Provides general support to the operations of the agency:
- Identifies and reinforces organizational goals;
- Ensures effective delivery of service to all customers;
- Promotes the flow of communication both inside and outside the organization;
- Recognizes and encourages innovation and performance among individuals and teams;
- Empowers employees with support and resources to implement team decisions;
- Fosters and encourages professional growth and skill development of employees.
Management of the office to include hiring, termination, performance evaluation, promotions, training and discipline of Revenue Office employees.
Strategic planning, oversight of the office budget, budget preparation, option package preparation, presentation of office budget to the Ways and Means Committee. Oversight and approval of purchasing decisions.
Principal staff advisor on revenue policy matters to legislators, legislative leadership, and committee chairs. Includes participation in various planning and decision making meetings, giving informal advice, developing methods to approach legislative issues, representing the legislature to outside groups, organizing legislative meetings, and interaction with non-legislative policy makers.
The Revenue Officer must use judgment and great discretion in the handling and presentation of sensitive information. The Revenue Officer makes long term planning decisions on research topics, hardware, software investments and training. The Revenue Officer also recommends topics for legislative involvement and organizes the process for dealing with these topics.
The Revenue Officer oversees economist decisions on methods of analysis, sources of
data, and theories of economic reality are appropriate in analysis of proposed legislation.
These decisions directly affect the official numbers used by the legislature and the public in
general to make decisions on state taxes and school funding.
Performs many of the same functions as an economist, although with a greater emphasis on public speaking, interaction with legislators and outside parties and less of an emphasis on agency data sources, maintenance of models, preparation of impact statements,
and other technical duties.
- Masters Degree in economics or a related field. Preference may be given to candidates with a Ph.D. or advance coursework tax policy.
- Five (5) years experience in economic research on public finance issues.Experience should include work with revenue and taxation, quantitative methods, research techniques, legislative processes, and report writing, to include:
- operating a personal computer to retrieve, edit, and manipulate data;
- interpreting laws, rules or regulations, technical data and reports;
- writing clear and concise reports which include tabular and graphic presentations;
- independent planning and implementing research projects;
- working effectively in a legislative environment;
- orally communicating information effectively;
- Two (2) years of professional management experience. This experience must include responsibility for the following:
- development of program rules and policies;
- development of long- and short-range goals and plans;
- program evaluation;
- budget planning and development;
- supervision of staff (hire, assign and review work, prepare performance evaluations, and handle disciplinary actions).
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