|JOB CODE:||100420 |
|SALARY RANGE:||$63,783 - $106,870|
|LOCATION OF WORK|
|Under the direction of the Finance Director and Assistant Finance Director, performs highly responsible professional administrative and supervisory work as head of the Finance - Revenue Division. Work involves responsibility for directing, planning and coordinating the activities of a large division of professional and clerical/fiscal employees engaged in collecting sales, use and special assessment taxes. Work is performed with complete independent judgment in accordance with established policies, rules and regulations and is reviewed through progress reports and discussion of overall results. Performs other work as requested.|
|ESSENTIAL WORK TASKS|
|Plans and directs the work of a large division engaged in collecting sales, use and special assessment taxes.
Reviews, prepares or analyzes State and Local Government Tax Legislation and testifies before state and local government committees.
Reviews sales and use tax audits and conducts hearings for sales and use tax audits.
Interprets local, state and federal tax laws; analyzes court decisions relative to tax matters; answers complex tax questions.
Prepares annual budget.
Processes Waivers of Penalty.
Prepares or reviews revenue projections.
Conducts special audits and prepares special reports.
Prepares special financial and statistical reports.|
|KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES|
|Knowledge of City-Parish, state and federal revenue collection laws, regulations and procedures.
Knowledge of accounting practices employed by local businesses.
Skill in the operation and care of computers, calculators and other office machines used in connection with accounting work.
Ability to plan, organize, and supervise the work of a large group of professional, paraprofessional, and clerical personnel in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.
Ability to communicate clearly and tactfully with officials of other governmental agencies, tax payers, and the public.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, City-Parish employees, and officials, and to exercise initiative and judgment in difficult situations.
Ability to make decisions, recognizing precedents and practices and to use resourcefulness and tact in meeting problems.
Ability to prepare and write clear, concise reports.
Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.|
|EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE|
|Bachelor's degree with at least twenty-four semester (thirty-six quarter) hours of a university professional accounting curriculum or Master's degree with at least twenty-one semester (thirty-one and a half quarter) hours of a university professional accounting curriculum, and eight years of professional level experience in revenue collection (accounting, auditing, budgeting, etc.), including four years of managerial experience (may include complex budget or project management).|
|Equivalent higher education in accounting may substitute for work experience; CPA may substitute for one year of work experience.|
|OTHER JOB ASPECTS|
|The work examples described in this specification are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from job performance requirements if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the job.|