Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
73370 10 ST A3 C 999-99 11/01/1999
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02/01/1985 73370


DEFINITION: This is managerial professional accounting work in the field of corporation taxes.

An employee in this class directs, through subordinate supervisors or managers, the activities of the Division that is engaged in the planning, developing, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of the corporation tax program. Work involves coordinating the activities of the Division to ensure it is working toward the attainment of goals and objectives and resolving conflicts within the Division. Work involves interpreting assignments, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures for employees. Work includes determining work flow, evaluating employee work performance, preparing and signing employees' performance evaluation reports. Work also involves interviewing and recommending employee selection, receiving and resolving employees' grievances and complaints, approving leave requests, evaluating training needs of subordinates, and demonstrating more efficient work methods to subordinates. Work is reviewed, upon completion, by the Director of Corporation Taxes through reports and conferences for attainment of program goals and objectives, completeness, and overall program quality.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Directs, through subordinate supervisors and managers, the activities of a corporation tax program.

Develops procedures to improve in the analysis of Corporation Tax Reports and determines how such procedures should be implemented.

Plans and organizes work, determines work priority, sets goals, and reviews work performance.

Evaluates employee work performance, and prepares and signs employee Performance Evaluation Reports.

Reviews and signs employee Performance Evaluation Reports as Reviewing Officer.

Receives grievances and complaints, conducts initial investigation into causes and conditions, discusses grievances and complaints with employee, and resolves or recommends solutions to them.

Interviews prospective employees and recommends employee selection or rates applicants in terms of preferability for employment.

Interprets rules, regulations, policies, procedures, standards, and objectives of the organization or program for subordinates.

Interprets contractual and administrative rights and obligations for subordinates and modifies work environment or process to conform to changing conditions.

Approves leave requests, and reviews sick leave usage of subordinates to determine if pattern of abuse exists.

Assigns or authorizes overtime work to insure priority work is performed.

Initiates corrective disciplinary action for minor misconduct by subordinates and recommends major corrective disciplinary action or dismissals.

Coordinates work of assigned units with other organizational units.

Evaluates educational training needs of subordinates and requests further education and training courses for subordinates.

Demonstrates proper methods and techniques for performing work to subordinates; discusses new methods and techniques for performing work with subordinates.

Resolves work conflicts between Division and the Auditor General's staff.

Meets with subordinate supervisors to inform them of changes to rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; meets with subordinate supervisors to discuss common problems and insure they are working toward their resolution.

Establishes standards to measure subordinates' performance; discusses performance standards with subordinates.

Investigates complaints involving misconduct by subordinates by reviewing all available data to determine what was done, how it was done, and actions which should have been taken.

Reviews reports, correspondence, and memorandums to determine work being performed and adherence to established goals and objectives.

Provides advice to subordinates and co-workers on unusual or difficult problems.

Reviews proposed legislation for possible impact on the program and recommends whether management should support or oppose the legislation.

Prepares and delivers formal presentations to special interest groups.

Meets with Commonwealth, federal, or county officials to explain departmental functions, programs, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

Prepares letters, reports, and correspondence to exchange information with federal officials, municipal officials, the public, co-workers, subordinates, legal staff, and supervisors.

Performs related duties as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of corporation accounting and auditing principles and methods.

Knowledge of the Department of Revenue's rules, regulations, policies, and procedures governing the analyzing of Corporation Tax Reports.

Knowledge of the Commonwealth's and departmental rules, regulations, policies, and procedures governing travel, lodging, expense vouchers, and reporting requirements.

Knowledge of the procedures and techniques utilized in evaluating the effectiveness of the corporation tax program.

Knowledge of collective bargaining unit contracts applicable to work performed by these units.

Skill in the supervision of subordinates.

Ability to plan and organize work and assign work to subordinates.

Ability to evaluate employee performance and prepare employee Performance Evaluation Reports.

Ability to read and interpret collective bargaining unit contracts applicable to the work performed by that unit.

Ability to evaluate employee training needs and request further education and training for subordinates.

Ability to supervise work activities of subordinates effectively.

Ability to train subordinates and field personnel in the interpretations and application of rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

Ability to prepare and deliver formal presentations to groups.

Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of the corporation tax program.

Ability to review and comment on proposed rules and regulations.

Ability to review and analyze activity reports to determine work being performed, program trends, and program effectiveness.

Ability to plan and develop methods, policies, and procedures for evaluating the corporation tax program.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates; co-workers; supervisors; Commonwealth, municipal, and federal officials; and the public.

Ability to read and write.

Minimum Experience and Training: Seven years of professional accounting or auditing experience in the Commonwealth's corporation tax program, including two years as a Corporation Tax Supervisor;


Any equivalent combination of experience and training.