supervise, train and evaluate subordinate staff; plan, organize, direct and coordinate varied accounting operations; develop or revise accounting systems, processes and activities to meet changing needs and requirements; analyze and evaluate financial information, researching and gathering appropriate information to timely and efficiently resolve problems; prepare clear and concise accounting and narrative reports; establish and maintain an effective working relationship with a variety of governmental officials, coworkers and the public and develop, implement and administer automated data gathering, processing and reporting systems.
THE EXAMINATION: Your application and supplemental questionnaire will be reviewed to determine if you have met the education, experience, training and/or licensing requirements as stated on the job announcement. If you meet these criteria and are one of the best qualified, you may be required to compete in any combination of written, oral and/or performance examinations or a competitive evaluation of training and experience as described on your application and supplemental questionnaire. You must pass all components of the examination to be placed on the eligible list. The examination may be eliminated if there are ten or fewer qualified applicants. If the eligible list is established without the administration of the announced examination, the life of the eligible list will be six months and your overall score will be based upon an evaluation of your application and supplemental questionnaire. If during those six months it is necessary to administer another examination for this job class, you will be invited to take the examination to remain on the eligible list.
HOW TO APPLY: Apply Online Now! Click on the link below; or print out an application and supplemental questionnaire and mail/bring them to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received in one of the following ways: 1) In the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) Submitted online before midnight of the final filing date. Following a review for minimum qualifications, applicants who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be notified that they must submit a completed conviction history questionnaire in order to continue to the examination phase of the process.
IF YOU HAVE A DISABILITY THAT WOULD REQUIRE TEST ACCOMMODATION, CALL (831) 454-2600. WOMEN, MINORITIES AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
To comply with the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act, Santa Cruz County verifies that all new employees are either U.S. citizens or persons authorized to work in the U.S.