Under general direction, to assist in planning the work and directing the staff of the (1) Estate, Inheritance and Gift Tax Section involved in identifying, collecting, reporting, accounting and auditing Inheritance, Gift and Estate Tax Programs or (2) Tax Collection and Refund Section involved in auditing and refunding Motor Vehicle Fuel License Tax and the collection of oil and gas subsidence assessments.
Assist in planning and supervising work of staff engaged in the collection of Inheritance Gift and Estate Taxes or in the audit and refund of Motor Vehicle Fuel License Tax and collection of oil gas subsistence assessments; participates in selection of personnel and direct processing of documents related thereto; supervises and participates in preparation of initial budget and workload statistics for division; supervises or participates in multi-year planning, expenditure approvals, inventory assessments and contract agreements; evaluates internal programs and policies and implements appropriate actions or makes recommendations to Division Chief; establishes and evaluates effectiveness of various reporting systems; reviews monthly and annual workload reports and makes appropriate staffing reassignments and workload priorities; provides direction to staff in either the collection of California Estate, Inheritance and Gift Tax Revenues or in the establishment of policies and procedures related to auditing, accounting and enforcement of fuel tax refunds; confers and corresponds with members of the Legislature, State officials and representatives of the oil, trucking, banking and other industries in the development of legislation and departmental policy; studies and makes recommendations for work improvement; supervises the training of staff and evaluates performance; establishes and maintains cooperative relations with individuals contacted in the course of the work; performs the duties and assumes responsibility of the Division Chief in his/her absence.
One year of experience in the State Controller's Office performing auditing or accounting duties in a classification with a level of responsibility equivalent to that of Senior Management Auditor; or two years in the State Controller's Office performing auditing or accounting duties in a classification with a level of responsibility equivalent to that of Staff Management Auditor.
Five years of increasingly responsible experience in auditing or accounting including two years in a supervisory or management capacity. (Experience in California state service applied toward the two years specialized requirement must be in a classification with a level of responsibility equivalent to that of Staff Management Auditor.); and
Education: Equivalent to graduation from college. (Additional qualifying service may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.)
Knowledge of: Accounting, auditing and collection principles and procedures with particular reference to the provisions and the Inheritance, Gift and Estate Tax Laws or Motor Vehicle Fuel License Tax Law, Motor Vehicle Transportation License Law, Insurance Tax Law, and Petroleum and Gas Tax Law and the pertinent rules and regulations, principles and methods of tax auditing, refund determination and accounting; principles and techniques of organ- ization, personnel management, training and supervision; Department's Affirmative Action Program objectives; a manager's role in the Affirmative Action Program and the processes available to meet affirmative action objectives.
Ability to: Apply accounting, auditing and collection principles and procedures with particular reference to the provisions of the Inheritance, Gift and Estate Tax Laws or Motor Vehicle Fuel License Tax Law, Motor Vehicle Transportation License Law, Insurance Tax Law, and Petroleum and Gas Tax Law and the pertinent rules and regulations; effectively plan, organize, direct and coordinate the work of a large staff; prepare clear, concise reports and requests; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; speak and write effectively; and effectively contribute to the Department's affirmative action objectives.