LRCVB Senior Director of Tax Revenue

Description:

JOB OBJECTIVE:

To plan, enforce and direct the day-to-day operations relative to the collection and enforcement of the Little Rock Advertising & Promotion Commission tax rules and regulations for the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau (LRCVB).

Essential Job Functions
Plans, enforces, and directs the day-to-day operations relative to the collection and enforcement of tax revenue activities from business operating within the City of Little Rock for the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau (LRCVB).
Develops and implements policies, procedures, processes and programs in compliance with the Little Rock Advertising & Promotion Commission guidelines, rules and regulations to address enforcement and collection issues; reviews policies and procedures and make recommendations as required.
Provides assistance in the preparation of the annual budget for the Tax Revenue department; compiles information and provides updated revenue projections on an on-going basis; provides assistance with the annual financial statement audit as required.
Develops, plans and directs processes to identify unpermitted businesses and enforcement and collection of tax revenue from businesses operating within the City of Little Rock.
Serves as Advertising & Promotion Commission liaison for complex tax revenue collection cases; consults with contracted legal staff to determine appropriate legal action to take and initiates such action; resolves pending collection accounts subject to litigation.
Reviews and monitors enforcement and collection activities to ensure compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, federal and state laws, ordinances and regulations; assigns and reviews activities required to notify personnel of enforcement and collection requirements.
Investigates administrative and operational issues relating to Departmental activities and operations; reports findings and recommends solutions.
Attends Senior Level Management meetings and participates in problem solving and decision-making processes.
Manages the audit division of the tax department; coordinates audits and examinations of permittee accounts to verify the proper remittance of tax.
Testifies in court regarding tax revenue collection and enforcement activities and operations as required.
Compiles information and prepares various monthly reports for internal review purposes; reviews and analyzes monthly and quarterly reports, observes trends, and initiates action as appropriate.
Assigns and directs the work activities, provides training and monitors the performance of assigned personnel.
Consults with contracted legal counsel to resolve delinquent accounts and those failing to obtain required permits.
Coordinates with staff at the city, county, and state levels to ensure individuals seeking permits are in compliance with all applicable guidelines, policies, and procedures.
Conducts research to stay abreast of trends in the prepared food and lodging industries to determine the impact on tax revenue collection and enforcement practices; monitors existing, pending, and proposed federal and state legislation to determine the potential or actual impact on LRCVB tax revenue operations; recommends new or required policies, procedures to address issues.
Serves as Departmental liaison relating to contractual and public revenue collection matters.
Develops and maintains a comprehensive tax system to include but not limited to, detailed permittee records maintained in accordance with all applicable guidelines, tax liens, active permittees, delinquencies, etc. and all related information.
Compiles information in response to all tax collection and enforcement related Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and ensures the release of information is in compliance with all applicable state, federal, local statutes, guidelines, laws, policies, procedures, and regulations.
Works closely with the Senior Vice President of Finance & Administration and the Controller to ensure compliance for all bonded indebtedness, including reporting and tracking of funds.
Interacts with other LRCVB employees and departments in a courteous, cooperative, and professional manner.
Operates a personal computer, internet, e-mail and various other software packages in the performance of essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications and Additional Requirements
These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance, or a related area, Master's Degree or Juris Doctorate preferred; five (5) years of demonstrated professional-level experience involving development, interpretation and implementation of policies, procedures, regulations, laws, relative to the enforcement and collection of taxes; and three (3) years of managerial-level work experience; and three (3) years of experience supervising professional-level employees. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be available to work evenings, holidays and weekends as required.

This position may require one or more of the following pre-employment screenings: drug and alcohol screening, or background investigation.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

On-line applications only.
Candidates must submit application and supplemental questions by closing date.
Applicant's answers to supplemental questions will be used to screen for minimum
qualifications electronically.
The Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau reserves the right to close this
posting early once an offer of employment has been extended and accepted.
List of qualified applicants will be considered active for up to six (6) months and may be
used to fill future openings with same or similar minimum qualifications.
Applicants may check application status for any position by logging into their account
at lrjobs.net or contacting Human Resources at (501) 371-4590 if they are having
computer difficulties.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
LRJobs.net
THE CITY OF LITTLE ROCK HUMAN RESOURCES
500 West Markham, Suite 130W
Little Rock, AR 72201-1428
501-371-4590
HR-Employment@littlerock.gov

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