& TAX SUPERVISOR
Pay Range GC23
This classification, under the general direction of the chief
financial officer, supervises staff and performs a variety of
technical tasks relative to assigned work areas of responsibility,
which may include: budget, tax collection and distribution, and
other assigned functions in the Office of Management and Finance.
(Duties assigned to this classification include, but are not limited to,
the following examples.)
Plan, prioritize, schedule, assign, supervise and review the
work of assigned staff.
Develop, interpret and implement policies and procedures.
services and activities of assigned responsibilities; develop
and implement improvements and modifications.
4. Provide assistance and training to assigned staff, coordinate
workloads and evaluate performance.
5. Participate in the
selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work
with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline
Oversee the maintenance of up-to-date procedures manuals for all
assigned work areas of responsibility.6.
Monitor, interpret, and ensure compliance with all relevant laws,
policies, rules and regulations for all assigned work areas of
responsibility. Determines impact of any new legislation on
assigned working areas and insures appropriate implementation and
Represent the assigned work areas to
the public, other departments and agencies. Answer questions,
solve problems and explain relevant laws, rules, regulations,
policies and procedures. Investigate and resolve complaints.
or direct and oversee the preparation of varied reports, fiscal
records involving independent research and analysis, make
recommendations based on research. Maintain confidential records
and files where necessary.
in the capacity of Tax Collection Deputy, supervise all aspects of
tax collection including the mailing of tax statements and
notices, the collection of delinquent taxes, personal property
seizures, the distribution of taxes, bankruptcy processing, tax
refunds, tax roll adjustments and tax corrections, tax reserves,
the foreclosure and redemption processes, and the maintenance of
accurate files, records and reports for all tax accounts. Handle
non-routine customer service issues. Responsible for meeting all
Supervise the set up and collections on all street liens and
Supervise and coordinate the preparation of the county budget;
prepare statutory budget forms; compile and publish the annual
budget documents; provide staff support to the county budget
officer and county budget committee.
Supervise and participate in the maintenance of the budget in the
countyís automated financial system including any updates for
mid-year budget adjustments. Communicate budget adjustments
and/or changes that may affect payroll to payroll staff.
in budget administration throughout the year; coordinate the
processing of budget amendments; monitor actual activity in
relation to projection; research and analyze budget histories to
project future revenues and expenditures.
county departments in preparing, administering and reporting on
their budgets; assist department employees in using the automated
financial system for budget reporting.
needed, provide advice, assistance and support for the payroll
system and processes.
Coordinate or assist in other activities and projects as
AND ABILITIES REQUIRED BY THIS POSITION
Thorough knowledge of statutes and regulations governing the
activities of property tax collection; thorough knowledge of
municipal budgeting and State of Oregon budget laws; working
knowledge of accounting principles, practices and techniques;
working knowledge of automated accounting systems and the
documentation of accounting operations and procedures.
Collecting, analyzing and reporting information; use of personal
computer and spreadsheet software; use of computerized financial
information and reporting systems. Ability to:
Communicate effectively in both oral and written forms;
effectively administer a variety of financial control and
reporting systems activities; set work priorities, delegate and
monitor progress on assignments; analyze and interpret accounting
information and records and reports; analyze problems, identify
alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions,
and implement recommendations; evaluate operations, procedures,
policies and methods in order to develop and implement
improvements; interpret and apply Federal, State and local
policies, procedures, laws and regulations; analyze, interpret,
summarize, and present technical information and date in an
effective manner; and establish and maintain cooperative working
relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
experience and training:
Bachelorís degree in finance, accounting or a related field and
two years progressively responsible work experience which includes
supervisory experience OR any satisfactory combination of
education, experience and training that demonstrates possession of
the required knowledge and skills.
CONTROLS OF THE POSITION
performed under the general guidance of the chief financial
officer. The employee works independently in administering a
complex area of responsibility and confers with supervisor for
professional advice. Discretion is required in applying general
goal and policy statements, in development of recommendations,
policies and procedures and in resolving problems.
performed within departmental policy and procedures; federal,
state and county statutes, rules, regulations and ordinances;
personnel rules, fiscal and accounting reference materials,
software and equipment manuals, and specialized reference guides.
Employee uses seasoned judgment in interpreting guidelines and
contributes to modifications of existing department guidelines by
recommending changes or adopting guidelines to problems
AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
consistent attendance is required. Work is performed in an office
environment and is generally sedentary; may require bending,
gripping with hands and fingers, hearing voice conversations,
keyboarding, lifting up to 15 pounds, reaching, sitting, standing,
twisting and walking. A minimal amount of driving is required.