Tax Compliance Agent Intern

internship - full time, paid

Colorado State University
Denver, CO
Closed
Posted 47 Days ago
Colorado State University
Denver, CO
internship - full time, paid
Posted 47 Days ago
Closed

Description

Colorado State University Logo Tax Compliance Agent Intern Applied 19/05/19 Apply on Partner Site Save 4.2 Colorado State Denver, CO Tax Compliance Agent Intern Colorado State Applied 19/05/19 Apply on Partner Site Save Applied 19/05/19 Apply on Partner Site Save Job Company Rating Reviews Tax Compliance Agent Intern Print Apply Tax Compliance Agent Intern Salary $3,906.00 - $5,720.00 Monthly Location Denver, CO Job Type Full Time Department Department of Revenue Job Number TAA-00691-05.2019 Max Number of Applicants 50 Closing 5/30/2019 1:17 PM Mountain * Description * Benefits * Questions Department Information Why Work for Colorado? Meaningful Service in Colorful Colorado It's no secret that we live here because Colorado is beautiful. We are rich in natural, colorful beauty in a stunning landscape that includes the highest sand dunes in North America to 54 mountain peaks over 14,000 feet. Not only do we have one of the most unique and varied natural landscapes in the nation, we have a diverse heritage in history, lifestyle, and culture that is reflected in our devoted State of Colorado workforce. When You Work With The State Of Colorado, You Will Find Meaningful Work In Public Service To Colorado And Its Citizens As the largest employer in the state, the State of Colorado offers a wealth of career opportunities. In fact, we have over 25,000 state government professional, technical and service positions within over 50 agencies. Each position makes a difference by helping people, enhancing our livelihood and making Colorado a better place to live. No other Colorado-based employer is as dynamic and nowhere in Colorado will you find so many opportunities with one employer. A career with the State of Colorado also puts you on a rich and rewarding professional path. Whether you are looking for 'a stepping stone' to launch your professional life, growing a long-term career or changing career paths, you'll find jobs in dozens of fields. Colorado Department of Revenue The Colorado Department of Revenue (CDOR) employs approximately 1,200 hard-working and dedicated employees throughout Colorado. We can be seen performing functions as varied as auditing and collecting taxes, issuing driver licenses and motor vehicle titles, marketing lottery products, enforcing liquor laws, and regulating gaming, horse racing, marijuana, and the auto industry and assisting the citizens of our state. At CDOR, we value Communication, Dedication, Ownership and Responsible Government. The Department of Revenue also offers: * Distinctive career advancement opportunities throughout the State system * Strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including PERA Defined Benefit Plan, PERA Defined Contribution Plan, State Defined Contribution plan plus 401K and 457 plans * Medical and dental health plans * Paid life insurance * Automatic short-term (and optional long-term) disability coverage * 10 paid holidays per year plus generous personal time off * Excellent work-life programs, such as some flexible work schedules, training opportunities and more Description of Job THE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THIS POSITION WILL CLOSE ON MAY 30, 2019, OR WHEN THE FIRST 50 APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED, WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST. This position is in the Tax Auditing and Compliance Division/Compliance section. The incumbent in this position is responsible for business and individual tax accounts within an assigned geographical area. The position is located and required to work within the Denver Metro area. This is a field position requiring the incumbent to spend approximately 75% of each day traveling to and meeting with businesses and individuals. The incumbent is provided with a state vehicle, laptop computer, cell phone and additional resources to perform their duties. A typical day begins with two hours of home based account research and preparation, followed by six hours of field work. The expectation is that the incumbent will make a minimum of ten contacts per day. The incumbent will review taxpayer accounts to verify accuracy of information; schedule daily activities to make the most effective use of time in the field; contact taxpayers or their representatives to negotiate and obtain an agreement to pay delinquent taxes; assist taxpayers in the preparation and filing of tax forms; research records to trace and locate delinquent taxpayers. If tax delinquencies are not voluntarily resolved, the incumbent will achieve compliance by serving district warrants, seizing inventories, and securing personal property which is sold at public auction to satisfy liabilities. The incumbent is responsible for maintaining logs and related documents; and performing other duties as assigned. The incumbent must be able to work independently without daily person-to-person supervision, have the ability to learn the law, be honest, and have integrity. The incumbent must be self-motivated and create their work day with the tools at hand. The incumbent must be able to remain professional and respectful even during stressful or confrontational situations. The incumbent is directly responsible for enforcing tax compliance with a wide variety of business types and individuals. Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights THE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THIS POSITION WILL CLOSE ON MAY 30, 2019, OR WHEN THE FIRST 50 APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED, WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Criminal Justice or a related field of study. AND one year of professional experience in Accounting, Business, Collections or Investigations. Substitutions Work experience in Accounting, Business, Collections, Investigations or Law Enforcement may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the Bachelor's degree. Necessary Special Requirements Applicants MUST possess a current valid Colorado driver license. Applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment evaluation of their State of Colorado income tax accounts and a background investigation. Preferred Qualifications and Competencies BS/BA in Business Administration or Accounting and professional experience in Collections or Law Enforcement. Excellent written and oral communications skills, and experience with personal computers and computer software. DOR REQUIRED SKILLS & COMPETENCIES Competencies required for all DOR positions include good communications skills (both oral and written), interpersonal skills, the ability to multi-task, the ability to work with confidential information, the ability to work in high-stress environments, and the demonstrated ability to assist customers in an effective, efficient, and elegant manner. The following are conditions of employment with the Colorado Department of Revenue: * All employees must be current with their Income Tax filings and payments with the State of Colorado. This includes successfully passing a pre-employment evaluation of your tax records/accounts. * Employees are in a position of public trust in the performance of their job duties and must operate in a manner that maintains the highest standards of honesty, integrity, and public confidence. All job finalists require successful completion of a background investigation and reference check prior to appointment. Background checks may include national criminal, financial, traffic, civil, education, and/or experience checks or any other checks related to the job assignment. Fingerprint background checks and pre-employment drug testing may also be required for some positions. APPEAL RIGHTS: If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination. Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging. Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at ********************* A standard appeal form is available at: ********************* If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: ************. Phone: ************. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination. Supplemental Information E-MAIL ADDRESS: All correspondence regarding your status in the selection/examination process will be conducted via e-mail. Include a working email address on your application; one that is checked often as time sensitive correspondence WILL take place via email. Exam information or notification will take place via email; check your email frequently. Please include your current e-mail address on your application and set up your e-mail to accept messages from '***********' and '***********************' addresses. It is your responsibility to ensure that your email will accept these notices and/or review your junk mail and spam filtered email. APPLICANT CHECKLIST: Only complete applications submitted by the closing date for this announcement will be given consideration. Failure to submit properly completed documents by the closing date of this announcement may result in your application being rejected. Applicants MUST submit a resume, cover letter/letter of interest and transcripts (if applicable) detailing how their experience and background address the stated minimum and preferred qualifications/competencies of the job (late submissions will not be accepted). Complete Applications must include the following documents: 1) A complete CDOR Application for Announced Vacancy (Submit online using the link in this announcement) 2) A complete Supplemental Questionnaire (Submit online as part of your application) 3) A chronological resume (Attach to your online application, late submissions will not be accepted) 4) A Cover Letter with a Written Narrative. The written narrative should describe your interest in this position and specifically how your education, abilities, skills and experience relate to the requirements, responsibilities and competencies listed in the job announcement. (Attach to your online application, late submissions will not be accepted) 5) A copy of your official or unofficial transcript showing that your degree has been conferred and the name of your school, or your NACES accreditation (Attach to your online application, late submissions will not be accepted) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS: * The application will be used to determine if the applicant meets the Minimum Qualification requirements. * The application, resume and cover letter/letter of interest are the first step in the comparative analysis process and will be used to determine whether an applicant will move on to the next step in the process. They may also be used to determine the top group to be invited for further testing, the applicants rank or establish an eligible list. Part of, or the entire comparative analysis for this position, may involve a review of the information submitted in the application material, including the answers to the supplemental questions. Therefore, it is paramount that in the experience portion of the application, the applicant describes the extent to which they possess the education, experience, competencies and background as they relate to the duties outlined in the job announcement, as well as the special and/or preferred qualifications. List your employment history starting with the most recent job, including part-time, temporary, and volunteer jobs. If more than one job was held with a given organization, list each job held as a separate period of employment. Under 'Duties,' describe clearly the tasks you performed and the nature of your supervisory, technical, or other responsibilities as they relate to the job for which you are applying. Be complete and specific in detailing of duties. Information must be accurate, including dates of employment. If it is found that information provided is falsified, you will not be considered for a job with the State of Colorado and/or may be removed from a job after hire. 'See resume' statements will not be accepted in lieu of a properly competed application. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions may affect the applicant's score and/or prevent them from competing in any subsequent measures used to arrive at a top group of applicants. Factors to be assessed are those outlined in the requirements, competencies, and preferred qualifications. Years will be expressed in terms of full-time equivalent service with full-time workload equal to one (1) Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) year. No more than 1.00 FTE year may be credited in any twelve (12) month period. Positions working 40 hours of less per week will be pro-rated (i.e. 30 hrs/wk=0.75 FTE=9 mos credit; 20 hrs/wk=0.5 FTE=6 mos credit; 10 hrs/wk=0.25 FTE=3 most credit) Overview Website www.colostate.edu Headquarters Fort Collins, CO, United States Size 5001 to 10000 employees Founded 1877 Type College / University Industry Education Revenue 500 million to 1 billion (INR) per year Competitors Unknown Colorado State University Photos Colorado State University photo of: CSU Oval-best place on campus Colorado State University photo of: Aggie Village Colorado State University photo of: workplace photo Colorado State University photo of: oval Colorado State University photo of: CSU-Pueblo HACU Climate Award Colorado State University photo of: Engineering Research Center Colorado State University photo of: CSU Rec Center west

Skills

accounting, auditing, research, income tax, accounts payable, communication, organization, tax compliance, filing, collections, billing, payments, work well independently, reviews, marketing

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