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CPA - Direct Tax Analyst (Tax Analyst I-II)

Texas State Government Austin, TX
  • Expired: August 22, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

We are currently recruiting for individuals that have exceptional analytical and writing skills. We are an innovative team that is responsible for drafting administrative rules, analyzing and interpreting statutes, and preparing in-depth written documents that explain Texas taxes to taxpayers as well as tax professionals.


APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=00003724&tz=GMT-05:00

 

DIVISION: Tax Policy, Direct Tax Section

 

PLEASE NOTE:
All applications must contain complete job histories, which includes job title, dates of employment, name of employer,
supervisor's name and phone number and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your
application may be rejected because it is incomplete. Resumes do not take the place of this required information.

 

APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED THROUGH WORK IN TEXAS:
Work In Texas (WIT) applicants must complete the supplemental questions to be considered for the posting. In order to complete the supplemental questions please go to CAPPS Recruit to register or login and access your profile. Go to
CAPPS Recruit to Sign In (Link: https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en)

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:


Tax Analyst I:
$4,598.66 - $6,198.00

 

Tax Analyst II:
$4,917.00 - $6,517.00

 


WORK HOURS:
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 40 hour work week, Monday through Friday. May occasionally work evenings, weekends or holiday.  Hours may change based on business needs.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


Tax Analyst I:
 Drafts basic rules and rule amendments to reflect changes in legislation, hearings decisions, court cases, or agency policy in assigned tax.
 Interprets tax statutes, rules, and policies regarding state tax for taxpayers, tax professionals, state officials, and agency personnel.
 Provides assistance to internal and external customers.
 Interprets requests for information; conducts research; consults with other section or agency personnel in order to draft written responses to basic taxability questions from Audit division personnel.
 Completes special projects and performs other related duties as assigned.

 

  Tax Analyst II:
 Drafts intermediate administrative rules and rule amendments to reflect changes in legislation, hearings decisions, court cases, or agency policy in assigned tax.
 Interprets tax statutes, rules, and policies regarding state tax for taxpayers, tax professionals, state officials, and agency personnel.
 Provides assistance to internal and external customers.  Interprets requests for information; conducts research; consults with other section or agency personnel; drafts written responses to private letter ruling requests where existing guidance exists and audit inquiries in assigned tax. Responds to phone calls.
 Completes special projects and performs other related duties as assigned. 


 

TAX ANALYST I:

 

EDUCATION:

 

 Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree.

 Complete copies of college transcripts must be furnished to the divisional hiring representative at the time of the interview for positions requiring a college degree, and/or specific educational credits.

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with an bachelor's degree in accounting, business, or public administration.

 

EXPERIENCE: 

  • One (1) year of experience researching, analyzing, interpreting, and drafting documents related to complex federal or state and local tax statutes.

  • Experience drafting responses taxability questions.

  • Experience writing reports, correspondence and materials for public dissemination.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • One (1) year of drafting taxability responses specifically related to Texas direct taxes (franchise tax, insurance taxes, motor fuels taxes, cigarette and tobacco taxes and crude oil and natural gas taxes) statutes.

  • One (1) year of drafting taxability responses specifically related to federal taxes.

  • Experience drafting administrative rules at the state level or regulations at the federal level.

 

TAX ANALYST II:

 

EDUCATION:

 Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree.

 Complete copies of college transcripts must be furnished to the divisional hiring representative at the time of the interview for positions requiring a college degree, and/or specific educational credits.

    

PREFERRED EDUCATION:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with an advanced degree in accounting, business, public administration, legal or a related field.

 

EXPERIENCE: 

  • Two (2) years of work experience analyzing, interpreting, and drafting ...

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