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DFA Technician
Agency: Department of Finance & Administration
Office: DFA / Corporation Income Tax
Date Posted: 03/06/2018
Posting Expires: 03/19/2018
The Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) Technician is responsible for examining evidentiary records, contracts, tax returns, and child support case files. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Examines evidentiary records, including tax returns, applications, forms, vouchers, records and reports, to verify completeness and accuracy, as well as compliance with laws and regulations, and makes corrections as needed. Computes tax, penalties, interest, or refunds due and prepares forms to bill/refund taxpayer. Researches files for information to prepare reports or amend tax returns, and prepares history of evidentiary records for field auditors as required. Provides technical assistance to other employees, as applicable, by interpreting tax regulations or child support procedures. Maintains updated manual and computerized files. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of tax regulations and accounting principles. Ability to identify and correct discrepancies in evidentiary records, tax returns, or financialrecords. Ability to calculate penalties, interest, or refunds due on taxes. Ability to train and instruct new employees on procedures, as well as the interpretation andapplication of laws.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of experience in evidentiary or child support case records examination, tax reporting, tax examination, customer service, clerical work, or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
The DFA Technician will open and distribute mail to office personnel, code and batch tax returns for imaging and data entry, verify images for correctness. Examines corporation Income Tax returns, vouchers, review tax returns to verify completeness and accuracy as well as compliance with laws and regulations. Researches information to prepare reports and correct tax returns. Provides technical assistance to CPA's, tax attorneys, and corporate accountants by phone, written correspondence. Applicant should possess the ability to lift batches and boxes of tax documents, load batches onto TAB cart and move to another level of the building.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Applications must include complete work history and references. A resume may accompany the state application but will not be substituted for any part of the application.

Veteran Preference: A copy of a DD-214 must be submitted to the Hiring Official, at time of interview to be considered for Veteran Preference.

DFA is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we will make any reasonable accommodations necessary to ensure equal employment opportunities.

A criminal background check is required for all DFA positions; an FBI background check may be required.
Job Details
Position No.: 2210-8904
Class Code: C076C
Grade: GS02
Salary Range: $23,335.00 - $33,836.00 per year
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Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Little Rock
Job County/Region: Pulaski
Contact Information
Contact name: DFA HR Office
Phone: (501) 371-6037
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