Office Assistant-Tax Auditor (020-000-002)

Office: Tax Auditor

Salary: $13.00 - $15.00 per hour

Announcement Date: 12/06/2022

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Assists the Auditor in compilation of abstracts and annual settlements.

Assists Auditor in posting merchants inventory accounts, manufacturer’s accounts, and public utilities accounts as authorized by Department of Revenue.

Calculates manufacturer’s investment exemptions, prepares and types letters to manufacturers.

Assists Auditor with compilation of information required for bond issues and referendums. 

Pro-rates taxes on cars that are sold and returns canceled tags to Highway Department. 

Assists Auditor in preparing annual office budget.

Assumes all duties and responsibilities of Auditor in his absence.

Processes all real estate tax and personal property taxes for County taxpayers. 

Types real estate supplements as authorized by Tax Assessor. Processes and mails real estate tax notices.

Utilizes the computer and related reports to prepare auto assessment monthly renewals, daily auto assessments, and dealer supplements on vehicles.

Checks information in regard to and prepares homestead exemptions applications for qualified applicants.

Prepares Wildlife list for tax notices. Prepares and mails notification of changes to Wildlife Department.

Enters deeds into Auditors Conveyance Book.

Calculates and types notices and duplicates for rollback taxes.

Answers the phone and responds appropriately. 

Responds to inquiries if able to do so. 

Maintains a filing system for the Office.

Maintains an adequate inventory of office supplies; orders supplies as needed.

Operates a variety of types of office equipment including computer, typewriter, calculator, copier, and general office supplies.

Receives, reviews, processes, files and/or submits a variety of reports and documents including car registrations, titles, bills of sale, homestead exemption applications, tax notices, etc.

Communicates with a variety of individuals including staff, supervisors, Tax Collector, Highway Department, Clerk of Court, Probate Judge, Tax Assessor, Treasurer's Office, and general public.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma with clerical experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.

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