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As part of the Office of Economic Research and Analysis Team, the Program Manager will be responsible for working with organizations outside of the Department of Revenue related to a variety of tax credit and exemption programs. The position will be responsible for evaluating the operational and financial records submitted by organizations outside of the agency and making decisions about program eligibility based on those reviews.
The Program Manager will also be responsible for reviewing compliance with operational requirements and making certification/revocation decisions. The position will be responsible for managing the processes and maintaining records and will require phone and email communications with applicants.
A possible role may be to participate in outreach events with the goal of increasing awareness of the Department of Revenue’s policies and processes regarding specific tax credit and exemption programs.
The position will be responsible for the preparation of statutorily-required reports, in full or in part, as well as other data analysis, general research, and reporting requests as needed by the Department. Additionally, this position may be responsible for the preparation and evaluation of financial impacts of proposed revenue and expenditure legislation.
The Program Manager has the authority to respond to research requests from the Director, Deputy Director, Assistant Director of Taxpayer Services, the Governor's Office, the Legislature, the public and other government agencies (in-state and out-of-state) with minimal higher level review. The position is also authorized to select methods and directions of independent research as appropriate within the goals and objectives of the division and ADOR.
Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
-Evaluating the operational and financial records submitted by organizations outside of the Department of Revenue and make decisions about program eligibility based on those reviews
-Reviewing compliance with operational requirements and making certification/revocation decisions
-Directing and/or contributing to special projects
-Preparation of statutorily-required reports, in full or in part, as well as other data analysis, general research, and reporting requests ad needed by the Department
-Other duties as assigned related to the position
-Economic and/or accounting principles
-Some basic programming principles
-Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access
-Clear and concise communication, oral and written
-Deal with the public to include non-profit organizations, tax professionals, accountants, attorneys, the Attorney General’s Office, Legislators, and other government agencies
-Analyze tax laws and apply the analysis to a wide variety of factual situations
-Communicate with District, Divisional, and Agency staff, non-profit officials, business officials, tax practitioners, and other government officials
The ideal candidate for this position will have:
-Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Accounting, or a closely related field from an accredited university
-Approximately three years or more of economic, accounting, non-profit, or research work
The final candidate will be required to abide by the the following pre-employment checks:
-Employment Verification and Reference Checks
-State and Federal Criminal Background Check, including fingerprinting
-Arizona Tax Filing Records Check
-If applicable, ASEDRA Authorized Driver Identification Check
The State of Arizona provides a world class comprehensive benefits package including:
-Paid time off for holidays, sick days, annual leave, military leave, bereavement leave, and civic duty leave
-A robust and affordable insurance plan that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability options.
-Higher education discounts for State employees and tuition reimbursement up to $5,250 per fiscal year, available to seek further career advancement or certification in Continuing Professional Education.
-Work-life balance and additional options for life betterment such as the Infant at Work Program, State Wellness Program, Public Transit Discounts, -Alternate Work Schedules, and Telework opportunities.
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
Top ranked Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) provides 100% employer matched contributions (enrollment eligibility will be effective after 27 weeks of State employment). ASRS provides a lifelong benefit based on years of service earned, or worked, and your ending salary. Learn more about ASRS at: https://www.azasrs.gov/content/new-and-prospective-members
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-716-6950.
Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.