Massachusetts Department of Revenue Openings

The Massachusetts Department of Revenue asked that we share the following employment opportunities. We encourage you to take a look and pass along to anyone you think might be interested! The positions include:

  • Accountant IV
  • Tax Auditor I
  • Deputy Director in Internal Affairs
  • Regional Director in Child Support

More information can be found below, please contact Angel Zayas: 617-626-3410, zayasa@dor.state.ma.us if you have any questions.

 

Accountant

 

Agency Name: Dept. of Revenue

Official Title: Accountant,Bur OfAccts,DOR IV

Functional Title: Accountant,Bur OfAccts,DOR IV

Occupational Group: Budget & Accounting

Position Type: Civil Service

Full-Time or Part-Time: Full-Time

Salary Range: $60,367.32 to $87,077.64 Annually

Bargaining Unit: 06

Shift: Day

Confidential: No

Number Of Vacancies: 1

City/Town: Boston

Region: BOSTON

Facility Location: Division of Local Services/Municipal Data Management and Technical Assistance Bureau – 100 Cambridge Street

Application Deadline: 08-01-2014

Apply Online: Yes

Posting ID: J42648

This position is funded from the Commonwealth’s annual operating budget.

 

Duties:

The primary function of this position is to produce written management reports, financial analyses and fiscal impact studies that evaluate local government financial systems and the efficiency and effectiveness of financial officials in meeting their statutory and management responsibilities. The project manager will coordinate the work of other Division staff assigned to a given project and will be responsible for monitoring project status (quality, time and schedule).

 

Qualifications:

Minimum Entrance Requirements:

Applicants must have at least (A) four years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in accounting or auditing, of which at least (B) one year must have been in a supervisory, administrative or managerial capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

Substitutions:

I. A Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting, business administration or business management may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience.

II. A Graduate degree with a major in accounting, business administration or business management may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required (A) experience.

*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

NOTE: Educational substitutions will only be permitted for a maximum of two years of the required (A) experience. No substitutions will be allowed for the required (B) experience.

Special Requirements: None.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in public administration, finance or related field with at least two years experience working with local government officials. Prefer candidates with substantial experience in local government finance and budget analysis, knowledge of the organization and operations of Massachusetts state and local governments, and technical knowledge of Massachusetts laws governing municipal finance. The position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) with the ability to work with a wide range of local officials. Also requires strong computer skills.

 

Comments:

This position will be filled as a provisional appointment.

Any employee who possesses the necessary qualifications and wishes to be considered for the position(s) should complete the following steps.

Submit an application in the form of a memorandum, including the information listed below:

1. Job title

2. Internal job announcement #15-DLS-001

3. Inclusive dates of service

4. Listing of all academic attainment and applicants current grade

All applicants must attach an updated resume to the application.

For current DOR and/or ANF employees, a copy of the final EPRS must be provided for the previous fiscal year.

Certain eligible veterans may be granted a preference in hiring for this appointment pursuant to M.G.L. ch.31. If you have veteran status, you may voluntarily indicate so in writing at the time of application to be considered for preference in hiring.

 

How To Apply:

If you are applying for this position on-line, you must create a profile and log in. If you do not wish to apply for this position on-line, you may use the following option(s) to forward your cover letter, and resume by mail to:

Zack Blake, Director

MDM/TAB

P.O. Box 9569

Boston, MA 02114-9569

 

Please note that applicants for this position may be subject to a CORI, tax and educational background check.

 

Tax Auditor

 

Agency Web Address: http://www.mass.gov/dor/

Diversity Officer: Mr. Angel L. Zayas, (617) 626-3410 or via email to: zayasa@dor.state.ma.us

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Agency Name: Dept. of Revenue

Agency Name: Dept. of Revenue

Official Title: Tax Auditor I

Functional Title: Tax Auditor I

Occupational Group: Budget & Accounting

Position Type: Civil Service

Full-Time or Part-Time: Full-Time

Salary Range: $60,367.32 to $87,077.64 Annually

Bargaining Unit: 06

Shift: Day

Confidential: No

Number Of Vacancies: 1

City/Town: Chelsea

Region: METRO BOSTON

Facility Location: Audit Division/New England Audit Bureau/Corporate Unit – 200 Arlington Street

Application Deadline: 08-01-2014

Apply Online: Yes

Posting ID: J42343

This position is funded from the Commonwealth’s annual operating budget.

 

Duties:

Corporate unit Tax Auditor Is independently conduct field audits of corporations to determine the correct tax due has been reported on taxpayers’ returns and to initiate any changes that may be required in accordance with established policies and procedures. A Tax Auditor I performs and documents all necessary pre-audit activity, contacts the taxpayer and schedules the audit and any appropriate follow-up. The Tax Auditor I requests and evaluates information needed to verify the taxpayer’s return and maintains the confidentiality of information obtained or developed in the course of their duties. The Tax Auditor I properly documents all proposed changes through the development of schedules, reconciliations, reports, etc, confers with the taxpayer and/or their legal representatives to discuss and explain all findings developed on audit and completes audits and case files in a professional and timely manner adhering to all applicable policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

Applicants must have at least (A) three years of full-time, or equivalent part-time professional experience in accounting, auditing, or tax examination, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitution below.

Incumbents may be required to have a current and valid motor vehicle driver’s license at a class level specific to assignment.

Substitution:

I. A Bachelor’s degree or higher degree in accounting, finance, or business administration may be substituted for two years of the required experience.

II. A Graduate degree in accounting, business administration or business management may be substituted for three years of the required experience.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of and experience in applying M.G.L. c. 63 in preparing or auditing corporate tax returns. Knowledge of and experience with the provisions of the Internal Revenue Code applicable in determining Taxable Income. Knowledge of and experience in applying Massachusetts combined reporting rules outlined in 830 CMR 63.32B.2. Knowledge of and experience in applying M.G.L. c. 62C to audits. Experience in auditing. A CPA or MST a plus.

 

Comments:

This position will be filled as a provisional appointment.

Any employee who possesses the necessary qualifications and wishes to be considered for the position(s) should complete the following steps.

Submit an application in the form of a memorandum, including the information listed below:

1. Job title

2. Internal job announcement #14-AUD-047

3. Inclusive dates of service

4. Listing of all academic attainment and applicants current grade

 

All applicants must attach an updated resume to the application.

 

For current DOR and/or ANF employees, a copy of the final EPRS must be provided for the previous fiscal year.

Certain eligible veterans may be granted a preference in hiring for this appointment pursuant to M.G.L. ch.31. If you have veteran status, you may voluntarily indicate so in writing at the time of application to be considered for preference in hiring.

 

How To Apply:

If you are applying for this position on-line, you must create a profile and log in. If you do not wish to apply for this position on-line, you may use the following option(s) to forward your cover letter, and resume by mail to:

Joan Cardinal, Program Coordinator

Department of Revenue

Audit Executive Bureau

200 Arlington St.

Chelsea, MA 02150

 

Please note that applicants for this position may be subject to a CORI, tax and educational background check.

 

Agency Web Address: http://www.mass.gov/dor/

Diversity Officer: Mr. Angel L. Zayas, (617) 626-3410 or via email to: zayasa@dor.state.ma.us

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Deputy Director

 

Agency Name: Dept. of Revenue

Official Title: Administrator VI

Functional Title: Deputy Director

Occupational Group: Not Used

Position Type: Non-Civil Service

Full-Time or Part-Time: Full-Time

Salary Range: $41,017.08 to $102,949.74 Annually

Bargaining Unit: M99

Shift: Day

Confidential: No

Number Of Vacancies: 1

City/Town: Boston

Region: BOSTON

Facility Location: Inspectional Services Division/Office of Internal Affairs – 100 Cambridge Street

Application Deadline: 08-01-2014

Apply Online: Yes

Posting ID: J42558

This position is funded from the Commonwealth’s annual operating budget.

 

Duties:

The Office of Internal Affairs (OIA), within the Inspectional Services Division, is responsible for safeguarding employee integrity within the Department of Revenue by enforcing the DOR Code of Conduct and Article 29 Professional Standards and to investigate all allegations of misconduct involving DOR and ANF IT employees, including but not limited to disclosure related incidents, threats, bribes, browsing/unauthorized access of confidential information. In addition, the Office performs background investigations on all prospective employees, contractors, interns and consultants; office assists in investigations relating to Sexual Harassment, Workplace Violence and/or Domestic Violence.

The Deputy Director position works in unison with the Director, OIA, to achieve goals in the overall development, leadership and implementation of a comprehensive integrity strategy to prevent, detect and investigate all threats/risk to the integrity of DOR operations, employees and related entities. The Deputy Director position provides oversight of a wide range of investigative and security-related functions and programs, including employee misconduct investigations, applicant and employee background investigations and clearances and employee integrity programs and physical security functions. The Deputy Director position is integral in collaborating with key stakeholders to foster and promote fair, firm and honest administration of the tax, child support and municipal finance laws of the Commonwealth by maintaining the highest professional standards of integrity, personal responsibility, transparency, accountability, independence and objectivity, in order to assist in ensuring public confidence in the Department of Revenue.

As Deputy Director of Internal Affairs, you will:

1. Direct the day-to-day management of OIA Inspectors and support staff; advising Inspectors/staff on policy matters; ensuring proper coordination of the various projects and activities; ensuring that investigative operations are progressing toward planned goals, by providing basic guidelines that assist Inspectors in the proper performance of their duties, especially when conducting complex and significant investigations; and communicating the results of investigative activities with applicable DOR managers. Additionally, when called upon, provide testimony at subsequent employment hearings relative to said investigations.

2. Provide assistance and leadership in developing and executing new and independent programs designed to prevent internal and/or external threats to the integrity of agency operations; administer and support information security monitoring and transactional tracking programs related to employee accesses of DOR information and information systems to ensure the confidentially of DOR taxpayer and child support information; develop and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of DOR management and other agencies by frequent and recurring personal contacts which promotes continuous communication to obtain and exchange important information relative to the safety, security and integrity of DOR operations and administer employee awareness trainings regarding important agency policies and conduct new employee orientation for DOR’s Code of Conduct and Child Support Enforcement’s Article 29 Professional Standards training sessions. During the course of said sessions, clearly communicate to all attendees the Office of Internal Affairs’ mission, goals and functions on all official matters relating to employee integrity.

3. Assist in conducting and overseeing investigations outside of the Office of Internal Affairs’ jurisdiction, relative to Sexual Harassment, Workplace Violence and/or Domestic Violence related allegations involving DOR employees. In addition, maintain a working relationship with all Inspectional Services Division (ISD) staff, including participation on assigned joint ISD projects and also in cross-training needed to conduct certain ISD functions and/or duties, such as pro-active Transaction Tracking reviews with Office of Internal Audit staff. Act as a liaison with other federal, state and municipal law enforcement agencies, relative not only to on-going investigations, but also by providing necessary assistance when requested by these outside agencies.

4. Provide operational and regional managers with information to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of their daily operations based upon formal and informal inspections and observations of their facilities. And also assist in the development of survey tools for physical security, special projects and Senior Management Group-level stakeholders, in order to use in anticipating and/or identifying their needs and use the findings to aid in improving services to these stakeholders.

 

Qualifications:

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must have at least five years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, supervisory or managerial experience in business administration, business management, or public administration.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: None.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice and/or Accounting

Excellent time management skills

Ability to quickly adjust and respond to changing or varying work situations or changing priorities

Ability to supervise, plan, coordinate and implement a wide range of different/programs under the jurisdiction of the Office of Internal Affairs

Knowledge of the inner workings of DOR, including the functions and procedures of its organizational components

Ability to develop and integrate new business strategies to create further efficiencies and improve overall operations.

Ability to handle confidential matters discretely and with highest degree of integrity

Ability to develop and conduct internal training or instruction

Ability to gather information by examining documents and questioning individuals

Knowledge of interview and interrogation techniques

Investigative experience in white collar crimes

Knowledge of the methods of general report writing

Strong proficiency in basic PC applications (Excel, Word, Access, Powerpoint)

Relational database experience (Oracle, and/or Access preferred)

Ability to write concisely and clearly

Ability to analyze information and draw effective conclusions

Ability to apply and explain provisions of the governing principals of employee conduct

Ability to give precise and understandable oral and written instructions

Ability to maintain accurate records

Ability to listen effectively

Excellent interpersonal skills

Ability to deal tactfully with others

Ability to work independently and also in a team environment to meet deadlines

Extensive knowledge of agency policies and procedures, as well as, Commonwealth laws and statutes pertaining to public servants

Knowledge of MGL 268A, 119A, 62C, 93H and 66A

Knowledge of National Crime Information Center (NCIC), MA Department of Criminal Justice Information Services (DCJIS) CORI system, Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV), MASSTAX and COMETS systems

General knowledge of Physical Security concepts and/or systems, in order to make assessments of Security and Safety situations, as they relate to DOR facilities and also have ability to supervise Physical Security personnel

 

Comments:

Any employee who possesses the necessary qualifications and wishes to be considered for the position(s) should complete the following steps.

Submit an application in the form of a memorandum, including the information listed below:

1. Job title

2. Internal job announcement #15-ISD-001

3. Inclusive dates of service

4. Listing of all academic attainment and applicants current grade

 

All applicants must attach an updated resume to the application.

For current DOR and/or ANF employees, a copy of the final EPRS must be provided for the previous fiscal year.

How To Apply:

If you are applying for this position on-line, you must create a profile and log in. If you do not wish to apply for this position on-line, you may use the following option(s) to forward your cover letter, and resume by mail to:

James Reddington, Director

Office of Internal Affairs

Massachusetts Department of Revenue

PO Box 9567

Boston, MA 02114

Or: Fax to: (617) 626-2139

 

Please note that applicants for this position may be subject to a CORI, tax and educational background check.

 

Agency Web Address: http://www.mass.gov/dor/

Diversity Officer: Mr. Angel L. Zayas, (617) 626-3410 or via email to: zayasa@dor.state.ma.us

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Regional Director

 

Agency Name: Dept. of Revenue

Official Title: Administrator VIII

Functional Title: Regional Director

Occupational Group: Not Used

Position Type: Non-Civil Service

Full-Time or Part-Time: Full-Time

Salary Range: $48,478.04 to $122,453.34 Annually

Bargaining Unit: M99

Shift: Day

Confidential: No

Number of Vacancies: 1

City/Town: Taunton

Region: SOUTHEAST

Facility Location: CSE Southern Region/540 Myles Standish Boulevard

Application Deadline: 08-01-2014

Apply Online: Yes

Posting ID: J42439

This position is funded from the Commonwealth’s annual operating budget.

Duties:

The Massachusetts Department of Revenue Child Support Enforcement Division is seeking a Regional Director for the Southern Region based in Taunton. The mission of DOR/CSE is to protect the economic well-being of the Commonwealth’s children by enforcing the financial responsibilities of parenthood. Effective child support enforcement is an essential part of the larger effort by the Commonwealth and the federal government to promote families’ economic self-sufficiency and to prevent welfare dependency. DOR/CSE’s core functions are to establish paternity, and establish, enforce and modify child support and health insurance orders. Much of our success depends on collaborations with a wide variety of state agencies and private entities.

 

The Regional Director is an executive level policy maker within the Child Support Enforcement Division. The position participates in strategic planning and decision-making at the agency and division level to effectively carry out the Department of Revenue’s mission.

The Regional Director’s assignments include solidifying regional management infrastructure, systematize workflow, practice diversity recruiting and build office teams that work together and empower front line workers. The Southern Region’s current FTE count is one hundred eight, including case workers, supervisors and attorneys. The caseload is in excess of 65,000 families and schedules more than 12,000 hearings a year in the Family and Probate Court. One main responsibility of this position is to foster and maintain a work environment in which staff work together as a team within their region, the central headquarters, and the customer service bureau to meet regional goals and to provide excellent customer service.

The Child Support Enforcement Division is in the process of designing and implementing a new automated case management system that will affect all aspects of workflow and case processing across CSE. The Director will be assigned to projects related to the design of the new system and will be expected to play a major role in the implementation of the system in the regional office.

The Regional Director develops partnerships with other state agencies and resources in the local communities to promote the mission of CSE.

* Oversee the delivery of child support services. Ensure that performance goals are met by implementing an effective workflow model in order to increase productivity.

* Identify and evaluate risks to ongoing operation and develop and monitor mitigation strategies.

* Develop and implement professional development plans and corrective action plans for individual staff as part of the performance evaluation system.

* Develop annual business plan and strategy to carry out mission of the CSE program and meet federal performance goals.

* Negotiate new collaborative programs with partner agencies.

* Serve as model for leadership. Empower staff to work at full performance levels.

* Serve as liaison to selected external parties.

Qualifications:

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must have at least (A) five years of full-time or equivalent part-time, supervisory or managerial experience in business administration, business management or public administration and (B) of which at least two years must have been in a management capacity.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: None

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience in managing child support services or similar government programs are preferred qualifications.

* Strong leadership skills.

* Ability to think creatively to develop new and innovative approaches to business operations, forecast the results and measures the impacts on the region and its customers.

* Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills.

* Knowledge of the principle and practices of management including planning, organizing, directing, problem solving and decision-making within a large bureaucracy.

* Ability to solve problems and resolve conflicts in an expedient manner.

* Experience in servicing a diverse client base.

* Ability to identify and respond timely to the service needs of customers taking into consideration the economic, educational and ethnic differences among customers.

* Knowledge of the principles of organizational behavior, employee relations and team building.

* Ability to obtain the cooperation and integrate the work of courts, other state agencies and private vendors to positively promote the message and achieve the objectives of the Child Support Enforcement Division.

* Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.

* Ability to establish goals and hold staff accountable to the highest standards of professionalism and integrity in achieving those goals.

* Ability to assist in developing policies, procedures or strategic plans and successfully implement them to achieve regional objectives.

* Ability to adjust priorities to meet emergency or changing program requirements.

* Ability to foster professional growth of staff through training, performance review and recognizing individual accomplishment.

* Knowledge of quality control methods and statistical sampling techniques.

* Willingness to travel for job-related purposes.

 

Comments:

Any employee who possesses the necessary qualifications and wishes to be considered for the position(s) should complete the following steps.

Submit an application in the form of a memorandum, including the information listed below:

1. Job title

2. Internal job announcement #15-CSE-001

3. Inclusive dates of service

4. Listing of all academic attainment and applicants current grade

 

All applicants must attach an updated resume to the application.

Internal applicants must provide a copy of their final EPRS form for the previous fiscal year.

How To Apply:

If you are applying for this position on-line, you must create a profile and log in. If you do not wish to apply for this position on-line, you may use the following option(s) to forward your cover letter, and resume by mail to:

Kathryn Duarte

Program Coordinator

DOR/CSE

P.O. Box 9561

Boston, MA 02114-9561

 

Please note that applicants for this position may be subject to a CORI, tax and educational background check.

Agency Web Address: http://www.mass.gov/dor/

Diversity Officer: Mr. Angel L. Zayas, (617) 626-3410 or via email to: zayasa@dor.state.ma.us

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.