Job Postings

CITY OF WILLIAMSBURG

Chief Deputy I – Business Tax Auditor

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$48,653-$77,845
  • Posted Date:05/16/2018 5:00 PM
  • Deadline to Apply:06/01/2018 4:30 PM

The City of Williamsburg is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Chief Deputy I – Business Tax Auditor for the Commissioner of the Revenue Office.  This position is responsible for auditing business establishments, enforcing municipal tax license ordinances, interpreting and applying state and local tax codes, and educating the business community on proper tax reporting.

The position requires a degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or a related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of three years of related experience or any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience.  Successful applicants for this position will have an acceptable criminal history and DMV background check. Applicants must have a valid Virginia Driver’s License.

This exempt, full-time position offers a salary range of $48,653-$77,845 dependent upon the candidate’s education and experience.
Submit a cover letter, resume, and City of Williamsburg employment application to dhicks@williamsburgva.gov or Human Resources Department, 401 Lafayette Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185. This position posting will close on June 1, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.

The City of Williamsburg is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

View the full job description:  Chief Deputy I – Business Auditor COR 5.2018

 

 

 

ALBEMARLE COUNTY

Job Details

Title Operations Facilitator

Posting ID 3081

Description Operations Facilitator

Department of Finance

Non-Exempt, Pay Grade 13

The Operations Facilitator performs complex tax administration and debt collection work to enforce

collection of current and delinquent taxes, fees, and other payments due to the County; interacts

extensively with taxpayers and the legal community; completes related assignments as required. Work is

performed with a considerable degree of individual responsibility and independent judgment. Does related

work as required. Essential functions include, and are not limited to the following:

• Provides assistance to taxpayers in person, by telephone, by email, and written

correspondence;

• Assists in the preparation and mailing of personal property and real estate bills for three mass

billings utilizing quality control procedures to ensure accuracy;

• Supervises revenue collections, internal controls and cash management including reconciliation,

bank deposits, reporting, and interface with banks and auditors;

• Research, analyze and resolve moderate to complex tax issues pertaining to billing, payment,

deposit, financial reporting, funds management, taxpayer complaints and policies in-person, by

phone, internet, and correspondence; research and adjust customer tax accounts and issue

exonerations, supplemental bills, refunds and DMV stops;

• Process and file bankruptcy claims of delinquent taxpayers;

• Coordinate with contracted attorney and attend real estate tax sales of property;

• Prepare, submit, and process claims through the Virginia Department of Taxation Debt Set-Off

Program;

• Assist Collections agency in court for the County to obtain Judgments or; provides court

testimony as needed;

• Process electronic files download and uploads including processing the weekly DMV reports

DGIF, Aircraft, Lockbox, Paymode, ICL, DSO, Collection Agency, GL exports, etc. with accuracy,

completeness and efficiency;

• Enforce the collection of taxes, business licenses, and special taxes through the initiation of

appropriate legal action such as liens and summons against uncooperative customers;

• Educate taxpayers on county tax legislation and policy including billing deadlines and programs

available to the public through the Finance Department;

• Establishes payment schedules of delinquent taxes and monitors compliance; coordinates

collections with the Collection Manager when necessary;

• Assists in the development and improvement of Division policies and procedures;

• Provides first level of supervisory response to customer inquiries and serves as the point of

contact in the Division Manager’s absence; including opening and closing office;

• Provides employee assistance and training, and provides significant input in the development of

performance evaluations;

• Interpret and apply tax codes for local applicability including the Albemarle County Code, Title

58.1 Taxation Code of Virginia, Title 46.2 of the Virginia Criminal and Traffic Law and relevant

sections of the Code of Virginia;

• Ensure debt collection compliance with County, State and Federal laws and guidelines including

the Privacy Act and specifically laws governing Chapter, 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy;

• Create and maintain taxpayer files in accordance with operating standards, records retention,

Accounting Department and external audit requirements;

• Comply with internal controls, security and auditing policies to ensure all collections of funds

processed are properly accounted for, balanced, secured and deposited daily;

• Maintain and prepare financial and statistical reports for State and various subsidiary use

including external auditors and Division Manager;

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• Attend various professional, association and education seminars and meetings including those

offered by the Virginia Commissioners of Revenue Association, Treasurers Association of

Virginia and Virginia Government Finance Officers Association;

• Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an

accredited college or university with an associate’s degree in finance, tax policy, accounting, public

administration or related area combined with at least three years of experience as a paralegal, in debt

collection, tax administration, Treasurer or Commissioner of Revenue’s office or related field; and

experience involving contact with the public. Bachelor’s degree, or Designation of Master Treasurer/

Deputy Treasurer or Master Commissioner/Deputy Commissioner of the Revenue earned through the

Treasurers or Commissioners Association of Virginia is desirable. OR any equivalent combination of

education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Comprehensive knowledge of tax assessment and collection techniques, ordinances, debt collection

policies and laws. Comprehensive knowledge of the laws pertaining to the collection of delinquent

accounts. Knowledge of tax laws. Ability to interact professionally under difficult circumstances and to

communicate effectively under pressure. Comprehensive knowledge and ability to use computer

operations, systems, and procedures. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in

writing. Demonstrated ability to meet and deal effectively with businesspersons, attorneys, and the public,

and to enforce the tax ordinance with firmness. Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply various

complex tax and debt collection laws. Demonstrated ability to train and educate others on all aspects of

debt collection techniques, practices and law. Ability to work with complex computer applications.

Demonstrated ability to comprehend and follow complex instructions. Demonstrated ability to represent the

county in General District Court, Circuit Court and various professional, association and education

seminars and meetings.

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS: Conducts work in a sitting position;

however, job requires frequent standing, walking, bending, stooping and light lifting. Requires frequent

operation of a variety of office machines. Occasional air or motor transportation to attend meetings.

Regular and frequent contacts made with all organizational levels (internally and externally) for the

purpose of achieving organization goals and mission, requiring interpretation of policy and possibly

committing the organization to a future course of action. Communication may: (a) not be cooperative, but

requires tact and discretion; and (b) may cover confidential, sensitive, or controversial material; and (c)

reflect need to motivate, persuade, or influence individuals or groups.

SALARY: Hiring Range: $18.61 – $22.34/ based on qualifications and experience, and internal equity.

Internal candidates will receive pay adjustments in accordance with Local Government Personnel Policy,

§P-60.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 6/15/2018

Shift Type Full-Time

Salary Range Per Hour, depending on education, experience and internal equity

Location Finance

Applications Accepted

Start Date 05/04/2018

End Date 06/15/2018

 

Tax Clerk Senior
May be filled as Tax Clerk depending on qualifications

Department of Finance

Non-Exempt, Pay grade 10 (Tax Clerk Senior)
Non- Exempt, Pay grade 8 (Tax Clerk)

 

The Tax Clerk Senior performs simple to moderate tasks for tax administration; interacts extensively with taxpayers and the legal community; completes related assignments as required. Work is performed under general supervision.

Essential functions include, and are not limited to the following:

  • Provides assistance to taxpayers in person, by telephone, by email, and written correspondence;
  • Participate in the assessment of personal property including adding and removing taxable items to and from tax roll, and updating addresses on accounts;
  • Conducts the assessments of monthly tax remittances of Food and Beverage and Transient and Occupancy taxes including the mailing of notices to non-filers;
  • Research, analyze and resolve simple to moderate tax issues pertaining to assessments, billing, payment, deposit, financial reporting, funds management, taxpayer complaints and policies in-person, by phone, email, and correspondence; research and adjust customer tax accounts and issue exonerations, supplemental bills, and refunds;
  • Handle inquiries and assists with research of taxpayer complaints;
  • Process electronic files download and uploads including processing the weekly DMV files, DGIF, Aircraft, etc. with accuracy, completeness and efficiency;
  • Ensures the collection of relevant information from taxpayers in order to make personal property and business assessments and exonerations;
  • Plan, order and maintain adequate level of operating supplies and forms;
  • Educate taxpayers on County tax legislation and policy including billing deadlines and programs available to the public through the Finance Department; including the tax relief program requirements and eligibility to accept applications and/or to explain the customer when there is missing information;
  • Interpret and apply tax codes for local applicability including the Albemarle County Code, Title 58.1 Taxation Code of Virginia, Title 46.2 of the Virginia Criminal and Traffic Law and relevant sections of the Code of Virginia;
  • Create and maintain taxpayer files in accordance with operating standards, records retention, Accounting Department and external audit requirements;
  • Attend various professional, association and education seminars and meetings including those offered by the Virginia Commissioners of Revenue Association, Treasurers Association of Virginia and Virginia Government Finance Officers Association;
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:   Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, and one or more years extensive, increasingly responsible experience in taxation, real estate, accounting/bookkeeping, general clerical work or related field; and experience involving contact with the public; an Associate’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, Taxation, or related field, or designation of Master Commissioner/Deputy Commissioner of the Revenue earned through the Commissioners of Revenue Association of Virginia is desirable. OR any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

 

Knowledge of tax assessment, and ordinances. Some knowledge of tax laws. Ability to interact professionally under difficult circumstances and to communicate effectively under pressure. General knowledge and ability to use computer operations, systems, and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to meet and deal effectively with businesspersons, attorneys, and the public, and to enforce the tax ordinance with firmness. Ability to interpret and apply various complex tax laws. Ability to educate others on all aspects of practices and law. Ability to comprehend and follow complex oral and written instructions. Ability to represent the county in various professional, association and education seminars and meetings.

 

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS:  Regular contacts made with individuals from: (a) other internal organization units; or (b) outside organizations; or (c) frequent contact with the general public for purposes of exchanging factual information which may require some judgment or interpretation in order to be responsive to questions or applicable to a specific situation. Communication is usually cooperative in nature, with infrequent conflicts resolved by higher authority. Conducts work in a sitting position; however, job requires frequent standing, walking, bending, stooping and light lifting. Requires frequent operation of a variety of office machines.

 

SALARY:  Hiring Range: $15.07 – $18.09/ per hour based on experience and education

Internal candidates will receive pay adjustments in accordance with Local Government Personnel Policy, §P-60..

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Until filled