Summary The Department of Workforce Service (DWS) Field Tax Representative is responsible for auditing employers' financial records to determine compliance with unemployment insurance laws. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions Secures liability documents, wage reports, and monies due and advises employer on reporting procedures. Secures delinquent employer's contribution and wage reports and monies due. Collects delinquent taxes while administering outstanding debt policy and procedure. Completes benefit assignments and special assignments per Arkansas DWS law. Compiles and submits daily, weekly, and monthly reports. Conducts audits in accordance with Department of Labor tax performance measures. Develops and maintains working relationships between the public and the agency. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions Frequent in-state travel is required.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting. Knowledge of manual and automated accounting systems and procedures. Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing the reporting andpayment of the unemployment insurance tax on employers. Knowledge of audit standards and procedures. Ability to interpret and apply rules, laws, or policies to specific situations. Ability to analyze financial records and identify and resolve discrepancies. Ability to document examination findings and prepare reports. Ability to convey and exchange oral and written information of a specialized nature.
Minimum Education and/or Experience The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in accounting, management, general business, or a related field, plus one year of experience in auditing.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Must possess a valid Arkansas drivers license. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Agency Specific Information ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WITH WORK HISTORY WILL BE ACCEPTED. The work history section of the application must be completed. We do not accept resumes in lieu of completing this section. If the position requires a Bachelor's Degree, an official transcript must be submitted at the time of interview. If you are claiming Veteran's Preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted at the time of interview.
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