Municipality of Anchorage

Posted Under: Anchorage, Alaska jobs in Accounting, Auditing; Accounting, Auditing jobs in zipcode 99501
Posted On: 2019-07-13 00:00:00

Job Title: TAX ENFORCEMENT OFFICER - Range 13 / AMEA Closing Date/Time: Fri. 07/05/19 5:00 PM Alaska Time Salary: $25.89 - $32.99 Hourly $2,071.20 - $2,639.20 Biweekly $4,487.60 - $5,718.27 Monthly $53,851.20 - $68,619.20 Annually Job Type: Regular / Full Time Location: City Hall, 632 W 6th Ave, Anchorage, Alaska Department: Finance Print Job Information - Apply Job Information Benefits Supplemental Questions Open to the general public and any current Municipal Employee This position is represented by the Anchorage Municipal Employee Association (AMEA) and is subject to the provisions of the current agreement between the Municipality of Anchorage and the AMEA. DEPARTMENT: Finance HOURS OF WORK: Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. LOCATION: City Hall: 632 West 6th Avenue Example of Duties: This position is part of a team of six that enforces compliance with Municipal self-reported tax and surcharge code chapters, such as Room Tax, Rental Vehicle Tax, Tobacco Excise Tax, Marijuana Retail Sales Tax, Fuel Excise Tax, and E-911 surcharge. The applicant must be skilled in verbal and written communication. This position performs desk audits, which involve a formal, in-office review of records supplied by businesses. Technically-detailed desk audits of tobacco tax returns are performed to ensure completeness, accuracy, and compliance with tax code requirements and restrictions; limited desk audits of room tax, rental vehicle tax, Fuel Excise Tax, and marijuana retail sales tax returns are also performed. This position also determines if late penalties are to be assessed; pursues collection of unpaid self-reported taxes that are due, along with any penalties and interest that may have accrued; processes license applications; corresponds by phone and letter with owners and managers of local businesses describing and mandating specific performance for compliance with Municipal self-reported tax code requirements; compiles and manages data obtained from self-reported tax returns; preserves source documents; and ensures the confidentiality of all documents and work product for distribution only to those authorized by Municipal Code. Perform other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Preferences: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a related discipline and one (1) year of accounts receivable experience that included reconciling large accounts. OR Associate's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a related discipline and three (3) years of accounting experience, one (1) year of which must have been in accounts receivable that included reconciling large accounts. OR High school diploma, GED, or equivalent and five (5) years of accounting experience, one (1) year of which must have been in accounts receivable that included reconciling large accounts. Additional Important Information: Preference will be given to Anchorage Municipal Employees Association (AMEA) employees. AMEA employees who are successful in the screening process will be forwarded to the department for consideration prior to any non-AMEA applicants. The Municipality of Anchorage participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-verify Program. For more information, please go to ****************************** E-Verify is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will also be conditional based upon a satisfactory municipal employment office conducted background check. A background check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment. Veterans: Veterans who wish to be considered for interview preference as allowed in the Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach a copy of their DD Form 214 to the application. The DD Form 214 must show an honorable discharge. The minimum qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration. The Municipality of Anchorage is an employer of National Service. Please be sure to include any volunteer work with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service programs on your application in the work history portion. Application Process: Once applicants click the 'Apply' link underneath the header section of a vacancy announcement, they will be directed to the www.GovernmentJobs.comwebsite to log into their existing account (or to create an account) of their application profile. Applicants will create or review their profile, make any updates necessary, and submit their application from their personal account. NOTE: The GovernmentJobs website and applicant's profile accounts are not administered by the Municipality of Anchorage. For technical assistance or customer service regarding an account profile, applicants may contact the GovernmentJobs customer support line at 1-************. For general questions regarding Municipal vacancy announcements or the employment process with the Municipality of Anchorage, applicants may contact the Human Resources Department at ************** during regular business hours of Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Alaska Standard Time. The MOA is an EO and AA Employer and complies with Title I of the ADA For information regarding requests for reasonable accommodations related to employment under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Municipality of Anchorage ADA Coordinator at **************.