Analyst Iii

State of Colorado
Full Time $56,160 Per year CO Colorado
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Overview

Department Information

This position is open only to Colorado state residents.


THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS BEING EXTENDED AND WILL CLOSE ON MONDAY, May 20, 2024 AT 5:00PM. IF YOU HAVE ALREADY APPLIED THERE IS NO NEED TO RE-APPLY. 

The mission of the Colorado Department of Revenue (CDOR) is to become a trusted partner to every Coloradan to help them navigate the complexities of government so they can thrive. We are driven by our values of service, teamwork, accountability, integrity, and respect. 


The vision of the department is to empower businesses and individuals through quality customer service, innovation, and collaboration. We celebrate diversity and support an equitable and inclusive culture. We embrace our differences because we believe this brings innovation to our work. For more exciting information about the Department of Revenue, please

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Description of Job

If you love numbers, you may want to look into our ! The Taxation Division promotes voluntary compliance with all tax laws through education, assistance and customer service. The Sales Tax Accounting Section serves about 200,000 customers each year. 


What We Do: The Sales Tax Accounting Section employs professionals serving as specialists in specific industries and are assigned claims which are significant in size and data from both individuals and businesses seeking a refund for Colorado’s sales and use tax. We are a part of the Taxation Division and our mission includes voluntary compliance with all Colorado state tax laws through information, education, assistance and customer service. 



The Typical Day of an Analyst III: The unit is actively seeking an Analyst to perform in depth reviews and analysis regarding claims for refunds that are often complex in nature. Moreover, this position may specialize in either two or more of the following areas of tax claims manufacturing, industrial utility, computer software, rural broadband, biotechnology, medical technology and affordable housing industries.  You'll be joining a close-knit team who promotes team building and supporting each other. If you're ready to enjoy the benefits of being a State employee, then this job may be for you!


As a Sales Tax Accounting team member you will:


  • performing varied difficult and complex analysis for both claims assigned for initiation and claims assigned for review and approval;

  • vetting transactions to ensure validity;

  • separating, comparing, sorting, and filtering data via spreadsheets and databases;

  • reviewing data contained in the spreadsheet to the invoices, purchase orders, contracts, work orders, financial statements;

  • initiate and process Claim for Refunds;

  • may provide training or act as a resource to staff in the Refunds and Protest units on sales tax related inquiries and;

  • assist other parties with inquiries that relate to claims through contact with CPAs, tax representatives, taxpayers, citizens advocate or other units via correspondence, web messages, email or phone.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

Residency Requirement: 

This posting is only open to residents of the State of Colorado at the time of submitting your application. 


Class Code & Classification Description: 

(H1C3XX)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

Must meet one of the following or any combination of experience/education to meet the minimum (MQ) qualifications:


OPTION 1:


Six (6) years of professional experience in an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position (i.e., auditing, tax accounting, or as otherwise determined by the department).


OR


OPTION 2:


Four (4) years of professional experience in an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position (i.e., auditing, tax accounting, or as otherwise determined by the department).

AND

Associates degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to the work assignment (i.e., Business, Business Administration, Accounting, or as otherwise determined by the department). 


OR


OPTION 3:


Two (2) years of professional experience in an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position (i.e., auditing, tax accounting, or as otherwise determined by the department).

AND

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to the work assignment (i.e., Business, Business Administration, Accounting, or as otherwise determined by the department). 


NOTE: If submitting a transcript, certification or other relevant materials, candidates may redact information that identifies their age, date of birth, or dates of attendance at or graduation from an educational institution.


Substitution:
Additional appropriate education will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:


  • Prior experience using the state GenTax system

  • Prior or current experience performing reviews/analysis of complex manufacturing and industrial utility tax claims 

  • Problem solving, critical thinking, research, and a strong attention to detail

  • Strong analytical skills

  • An ability to identify patterns and discrepancies 

  • Possessing and utilizing great organization skills

  • Possessing and utilizing time management skills

  • Advanced level knowledge and application of spreadsheets (Excel)

  • An ability to effectively communicate both orally and written

  • Solid applied practical understanding of manufacturing, industrial utility, computer software, rural broadband, biotechnology, medical technology and affordable housing industries

Conditions of Employment with the CDOR:

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. 


As a condition of employment with the CDOR, all personnel must file all necessary Colorado Individual Income Tax (CIIT) returns and pay tax obligations, therefore all employees must undergo a pre-employment evaluation of their tax records/accounts to ensure compliance with this policy. Final candidates must also complete a successful background investigation and reference check prior to appointment. Certain positions based on duties may require scheduled background investigations.


Minimum Qualification Screening

A Human Resources Analyst will only review the work experience/job duties sections of the online job application, to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications for the position for which you are applying. Only complete applications submitted before the closing date of this announcement will be reviewed.

  • Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications to continue in the selection process for this position. Do not use "see resume" or "see attached" statements on your application. 

  • Cover letters and resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the official State of Colorado online application. Part-time work experience will be prorated.

  • It is recommended to include the following attachments to be used as a part of the Structured Application Review and Comparative Analysis process: 

    • Resume

    • Cover letter 

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • The eligible list established from this posting may be used to fill additional vacancies.


Email Address:

All correspondence regarding your status in the selection/examination process will be conducted via email.  Please set up your e-mail to accept messages from "state.co.us" and "info@governmentjobs.com" addresses. It is your responsibility to ensure that your email will accept these notices and/or review your junk mail and spam filtered email.

If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for this position, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board or request a review by the State Personnel Director.


APPEAL RIGHTS

An appeal or review must be submitted on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative. This form must be delivered to the State Personnel Board by email (dpa_state.personnelboard@state.co.us), postmarked in US Mail or hand delivered (1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver CO 80203), or faxed (303.866.5038) within ten (10) calendar days from your receipt of notice or acknowledgement of the department’s action.


For more information about the appeals process, the official appeal form, and how to deliver it to the State Personnel Board; go to ; contact the State Personnel Board for assistance at (303) 866-3300; or refer to 4 Colorado Code of Regulations (CCR) 801-1, State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, Chapter 8, Resolution of Appeals and Disputes, at  under Rules.
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