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ACOM DWS SR FIELD TAX REPRESENTATIVE

The Department of Workforce Services (DWS) Senior Field Tax Representative is responsible for auditing employers’ financial records to determine compliance with unemployment insurance laws.

Class Code:

A085C

Job Grade:

GS07

Special Job Requirements:

Frequent in-state travel is required.

Typical Functions:

Audits employers’ manual and automated financial records to establish employers’ tax liability amount and/or verify compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Verifies employers’ financial status to discover hidden assets by checking court house records, corporate status, and bank accounts and observing business activity. Investigates suspected non-compliance or delinquent status of employer and recommends necessary action. Explains requirements of the unemployment insurance law and employer obligations to employers. Verifies and resolves discrepancies between employers’ reported wage accounts and/or employer’s claim. Updates, establishes new accounts, closes, or transfers accounts as necessary. Submits various reports, documents, and/or monies collected to supervisor and/or central office. Establishes employer tax liability in response to requests from other states using requestor’s wage reports, laws, and regulations. Provides on-the-job training to lower-level Field Tax Representatives, assists them with the resolution of work-related problems, and plans and conducts district training meetings. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting. Knowledge of manual and automated accounting systems and procedures. Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing the reporting and payment of the unemployment insurance tax on employers. Knowledge of audit standards and procedures. Ability to assign and coordinate work activities and monitor the performance of co-workers and/or subordinates. Ability to interpret and apply rules, laws, or policies to specific situations. Ability to analyze financial records and identify and resolve discrepancies. Ability to document examination findings and prepare reports. Ability to convey and exchange oral and written information of a specialized nature.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, management, general business, or a related field; plus two years of experience in auditing.

Required Certificates:

Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license.

Exempt:

E
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