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State of Massachusetts Tax Examiner II in Chelsea, Massachusetts

_Agency Overview:_ The Department of Revenue's core mission is to collect the revenues required to support the business of the Commonwealth, to make a difference in the lives of children by enforcing the financial responsibilities of parenthood, and to assist Massachusetts cities and towns in sound and efficient fiscal management. Our vision is to conduct our operations in a manner that inspires public confidence in government by administering and enforcing tax, child support and municipal finance laws in ways that are innovative, customer-focused and transparent. _Tax_ The Tax Administration Division is responsible for fostering voluntary compliance and narrowing the tax gap by identifying, educating, and auditing noncompliant taxpayers. The Tax Administration Division audits the tax returns of businesses and individuals filed, including sales/use, meals, rooms occupancy and special fuels, are subject to examination by the Tax Administration Division staff. _Duty Statement_ Incumbent examines the returns and records of individuals, corporations, and other business establishments to determine tax filing and liability status; researches taxpayer information in connection with audit and filing enforcement activities; explains audit issues and findings to taxpayers, supervisors and co-workers in letters, on the phone and in office conferences; provides on-the-job training and orientation to employees; refers cases to other bureau, when indicated, and processes stamp orders, license applications, prepares reports, completes Genisys work items and assists taxpayers with all Miscellaneous tax types questions. /An external candidate recommended for a position with the Department of Revenue will be subject to a background check that includes checks for: state and federal tax compliance; child support compliance; education verification; Massachusetts CORI checks; criminal background checks in state(s) of current and previous residence/employment; validation of eligibility to work in the United States; and national fingerprint-based criminal background checks./ First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in accounting, auditing or tax examining work, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. Substitutions: I. A Bachelor's or higher degree with a major in accounting, business administration or business management may be substituted for the required experience.* Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operators License may be required Job: Accounting and Finance *Organization: Department of Revenue *Title: *Tax Examiner II Location: Massachusetts-Chelsea-200 Arlington Street Requisition ID: 210003B7