Deputy County Tax Administrative Analyst - COUNTY CLERK

Date: Apr 11, 2024

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  COUNTY CLERK

Pay:  $21.11 per hour  

Work Schedule: M-F 8-5  

 

Sedgwick County offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes health coverages, paid leave, regular compensation reviews, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.  For more detailed information, please visit our benefits page at SCBenefits.

 

Performs staff services for an appointed or elected official.  Reviews office tax administrative procedures and the development of procedural improvement.  May supervise technical and clerical employees. Performs a variety of administrative staff assignments which may not follow a prescribed routine, but rather, consist of general assignments to relieve the administrator of administrative detail and other matters not requiring the administrator’s personal attention.

 

Creates/maintains/updates tax roll annually per established processes and per statutory deadlines.

  • Prepares/reviews/balances multiple tax and value abstracts for the State of Kansas Property Valuation Department. 
  • Analyzing past levies and allowable value increases to calculate the revenue neutral rate for each taxing subdivision and include such revenue neutral rate on the notice of the estimated assessed valuation provided to each taxing subdivision for budget purposes.
  • Production of a notice for each taxpayer within the subdivision with consolidated information for all taxing subdivisions relevant to the taxpayer's property on one notice including the revenue neutral rate relevant to the taxpayer's property, the amount of tax needed to fund the proposed budget, the difference between the RNR and the proposed tax rate by property, and the date and time of all hearings of each of the included taxing subdivisions.

 

Collects, reviews, and/or prepares annually;

  • Receipts and expenditure reports submitted by local Township Officials which are statutorily required to be filed with County Clerk. Verifies budgetary limits were not exceeded and publication in local newspaper.
  • Annual budgets for taxing districts by collecting the prior year actual and current year of receipts and expenditures for all funds within the taxing district. Holds special meetings with taxing district governing body and provides administrative assistance to complete future budget year information for filing of budget.  Prepares annual Notice of Hearing for taxing district.  Verifies receipt of required affidavit of publication for budget hearing notice.
  • Administers, computes and monitors multiple Neighborhood Revitalization Rebate tax programs approved by local cities. 
  • Researches and prepares extensive financial reports as requested by bond counsels, ratings agencies and taxing districts’ finance departments in preparation for various general obligation bond sales.

 

Coordinates and participates in special projects as directed by the administrator;

  • Reviews policies and procedures as directed; interprets and disseminates information.
  • Conducts research on an assigned subject; compiles administrative data and statistics; and secures material for use in preparation of speeches or reports.

 

Minimum Qualifications: Four years of experience in progressively responsible and varied tax/land records work, administrative work, or a related field. Up to two years of experience may be substituted with education that provides applicable knowledge and skills. Per Sedgwick County Policy, this is a driving level position that requires a valid US driver’s license without restrictions and current proof of automobile insurance.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Five years of experience in progressive responsible and varied tax/land records work. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Public or Business Administration, Accounting or a related field. Proficient in the use of the following software: Microsoft Office, Aumentum Tax, Clerk RMS, GIS map portal, Full Court, Orion, Canon map printer, microfilm machines.  Skilled in reading and understanding legal descriptions of real property and mapping.

 

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services, including employment, on the basis of race, color, sex, including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry or citizenship, marital status, religious or political affiliation, genetic information, disability, status as a member of the uniformed services or any other similarly protected status.

Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to qualified persons with disabilities as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please contact the Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Please do not use this phone number for employment questions. Applicants are contacted only if they are determined to be qualified candidates. 


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