The New Jersey Department of the Treasury, Division of Taxation seeks a professional to function as the Deputy Director of Audit Activity.
This position oversees office and field audit and supporting operations, both within and beyond New Jersey’s borders. The examination of tax records of individuals, estates, and large, mid-size and small businesses encompassing approximately two dozen tax types are all within the scope of responsibility for this position.
The Deputy Director, Audit Activity will interface frequently with other activities and branches within the Division of Taxation and other state agencies within New Jersey. The Deputy Director is a frequent speaker and will have or develop relationships with peers in other states in addition to local and national professional associations.
The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker and negotiator, energetic and eager to delve into the operations and oversight of a complex, diverse state tax organization of approximately 500 dedicated tax professionals and staff. Effective managerial and organizational skills are paramount to the success of leading the large organization.
EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree, including or supplemented by 21 semester hour credits in Accounting. All submissions MUST include a copy of degree and/or transcripts (official/unofficial) documenting possession of degree and/or specified credits.
EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of management experience in an audit/accounting environment with a focus on compliance and regulatory requirements.
NOTE: Successful completion of a background investigation which includes but is not limited to: criminal, credit and tax filing histories, is required.
RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT: In accordance with the New Jersey First Act, P.L. 2011, c.70, new public employees are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. For more information, visit: http://nj.gov/labor/lwdhome/njfirst/NJFirst.html.
If you are qualified and interested in this employment opportunity, please send your cover letter, resume, transcripts (official or unofficial) and application for employment by March 25, 2019 to:
NJ Department of the Treasury
Division of Administration/Human Resources
(Please use “DEPUTY DIRECTOR - TAX” in the Subject Line)
All submissions must be received by 5:00 pm (close of business) on the last day of the posting period.
Your application for employment must be completed in detail, including names and phone numbers of supervisors, dates of all employment and the reason for leaving. Be sure to answer all questions. In addition, please include (3) business references on your application. To obtain an application for employment, go to: http://www.nj.gov/treasury/administration/pdf/hr-application.pdf.