Tax Auditor Intern Dallas East

Offered By: 
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Job Location: 
Dallas
Salary: 
Paid
If "Paid", provide rate: 
2,464.00
Job Description: 
Temporary Position – Summer Internship position will begin June 1, 2020 and end on August 14, 2020 (40 hours per week). Please note: Interns are responsible for their own housing and transportation. We do not offer housing support however, if you live outside of the Austin area and need assistance with housing referrals or housing search support, contact us at 512-475-3560. APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=00008730&tz=GMT-05:00 APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED THROUGH WORK IN TEXAS: Work In Texas (WIT) applicants must complete the supplemental questions to be considered for the posting. In order to complete the supplemental questions please go to CAPPS Recruit to register or login and access your profile. Go to CAPPS Recruit to Sign In (Link: https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/304/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en ) PLEASE NOTE: All applications must contain complete job histories, which includes job title, dates of employment, name of employer, supervisor's name and phone number and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application may be rejected because it is incomplete. Resumes do not take the place of this required information. DIVISION: Audit WORK HOURS: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 40 hour work week, Monday through Friday. May occasionally work evenings, weekends or holiday. Hours may change based on business needs. GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Student performs complex work in assisting professional staff in conducting tax audits at a fundamental level to determine legal compliance with State Tax Statutes and Administrative Rules and Regulations. Works under close general supervision with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. This position reports to the Senior Tax Auditor or Supervisor. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist experienced Tax Auditor in preparing for audit engagement on entry-level tax audits. Assist in reviewing current audit file and prior audit findings as required by division policy. Focusing on learning and understanding pertinent law, rules, and legal aspects, and other available information as necessary. Assist experienced Tax Auditor in preparing audit reports that conform to prescribed agency policy on entry-level tax audits. Verifies the accuracy of data entries and reports. Properly assembles audit package. Prioritizes, plans and organizes assignments in a manner which optimizes efficiency. Completes assigned work efficiently and in a timely manner while meeting quality requirements under appropriate supervision. Performs other related duties as assigned. Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS SECTION EDUCATION: Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in accounting. PREFERRED EDUCATION: • Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university as a Senior • Must be in good academic standing (minimum 3.0 GPA). Must submit transcripts. LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: A valid Texas (or state of residency) driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record are a condition of employment. Applicants offered an interview must present the following documents at or before the interview: A state issued driving record for the last 36 months; valid Texas driver’s license (or state of residency driver’s license); and current proof of automobile insurance. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position requires the incumbent to primarily perform sedentary office work; however, mobility (standing and walking) is routinely required to carry out some duties. It requires extensive computer, telephone and client/customer contact. It requires the ability to bend, stoop, kneel, and reach as needed for filing and similar routine office duties. The job also requires normal cognitive abilities requiring the ability to learn, recall, and apply certain practices and policies. It requires the stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions. Marginal or corrected visual and auditory requirements are required for reading printed materials and computer screens and communicating with internal and external customers. The individual must be able to transport a laptop computer and printer to the various audit locations to conduct the necessary field work. The individual must be able to lift, pull, physically handle, and transport taxpayer records, documents, boxes, and all related information, weighing up to 30 pounds when required. The individual must be able sit for long periods of time when commuting to and from assigned destination. KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: KNOWLEDGE OF: Accounting and auditing method and systems, business practices, auditing standards and procedures, legal contracts and business law SKILLS IN: • analytics and data analysis, as appropriate, to support audit work • using a personal computer and applicable software • effectively conveying information and encouraging an exchange of ideas (Communication) • identifying, defining and solving problems (Problem Solving) ABILITIES TO: • use analytics and data analysis, as appropriate, to support audit work • learn and use automated audit techniques • compose clear and concise audit reports • work with others to achieve a common goal (Teamwork) • adjust to changing workplace demands (Adaptability) • meet the needs and expectations of internal and external customers (Customer Service) • effectively demonstrate skill and ability to perform the specific job duties and tasks as defined by a job description (Technical Competence) • be dependable, meet deadlines and produce high-quality work (Workload Management/Productivity) VETERANS: In order to receive veteran’s preference a copy of your DD214, VA disability rating (if applicable) or a DD1300 must be attached to your application. Veterans, Reservist or Guardsmen with an MOS or additional duties please call Human Resources, CPA Veterans Liaison at 512-475-3560/800-531-5441 for more information or assistance. Go to http://www.texasskillstowork.com, http://www.onetonline.org, or www.careeronestop.org for assistance translating your military experience and training courses into civilian job terms, qualifications/requirements and skill sets. Additional Military Crosswalk information can be found at: http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx We fully recognize, honor and enforce the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) and encourage opportunities to hire Veterans, Reservists and Guardsmen. IMPORTANT NOTES TO THE CANDIDATE: Candidates may be asked to participate in a skills demonstration and/or presentation. Salary is contingent upon qualifications and is subject to salary administration and budgetary restrictions. CPA employees in the same job classification, if selected, will be laterally transferred with no increase in salary. (An example might be an Accounts Examiner III in Revenue Administration who moves to an Accounts Examiner III in the Enforcement division.) Complete copies of college transcripts must be furnished to the divisional hiring representative at the time of the interview for positions requiring a college degree, and/or specific educational credits. Unless otherwise indicated on specific postings, regular attendance is an essential job requirement of all positions. Your application for employment with the Comptroller of Public Accounts may subject you to a criminal background check. All positions requiring a degree and/or licensing require proof of degree and/or license at time of interview. If you are scheduled for an interview and require any reasonable accommodation in our interview process, please inform the hiring representative who calls you to schedule your interview. Whenever possible, please give the hiring representative sufficient time to consider and respond to your request. Only applicants scheduled for interviews will be contacted. Thank you for considering employment at the Comptroller of Public Accounts! The Comptroller’s office is an equal employment opportunity employer.
Application Instructions: 
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=00008730&tz=GMT-05:00 APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED THROUGH WORK IN TEXAS: Work In Texas (WIT) applicants must complete the supplemental questions to be considered for the posting. In order to complete the supplemental questions please go to CAPPS Recruit to register or login and access your profile. Go to CAPPS Recruit to Sign In (Link: https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/304/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en )
Degree Status: 
Current Student
Contact Information: 
Joe.Guzman@cpa.texas.gov
Type of Internship: 
State Agency
Comments: 
Temporary Position – Summer Internship position will begin June 1, 2020 and end on August 14, 2020 (40 hours per week). Please note: Interns are responsible for their own housing and transportation. We do not offer housing support however, if you live outside of the Austin area and need assistance with housing referrals or housing search support, contact us at 512-475-3560.
Posted By: 
Joe Guzman
Expiration Date: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020