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DFA TAX ADMINISTRATOR

The Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) Tax Administrator is responsible for developing policies and procedures for the Office of Excise Tax Administration and

Class Code:

N029N

Job Grade:

SE02

Special Job Requirements:

0

Typical Functions:

Directs the activities of the Office of Excise Tax Administration with responsibility for the administration of excise taxes collected by the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration through the operations and work activities of the Sales and Use Tax Section, the Motor Fuel Tax Section, the Miscellaneous Tax Section and the Tax Credits/Special Refunds Section. Monitors and evaluates the operations, work performance and functional activities of the Sales and Use Tax Section, the Motor Fuel Tax Section, the Miscellaneous Tax Section and the Tax Credits/Special Refunds Section and the section’s management personnel. Determines goals and performance objectives for each excise tax section and the section’s management personnel; assigns administrative functions among management and personnel and staff; approves the development and revision to existing procedures and processes and directs the implementation of services and programs necessary for the effective and efficient operation of the section’s area of responsibility. Reviews and analyzes proposed legislation, determines fiscal and operational impact from proposals; prepare special reports and analysis for proposed legislation as needed; provide testimony at legislative committees. Assists the Assistant Commissioner of Revenue and Revenue Legal Counsel in technical issues related to tax law interpretation; provide tax assistance and interpretation to taxpayers and to members of the Arkansas legislature; authorizes issuance of tax clearance statements to taxpayers and authorized parties disclosing tax payment status for the referenced taxpayer. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of management methods and procedures. Knowledge of accounting, budget, personnel and computer systems. Ability to communicate and make presentations, both verbal and written. Ability to resolve problems and conflicts. Ability to interpret Arkansas Code provisions and Rules. Ability to supervise a subordinate professional and administrative support staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, public administration, finance or a related field; plus nine years of progressively more responsible experience in tax program operations or a related field, including five years in a managerial capacity.

Required Certificates:

0

Exempt:

E
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