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CPA-PVS Data Analyst

Texas State Government Austin, TX
  • Expired: July 19, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.


APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: 
https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=00006319&tz=GMT-05:00

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) 

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.

Position not to start until September 1, 2019.

DIVISION:  Property Tax Assistance

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Performs routine (journey-level) consultative services and technical assistance work. Work involves examining and auditing Reports of Property Value from local taxing entities; analyzing certified appraisal roll records; verifying data submitted; providing consultative services and technical assistance to program staff, local taxing units, and local governmental agencies. May train others. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for use of initiative and independent judgment.  

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 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists with processing electronic submissions of appraisal roll records and examining Reports of Property Value for accuracy and completeness; analyzing and adjusting reports based on supporting documentation, historical information analysis and/or projections; and may act as liaison with county appraisal districts, county tax offices, school districts, and special taxing jurisdictions on matters pertaining to the Property Value Study. 
Assists in analyzing and evaluating self-report protests and supporting documentation to determine whether to adjust values for certification to the Texas Education Agency. May prepare recommendations for authorized officials and updates protest database.
Assists in analyzing and evaluating school district audit requests to determine whether to adjust values for recertification to the Texas Education Agency. Prepares and sends audit correspondence, maintains logs, spreadsheets, and files. May adjust certified values based on supporting documentation
Develops expertise in property tax laws and agency rules and procedures as they relate to Reports of Property Value and their audits. May recommend and/or coordinate activities to increase program efficiency. May assist in developing policies and procedures. May test new systems.
Attends training as required. 
Assists in data collection, organization, analysis, and preparation of materials for open records requests. 
Performs other work related duties as assigned.


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

PREFERRED EDUCATION: 
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in accounting or business. 

EXPERIENCE: 
One (1) year of experience in accounting, auditing, or data analysis.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 
Two (2) years of experience developing Access database applications or complex Excel spreadsheets.

SUBSTITUTION: 
One (1) additional year of full-time work experience in accounting, auditing, or data analysis may substitute for thirty (30 semester hours) of the required education with a maximum substitution of 120 semester hours (four years).

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: 
None required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position requires the incumbent to primarily perform sedentary office work; however, mobility (standing and walking) is routinely required to carry out some duties. It requires extensive computer, telephone and client/customer contact. It requires the ability to bend, stoop, kneel, and reach as needed for filing and similar routine office duties. The job also requires normal cognitive abilities requiring the ability to learn, recall, and apply certain practices and policies.  It requires the stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions. Normal natural or corrected vision and hearing are required for reading printed materials and computer screens and communicating with internal and external customers. May involve moving up to 25 lbs. of office equipment/material on a limited basis.  The position requires minimal travel to outlying field offices and other locations as necessary.  Air and ground travel are required.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

KNOWLEDGE:
Laws and rules affecting Texas property tax system including property tax exemptions and how school district tax Roll values are determined for school funding purposes 
Reports of Property Value used to report local tax roll values and determine school district taxable value used in the Comptroller's Property Value Study
Laws, rules and procedures affecting audits performed pursuant to Government Code 403.302(h)
Basic mathematics and accounting principles
Basic personal computer and Microsoft Office programs
Intermediate knowledge of Excel and its built-in functions 
Data research and review processes

SKILLS:
Reviewing and analyzing large data sets 
Performing basic mathematical computations
Using a personal computer in a Windows environment, Microsoft software, and data entry 
Using spreadsheet software including use of basic built-in formulas and logic functions
Effectively conveying information and encouraging an exchange of ideas (Communication)
Identifying, defining and solving problems (Problem Solving)

ABILITIES:
Accurately gather, analyze, and verify data
Use spreadsheet software to compile and analyze data
Work with others to achieve a common goal (Teamwork)
Adjust to changing workplace demands (Adaptability)
Meet the needs and expectations of internal and external customers (Customer Service) 
Effectively demonstrate skill and ability to perform the specific job duties and tasks as defined by a job description (Technical Competence)
Be dependable, meet deadlines and produce high-quality work (Workload Management/Productivity)

VETERANS:
In order to receive veteran's preference a copy of your DD214, VA disability rating (if applicable) or a DD1300 must be attached to your application.

Veterans, Reservist or Guardsmen with an MOS or additional duties that fall in the fields of 368, 30, 31, and FIN10 or other related fields pertaining to the minimum experience requirements may meet the minimum qualifications. Please call Human Resources, CPA Veterans Liaison at 512-475-3560/800-531-5441 for more information or assistance. 

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Austin, TX
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